Fix: H.R. Ourichian (left) opened a Northridge auto repair shop with his brother-in-law Reuben Daoulatian.

Fix: H.R. Ourichian (left) opened a Northridge auto repair shop with his brother-in-law Reuben Daoulatian.

You can tell a business is run by a close-knit family when:

Brother-in-laws commute every day to the mechanic shop they own together;

A soon-to-be college graduate plans to help translate for his first-generation Korean-American parents, when they need help at their dry-cleaning store;

And the general manager of a Mexican restaurant in Reseda says at least 16 family members are working at the family’s four restaurants...

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