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Jakks Announces Partnership for Animated Series, Toy Line

Jakks Pacific Inc. announced a strategic partnership with Japanese animator Dentsu Inc. to produce a TV series called Monsuno, a first-ever project created by Jakks to launch a line of boys toys.

ReachLocal Files for IPO

ReachLocal Inc., a Woodland Hills online advertising agency targeting small- to medium-sized business, has filed for a $100 million initial public offering.

Update: Judge Throws Out Two Torres Convictions

A Los Angeles federal judge has tossed out two of the most serious convictions in the racketeering case against Hispanic supermarket mogul George Torres, who had been facing a potential life sentence on charges that included solicitation of murder.

Wealthiest Angelenos 2009: Doctor Is In

Thanks to a remarkable payday last year, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong vaulted to the top of the Business Journal's list of Wealthiest Angelenos this year.


Comedian Woody Allen has accused American Apparel Inc. of trying to harass him in retaliation for his $10 million lawsuit.

Update: Debt-Laden Tribune Co. Files Chapter 11

Tribune Co. filed for bankruptcy protection as the Chicago-based owner of the Los Angeles Times and KTLA Channel 5 tries to buy time to deal with $13 billion in debt.

Wealthiest Angelenos (1 - 20)

The subprime meltdown and credit crunch took a toll on Udvar-Hazy even though business is aircraft leasing. The co-founder of International Lease Finance Corp. saw net worth shrink when parent American International Group reported $12 billion in subprime-

Job Division

A survey shows optimism for first quarter job growth in some areas of L.A. and pessimism in others.

New Feature: Case Study

The Business Journal is launching a new feature in the Small Business section that examines the challenges faced in running a small business.

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