Rachel Uranga

Reporter (Manufacturing, Trade, Retail)

Email: ruranga@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

SpaceX Fuels Industry’s Rebirth

AEROSPACE: Company’s alumni launch local ventures

Alumni of SpaceX are leading a renaissance in aerospace.

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Labor Unions Gaining Momentum

Potential for actions by workers increases

Unions across several industries are poised for action as the movement gains ground.

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Broadband Assets, Political Ads Drive Entravision

Media company focuses on Latino audience, boosts advertiser tech

SPECIAL REPORT: LARGEST PUBLIC COMPANIES

Deal Reached Over Automation at the Port of LA

Ending a monthslong fight over automation, the dockworkers’ union and operators of APM Terminals' Pier 400 reached a tentative agreement that provides training for workers to service the robots.

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Jury Rules Against Sriracha Maker Huy Fong Foods in Supplier Dispute

A Ventura County jury found earlier this month that Irwindale-based Huy Fong broke its contract with Underwood Ranches, committing fraud by mispresenting and concealing information.

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Furniture-maker Jonathan Louis Slashes Workforce

Furniture-maker Jonathan Louis has laid off workers and cut back production amid slowing demand for the wholesaler's sectional couches and other furnishings.

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Kaiser Permanente Workers Could Go on Strike

Nurses, surgical technicians and other union workers at nonprofit health care provider Kaiser Permanente will vote later this month on whether to authorize a strike as contract negotiations stall.

Ghee Maker Raises $8M in New Funds

Food: 4th & Heart looks to upgrade operations, launch new product line

Food: 4th & Heart looks to upgrade operations, launch new product line

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Trade Volume Declined During First Half of 2019

Shipping: Tariffs trimmed cargo at L.A., Long Beach

Shipping: Tariffs trimmed cargo at L.A., Long Beach

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Gig Law Could Hit Truckers

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

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