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CUSTOM CONTENT: Children Are At Risk - It's Up to All of Us to Protect Them

Reality of current health crisis affecting those most vulnerable

Just days after schools, child care, and after-school programs closed, child abuse reports across California drastically decreased. This is not good news -- it is cause for deep concern. Vulnerable children at risk of abuse are “sheltering at home,” possibly under extremely difficult conditions.

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Ghost Kitchens Venture Plans Extensive Hiring

C3 will add 500 jobs across LA

C3, the brainchild of Beverly Hills-based SBE, mall giant Simon Property Group Inc. and hospitality company Accor, is hiring for more than 500 jobs in L.A.

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SpaceX Cargo Capsule Returns from Space Station

SpaceX completes its 20th commercial resupply service mission.

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Curry Joins Loeb & Loeb

Entertainment lawyer James Curry joins Loeb & Loeb.

LA Consumer Sentiment Plunges in First Quarter

L.A. consumer confidence plunged in the first quarter to a record low as the impact of Covid-19 began to be felt.

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Helping Hands

Read this week's column from Los Angeles Business Journal Editor Scott Robson for goings-on in L.A.'s business community.

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Work Begins at LAX

Crews pour first concrete for car rental facility

Construction crews in March completed the first concrete pour for the foundation of the $1 billion consolidated car rental facility east of LAX.

2020 Private Equity Special Report

LA’s private equity firms are charting a new course in turbulent times

Our timely special report on L.A.’s private equity scene takes a close look at how some of the city’s top firms are acting and reacting now, and how they’re positioning themselves for the uncertain times ahead.

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Loaded for Bear

Private equity firms ready for the worst, look for the best during the market’s downturn

Private equity firms have been forced to rethink their strategies nearly overnight, searching for ways to survive — and thrive — amid the current market's uncertainty.

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Diversity Drivers

LA-based PE firms lead the way — and reap the rewards — with new approaches

Many private equity firms have come to embrace the notion that achieving ethnic diversity and gender balance is vital to their long-term competitiveness.

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Medical Companies Quickly Pivoting

LA firms seeking ways to fight virus

As the coronavirus pandemic rages, many local biomedical and health care companies are rapidly turning their businesses toward fighting Covid-19.

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Hearthy Offers Healthy Fare

Alternative flour maker sees gains in market

The recent shortage of all-purpose flour has forced some consumers to reach for Hearthy Foods’ non-grain options.

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Stream Teams

As viewers turn to streaming, content companies turn to LA

Although some of the companies may be headquartered elsewhere, the heart and soul of entertainment’s streaming video industry lives and thrives in Los Angeles.

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MGM Plays Waiting Game

Delay to Bond film causes concern

MGM had hoped its latest Bond film would ease its financial concerns this month but it was forced to delay the release until November.

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Prime Coastal Site Sells in Redondo

Mixed-use development is expected to replace aging power plant

AES Corp. has sold a prime 51-acre coastline site in Redondo Beach to a private developer.

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Venues Top List of Virus-Fueled Layoffs

Arenas, stadiums and casino among businesses hit hard by furloughs

The first wave of furloughs reported to the state’s Employment Development Department includes 9,591 workers from 36 companies in Los Angeles County.

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Bird Rides, ZipRecruiter Slash Teams by One-Third

Slowdown prompts businesses to scale back

Two high-flying Santa Monica-based companies each cut about one-third of their workforces, totaling nearly 900 people, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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City National Says No to Layoffs

Bank also plans $2 million donation

Downtown-based City National Bank has joined a host of global financial institutions in promising to avoid layoffs in the face of the coronavirus crisis.

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Soon-Shiong Bids for St. Vincent

Seeks to reopen Westlake hospital

Patrick Soon-Shiong has submitted an offer to buy the recently shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center in Westlake for $135 million.

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WeHo Site Sells for $21 Million

Retail property sits on Melrose Ave.

Century City-based real estate investment company Blatteis & Schnur Inc. purchased a West Hollywood retail property for $20.6 million.

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