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‘Iconic’ El Tepeyac Café Owners Sued

Relatives of the late owner of the iconic El Tepeyac cafe in Boyle Heights are being sued by a man who alleges he loaned more than $200,000 to the eatery in 1993,... Read more »

County to Review Contracting Policy

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday directed staffers to review how sole source contracts get awarded and consider new limits on the use of no-bid... Read more »

Council Committee Wants Numbers On Garcetti Earthquake Retrofit Proposal

The City Council’s Housing Committee instructed staffers Wednesday to report back on how much Mayor Eric Garcetti’s earthquake retrofit proposal will cost Los... Read more »

Tax Filing Period Begins In State

The window to file 2014 state individual and business tax returns is now open, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) announced late last week. Filing can be confusing and... Read more »

99 Cents Only Store Reaches Hazardous Waste Settlement

Commerce-based 99 Cent Only Stores will pay more than $2.36 million dollars in civil penalties and fines as part of an agreement to settle allegations its stores... Read more »

JPMorgan Chase Sued for ‘Violating’ HIV Positive Worker’s Rights

A lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses JPMorgan Chase & Co. of violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California... Read more »

‘Work Till You Drop’ in Retirement Years? Experts Say Not Always Bad

Four thousand scientists from more than 30 countries will share the latest studies in medical, care taking, diverse cultures, business and many other aging related... Read more »

City to Use Grant to Help Businesses Grow

A $2.55 million grant awarded to the city of Los Angeles will be used to fund initiatives that assist businesses and help create jobs, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced... Read more »

District Attorneys Sue Uber; Settles With Lyft

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor last week announced a lawsuit against Uber, alleging the ride-sharing company made false or misleading statements about the... Read more »

Lawsuit Filed to Block L.A. ‘Hotel Minimum Wage’

Two hotel industry groups sued the city of Los Angeles in federal court Tuesday challenging the recent passage of a $15.37-per-hour minimum wage for workers at many... Read more »

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