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Prolonged California port strike could affect retailers

Nov 30, 2012
Unionized clerical workers who staff the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have entered the fourth day of their strike. If the dispute continues, the ripple effects could soon be felt across the country.
Posted In: los angeles, strike, ports, shipping

NHL hurt by second big lockout in a decade

Nov 20, 2012
Players and owners are expected to meet this morning to try and bring an end to the 66-day-old National Hockey League lockout. If they don't work things out and there's no season, it would be another setback for a sport that's still feeling the impact of a canceled season eight years ago.
Posted In: NHL, los angeles, L.A. Kings, Sports

Can a city make money on art?

Nov 1, 2012
Last year's months-long Pacific Standard Time arts event brought almost two million visitors to the city and pumped $280 million into Southern California.
Posted In: art, los angeles, california

Cities cut taxes in bid to raise revenues

Oct 24, 2012
Los Angeles is one of many cities to offer tax breaks and financial incentives to attract new businesses.
Posted In: tax incentive, los angeles, tax breaks

South L.A. has mixed feelings about shuttle route

Oct 11, 2012
Organizers say Endeavour's road trip through the neighborhood is an event; some locals and business owners say it's an inconvenience.
Posted In: shuttle, los angeles, South LA, Small Business

Endeavour space shuttle finds home in Los Angeles

Sep 20, 2012
The museum where the Space Shuttle Endeavour will retire is banking on it being a big attraction.
Posted In: space shuttle, los angeles, tourism

A foreclosure tour from the front seat of a patrol car

Aug 21, 2012
Four years into the housing crisis, abandoned and derelict foreclosures -- and the crimes they attract -- keep police busy in one Los Angeles neighborhood.
Posted In: foreclosure, los angeles, Housing

New campaign highlights apparel 'Made in Los Angeles'

Aug 20, 2012
Los Angeles' mayor visits trade show to promote L.A. fashion industry.
Posted In: los angeles, fashion, apparel

Who is responsible for foreclosed homes?

Aug 17, 2012
An LAPD police officer gives a tour of his precinct in Watts and the blight foreclosed homes have wrought upon the neighborhood. The City of Los Angeles says the banks who own the homes should be responsible for the upkeep of the foreclosures.
Posted In: foreclosures, los angeles, Watts, blight, Banks

TV drama production fleeing Los Angeles

Aug 15, 2012
There are 23 new hour-long dramas debuting on the broadcast networks this fall, but only two will be shot in L.A. County. What's causing TV to look outside of Hollywood?
Posted In: los angeles, television

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