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Landlord rents $1,500 studio to two cats, Louise and Tina

Louise, one of two cats, sits in a scratching post in David Callisch’s studio behind his home in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The cats owner is renting the 400-square-foot studio from friend Callisch. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) Louise, one of two cats, stands on a scratching post in David Callisch’s studio behind his home in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. The cats owner is renting the 400-square-foot studio from friend Callisch. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)...
Tags: Business, Housing, Los Angeles, Sport, Palo Alto, Soccer, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Good, Bob, Jack, Bombay, Bay Area, Southern California, Willow Glen, SAN JOSE Calif


Backing Culture Genesis, T.I. launches Tech Cypha, an investment syndicate for tech deals

With an inaugural investment into the Los Angeles-based entertainment startup Culture Genesis, Clifford Harris Jr., who’s better known as “T.I.”, has launched a new syndicated investment vehicle called Tech Cypha. Launched by the music and cultural impresario with more hustle than hustle and his business partner Jason Geter, the new collaborative investment strategy focused on tech startups will allow high net worth individuals to participate in deals. Live streaming studio, Culture Genesis, l...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Business, Entrepreneurship, Jay Z, La, Finance, Los Angeles, Entrepreneur, Tech, Atlanta, Economy, Nas, United States, Venture Capital, Private Equity


Price Cuts on New Construction Homes Becoming More Common

– Nearly all of the nation’s largest housing markets saw the share of new construction homes with price cuts increase between the beginning and end of 2018 – About a quarter of all new construction homes saw a price cut in the fourth quarter of 2018, with the typical drop throughout the quarter being 2.6 percent. – The median list price after a price reduction was $389,900 at the end of the year. – The biggest price reductions at the end of the year were in San Francisco and Los Angeles, where n...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, News, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Radio, Homes, Price, Chart, Zillow, Prices, Denver, Seattle Wa, Real Estate News, Zillow Group


With little learning happening inside strike-humbled LAUSD schools, high achievers feel the pressure not to fall behind

Jaimie Lee and Dalia Elrih, juniors at Los Angeles Unified School District’s John Marshall High School, have the same ambitious class schedule: AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus and honors U.S. History. The two picketed with striking LAUSD teachers outside the school on Monday and joined a UTLA rally downtown. But in the days since, they’ve veered in different directions absent teachers — one hitting the books at school and the other at home — in an attempt to stay ...
Tags: Business, News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, City Hall, San Pedro, Harbor, Petersen, Lee, Carson


‘Bird Box,’ ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ fueled boost in L.A.-area filming in 2018

Production activity in the greater Los Angeles region went up a healthy 1.3 percent in 2018 over 2017, according to a report by FilmLA, the city and county’s not-for-profit film office. There were 38,795 on-location shoot days in 2018 compared to 2017’s 38,284. That’s the second highest total according to FilmLA, which processes the location permits that are the best measure of production activity in the region (work on studio lots and soundstages does not require permits and is less accurately ...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Movies, News, California, Los Angeles, Georgia, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Sandra Bullock, Quentin Tarantino, Audley, Filmla, Paul Audley, Top Stories LADN


Dispute over rules rile California's legal pot market

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has finalized hundreds of pages of rules governing the nation's largest legal pot market, but the dense regulations are unlikely to settle long-running disputes over testing and home deliveries.Even... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, California, Los Angeles, Ap


Southern California builders are cutting prices to move glut of unsold homes

Faced with the largest inventory of unsold finished homes in six years, Southern California’s homebuilders have resorted to price cutting. According to real estate watcher Zillow, 25.9 percent of new homes on the market in Los Angeles and Orange counties in the fourth quarter had price cuts — No. 17 of 34 major markets studied nationally. In 2018’s first quarter, 19.5 percent of homes were discounted. In Riverside and San Bernardino counties, 28 percent of new homes had price cuts — No. 11 natio...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Orange, Zillow, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Riverside, National Association of Home Builders


CapStreet promotes one to partner and another to principal

The CapStreet Group has promoted Adrian Guerra to partner and Kevin Johnson to principal. The appointments became effective January 1, 2019. Guerra joined the Houston-based private equity firm in 2006 while Johnson joined full time in 2014. PRESS RELEASE HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The CapStreet Group, a Houston, Texas based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of Adrian Guerra to Partner and Kevin Johnson to Principal, effective January 1, 2019. Adrian joined CapStreet in 2006...
Tags: Los Angeles, Trends, People, Chicago, Houston, Johnson, Morgan Stanley, Kevin Johnson, Jp Morgan Chase, Adrian, Kevin, Houston Texas, Guerra, Brentwood Associates, CapStreet Group, CapStreet


Dispute over rules riles California’s legal pot market

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California has finalized its rules governing the nation’s largest legal marijuana market, a milestone coming more than a year after the state broadly legalized cannabis sales for adults. But a dispute over home deliveries into communities that ban pot sales could end up in court. And the hundreds of pages of […]
Tags: Health, Business, News, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation


Copenhagen residents are torn over Denmark's proposed 'Silicon Valley'

The Danish government is building nine artificial islands known as Holmene off the coast of Hvidovre.The 33 million square feet of new land will house 380 businesses and 170 acres of parkland, creating 30,000 new jobs. Local residents fear this project will alienate the middle class while disrupting traffic and public transportation systems in nearby Copenhagen. None In 1997, I lived in San Bruno, just north of what has been referred to as Silicon Valley since 1971. While the term originally de...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Politics, Technology, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Innovation, Urban Planning, Denmark, Silicon Valley, Copenhagen, Pacific, Golden Gate Bridge, Baltic Sea, San Francisco Bay, Public Spaces


A scrappy competitor to SpaceX and Blue Origin just secured a crucial and historic launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida

Relativity Space is a startup focused on 3D-printed rockets that was founded by former SpaceX and Blue Origin engineers The company has secured a launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Called Launch Complex 16, it's a historic location where missiles and Space Race hardware were once tested. The US Air Force awarded Relativity Space a contract for the site, saying they "were impressed" by the company's team and technologies. Relativity Space seeks to prove that its first r...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Mississippi, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Earth, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Boeing, United Launch Alliance, Usaf


Dreaming of Mars, the startup Relativity Space gets its first launch site on Earth

3D-printing the first rocket on Mars. That’s the goal Tim Ellis and Jordan Noone set for themselves when they founded Los Angeles-based Relativity Space in 2015. At the time they were working from a WeWork in Seattle, during the darkest winter in Seattle history, where Ellis was wrapping up a stint at Blue Origin . The two had met in college at USC in their jet propulsion lab. Noone had gone on to take a job at SpaceX and Ellis at Blue Origin, but the two remained in touch and had an idea f...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Mississippi, California, Los Angeles, Tech, Nasa, United States, 3d Printing, Transport, Sun


How Local SEO Levels the Online Playing Field for SMEs and Corporations

Sponsored There’s no doubt that when it comes to business, corporations and large businesses can run circles around small and medium-sized businesses. A corporation has teams of marketers, designers, researchers, and business experts focused on creating the most profit for the least amount of expenses. A small business, on the other hand, is your local mom-and-pop store with one or two part-time employees not very knowledgeable on the products the store features. Larger companies generally have ...
Tags: Google, Business, California, Los Angeles, Sales & Marketing, United States, West Coast, East Coast, Kfc, Digital Marketing, Local Seo, Right Now, Tashatuvango Shutterstock, Baby Boomer Generations


MUFG Union buys Intrepid Investment Bankers

MUFG Union Bank NA said Jan. 8 that it closed its buy of Intrepid Investment Bankers LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Intrepid, of Los Angeles, is a middle market investment bank out of Los Angeles. Intrepid will operate under its current name as a subsidiary of MUFG Union Bank. PRESS RELEASE MUFG Union Bank Completes the Acquisition of Intrepid Investment Bankers to Expand its Middle Market Banking Services LOS ANGELES, January 8, 2019 – MUFG Union Bank, N.A. today announced it has compl...
Tags: California, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, M&a, Bank, SEC, West Coast, San Francisco California, FDIC, FINRA, MUFG Americas, Union Bank, MUFG Union Bank, MUFG Union Bank N


OpenGate adds new MD to team

OpenGate Capital named Paul Bridwell as a managing director to lead operations and portfolio management for the firm’s North American-based investments. His appointment became effective November 5, 2018. Previously, he was was a partner and managing director, head of operations at a unnamed New York City private equity firm. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced that Mr. Paul Bridwell joined the firm on November 5th, 2018, as Managing...
Tags: Europe, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, People, Paris, North America, Operations, Paris France, PAUL, Andrew, Los Angeles California, Bridwell, OpenGate Capital, OpenGate Capital OpenGate Capital, OpenGate


Meet a Community Leader: Greg Monterrosa, Los Angeles, CA

Who are you? I’m Greg Monterrosa, born and raised in South-Central LA. About 10 years ago I launched a startup that outgrew me. I hired my replacement and the business is still thriving. Since then, I’ve recognized my passion for helping others get their start. It all began at a Techstars Startup Weekend, when I saw the direct impact of supporting others. Four years ago some friends and I organized the first Techstars Startup Weekend event in our community, the Conejo Valley (North Los Angel...
Tags: Startups, France, Los Angeles, Brad Feld, Kleiner Perkins, Ventura, Los Angeles CA, Startup Weekend, South Central LA, Community Voices, Techstars Startup Weekend, Community Leader, Greg Monterrosa, Conejo Valley North Los Angeles, Hub101, Thomas Fires


Pot deliveries OK'd into Calif. communities that ban sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California endorsed a rule Wednesday that will allow home marijuana deliveries statewide, even into communities that have banned commercial pot sales.The regulation by the state Bureau of Cannabis Control was... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Calif, Bureau of Cannabis Control


SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX says it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Texas, Los Angeles, Ap, Port Of Los Angeles, Mars, Hawthorne Calif


Apple is putting the brakes on hiring for certain groups because of slowing iPhone sales (AAPL)

Apple plans to reduce hiring in certain groups, according to a Bloomberg report. CEO Tim Cook informed employees about the hiring changes during an internal meeting earlier this month, but said it was not decided which groups would be affected. Cook stressed that Apple was not implementing a broad-based hiring freeze, and noted that some groups, like its artificial intelligence team, would not be affected.  Apple will cut back on hiring for certain divisions as the company re-adjusts its plan...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Austin, Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Cupertino Calif


SpaceX to build Mars spaceship in Texas, not Los Angeles

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX says it will build its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs. The Southern California-based company announced Wednesday that test versions of its Starship and Super Heavy rocket will be […]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Texas, Technology, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Port Of Los Angeles, Mars, Southern California, Hawthorne Calif


The best and worst countries to be a teacher, based on salary

Teachers in LA have gone on strike for the first time in 30 years to demand salary increases, smaller class sizes, and more support staff in schools. The average American teacher makes $44,000 starting out and approximately $68,000 at the upper end of their earning potential. In comparison, teachers in Luxembourg can make up to $137,000. Here's a look at how teacher salaries across countries stack up at different experience levels. Teachers in Los Angeles have gone on strike for the first tim...
Tags: California, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Austria, Korea, Switzerland, Luxembourg, OECD, Nea


A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US

A startup called Ambrosia that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people is now accepting PayPal payments for the procedure online. Jesse Karmazin, a Stanford graduate who founded Ambrosia, told Business Insider this week that the company was up and running in five US cities. Ambrosia recently completed its first clinical trial designed to assess the benefits of the procedure, but it has yet to publish the results. Karmazin previously told Business Insider the company wa...
Tags: New York, Stanford, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Paypal, Food And Drug Administration, Monterey, Business Insider, Ambrosia, Omaha Nebraska, JAMA, Houston Texas, Tampa Florida


A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood to defeat aging now claims to be up and running in 5 cities across the US

A startup called Ambrosia Medical that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with the blood of young people is now accepting PayPal payments for the procedure online. Stanford graduate and Ambrosia founder Jesse Karmazin told Business Insider this week that the company was up and running in 5 cities across the US. Ambrosia recently completed its first clinical trial designed to assess the benefits of the procedure, but it has yet to publish the results. Karmazin previously told Business Insider th...
Tags: Stanford, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Paypal, Houston, Monterey, Young, Business Insider, Ambrosia, Omaha Nebraska, JAMA, Tampa Florida, National Institute


Israeli-based individual investors seed Linear B

Linear B, founded last year to provide workforce analytics platform for software engineering teams, announced it has raised $1.6 million in seed funding from a group of Israeli-based individual investors. The round was led by serial entrepreneur and investor Ariel Maislos. The company, which has offices in Los Angeles and Israel, was co-founders by CEO Ori Keren and COO Dan Lines, former engineers with CloudLock, which was acquired by Cisco in 2016. Source: Press release
Tags: Israel, Los Angeles, Trends, Cisco, VC Deals, Ariel Maislos, Ori Keren, COO Dan Lines


Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: ___ THE QUAKE Most Read StoriesNetflix raising prices […]
Tags: Business, Science, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Nation, Northridge


Tale of two schools: Though separated by just 9 miles, effects of the strike on these campuses are far apart

Brenda Sandoval has already taken two days off work from her job as a receptionist at a nearby mental health clinic to support the striking teachers of Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima. Depending on how long the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike lasts, she may have to take more time off. But she’s willing to do it. “I feel that I have no choice,” said Sandoval as she juggled a UTLA protest sign in Spanish, a floral-printed umbrella and the hand of her poncho-clad first gra...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Education, Abc, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, City Hall, Friedman, Colfax, LA County, San Fernando Valley, Koreatown


For student supporting her LAUSD teachers, it’s all about classroom size

By Bradley Bermont, contributing reporter Middle-school was very different than elementary school for for 11-year-old Angelina Soultanian. Her class sizes became significantly larger, growing by a dozen or more students, and her cohorts’ behavior grew more disruptive with it, she said. It’s why the Patrick Henry Middle School sixth-grader marched in the rain through downtown Los Angeles, with her mom and sister, supporting the teachers’ strike on Monday. “Most of the time, they’re rude,” she sai...
Tags: Business, Milan, News, California, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Marquez, Los Angeles Unified School District, Patrick Henry Middle School, Beutner, Millan, Top Stories LADN


Tale of two schools: Though separated by just 9 miles, effects of the strike on these campuses are very far apart

Brenda Sandoval has already taken two days off work from her job as a receptionist at a nearby mental health clinic to support the striking teachers of Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima. Depending on how long the Los Angeles Unified School District teachers’ strike lasts, she may have to take more time off. But she’s willing to do it. “I feel that I have no choice,” said Sandoval as she juggled a UTLA protest sign in Spanish, a floral-printed umbrella and the hand of her poncho-clad first gra...
Tags: Facebook, Business, News, Education, Abc, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Maya, City Hall, Colfax, LA County, Koreatown, Sandoval


Auckland to LAX American Airlines flight diverted to Honolulu due to medical event

A Kiwi passenger has spoken of a horror flight to Los Angeles where a passenger fell severely ill, requiring urgent care and the plane to be diverted to Hawaii. Auckland man Paul Ross told the Herald about three hours after American... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Los Angeles, Herald, Auckland, Kiwi, Honolulu, Paul Ross, LAX American Airlines, Hawaii Auckland


Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" is picking up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run.The CBS sitcom was last week's most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of... [Author: [email protected]]
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