Malibu’s Pepperdine University announced Thursday that Deryck J. van Rensburg, former president of global ventures at Coca-Cola Co., will take over as the dean of the Graziadio School of Business on Nov. 1.
The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) will vote April 21 on a measure that could upend the business model of Evercar, an eight month-old Culver City firm providing low-income drivers access to electric vehicles for rideshare and delivery purposes.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed two water-related motions Tuesday, authored by Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, a that have raised the ire of local business and development groups.
Alaska Air Group Inc. of Seattle agreed last week to purchase Burlingame’s Virgin America Inc. for $2.6 billion, and it seems Virgin’s strong presence at Los Angeles International Airport and the growing L.A. tech scene were key factors in the deal.
Legendary men’s magazine publisher Playboy Enterprises Inc. of Beverly Hills is exploring a sale of the company, reportedly seeking more than $500 million.
Laugh Factory owner brings in psychologist to help stand-ups cope.
Laugh Factory’s Jamie Masada brings in psychologist to help emotionally prop up stand-ups.
Beverly Hills talent agency WME IMG has received a $250 million investment from Japanese finance and telecom giant SoftBank.
Ken Howard, president of performers union SAG-Aftra, has died. He was 71.
Anschutz Entertainment Group and Regal Cinemas have partnered with Belgian digital projector manufacturer Barco to transform the existing Regal Cinemas at L.A. Live into a cutting-edge technological facility.
A federal judge has approved the sale of Orange County Register parent company Freedom Communications Inc. of Santa Ana to Digital First Media, which owns the Los Angeles Daily News, among other newspapers.