Cal/OSHA Issues Guidelines for Mask-Wearing After June 15

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board last week announced guidelines that will continue to require masks for many workers, even those who are vaccinated, extending regulations beyond Gov. Gavin Newsom’s directive to reopen the state economy on June 15.

Preview: Ready for Reopening?

The state government intends for California’s economy to reopen fully on June 15. Are companies ready?

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L.A. Rams, Law Firm Partner on Hero Awards

The Wallace Firm in Encino has partnered with the Los Angeles Rams in Agoura Hills to launch the WallaceWins.com Heart & Hustle Award for local heroes.

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Preview: Asian Entrepreneurs Month Special Report

he Business Journal this month is publishing small profiles of local Asian-American business owners.

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Preview: Time to Rehire

Economic recovery creates worker shortage for hospitality employers.

American Homes 4 Rent to Raise $599 Million in Secondary Offering

American Homes 4 Rent plans to sell 16.3 million shares in a secondary public offering that will raise about $599 million.

Nicholas Roxborough Appointed to State Workers’ Comp Commission

Nicholas Roxborough, partner at the law firm Roxborough Pomerance Nye & Adreani in Woodland Hills, has been appointed to the California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation.

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Velocity Financial Closes $265 Million Securitization

Westlake Village-based small business mortgage provider Velocity Financial Inc. has closed its first securitization of 2021.

SRAX Launches Sequire Investor Community

Westlake Village fintech company SRAX Inc. has launched an investor community through its new online platform Sequire.

LAEDC Report ‘Optimistic’ on Economic Recovery

Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. reported indicators of a strengthening economic recovery in the county during its monthly economic briefing.

California Resources Earnings Reflect ‘Fresh Start Accounting’

California Resources Corp. reported its fourth quarter earnings after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in October.

Three More People Arrested in $22 Million PPP Loan Scam

Federal authorities have charged three new defendants with participating in a scheme that allegedly submitted more than 150 fraudulent loan applications seeking nearly $22 million in COVID-19 relief funds.

Dole Prevails in Directors and Officers Liability Lawsuit

In an appeals case involving liability insurance for directors and officers, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Dole Food Co.

CEO Change Doesn’t Impact Credit Rating at Crusader Insurance

A new chief executive at Calabasas-based Crusader Insurance won’t affect the company’s credit rating.

Small Business Survey Finds Resiliency During COVID-19 Impact

Ventura County’s Economic Development Collaborative, or EDC, in partnership with the California Small Business Development Center has conducted a statewide survey on COVID-19’s impact on California entrepreneurs.