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Biotech Expert Joins Glendale Law Firm

Law firm Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie on Thursday announced that attorney Sal Wakil will join its Glendale office as an associate in the intellectual property practice group.

SoCalGas Settles Gas Leak Case with Prosecutors

A judge on Tuesday certified a $4 million settlement between Los Angeles County prosecutors and Southern California Gas Co., clearing the company of a criminal charge related to a gas leak at its Aliso Canyon storage facilities.

Cal Lutheran Creates Business Mentorship Posts

Two veteran business leaders have been tapped to fill the new executive-in-residence and entrepreneur-in-residence posts at California Lutheran University’s School of Management, the college announced Monday.

Lancaster Charter School Buys Campus for $2.6 Million

Life Source International Charter School in Lancaster has bought the building it has occupied for three years.

Warehouse Apprentice Program Launches in Santa Clarita

College of the Canyons and AMS Fulfillment Inc. have partnered to offer California’s first apprenticeships in warehousing and shipping, the college announced Thursday.

College Pays $7 Million for Camarillo Office Building

Ventura County Community College District in the city of Ventura has bought a top-notch office building in Camarillo for its new headquarters, according to commercial real estate brokerage NAI Capital Inc. in Encino.

Crednology Buys E-Waste Recycler

Crednology Holding Corp. announced Monday the acquisition of California Recycles Inc., an e-waste recycling company in a deal valued at $250,000.

College of the Canyons Renews Training Contract

The California Employment Training Panel, or ETP, a statewide workforce development program, has awarded a contract valued at roughly $550,000 to the College of the Canyons Employee Training Institute, the college announced Wednesday.

California Resources Shares Drop on Widening Loss

The share price of California Resources Corp. (CRC) slid 4 percent Thursday after the oil and natural gas producer reported a third-quarter loss that widened beyond the improvements analysts anticipated.

DineEquity Beats Earnings Estimates

DineEquity Inc. reported third-quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations for earnings but missed on revenues.

On Assignment Misses Estimates

On Assignment Inc.’s net income for the third quarter fell short of analyst expectations

No. 2 Hotel in L.A.? It’s the Garland

The Garland hotel in North Hollywood has been named the No. 2 hotel in Los Angeles by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine, the publication announced Tuesday, jumping three notches from its No. 5 ranking last year.

Jerry's Deli to Close

The Woodland Hills location of Jerry’s Famous Deli will close for good on Oct. 16 after 43 years of business, the restaurant has announced.

BlackLine Files for IPO

Accounting software developer BlackLine has filed for an initial public offering that will raise up to $100 million.

Lancaster Wins Green Power Designation

The city of Lancaster has been named a Green Power Community by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the first city to receive that designation in Southern California.