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A Torrance car detailer has been ordered to pay $326,000 in back wages and penalties for failure to pay minimum wage and overtime to employees, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday.
Farms feed eatery Tender Greens’ growth plan
Rooting interest from its partners – farms – has restaurant chain Tender Greens looking to grow beyond California.
FINANCING: Core looks to cut into lines at payday lenders.
A. Arjan Schütte sees money to be made in saving poor customers from very high-cost lenders.
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.
ADVERTISING: OpenX looks to crush cybercheats driving up Web traffic.
Online network operator OpenX looks to put the brakes on bots falsely boosting website traffic.
The Daily Journal Corp. on Tuesday said that it has acquired most of the operating assets and liabilities of ISD Corp., which provides legal case management systems to courts and other governmental agencies.
Baseball pitches at women and girls with Sanrio merchandise.
Hello Kitty merchandise is now on sale at Dodger Stadium, and you may very well ask why. It’s because baseball wants to sell more merchandise to gals who go to games.
Insurance and wealth-management firm NFP Corp. has expanded its West Coast presence with its acquisition of Insurance West Corp. in Simi Valley.
ADVERTISING: Launchpad hopes localized spots on its national podcasts will appeal to marketers.
Launchpad hopes localized ads for podcasts turn out to be more than just talk
Matthew Sperling is shocked by utilities’ efforts to cool off the solar power market.
Insurance broker RGEB Employee Benefits expects a 50 percent increase in revenues following its acquisition of group and individual clients from ArcherWeiss Insurance & Financial Services Inc.
EMPLOYMENT: Work for car company lands lawyer position at Skadden Arps.
When Toyota Motor Corp. was able to put an end to most claims related to unintended accelerations with a settlement valued at up to $1.6 billion last year, it marked a milestone for Toyota lead counsel Lisa Gilford.
OP-ED: Los Angeles sees recycling as means to keep aquifers full while reducing dependence on importing.
Los Angeles is plunging into recycling to cut down on its need for imported water, writes Calvin Naito.
Voters in Ojai on Tuesday approved a bond measure to allow a neighboring municipal water district to take over water service from a subsidiary of American States Water Co. of San Dimas.
Daniel Roberts to cook up whatever customers catch on special boating trips.
Chef Daniel Roberts angles to land new customers by cooking the catch from special fishing trips.