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Ethan Varian

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B. Riley Subsidiary Negotiates South Coast Acura Sale

GlassRatner, a subsidiary of B. Riley Financial Inc. in Woodland Hills, announced Thursday that it advised Coast Mesa car dealer Orange Coast Auto Group in its acquisition of Costa Mesa-based South Coast Acura.

City Sues Van Nuys Motel in Criminal Crackdown

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit against the owners of the Hyland Motel on Sepulveda Boulevard in Van Nuys seeking an injunction to curb alleged drug sales, prostitution and violent gang crime at the property, the city attorney’s office announced Thursday.

Coinstar to Feature Provision Holographs at Kiosks

A holographic advertising display, powered by Chatsworth-based Provision Interactive Technologies Inc., will be available on Coinstar LLC’s coin-counting kiosks in most Giant Eagle supermarkets, Coinstar announced Tuesday.

KCET Set to Share Billing

MEDIA: Deal with OC station ends flight from PBS

KCETLink Media Group Inc.’s proposed merger with PBS SoCal/KOCE-TV Foundation in Orange County aims to create a new center for public broadcasting in Burbank as part of a two-headed public TV station.

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Larian’s $890M Bid for Toys R Us Declined

Bankrupt toy chain’s assets worth more in liquidation than MGA chief’s offer

Toys R Us rejected MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian’s $890 million bid to acquire some of the bankrupt retailer’s stores in the U.S. and Canada, according to media reports.

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California Resources Corp. Buys Remaining Stake in Natural Gas Oil Field

California Resources Corp. has acquired the remaining surface and mineral rights to California’s largest natural gas-producing oil field from Chevron Corp., the company announced April 9. CRC shares rose $2.41, or around 13 percent, on April 10 to close at $20.47 on the New York Stock Exchange.

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