MANUFACTURING

Colony Capital to Invest Up to $500 Million in Oil Field in Central CA

Downtown real estate investment firm Colony Capital Inc. is putting an initial $320 million toward a joint venture with Chatsworth-based energy exploration California Resources Corp.

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Avery Dennison Moves Higher on Q2 Results

Avery Dennison Corp. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings, sending the company’s stock up more than 4 percent.

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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SPECIAL DELIVERY

Lorena Camargo • Pearl Transportation & Logistics

A different approach

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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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Sterling Organization Shells Out $35 Million for Melrose Ave. Retail Properties

Sterling Organization has acquired a two-building retail portfolio on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood for $35 million.

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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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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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Gig Law Could Hit Truckers

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

SMALL BUSINESS: Cause for concern among contractors

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London Firm Takes Majority Stake in Fashion Company Reformation

Reformation, a Vernon-based sustainable fashion brand for women, sold a majority stake to London-based private equity firm Permira.

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Cargo Volumes Down at L.A., Long Beach in First Half 2019

The ongoing trade war with China dampened volumes at the San Pedro Bay ports as imports declined 3.3% in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2018.

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Transom Capital Group Buys Salon Products Business from Conair Corp.

El Segundo-based private equity firm Transom Capital Group has acquired a division of Stamford, Conn.-based Conair Corp. that makes hair-care products.

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Stakes are High in Grocer Talks

RETAIL: Strike could hit hard for stores and union

RETAIL: Strike could hit hard for stores and union

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Supreme Court Rules FUCT Brand Can Seek Trademark

In a win for free speech advocates--and one four-letter Los Angeles streetwear company--the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ban on trademarks deemed “scandalous” or “immoral.”

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Wonderful Gets Sweet on Lemons

AGRICULTURE: Plans to market new seedless variety

Wonderful Co. hopes taking the seeds out will drive lemon sales.

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