Levine leads LA’s last independent station
Saul Levine has kept the last independently owned radio station in L.A. running for 62 years thanks to hustle and a refusal to sell.
AUM aims for diverse audiences
Producer Nina Yang Bongiovi, whose films include “Fruitvale Station” and “Dope,” has entered into a partnership to launch AUM Group, a Los Angeles-based multicultural entertainment fund to finance feature films for rapidly diversifying audiences.
Company will provide flights and scheduling
Santa Monica general aviation airline Surf Air Inc. announced it has acquired San Francisco-based online aviation marketplace BlackBird Air Inc.
LA is loaded with esports venues — and there are several more on the way
Gaming-friendly Los Angeles has become a cornerstone for esports, thanks to the rollout of several competition arenas that have opened here in recent years.
Inclusion initiatives at top talent agencies could help reshape Hollywood
While the rest of Hollywood wrestles with concerns over diversity, the town’s most powerful companies — its leading talent agencies — have already taken steps toward improving inclusion.
A ‘triple witching hour’ contract crunch looms for Hollywood’s major players
This summer, Hollywood is facing a triple witching hour of contract negotiations, and the industry is bracing for a season of turbulence.
Standoff is separate from other labor contracts
The labor dispute over talent agency packaging fees is boiling over, but it sits outside of Hollywood’s triple-witching contracts.
Talent agencies remain some of Hollywood's most powerful companies
See how talent agencies are evolving to meet new challenges and better serve clients.
The annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy from Otis College of Art and Design said that creative industries are responsible for more than 16% of jobs in Los Angeles County.
LAX slipped, Ontario surged in ’19
The passenger traffic picture was mixed for 2019 at three of the Los Angeles region’s airports.
Cuts are latest by the carrier at the airport
JetBlue Airways Corp. is eliminating flights from Long Beach Airport to Oakland and reducing flights out of Long Beach to other hubs.
Entertainment: Streaming, music deals inject new life and big dollars into Hollywood
More than a century old, Hollywood has suddenly become a growth industry.
NY Giant Snaps Up Niche Boutiques
Hollywood’s independent business manager shops compete with New York-based behemoth Focus Financial Partners.
L.A.’s investment in its cultural capital has increased markedly over the past few years with the announcement of a number of splashy new or expanded museums or arts institutions fueled by mega-donations.
The heart of L.A.’s 2020 sports business calendar will almost certainly be the July opening of SoFi Stadium at Hollywood Park in Inglewood.