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Chicago law firm Sidley Austin revealed plans Thursday to open an office in Century City – its second in Los Angeles – and increase its focus on the media and entertainment industry.
On Assignment Inc., the publicly traded Calabasas staffing firm, said Monday it had agreed to acquire Mid-Wilshire staffing company Creative Circle for $570 million in cash and stock. Another $30 million could be thrown into the pot if certain performance benchmarks were met.
About a hundred employees of the Mexican-based supermarket chain El Super and their supporters on Wednesday celebrated a step forward in a 19-month battle with the chain for a new labor contract.
A Long Beach bookstore owner was sentenced to state prison Tuesday after pleading no contest to charges he orchestrated a scheme to steal thousands of textbooks with the help of employees from four school districts.
Unified Grocers Inc. in Commerce, the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the Western U.S, announced Wednesday it will sell its Springfield Insurance Co. and Unified Grocers Insurance Services – both of which provide insurance to grocery stores that work with Unified – to New York’s AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Saying they don’t have enough tools or manpower to do their work, about 175 employees of Chicago, Ill. airline catering company Flying Food Group protested Tuesday outside one of the company’s kitchens in Los Angeles.
Law firms Dentons US and McKenna Long & Aldridge will merge later this year, the firms announced late yesterday.
UCLA Environmental Study Gives L.A. County a C+ Los Angeles County has work to do when it comes to the environment, according to a UCLA study released on Tuesday that rates the county’s environmental performance as a C+.
Prospects for job seekers in Los Angeles look promising for the next six months.
Three businessmen claiming to own the 840-pound “Bahia Emerald” caught a break in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday after a judge rejected a request from Brazil to dismiss the five-year-long legal battle and ultimately grant the country ownership.
Medbox Climbs Medbox Inc. shares jumped 17 percent on Friday to $1.65 after the West Hollywood marijuana dispensing firm filed its first annual report and first regulatory filing since restating previous years’ financials.
Kent Kresa, a former president and chief executive at Northrop Grumman Corp., is donating an unrestricted $10 million endowment to the California Institute of Technology’s division of physics, mathematics and astronomy, the school announced Monday.
California should expect continued job growth and reduced unemployment figures over the next three years, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released on Thursday.
Three Los Angeles residents were arrested Wednesday after federal officials accused them of operating four schools that helped foreign nationals stay in the United States as students without attending classes.
Briefs: Wilshire Associates Opens China Office, Aecom CEO Named Chairman, New Boss at Marlborough School
Wilshire Associates Opens Office in China Santa Monica investment firm Wilshire Associates has opened an office in Suzhou, China.