As our communities look for ways to move forward constructively, the need to effect change has never been greater. The business world is uniquely positioned to help drive that change — particularly in Los Angeles.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate hit a record 20.9% in May, up slightly from a revised 20.8% in April.
Businesses may see hikes after vandalism, virus
Businesses throughout L.A. County will almost certainly face some combination of insurance rate increases, coverage cutbacks and new protective requirements as a result of recent looting and virus vulnerabilities.
NY firm adjusts after mass defections by partners
At the height of a heady courtship in February 2017, Chris Caldwell found himself on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, being wooed over dinner at the fashionable Harry Cipriani restaurant by David Boies, perhaps the preeminent trial lawyer of his generation.
Giroux responds for business owners
The first frantic call came into downtown-based Giroux Glass Inc. at 5 a.m. on May 30 from a terrified official at the Los Angeles Community College District office building in downtown.
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.