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LAX Hotels Aim To Land Events

LAX-area hotels hope business will take off with the addition of new event spaces.

Denim Maker Forges Links To Greens

AG Jeans swings for golf wear market with new line for men.

AG Jeans joins golf club with its new sportswear line for the links.

Expectant Dad to Feel Heat

Barry Knudson is expecting his first child in March with his wife, Kelsi. But before the baby arrives, Knudson, a beer enthusiast and casual home-brewer, concocted one more memorable batch: a spicy India pale ale.

Yellow Pages Calls In Staff

ADVERTISING: Firm prefers personal touch for online ads.

YP, formerly Yellow Pages, believes online ad placement still calls for a human sales staff.

Restaurateurs Plan to Fill Plate With More Eateries

DINING: Blackhouse’s two co-founders look to pick up pace on new locations.

Since starting their Blackhouse Hospitality restaurant group in Los Angeles three years ago, chef Tin Vuong and business partner Jed Sanford have opened four restaurants, with one passing the test of famed Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold.

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Insurer to Test TV Boundaries

Why Mercury General’s new TV commercials will air in states it’s not licensed to operate in.

Studio Offers Choice in Music Videos

Blind’s interactive process lets viewers control storyline.

Design studio Blind looks to increase bands’ options by giving viewers choose-your-own-adventure videos.

Labor Unions Take On El Super Grocery Chain

Labor unions in Los Angeles are going head to head with Paramount-based grocery chain El Super, again.

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99 Cents Only Chain to Pay $2.3 Million in Waste Disposal Settlement

Discount chain 99 Cents Only Stores of Commerce is opening up its register to pay out more than $2.3 million in penalties to settle a hazardous waste disposal suit brought by more than two dozen county district attorneys and city attorneys throughout the state.

Former Best Western Shores Up Seaside Appeal

RENOVATION: Owner pays $13 million to upgrade look of Redondo Beach Hotel.

The Redondo Beach Hotel has reopened its doors after wrapping up a $13 million facelift.

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