Post-lockdown period will lead to ‘very busy’ time
For 23 years, Barbara Hammers’ family law practice Hammers & Baltazar, with offices in Santa Monica and West L.A., hummed along. As one divorce case ended, another walked in the door, providing a steady income.
LA’s wedding industry is reeling — but vendors see a happy ending
The wedding industry was a healthy year-round business in Los Angeles, until Covid-19 crashed the party.
Utility's parent company plans $5B annual investment
Rosemead-based Edison International recently completed a private placement of common shares worth $800 million, with proceeds destined for the company’s mandated wildfire fund contribution and other infrastructure investments for its Southern California Edison utility subsidiary.
Remote sessions give company a new leash on life
Children are not the only family members in need of home schooling during the Covid-19 crisis. Indoor dog-training gyms have gone virtual to provide live remote training sessions for canines stuck at home.
‘Swamped’ attorneys racing to keep up with changes
Perhaps no sector of Los Angeles legal practice has been upended more than employment law in recent months, say both practitioners and observers, noting increases in requests for guidance on new laws prompted by the pandemic.
King & Spalding has lured away 12 partners from Boies Schiller Flexner.
Ghosts kitchens offer restaurant brands fresh opportunities and reduced costs
Ghost kitchens are rapidly growing in popularity as more people turn to delivery, and they're expected to be a nearly $76 billion industry by the end of 2022.
Plunging occupancy rates rock the hotel industry
One of the sectors hit hardest by the coronavirus has been the hotel industry, which has found itself facing record-high vacancies at a time of canceled travel plans and safer-at-home orders.
Sisters roll out Champagne room on wheels
Jennifer and Nicole Disotell spent 10 years running their own digital marketing company before launching another business that is also a family affair: Tap Trailer Co., home of the Bubble Tap Trailer.
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.
Entertainment lawyer James Curry joins Loeb & Loeb.
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.
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.
Consumers demand environmentally friendly solutions from nearly every industry. Here’s how some L.A. companies are responding — and thriving.
Oskouian likes her chances when it comes to growing Ship & Shore
Ship & Shore has 90 full-time employees and pulls in between $20 million and $25 million a year designing and making a range of air pollution control devices.