LABJ WEEKLY EDITION

Health Care Special Report

The market for health care in the Southland has never been more robust.

Growing Pains at Activision

GAMING: Company seeks to balance mobile, console

Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected third-quarter earnings and a loss of 3 million users.

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Fulgent Enters Home Market

HEALTH CARE: Genetic testing kits bypass doctor visits

Fulgent Genetics enters the market for at-home genetic tests.

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Women Execs Warm to Men’s Watches

FASHION: Luxe timepieces viewed as a sign of progress

Men’s luxury watches, particularly those from Rolex Group, are in fashion among L.A.’s businesswomen.

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Ports in a Storm

LA, Long Beach are feeling the impact of tariffs

Port of Los Angeles head Gene Seroka warns of consequences from the U.S.-China trade war.

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Cyber Alert

Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

Herbalife Names Agwunobi as CEO

HEALTH CARE: Activist investor Carl Icahn raises his stake in the company to 24%

Herbalife Nutrition announces John Agwunobi will become its next CEO.

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Squar Milner Announces Acquisitions

ACCOUNTING: Deals for SRG and BPE&H team expands presence in LA market

Accounting firm Squar Milner continues to expand its L.A. footprint with two new deals.

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Valence Links Black Professionals

TECH: Upfront leads $2.5 million raise to support social network startup

The team at Valence Enterprises looks to connect black professionals.

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LA Malls Work to Win Back Holiday Shoppers

Malls are going all out this season to boost sales and foot traffic

L.A.’s malls seek to entice holiday shoppers this season with celebrities, cocktails and parties.

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LGBTQ-Focused Index Launches

WeHo firm tracks top 100 companies for investors

LGBTQ Loyalty Holdings launches an index tracking companies committed to advancing equality.

J2 Planning $500M Offer

Internet services firm will use funds on credit balance

Hollywood-based internet services firm J2 Global Inc. intends to sell $500 million in convertible senior notes.

Military Business Boosts Boingo

Wi-Fi provider narrows losses in third quarter

Boingo Wireless sees a boost from contracts to provide Wi-Fi to the military.

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HMBradley Nabs $3.5M

Digital banking startup looks to launch in 2020

Halleman Bradley to launch a tech-focused banking platform following a $3.5 million seed round.

Va. Firm Invests in Playa Vista

Harbor Group pours $24M into multifamily building

Harbor Group International invests in Silicon Beach Live Apartments.

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Stockdale Capital Plans New Medical Building

Beverly Grove outpatient facility will include retail

Stockdale Capital Partners plans to build a 145,000-square-foot medical office building in Beverly Grove.

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Swig Co. Renovates Office Spaces

Updates to TrueCar tower attract new tech tenants

Swig Co. is banking on renovating older office properties in some of L.A.’s hottest markets.

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A Helping Hand

Susan Burton I A New Way of Life

STYLE: Susan Burton from A New Way of Life keeps things casual but respectful.

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Kilroy Looks to Hollywood, Tech

REAL ESTATE: Developer optimistic on several fronts

Kilroy Realty Corp. CEO John Kilroy sees much to be optimistic about in L.A.’s real estate market.

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Molina Hit by Big Loss

HEALTH CARE: Insurer downgraded after Texas cuts

Molina Healthcare loses a major Medicaid contract in Texas.

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FinTech Firm Adds Banking

TECH: Dave drops fees, attracts 1 million to wait list

Dave Inc. has branched out into the banking business.

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Sneaker Attack

Ntwrk blends streetwear style with a QVC approach

Ntwrk’s Aaron Levant and Jamie Iovine look to sell streetwear with a QVC approach.

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Picture This

Goings-on in L.A.’s business community.

Plugging Away

LA’s still the place for electric vehicle-makers, but success remains elusive

Los Angeles’ electric vehicle companies keep plugging along despite setbacks.

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Edison Preps $4B Nuclear Project

AECOM will start San Onofre demolition in 2020

Southern California Edison announces start date for AECOM-led project to decommission the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Flood Control Project Set

Tetra Tech wins Army Corps of Engineers contract

Army Corps of Engineers awards Tetra Tech a contract worth up to $40 million.

Smart & Final Revamps Ecommerce

Grocer aims to provide personalized experience

Smart & Final Stores revamps online shopping portals and mobile apps.

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