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Stepping Out

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Leak Stops, Loans Start at Porter Ranch

The gas leak that has been plaguing Porter Ranch for almost four months has been temporarily stopped, Southern California Gas Company announced Thursday.

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Club Operator Hits New Stage

MUSIC: Lance Sterling adds venue to compete with bigger rivals.

Pasadena’s nightlife is the next stage for Agoura Hills night club owner.

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Taking Out Trash

New facility aims to let less go to waste

Impacts from Sun Valley’s new waste-processing plant.

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Making Grade In Business

EDUCATION: Village Christian School program helps put students on course for careers.

Learning from top CEOs at Village Christian. Includes the 2016 Valley's Private High Schools list.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Healthy Opportunity

Developer checks in to Antelope Valley with hospital-adjacent wellness center.

L.A. developer John Thomas proposes a health care oasis in Antelope Valley’s high desert.

Gas Leak Triggers Business Class Action Suit

Two Porter Ranch businesses filed a class-action lawsuit against SoCal Gas Co. and parent company Sempra Energy over the Aliso Canyon gas leak that has left thousands of residents displaced and the neighborhood in a state of economic disarray.

Glendale Law Firm Merger

Christie Parker & Hale LLP in Glendale announced Monday that it has merged with Phoenix’s Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP to become Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP.

PSI Acquires Testing Firm

Professional testing firm PSI Services has acquired Applied Measurement Professionals, a competitor providing assessment services to government agencies, professional associations and private industry.

Porter Ranch Declared in State of Emergency

A state of emergency was declared Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Advisors in regards to the gas leak in Porter Ranch.

Businesses Quickly Adapt to LAUSD Closure

Local businesses on Tuesday responded quickly to the unexpected closing of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Gas Company Responds to Porter Ranch Leak

Southern California Gas Co. executives say they are doing what they can to ameliorate the effects of the gas leak near Porter Ranch that has been ongoing since late October and appears likely to continue for several months.

LegalZoom Buys British Law Firm

LegalZoom Legal Services Ltd., the U.K. division of LegalZoom.com Inc. in Glendale, announced on Tuesday that it is purchasing British law firm Beaumont Legal for an undisclosed amount.

UberEntrepreneurs Launches in SoCal Region

The initiative is designed to spotlight small business owners who double as Uber drivers.

PennyMac Financial Narrowly Misses Estimates

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. narrowly missed analyst expectations for net income and revenue Thursday.