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Category: Business

New Boyle Heights Work Center Promotes Local Jobs

The Boyle Heights/East WorkSource Center is the 14th of 17 job centers being made over as part of citywide $36 million effort to push down the unemployment rate.
categories BusinessCity AffairsEconomyNeighborhoods

SF, LA Sue Uber for Fraud

Prosecutors in Los Angeles and San Francisco announced Dec. 9 that they were filing a suit against Uber, the mobile app ride-sharing service based in SF, alleging false and misleading statements to its customers.
categories BusinessCrimeJusticePublic Safety

Exide Residential Cleanup Continues

State regulators have ordered Exide to make major changes to pollution control systems at its Vernon plant, and to pay for the clean up contamination at nearby homes.
categories BusinessCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Making Technology Work for Elders in the New Longevity Economy

New gizmos from tech startups offer us more independence as we age, but researchers stress that ethnic diversity also raises cost and cultural concerns.
categories BusinessFamily/Inter-generational NewsScience & Technology

It’s Their Only Option, Say Mobile Merchants

Street vendors say they are tired of being chased by the police when they are “just working to support their families and themselves.”
categories BusinessCity AffairsPublic Safety

Inside the U.S. Post Office in Alhambra

Postal workers in Alhambra deliver more than 5,000 parcels each month. We visited them for a day to learn how all those letters get sorted and delivered.
categories BusinessNeighborhoods

Cal State LA Launches BioSpace LA

The incubator was funded with a $3.5 million grant from L.A. County.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsScience & Technology

Garcetti Bound For Asia Trade Mission

Mayor Eric Garcetti will leave the country this weekend for a trade mission in Asia, with stops in China, South Korea and Japan.
categories BusinessCity AffairsInternational AffairsPolitics

Hello Kitty Cafe to Open in California in 2015

If you’re suffering from Hello Kitty Convention withdrawal, we bring you good news: A Hello Kitty Cafe is coming to California!
categories Arts & CultureBusinessFood

Exide Ordered to Pay for Clean Up

Battery recycler will pay millions to address contamination.
categories BusinessCity AffairsGreen NewsHealth
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