Presenting a possible curve ball to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's ambitious plan to boost the city's minimum wage, several City Council members on Tuesday called for another study of the mayor's proposal and said they want to explore exemptions for some industries. A motion signed by five council members seeks an independent study of both Garcetti's plan to raise hourly wages to $13.25 by 2017 and another City Hall proposal to push wages to $15.25 by 2019.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement Tuesday of Assemblyman Dan Logue to represent the 3rd Congressional District and said his opponent Rep. John Garamendi has a worse voting record on business than Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Jennings Imel, with the chamber's offices in Los Angeles, said the endorsement of Logue, R-Loma Rica, over Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, was an easy decision.
As a result, Immunotec has opened a 7,200 square foot full-service sales facility that is equipped to meet the needs of the Independent Distributors. The office officially opened for business on Monday, October 20, 2014.
Jeremy Jeffreys graduated from Vacaville High 21 years ago, a time when the city had the best schools in Solano County, he believes. "And now they don't," asserted the father of two and Green Valley Middle School teacher, one of nine candidates seeking four seats on the Vacaville Unified board.
Though tenants have already moved into the 22-story Sunset and Gordon tower in Hollywood, a judge's ruling invalidating the project's building permits could force them out, at least temporarily. Though tenants have already moved into the 22-story Sunset and Gordon tower in Hollywood, a judge's ruling invalidating the project's building permits could force them out, at least temporarily.
The Economic and Business Development Committee of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce invites leaders of business and industry in Pasadena discuss our local economy, their industries and the future of business in Pasadena at the second Pasadena Business and Economic Summit on Thursday, October 23, 2014, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Brookside Golf Club at 1133 Rosemont Avenue in Pasadena. Free parking is available in the lots adjacent to the east side of the Rose Bowl.
UPDATE: 10/16 - 10:20am: Joint statement from the LA Board Of Education Today, Superintendent John Deasy tendered his resignation as General Superintendent of Schools from the District. We thank Dr. Deasy for over three years of devoted service to the District and its students.
The yellow fever mosquito, shown in a file photo, has been found in Commerce and Pico Rivera. It is capable of transmitting viruses including dengue and yellow fever, but officials say those viruses aren't currently present in L.A. County.
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company , a leading wealth management and private banking company, announces Marshall E. Lewis has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending. With more than 36 years of experience in the banking industry, including over 20 in commercial and retail bank management, Marshall's primary focus is managing and developing a lending team responsible for managing a portfolio of existing commercial and private banking relationships, originating new financing transactions and cross-selling the Bank's wide array of products and services.
Bobby Shriver amused a lot of people last winter when, in declaring his candidacy for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the Kennedy family scion said he thinks of himself as a political outsider. But as odd as that self-image might seem, Shriver has lived up to it, campaigning like an outsider, eschewing formality and expressing impatience for the slow processes of an L.A. County government that oversees everything from law enforcement to public health and transportation.
Jim Williams is retiring from Williams+Paddon , the Roseville-based architecture firm he co-founded in 1981, but he won't be stepping away from his civic involvement. Williams currently is president of the board of the South Placer County Municipal Utility District .
She's one hip mom! Gwen Stefani looks ready for the stage as she takes Kingston, Zuma and Apollo for frozen yogurt The 45-year-old appeared cool and relaxed as she was spotted taking her three boys, eight-year-old Kingston, Zuma, six, and seven-month-old Apollo out for frozen yogurt in Sherman Oaks, California on Sunday. The Grammy winner flashed her black bra in a low side cut tank top that she paired with a gold and brown fine printed trousers and designer Jeremy Scott's Nizza Jagged Adidas.
For Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell, who is hoping to be Los Angeles County sheriff, his allies are coming to his aid once again. Friends of Jim McDonnell, an independent expenditure committee that spent about $100,000 in the primary election, is set to launch a $250,000 media buy on McDonnell's behalf for the Nov. 4 election against former Assistant Sheriff Paul Tanaka.
It's been confirmed that the office supply store is closing Nov. 15 and will not be relocating within town. Instead, the closest Office Depot/Office Max location will be in Davis at 2107 Cowell Blvd. Office Depot bought out Office Max last November, combining the two companies and is now consolidating.