News Articles from February 11 – 20, 2015

From The San Fernando Valley Business Journal:

Garcetti Signs Ordinance Lowering Business Tax

“Delivering some relief to local businesses, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday signed into law a reduction in the top rates businesses pay in gross-receipts taxes to the city.”

From The Atlantic CityLab:

A New Index to Measure Sprawl Gives High Marks to Los Angeles

“L.A. is the least sprawling metro area in the country, according to this analysis, besting New York and San Francisco.”

From The Los Angeles Business Journal:

L.A. Economy to Grow, See Record Employment Level this Year

“Los Angeles County should add a total of 150,000 payroll jobs over the course of this year and next, bringing employment to record levels, according to the forecast from the LAEDC’s Kyser Center for Economic Research.”

From Curbed Los Angeles via Metro Transportation Library:

Los Angeles Metro Buses About to Start Testing Out Wifi

“Metro will begin putting WiFi on ‘up to nine’ buses in the coming months to give the new tech a test drive.”

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