LAUNDRY: Franchisees look to wash away rivals with $1.99 price point.
Franchisees of local Planet Fitness locations hope to muscle in to dry cleaning at a $1.99 price point.
Investors give shares of Molina a poor diagnosis after the managed care provider’s anemic first quarter.
Santa Monica production company Skydance Media has acquired Workshop Entertainment Inc., a video game developer based in Marina del Rey, for an undisclosed amount.
LABOR: One values input from survey; the other questions methodology.
Watchdog group gives two L.A. hospitals a “D” in patient safety but institutions differ in response.
BIOTECH: Biocom says its expansion from San Diego won’t crowd local scene.
San Diego’s Biocom sees a healthy opportunity in L.A.’s growing life sciences scene.
RETAIL: Big 5 could face teeming L.A. market with shuttering of Sport Chalet.
Sport Chalet’s closure might not end up opening the field that much for rival sporting goods chain Big 5.
Mystery Trip positions surprise destinations as bonding experiences.
Mystery Trip knows where it’s going when it comes to workplace-bonding expeditions for corporate clients.
REAL ESTATE: Campaign aims to instruct city of L.A. property owners on rules.
New campaign aims to educate city of L.A. landlords on their right to snuff out tenant smoking.
HEALTH CARE: Venture by Cedars, Techstars to focus on industry innovations.
Cedars-Sinai launches accelerator with Techstars to nurse medical sector-focused startups.
Gayle and Edward Roski have made a $25 million gift to endow and name the Eye Institute at USC’s Keck School of Medicine school, the university announced Tuesday.