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Wesco Renews Rockwell Collins Chemical Contract

Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. has renewed a multi-year agreement to provide chemical management services to aerospace and defense contractor Rockwell Collins Inc.

Business Group Discusses Repeal of State Gas Tax

Business leaders should work to repeal an increase to the state’s gas tax, members of a local group heard Friday morning.

Outsource Agency Selects Chairman

Outsourced sales and marketing agency Certified Management Group LLC has appointed former Coca-Cola Co. executive Hal Kravitz as chairman of its board of directors, the Glendale company announced Monday.

Cheesecake Factory Earnings Miss Estimates

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. reported worse-than-expected first quarter earnings of $26 million, or 56 cents a share, the company announced after markets closed on Wednesday.

New Dean at CSUN Business School

Chandra Subramaniam is the new dean of the Nazarian College of Business & Economics at California State University – Northridge.

Mustang Marketing Acquires Ventura Firm

Mustang Marketing in Thousand Oaks plans to acquire ZestNet Inc., a traditional and digital marketing firm based in Ventura.

Glendale Accounting Firm Takes New Name

Business accounting firm Sadd Velazquez Higashi Shammaa LLP has changed its name to the Accountancy, the Glendale company announced Wednesday.

Antelope Valley Lawmakers Sponsor Water Rate Reform

Two Antelope Valley lawmakers have sponsored legislation to bring changes to how the California Public Utilities Commission sets rates for investor-owned water companies.

Personal Injury Attorney Opens Burbank Office

Personal injury lawyer Joshua Glotzer has opened a new office in Burbank.

Preview: Pot Lawyers: Higher Demand

Recreational marijuana is legal but regulated -- and cannabis entrepreneurs need attorneys to figure out the details.

Report: Gas Moratorium Pulled From CPUC Agenda

The president of the California Public Utilities Commission has withdrawn from consideration a temporary moratorium on new natural gas hookups in Los Angeles County, according to media reports.

AMS Receives Certification as a Social Enterprise

Advantage Media Services Inc. announced Thursday the company has received certification from Los Angeles County as a Social Enterprise.

Drug Treatment Center Expands in Sherman Oaks

Addiction treatment center Cliffside Malibu has expanded its operations into the San Fernando Valley with a new outpatient facility in Sherman Oaks.

LAPD's Charlie Beck to Retire

Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck announced Friday that he plans to retire from his post at the beginning of the summer.

Groundbreaking for $92 Million NoHo Water Treatment Plant

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti broke ground Wednesday at the North Hollywood West Groundwater Treatment Project, a plant to restore the use of groundwater for drinking in the San Fernando Valley.