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INTERNET: Stamps.com’s stock surges after beating earnings expectations.
Online postage company Stamps.com delivers on Wall Street with strong earnings.
La Brea Bakery giving away hometown trip in grilled-cheese contest.
La Brea Bakery seeks to get a rise out of customers with a grilled-cheese sandwich promotion.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Production sector soars in first quarter with boost from automobile and fashion advertising.
L.A. shoots rose in a flash during the first quarter with an assist from auto and fashion advertising.
HOSPITALITY: Hilton and Marriott projects to add 319 total rooms to city.
Springtime in Redondo Beach has brought new life to the hotel industry in the beachside city.
LAW: Bankrupt Gene W. Choe also faces possible loss of license.
State Bar homes in on attorney whose firm boomed then busted handling foreclosure cases.
Fresh produce service feeds restaurants’ buy-local urges
Dan Chak looks to plant himself as a go-between for produce producers and the increasing number of restaurants looking to buy local.
Internet: Shift’s cloud service allows businesses to network and access apps.
Shift, a Santa Monica firm that makes apps for marketers, is continuing to tweak its formula.
Employees at two Hyatt hotels in Long Beach, the 528-room Hyatt Regency Long Beach and the 138-room Pike Long Beach, said Monday they had voted to be represented by Unite Here Local 11.
Schools must rewrite curriculum to include financial literacy to provide students with crucial skills.
William Coffin calls for rewriting school curriculums to include financial literacy
Two hotels near Los Angeles International Airport are expected this month to pay $4.5 million to settle two class-action lawsuits alleging that the hotels pocketed service charges instead of passing them on to room service, bell and banquet employees.
Billionaire Ron Burkle’s L.A. investment firm Yucaipa Cos. has acquired ownership stakes in two hospitality businesses.
Dole Food Co. Inc. of Westlake Village announced Monday it has closed on the sale of two international businesses as part of a major company restructuring.
Southern California Edison has signed a 20-year deal to buy energy from a solar farm in Kern County.
LENDING: Evergreen can’t even sell off its charter.
Evergreen International Bank checks out after failing to find a buyer for its assets or charter.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced Friday that Michael McNeilly’s Sky Tag Inc. has agree to pay $1.2 million in civil penalties to settle a long-standing supergraphic billboard dispute with the city.