L.A. County Jobless Rate Ticked Up to 4.5 Percent in June

L.A. County’s unemployment rate edged up to 4.5 percent in June as more county residents were looking for work, according to state figures released July 20. Source: Business

Silicon Beach Report July 18: L.A. Hyperloop Outfit Wins China Contract

Hyperloop Transportation wins China contract, StartEngine accepting bitcoin; HyreCar partners with dealerships Source: Business

First Republic Expanding to 100K SF in Century City

First Republic Bank will expand its Century City footprint by leasing around 31,000 square feet that will be vacated by Chicago-based accounting firm BDO USA at 1888 Century Park...

Pasadena Council Approves Art Center’s Master Plan

The Pasadena City Council late on July 16 unanimously approved a master plan for the Art Center College of Design that will focus the school’s growth over the next...

Silicon Beach Report July 18: AdQuick Raises $2.1 Million

AdQuick raises $2.1 million; meal delivery service Chef’d abruptly shutters; SpaceX gears up for new launch Source: Business

Silicon Beach Report July 17: MTech Capital Announces $75 Million Fund

MTech Capital’s new $75M fund for “InsureTech;” smart key maker Openpath raises $20M; Pelican Products has an new consumer marketing team leader Source: Business

Keck Medicine of USC to Lead a $27M Study on Prostate Cancer in Black...

The Keck School of Medicine of USC will lead a nearly $27 million study on why African-American men were more likely to die from prostate cancer. Source: Business

UCLA Leads the Nation in Organ Transplants

Ronald Reagan Medical Center led the nation last year in the number of organ transplants, with 641 surgeries performed at its Westwood campus. Source: Business

Spotify Moves to 110,000 SF in Arts District

Spotify has signed a lease for nearly 110,000 square feet to house its regional headquarters in the Arts District’s At Mateo development. Source: Business

L.A. County Supervisor Approve Pedestrian Bridge for Park to Playa Project

L.A. County Supervisor Approve Pedestrian Bridge for Park to Playa Project The 13-mile pedestrian trail will link Baldwin Hills with the beach. by STEVEN SHARP on July 06, 2018, 10:00AM The Los Angeles...

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