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PR Firm to Close

Harris Shepard Public Relations of Century City is scheduled to close after completing its final day of business on Thursday.

Business Journals Reap Industry Honors

The Los Angeles Business Journal was honored with seven awards, including the top prize for general excellence, at the annual Association of Area Business Publications conference.

Entravision Buys Digital Ad Firm

Spanish-language radio and TV station owner Entravision Communications Corp. of Santa Monica has acquired digital advertising firm Pulpo Media.

News Site Launches to Cover the Westside

Web publishing firm Port Media Solutions has launched a news website to cover the Westside of Los Angeles, the firm announced on Thursday.

DreamWorks to Release Feline Fashions

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has got itself a wonderful, wonderful cat.

Saban, Jakks to Launch Web Series

Century City kids entertainment firm Saban Brands is teaming up with Malibu toymaker Jakks Pacific to bring to life emojis – those smiley face symbols on your cell phone texts – with a forthcoming web series and toy line, the companies announced Tuesday.

DreamWorks Shares Slip After ‘Dragon 2’ Disappointment

Shares of DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. fell sharply in Monday trading after a disappointing opening weekend for the Glendale animation studio’s “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”

L.A. Approved to Bid for 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles is one of four U.S. cities approved to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Friday.

Film School

Los Angeles has long been the world’s entertainment capital, so it’s no wonder tech startups are sprouting up here to help content creators better reach their audiences.

Univision Reportedly in Merger Talks

Univision Communications Inc. is reportedly in merger talks with multiple potential buyers that include CBS Corp. and Time Warner Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday.

Nikki Finke Returns With New Site

Nikki Finke is back to writing show business news, the trade reporter wrote on a newly minted website Thursday, practically promising to offend those in the industry she deems worthy of her wrath.

HUB Network CEO Stepping Down

Margaret Loesch, chief executive of The Hub Network in Burbank, will step down at the end of the year when her contract expires, according to media reports on Thursday.

NBA Not Surprised By Sterling Reversal

The NBA is poised to take several steps in response to Donald Sterling's reversal on his agreement to allow the sale of the Clippers to proceed, Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday.

AEG Denies Report of Kings Sale

Anschutz Entertainment Group of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday categorically denied a New York Post report that it is shopping the Kings hockey team for a sale.

RealD Shares Rise After Earnings Beat Expectations

RealD shares moved higher on Thursday after the Beverly Hills 3-D movie technology company reported quarterly earnings that beat analyst expectations.