Dana Bartholomew

Staff Reporter

Email: dbartholomew@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 263

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Weingart and Ballmer give $15M to Recruit Doctors Needed in South L.A.

The Weingart Foundation and a charity founded by Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have donated $15 million to help fill a doctor shortage in South Los Angeles.

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Clearlake Capital to Acquire Janus International

Clearlake Capital Group, a private equity firm based in Santa Monica, agreed to acquire Janus International Group for an undisclosed sum, the outfits announced Jan. 17.

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Torrance-Based Emmaus Life Sciences Groundbreaking Sickle Cell Drug Goes on Sale

Emmaus Life Sciences Inc. of Torrance announced Wednesday that its breakthrough drug to treat sickle cell disease had hit pharmacy shelves after a quarter century of development.

Westwood-Based WiserCare Appoints New Chief Executive

WiserCare, a Westwood-based digital health company that helps guide patients during medical care, has appointed Dr. Daniel J. Castillo as its new chief executive.

Developer Buys Long Beach Properties for $2.45M, Plans to Build $8.4M Dialysis Clinic

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A Northern California developer has purchased land in downtown Long Beach with plans to construct an $8.4 million dialysis clinic.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Santa Monica Gets $2.5M to Study Cancer in African-American Men

The founder of a San Francisco-based private equity firm has donated $2.5 million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Santa Monica to research prostate cancer in U.S. veterans and African-American men, officials announced on Jan. 15.

Biotech Seeks $5B More on Stem Cells

Where did $3 billion in voter-approved funding for stem cell research go?

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Marlin Equity Partners Picks Up Majority Piece of Talkwalker

Marlin Equity Partners of Hermosa Beach has purchased a majority stake in Talkwalker, a global software listening and analytics company, officials announced Jan. 11.

UPDATE: California Adds 'Fresh' Category for Cannabis Cultivation Tax

Marijuana growers can now choose to either pay a state tax on either dried or freshly harvested cannabis plants, the state Department of Tax and Fee Administration announced this week.

Neural Analytics Inc. of Rancho Park Raises $15 Million in Latest Funding Round

Neural Analytics Inc., a medical device company that uses ultrasound to measure brain health, has raised $15 million in series B financing, officials announced Monday.

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