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Union Bank Earns Praise for Move to Serve ‘Unbanked Customers’

Some low- to moderate-income consumers who don’t use conventional bank accounts because they are “too expensive or too confusing,” could find a new account... Read more »

L.A. Toughens Bank Foreclosure Registry Requirement

The Los Angeles City Council approved measures Wednesday that could put some teeth in a 2010 ordinance that requires banks to register vacant, foreclosed properties... Read more »

Vernon Takes Step to Reduce Council Pay

The two-tier pay schedule for members of the Vernon City Council could come up for review at the council’s next meeting, following the council’s approval Tuesday... Read more »

LBC-GLA Elects New Board Chairman

The managing partner of a prominent Los Angeles CPA firm has been elected chairman of the board for the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, LBC-GLA. Gilbert... Read more »

Brown’s Budget Pokes Holes in Safety Net, Say Health Care Advocates

With just about two weeks left for Gov. Jerry Brown to unveil the state budget, Alameda County officials and health care advocates are scrambling to get him to reconsider... Read more »

Bell Gardens Businesses Prepare for Summer Youth Hiring

With the school year coming to an end, high school students will be knocking on the doors of local businesses in search of a summer job. Some businesses in Bell... Read more »

New Owners for Vernon Manufacture

Vernon-based frozen-food manufacturer Overhill Farms Inc. announced Thursday it has agreed to be bought by Minneapolis-based Bellisio Foods Inc., the nation’s... Read more »

Vernon-based ‘True Religion’ Agrees to be Acquired for $835 Million

True Religion Apparel Inc., a manufacturer of high-end denim garments, announced on May 10 it has agreed to be acquired for around $835 million. The company said... Read more »

State Supreme Court Oks Local Limits on ‘Pot Shops’

Reacting to the state Supreme Court’s ruling Monday that said municipalities can ban medical marijuana dispensaries, an attorney backing Los Angeles’ Proposition... Read more »

Montebello No Longer In the Red, But Deadline to Pay Past Debt Closing In

It was not too long ago that the city of Montebello was facing a projected five-year,  $17.3 million deficit and having trouble securing a loan to help it get through... Read more »

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