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Walt Disney's Grandkids Battle Over $400 Million Fortune

Accusations of conspiracy, mental incompetence and financial misconduct, plus insinuations of kidnapping and incest, fly faster than "Frozen" merchandise off shelves as Brad and Michelle Disney Lund go to battle over their inheritance, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Media Veterans in eBook Publishing Venture

Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, and theater and film producer Scott Rudin and publishing veteran Frances Coady have teamed up to create a new publishing venture, The Wrap and Publishers Weekly report.

Salem Buys Conservative Media Powerhouse

California Christian and conservative talk broadcaster Salem Communications Corp. on Monday said it has acquired the assets of conservative publisher Eagle Publishing, whose brands include Regnery Publishing,, and, the Washington Times and Publisher's Weekly report.

LA Laundromats Clean Up Amid Covid

L.A. laundromat owners are taking an optimistic view, with many investing in remodels and machine upgrades. Some are even expanding their businesses.

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L.A. Steelcraft Products Sells to Americana Outdoor

Americana Outdoor will acquire the 100-year-old playground equipment brand L.A. Steelcraft Products Inc.

Trio Charged in Spyware Distribution

L.A. City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo's office has filed criminal charges over spyware against three officers of San Fernando Valley-based Enternet Media Inc.

Update: THQ to Focus on Making 'Core Games'

Videogame publisher THQ plans to refocus its efforts on making franchisable properties that it can also exploit as movies, TV shows and comicbooks.

LABJ FORUM: Jumping on Gen Z?

With Generation Z seen as increasingly influential in consumer decisions, many marketing companies are targeting the group. So the Business Journal asks: Is Gen Z important to your company’s bottom line?

November Wholesale Inventories Up 1.1 Percent

Inventories at U.S. wholesalers climbed 1.1 percent in November, after October's 1.1 percent gain, as stocks increased across a variety of categories, a government report showed on Monday.

ICN Launches Site to Battle Dissident Group

ICN Launches Site to Battle Dissident Group

Hollywood's Turnabout

Remember all that talk after Sept. 11 about Hollywood reassessing its emphasis on violent fare? Remember all those indecisive studio executives not knowing whether the movie-going public would stand for psychopaths and mayhem? Remember how those of us rep

Corporate Citizenship & Giving Guide 2018: Paying it Forward - Turning Passions into Social Good

Custom Content by the Los Angeles Business Journal

After losing their retail business in the San Fernando Valley earthquake of 1994, Kevin and Mare Wachs (pronounced Wax) used their federal recovery funds to create Earthly Body, a naturally-derived personal care products company


Last month, Irvine-based launched its Web site, a network that features a variety of programming, pen pals and free e-mail, merging elements of radio, television and print on the Internet.

JANE APPLEGATE---Professionals Can Profit From Taking Stake in Clients

Despite the plunge in the value of high-tech stocks last spring and a continuing chill throughout the dot-com community, two highly paid professionals were so impressed with their client, the founder of, they decided to take equity in h

Court Ruling Makes Case for Press Releases

David Silver has some good words for the power of the press release.

L.A. Launch List: Nov. 26

On this week's Launch List: coding for children, social shopping and KDAY's new heyday.

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Study: L.A.’s Small Businesses Optimistic About Growth

Small businesses across Los Angeles have seen a boost in sales and project continued growth through the end of summer, according to a new survey released March 13

Keeping the Subway on Track

OP-ED: L.A. business interests need to put the brakes on Beverly Hills activists’ efforts to delay the Purple Line.

Christopher Hill calls on L.A. businesses to help drive the Purple Line subway through Beverly Hills.

Polo Lounge Offers Taste of Sentimental Classicism

Beverly Hills Hotel's Polo Lounge remains a draw with traditional cuisine and atmosphere.

Plastic Pipe Manufacturer JM Eagle Lands in Los Angeles

The world's largest plastic pipe manufacturer last week said it will move its corporate headquarters to Los Angeles.