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Eateries, bars tap cities’ speedier permit procedures
Cities across the county try to add speed to the menu when approving permits for restaurants and bars.
Gambling: Local businesses hope to split state’s online pot.
New Jersey’s approval of online gaming has strengthened the hands of several local businesses.
Matthew Karatz, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s deputy mayor for the Office of Economic and Business Policy, will resign his post on Friday.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday endorsed City Controller Wendy Greuel for Los Angeles mayor in next month’s primary election.
Legal: XYZ still feels pain from 2010 sheriff’s sting.
Seller of secondhand items still feels locked up by Sheriff’s Department seizure of goods.
Opposition is growing to a state tax board’s recent decision to take away a state tax break for angel investors – and make those who used it pay retroactively.
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday voted to endorse the half-cent sales tax measure on the city’s March ballot, citing the need to preserve law enforcement, firefighting and other vital city services.
The Los Angeles City Council has voted to place a third initiative regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on the May ballot.
Speaking at a debate on jobs and the economy Monday night, the five leading candidates for L.A. mayor promised to eliminate the gross receipts tax on business, streamline the city’s cumbersome permitting process and focus on creating green jobs if elected.
Real Estate: Saks moves to protect precious spaces.
Fear of losing parking spaces drives Saks to try to put brakes on sale of lot across the street.
SPECIAL REPORT: Updated zoning plan helps draw developers downtown in L.A. County’s second- biggest city.
Changes to Long Beach’s zoning codes helped turn the city’s downtown into a center of attraction for developers.
Homeless ‘bill of rights’ alarming to business owners
Business owners and groups fear a proposed “bill of rights” for the homeless would obstruct operations.
Dan Schnur’s years in Republican politics left him the right man to run Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC.
Pundit Dan Schnur checks his politics at the door as director of USC’s Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics.
The Glendale City Council on Tuesday voted to ban the use of plastic bags at grocery stores and other retailers starting next year, joining a growing number of communities around the state.
Outdoor advertising companies facing removal of their digital signs in Los Angeles have organized supportive business groups, non-profits and community groups into a coalition to lobby for polities that would preserve use of the technology.