EDUCATION: Swiss firm to develop Pasadena campus
EF Education First’s EF Academy will be the L.A. area’s first new large-scale boarding school in nearly a century.
EDUCATION: Students, execs rethink need for college
Some in L.A.’s business community are rethinking the value of college degrees — both for themselves and their employees.
Wealthy donors are shifting focus to social, environmental causes
Wealthy donors are shifting the focus of their giving, with an eye toward social and environmental causes.
USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann resigned amid an admissions bribery scandal that has rocked the school's athletic department.
Glendale-based software firm ServiceTitan Inc. has purchased CUC Software Inc., a Billings, Mont.-based business software firm whose customers are based largely in Canada.
Woodland Hills-based financial services firm B. Riley Financial Inc. named former Republican Rep. Mimi Walters from Orange County to its nine-member board.
Hermosa Beach private equity firm has purchased HotSchedules and Fourth, software platforms that manage labor, inventory and operations for the restaurant and hospitality industries.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate dipped slightly in May to 4.5%, the combined effect of a modest gain in jobs and several thousand workers leaving the labor force.
UCLA recently named longtime Anderson School of Management finance professor and administrator Antonio Bernardo as the school’s new dean, effective July 1.
USC on June 11 named Geoffrey Garrett, current dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, as the next dean of the Marshall School of Business, effective in July 2020.
Ron Nichols, president of Southern California Edison and former top executive with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, died June 6 after a battle with gastric cancer.
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer sued West Los Angeles coin dealer Lear Capital Inc., alleging the company engaged in deceptive and unfair sales practices.
Tech billionaire and UCLA alum Henry Samueli and his wife Susan have made the largest gift ever of $100 million to expand UCLA’s engineering school already bearing the Samueli name, the university announced June 4.
L.A.’S EXPANDING HOTEL MARKET
Hancock Park-based online tutoring startup TutorMe.com Inc. was acquired by San Diego-based educational services firm Zovio Inc. April 4.