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California port strikes not affecting retailers... yet

Dec 3, 2012
Today, huge container ships are anchored off-shore from southern California today, waiting to get into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. It's the seventh day of a strike that has crippled the busiest port complex in the country.
Posted In: ports, los angeles

What trends are on display at the L.A. Auto Show?

Nov 30, 2012
The opening of the L.A. auto show comes at an interesting time; the market for cars in the U.S. has rebounded even as the broader economic recovery continues at a painfully slow pace.
Posted In: Auto, los angeles, carmakers, recovery, electric cars

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