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In Continued Jobs Push, Gov. Scott To Head To California

In Continued Jobs Push, Gov. Scott To Head To California | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Governor Rick Scott is planning a trade delegation to California.
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leading a business-recruitment safari into Los Angeles this weekend, and on Monday the Valley Industry and Commerce Association is buying him lunch.Turns out Scott, who is is targeting
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Carson NFL stadium plan report projects $500-million spending boost

Carson NFL stadium plan report projects $500-million spending boost | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
As plans for an NFL stadium in Carson move toward a vote this spring, supporters released a study Wednesday night detailing how the project could benefit the South Bay city.
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Garcetti hopes to have L.A.'s quake retrofit laws in place this year

Garcetti hopes to have L.A.'s quake retrofit laws in place this year | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a deadline for his plan to require retrofitting of thousands of earthquake-vulnerable buildings, saying he'd like to have the new laws in place by the end of the year.
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Report: Metro to tap Denver transit official as new boss

Phil Washington is currently general manager of Denver's Regional Transportation District.
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VICA PAC Makes Council Endorsements | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The Valley Industry & Commerce Association PAC has endorsed three incumbents from the San Fernando Valley running for re-election to the City Council in the March 3 primary.
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Issue Preview: Unlocking Potential | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

L.A. City Councilman Bob Blumenfield has a plan to revitalize central Reseda - and some $26 million to make it happen. Community members are taking notice.
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Universal Studios Tour Goes High Tech | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

NBCUniversal is making over its popular tour at Universal Studios Hollywood with more comfortable and high-tech tram vehicles and a new 3-D attraction based on the “The Fast and the Furious” films.
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Garcetti Signs Ordinance Lowering Business Tax | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Delivering some relief to local businesses, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday signed into law a reduction in the top rates businesses pay in gross-receipts taxes to the city.
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Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-City area to Century City.
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Hopefully the Mayor and Metro will prioritize the East Valley Transit Corridor in next year's budget request...

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Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates

Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election.
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Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs

Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Los Angeles began taking water from the Owens Valley nearly a century ago, inspiring the movie “Chinatown.” But the fight that ensued may soon be over.
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Porn industry still at home in San Fernando Valley despite condom laws, Web, piracy

Porn industry still at home in San Fernando Valley despite condom laws, Web, piracy | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
While piracy, drooping DVD sales and a condom law continue to cast a gray cloud over porn film production in Los Angeles, adult entertainment as a whole is thriving as diverse sex toys and more interactive technology come into play, industry experts s
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business enterprise

Florida Gov. Rick Scott on hunt for Los Angeles-area business enterprise | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is leading a enterprise-recruitment safari into Los Angeles this weekend, and on Monday the Valley Industry and Commerce Association is shopping for him lunch.Turns out Scott, who is is targeting shipping-associated firms on this trip,...
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DC Comics says 'bye to NYC, hello to Burbank; Marvel responds

DC Comics says 'bye to NYC, hello to Burbank; Marvel responds | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Friday is officially DC Comics' last day in its historic homeland of New York City, moving closer to its bread and butter of movie and TV adaptations.
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Lyft Profitable in Chicago, Los Angeles, CEO Green Says

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(Bloomberg) -- Lyft Inc. is profitable in larger U.S. cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco as the ride-sharing service presses to expand elsewhere, Chief Executive Officer Logan Green said.

 

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Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu Top District 4 Primary | Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles City Clerk’s office confirmed that Carolyn Ramsay and David Ryu – two business-backed candidates – received the most votes in the March 3 primary to fill the seat representing L.A. City Council District 4.
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LAX Cargo, Passenger Traffic Grows | Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles International Airport started 2015 with a modest increase in passenger traffic, with the number of people passing through the airport in January rising less than 1 percent over the same month the year before.
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L.A. County's small-theater community speaks out on proposed wage hike

L.A. County's small-theater community speaks out on proposed wage hike | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
An impassioned, two-hour, open-mike meeting about the future of Los Angeles County's small-theater community Saturday at the Renberg Theatre at the Los Angeles LGBT Center in Hollywood drew an overflow crowd of well over 200 theater folks.
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Krekorian Opposing Weddington Development | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian announced his formal opposition to a proposed senior condominium development at the Weddington Golf & Tennis complex in Studio City along the L.A. River.
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Burbank Calls for Airport Authority Reforms | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

The city of Burbank released its official response on Friday afternoon to a proposal from the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for restarting plans to build a replacement terminal at the airfield – and called for changes in the authority's voting procedures.
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Clay Lacy Kicking Off Airport Development | San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Clay Lacy Aviation will break ground Feb. 12 on a $10 million hangar and terminal project on the last vacant parcel at Van Nuys Airport.
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Tipoff: L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s triple-duty Washington, D.C., visit

Tipoff: L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s triple-duty Washington, D.C., visit | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heads out again this week, making his
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Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates

Billboard firm to put up signs backing six L.A. council candidates | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
A billboard company challenging Los Angeles' restrictions on digital signs has disclosed plans to donate tens of thousands of dollars in advertising to help Councilman Jose Huizar and five other candidates, all but one of them incumbents, in the March 3 election.
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Uproar over L.A. minimum wage study spurs call for more studies

Uproar over L.A. minimum wage study spurs call for more studies | San Fernando Valley & Los Angeles | Scoop.it
A city councilman pushing to boost the minimum wage in Los Angeles is inviting more study of the idea — this time from some of its biggest fans and foes.
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