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Walmart Now Hiring for New South Gate Store

A new Walmart Supercenter scheduled to open this spring in South Gate will hire as many as 250 workers at the location, the company said Monday. A temporary hiring... Read more »

Pres.Obama Nominates Local Latino Banker, Businesswoman to Head SBA

The granddaughter of a migrant worker and founder of a Los Angeles bank was nominated by President Barack Obama yesterday to lead the Small Business Administration. Maria... Read more »

East L.A. Chamber Welcomes New Board

Two strong advocates for local businesses have joined the East Los Angeles Board of Directors, the chamber announced this week. Jesse Torres, president and CEO of... Read more »

Council Clears Path to Speed Up Development of Downtown L.A. ‘Historic’ Buildings

City officials unveiled guidelines Thursday aimed at transforming a large swath of empty historic buildings along Broadway in downtown Los Angeles into a bustling... Read more »

Toys ‘R’ Us Agrees to Settlement in Price-Overcharge Case

Retail chain Toys R Us agreed to pay about $178,700 to resolve a consumer case involving purported overcharges to customers at the company’s stores in California,... Read more »

Three Month Filing Extension Granted For Personal Injury Claims Against Exide

The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has granted an extension for residents of southeast Los Angeles County who want to file claims against Vernon-based... Read more »

Wells Fargo Grants Aim to ‘Lift’ Communities

Wells Fargo is accepting applications for $11.4 million in grants to help nonprofits in 25 cities accelerate economic recovery and improvements in neighborhoods... Read more »

Walmart Neighborhood Market Opens in Downtown L.A.

A nearly 20 year effort to bring a full-service grocery store to Downtown Los Angeles was realized this week with the opening of a Walmart Neighborhood Market in... Read more »

SHOP Spells Relief for Small Business

For years, small business owner Douglas Ogden wanted to provide his employees health insurance, but just couldn’t afford it. The Beverly Hills resident, who runs... Read more »

Q&A: Restaurant Workers Movement is Just Beginning

Hundreds of fast food workers from about 60 cities nationwide struck work Aug. 29 demanding a minimum wage of $15-an-hour and union privileges. Oakland, Calif. resident... Read more »

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