development: Primestor buys into low-income city as prime shopping spot.
City leaders sold Primestor on low-income South Gate as the site of a $100 million shopping center.
Creators hope exercise attire works out as clothes for office.
Ortiz Industry fashions a line of exercise clothing that also can be worn at the office.
It wasn’t Hollywood where dreams of stardom came true for Steve Jaffe. It was Guayaquil, Ecuador.
MANUFACTURING: Shares of Nova Lifestyle fall even as company eyes China market.
Nova Lifestyle Inc., a Commerce furniture manufacturer and distributor, had an up and down week last week.
FOOTWEAR: Collector steps it up as $1,000 sneaker designer.
Former Wall Street exec has proved a high-end shoo-in as the maker of $1,000-plus sneakers.
Cave CrossFit looks to make play with new program for children.
Cave CrossFit works out a plan for a new kids’ program.
Pasadena taps eclectic lineup to pull in crowds
Pasadena looks to sell itself as a hip shopping and dining spot by courting quirky and high-end stores.
NON-PROFIT: LMG Studio offers makeovers to women after Chrysalis training.
Hair salon holds event to help women in workplace counseling program make the cut at job interviews.
DINING: Chef Richard Petty to serve up Southern cuisine at legendary music venue.
Chef Richard Petty plans to bring a Southern-style dining experience to a South L.A. site once known as a venue for jazz legends Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.
Bridgepoint’s new Zouq line serves up South Asian flavors.
Bridgepoint looks to spice up the snack market with its new South Asian-influenced line.