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Historic Sportsmen’s Lodge to get a $100-million makeover
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Historic Sportsmen’s Lodge to get a $100-million makeover

Sportsmen's Lodge has a storied past as one of the San Fernando Valley's most cherished institutions, stretching from its days in the 1930s as a...

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L.A. Care signs one of the year's biggest leases — and it's on downtown's fringes
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L.A. Care signs one of the year's biggest leases — and it's on downtown's fringes

In one of the largest office leases of the year in Los Angeles, insurance provider L. A. Care has agreed to take over a recently renovated building...

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Work starts on massive Silicon Valley project by Hudson Yards developer
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Work starts on massive Silicon Valley project by Hudson Yards developer

The developer of New York's Hudson Yards is ready to build another massive office, housing and retail complex - this time about 3,000 miles to the...

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Drop in auto sales indicates consumer spending is weakening
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Drop in auto sales indicates consumer spending is weakening

U. S. retail sales unexpectedly declined in April for the second time in three months, weighed down by soft sales of autos and building materials...

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Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore
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Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore

Co-working offices emerged a decade ago as offbeat, bare-boned affairs that served start-ups and the self-employed of the emerging gig economy. But...

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After hyping a $1-billion Star Wars land, how does Disney get visitors to leave?
News 2 weeks ago
After hyping a $1-billion Star Wars land, how does Disney get visitors to leave?

Disneyland's May 31 launch of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will test the park's efforts to open a highly anticipated expansion without the crushing...

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Trump complained about Amazon's tax breaks — even as he used them himself
News 2 weeks ago
Trump complained about Amazon's tax breaks — even as he used them himself

President Trump complains that large corporations such as Amazon.com Inc. are shirking their tax responsibilities. Yet for at least a decade, Trump...

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Stores install cameras that can guess your age, gender and mood to target ads
News 4 weeks ago
Stores install cameras that can guess your age, gender and mood to target ads

Eyeing that can of soda in the supermarket cooler? Or maybe you're sizing up a pint of ice cream. A camera could be watching you. It's a new...

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One of Southland’s last model and hobby shops will close because of rising rent
News 4 weeks ago
One of Southland’s last model and hobby shops will close because of rising rent

Evett's Model Shop has gotten unusual requests over its 71 years of operation, but few have been as weird as the one in January from YouTube car...

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First visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all
News 1 month ago
First visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all

The first visitors to Disneyland's highly anticipated new Star Wars attraction will each be given a four-hour window to take in the $1-billion...

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To populate its off-road vehicles, Polaris takes the adventure to riders
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To populate its off-road vehicles, Polaris takes the adventure to riders

Polaris Adventures figured it could sell more of its off-road vehicles if it could just get people to try them in the wild. So a year ago, it...

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Smart & Final markets bring $500 million in sale to an investment firm
News 1 month ago
Smart & Final markets bring $500 million in sale to an investment firm

Smart & Final Stores Inc.'s stock soared Wednesday after the grocery retailer agreed to be acquired by the investment firm Apollo Global Management...

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‘Star Trek’ game maker Scopely lands lease in new Culver City office building
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‘Star Trek’ game maker Scopely lands lease in new Culver City office building

Mobile games creator Scopely agreed to lease an office building under construction in Culver City as rapidly growing entertainment-related...

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No sign of retreat for growing Los Angeles County office market
News 1 month ago
No sign of retreat for growing Los Angeles County office market

The Los Angeles County office market has been on the upswing since 2013 and showed no sign of slipping in the first quarter as rents moved up and...

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Amazon is leading the march toward a cashless society. States and cities push back
News 1 month ago
Amazon is leading the march toward a cashless society. States and cities push back

Rebecca Esparza works with homeless people and, having once lived in a shelter herself, knows what it's like to navigate the U. S. economy if you...

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To handle Star Wars crowds, Disneyland nixes smoking areas, bans wide strollers
News 1 month ago
To handle Star Wars crowds, Disneyland nixes smoking areas, bans wide strollers

Wide strollers, children's push wagons and several smoking areas are getting nixed at Disneyland to help ease the crowding that is expected when...

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Amazon worker says he was fired for calling for unionization and safer conditions
News 2 months ago
Amazon worker says he was fired for calling for unionization and safer conditions

Amazon.com Inc.'s clashes with employees over workers' rights and unionization now include a Staten Island, N. Y., warehouse worker who says his...

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The Fox lot is one asset Rupert Murdoch wouldn’t sell to Disney — with good reason
News 2 months ago
The Fox lot is one asset Rupert Murdoch wouldn’t sell to Disney — with good reason

The historic lot on Pico Boulevard in Century City was retained by the newly formed Fox Corp., even as Walt Disney Co. absorbed much of 21st...

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As U.S. banks shut branches, JPMorgan leads a shift toward wealthy areas
News 2 months ago
As U.S. banks shut branches, JPMorgan leads a shift toward wealthy areas

Aberdeen, Wash., is a far Northwest outpost of JPMorgan Chase & Co., with one lonely branch perched near the Pacific, 2,900 miles from Wall Street....

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Tesla plans to raise prices and backpedals on closing most stores
News 2 months ago
Tesla plans to raise prices and backpedals on closing most stores

Elon Musk is backtracking from a jarring change in Tesla Inc.'s retail strategy, keeping many of the automaker's stores open and raising the prices...

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New York co-living company plans $100 million expansion with Los Angeles apartment developer
News 2 months ago
New York co-living company plans $100 million expansion with Los Angeles apartment developer

Co-living is one the newest trends in urban housing, and it has prompted a New York operator to join with a Los Angeles developer to create $100...

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Elon Musk blindsided Tesla staffers with plan to close stores, sources say
News 2 months ago
Elon Musk blindsided Tesla staffers with plan to close stores, sources say

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk caught many employees by surprise with his announcement last week that the electric-car maker would close most...

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Amazon reportedly plans dozens of new grocery stores, starting in Los Angeles
News 2 months ago
Amazon reportedly plans dozens of new grocery stores, starting in Los Angeles

Amazon.com Inc. plans to open dozens of grocery stores in U. S. cities, the Wall Street Journal reported, a move that would expand the retail and...

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Construction at massive Oceanwide Plaza in downtown L.A. remains stalled
News 2 months ago
Construction at massive Oceanwide Plaza in downtown L.A. remains stalled

Construction of Oceanwide Plaza, a $1-billion real estate development in downtown Los Angeles, remains stalled amid questions about whether the...

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Elon Musk takes out five monster mortgages
News 3 months ago
Elon Musk takes out five monster mortgages

The billionaire chief executive of Tesla Inc., SpaceX and Boring Co. recently took out $61 million in mortgages on five properties in California:...

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Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its real estate footprint across the U.S.
News 3 months ago
Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its real estate footprint across the U.S.

Last May, officials in Midlothian, Texas, a city near Dallas, approved more than $10 million in tax breaks for a huge, mysterious new development...

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Payless ShoeSource will close all of its remaining U.S. stores
News 3 months ago
Payless ShoeSource will close all of its remaining U.S. stores

Payless ShoeSource is closing all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U. S., joining a list of iconic names such as Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that...

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Toys R Us blew a hole in the toy industry, but 2019 looks a little better
News 3 months ago
Toys R Us blew a hole in the toy industry, but 2019 looks a little better

After trekking to Manhattan every February from his headquarters in Coconut Creek, Fla., for the largest trade show in the U. S. toy industry, Gary...

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Deutsche Bank reverses pledge to help distressed homeowners
News 3 months ago
Deutsche Bank reverses pledge to help distressed homeowners

Deutsche Bank has decided that none of the more than $4 billion it promised to spend on consumer relief after the global mortgage crisis will go to...

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Stocks falter, hurt by surprisingly weak retail sales
News 3 months ago
Stocks falter, hurt by surprisingly weak retail sales

U. S. stock indexes clawed most of the way back from an early slide Thursday and still finished mostly down, ending a four-day winning streak for...

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