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Immigration Scammer Convicted

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on Friday announced that his office has convicted Gloria Dora Saucedo and her Panorama City business for illegally practicing law and providing paralegal services.

NoHo Tunnel Connects Red Line, Orange Line

A new pedestrian tunnel opened on Monday between the Red Line subway and the Orange Line busway in North Hollywood.

Earnings: Qualstar, BNK

Qualstar narrows its losses, while BNK's grows wider on volatile oil prices.

DineEquity Serves Up Hard-to-Digest Earnings

DineEquity, the Glendale-based operator of Applebee’s and IHOP restaurants, on Wednesday reported a worse-than-expected dip in revenue in the second quarter amid disappointing same-restaurant sales.

College of the Canyons Names Workforce Development VP

College of the Canyons has appointed a new vice president of economic and business development.

Valley's First Floor & Decor Opens

The San Fernando Valley’s first Floor & Decor opened for business in West Hills Thursday.

Family Won’t Sue Disney Over Son’s Death

The family of a toddler killed by an alligator at a Walt Disney Co. resort in Orlando will not sue the company.

Preview: Gas Leak Yields Windfall of Work

With the gas leak in Aliso Canyon plugged, a geyser of lawsuits has erupted to provide work for local law firms – and perhaps rewrite the rules for complex litigation going forward.

Leak Found, Fixed, at Aliso Canyon

Another gas leak was discovered at Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon facility near Porter Ranch over the weekend, but it was small and quickly patched.

Attorneys Join Encino Firm

Encino-based law firm Greenberg & Bass just added two senior counsels, Martin Rudoy and Benjamin Seigel.

On Assignment Launches $150 Million Buyback Program

On Assignment Inc.’s board approved a new stock repurchase program that allows the company to buy up to $150 million of its common stock over the next two years, the company announced Monday.

California Resources Quarterly Loss Totals $100 Million

California Resources Corp. suffered massive losses during the first quarter, yet still managed to beat Wall Street expectations on earnings.

Call Center to Hire 150 in Simi

IQor is expanding by adding 150 new employees to its Simi Valley contact center located at 2290 Agate Court.

Universal Studios Books Deal with Local Hotels

Universal Studios Hollywood has partnered with more than 20 Los Angeles hotels to roll out its Preferred Hotel Program, the company has announced.

Students Tune In to Radio Startup in Camarillo

California State University Channel Islands and its communications program launched a student-run Internet radio station this month that will teach students the basics of running a radio station.