Have you taken the 2017 BizFed Poll?

Friday, April 14 marks the final day to take the 2017 BizFed Poll. We’re relying on each of you to communicate the priorities of your region and industry sector. Don’t get left out – take this 10-minute poll and make sure others from your network are taking the BizFed Poll as well! Simply visit bizfed.org/poll […]

Wendy’s to replace workers with self-service kiosks in some restaurants

Click here for the 20 minute segment. Fast food joint Wendy’s has begun introducing self-service ordering kiosks to at least 1,000 locations — or about 15 percent of its stores, the Los Angeles Times reports. The move is seen by some analysts as a way to offset new minimum wage requirements that some places, including […]

Pursuing Different Dividends in L.A.

Friday, February 3, 2017 In May of last year, financial advice website WalletHub released a study gauging diversity among U.S. cities. The study examined several measures including racial, economic, household, and social class. Los Angeles came in at a respectable No. 12 among the nation’s 313 largest cities.Our No. 12 ranking puts us behind five […]

Housing Our Workers’ Forum Set for Feb. 8

By Signal Contributor – February 1, 2017, 8:30 am297 By Marty Kovacs It’s time to face the stark reality: Housing is unaffordable throughout Greater Los Angeles for the people this we rely on the most — administrative support staff, police, fire, paramedics, teachers, nurses, construction workers, and many middle class workers. The “Housing Our Workers” […]

Annual Kosmont-Rose Institute Cost of Doing Business Survey Report

The 2015/16 survey gathers business fees & a variety of tax rates from 305 U.S. cities, focusing on states with active business relocation. NEWS PROVIDED BY Kosmont Companies and Claremont McKenna College’s Rose Institute Nov 21, 2016, 14:49 ET LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Claremont McKenna College’s Rose Institute of State & Local […]

Long Beach voters should get aboard Measure M: Guest commentary

By Robert Garcia and Kenneth McDonald POSTED: 11/02/16, 12:09 PM PDT Measure M, on the Nov. 8 ballot in Los Angeles County, is about a choice between two very different futures for our region — one with a robust transit system, or one with even worse congestion. If passed, Measure M would reduce the time […]