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Colleges ramp up study-in-Hollywood programs

Out-of-state colleges and universities operating study-in-Hollywood programs are becoming a force in higher education locally as their real-estate footprints mushroom across Los Angeles.

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AEG to Fill Up With Fuelster

LA Live fans to get gas delivery

Fans at Staples Center and L.A. Live will now be able to get their cars gassed up while they’re watching events at the venues.

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Living Walls Offer Growing Opportunity

Habitat Horticulture allows businesses to go green

Companies are embracing the multiple tangible benefits of installing living walls.

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Pritzkers Give UCLA $30 Million

Simms/Mann Foundation also donates $18M

UCLA has received a $30 million commitment from the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation to support the renovation of the outdated Psychology Tower building on UCLA’s Westwood campus.

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L.A. County Gained 68,000 Jobs Last Year Despite December Dip

Employers in Los Angeles County added nearly 68,000 jobs to their payrolls last year, according to state figures released Jan. 24.

Uniqlo Founder Donates $25 Million to UCLA

UCLA has received a $25 million gift from Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai for a Japanese literature and culture studies initiative.

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AECOM May Lose After $10B Win

Revenue from Hanford could go to PE firms

Century City-based infrastructure giant AECOM last month landed one of its largest contracts. But the company may see little to no revenue from the deal.

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EPA Taps Tetra Tech

Agency awards $21M for water quality study

Tetra Tech Inc., the Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm, will assess and manage threats to water quality under a $21 million, five-year contract from the EPA.

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Christofferson Departs Role at AECOM

Law: Executive has been with the firm since 2015

Prominent Los Angeles attorney Carla Christofferson is vacating her positions as executive vice president and chief legal officer of engineering giant AECOM Dec. 16.

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Squar Milner Announces Acquisitions

ACCOUNTING: Deals for SRG and BPE&H team expands presence in LA market

Accounting firm Squar Milner continues to expand its L.A. footprint with two new deals.

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B. Riley Nabs Retail Brands

Firm pays $117 million for English Laundry, others

Firm pays $117 million for English Laundry, others

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Investor Sell-Off Takes a Bite Out of Beyond Meat

Shares of Beyond Meat fell sharply amid a sell-off by early investors and skepticism from analysts.

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Beyond Meat Turns a Profit, Raises Growth Forecast

Beyond Meat turned its first quarterly profit and raised its year-end growth forecast.

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Mall Magnate Caruso Gives $50 Million to Pepperdine Law School

Developer and billionaire Rick Caruso plans to give $50 million to the Pepperdine University School of Law to help low-income students.

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New Boarding School Set

EDUCATION: Swiss firm to develop Pasadena campus

EF Education First’s EF Academy will be the L.A. area’s first new large-scale boarding school in nearly a century.

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