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Two armored truck drivers for Loomis were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly stealing more than $1 million in cash, part of a shipment that was being transported for Bank of America.
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on Thursday announced the city has filed a lawsuit against the main contractor and several subcontractors on a city animal shelter construction project, alleging the companies failed to pay their workers at least $250,000 in promised wages.
Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the launch of a new initiative to connect small business owners with experts who can give them advice over the phone, over video chat or in person.
A Los Angeles City Council committee on Tuesday called for an independent study of two proposals to raise the minimum wage, delaying consideration of a wage hike until at least early next year.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today issued a directive that requires a reduction in city agencies’ fresh water use by 20 percent by 2017 and cuts in half the amount of water the Department of Water and Power can import by 2024.
Four Los Angeles city councilmembers on Tuesday introduced a motion to raise the city’s minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017, a hike proposed by Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Former president Bill Clinton will keynote Banc of California’s financial literacy event on Nov. 9 at USC’s Galen Center. The event sponsored by the Irvine bank will provide personal finance training to 5,000 “at-risk” young people from the area.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to crack down on theft of used kitchen grease.
Business Journal gives nod to Bobby Shriver in county supervisor race.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said on Tuesday that it supports the idea of raising the citywide minimum wage – but only if the Los Angeles City Council rejects a proposal to hike the minimum wage for hotel workers.
Hotel owners and local business groups heave threatened to sue the city of Los Angeles if the City Council tomorrow approves a proposed hotel minimum wage mandate.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors has voted to oppose Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to hike the minimum wage in the city to $13.25 an hour by 2017.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed a bill requiring employers to provide at least three days of paid sick leave each year to workers. It applies to part-time workers as well as full-time.
In what could be a revival of an old fight, local Internet companies are pushing L.A. city officials to extend the low business tax rate the city carved out for them four years ago.
Gov. Jerry Brown reached an agreement on a bill on Wednesday that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax-credit program.