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GAMBLING: Sheriff may pull plug on games at Internet cafés.
Some Internet cafés are betting that their use of promotional sweepstakes will be judged legal.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: City needs residents to maintain gains achieved at LAPD.
Steve Soboroff urges a uniform response from Angelenos in furthering gains made by the Los Angeles Police Department.
Despite ban, bold owners open new shops
Pot shops continue to open as some owners hope the city of L.A.’s ban on new stores will go up in smoke.
OP-ED: California blazes trail with state Senate’s resolution in support of adding women to company boards.
Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire applauds state lawmakers for getting on board with supporting more women in corporate governance.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Wednesday blocked Wal-Mart from opening a store in Burbank, saying the city failed to conduct an adequate environmental impact review.
Two city councilmen in Los Angeles on Wednesday proposed a moratorium on the controversial practice of fracking within Los Angeles city limits.
Real-looking imitation guns targeted by city
Sellers of BB and airsoft guns fear revenue will take a hit if the city of Los Angeles pulls the trigger on new rules.
INSURANCE: Industry expo serves up chance to discuss employee coverage.
The hottest topic at last week’s 2013 Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo wasn’t the latest in ergonomic chef knives or the annual Culinary Clash cook-off. It was Obamacare.
The adult film industry remained under a production moratorium Thursday after one performer tested positive for HIV.
A federal judge has ruled that some sections of Los Angeles County’s mandatory condom law for adult film production are unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.
TRANSPORTATION: Cabbies fear apps have edge in fare fight.
App-driven ride services and taxi companies are still puzzling out a roadmap to share L.A.’s streets.
Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate rose to 9.9 percent in July as county payrolls declined by 30,000 jobs, according to state figures released Friday.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Tuesday announced his appointments to the Board of Airport Commissioners, with only one holdover from the Villaraigosa administration.
ENERGY: Utilities say proposed charge needed to offset losses.
Solar panel installers are steamed that utilities are pointing at their customers to justify a proposed $10 per household fee.
Even after the fiasco that led to the permanent shutdown of his company’s San Onofre nuclear power plant, Edison International Chief Executive Theodore Craver is willing to go nuclear again.