LONG BEACH, CA - The dream of hydrogen transportation got a little jolt recently when Toyota (NYSE: TM) announced it is teaming up with FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ: FCEL) to build hydrogen fuel infrastructure at the Port of Long Beach in California to supply a growing hydrogen fleet. The companies will ultimately turn waste products like manure into clean hydrogen fuel and power for the electric grid. A single hydrogen generation plant won't upend transportation as we know it, but Toyota sees it as a...Read more
The first three years of my sales job I focused on efficiency. I figured that I couldn’t add more time to my day, so I started finding hacks to help me sell more. It worked, I became the top sales rep with the most amount of sales in company history… until last year.
A new guy joined the company and dethroned me. I was angry and spent the next few months grinding against him, but he kept beating me. I finally sucked up my pride and approached him. I was so impressed with the conversation that I canceled my day and decided to shadow him. Everyone thought I was crazy. This guy swooned every person he talked to, and this is how:Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Halo Top Creamery announced seven brand new flavors, giving ice cream lovers, even more ways to enjoy this low-calorie treat. The seven latest additions rolling out in grocery retailers nationwide later this month include Pancakes & Waffles, Cinnamon Roll, Green Tea Mochi, Rainbow Swirl, Candy Bar, Chocolate Covered Banana and Caramel Macchiato.
“Our fans wanted more flavors – and we did too. We made a list of which flavors they wanted the most and figured out how we could ...Read more
Huntington Beach, CA -- Quiksilver Inc. in Huntington Beach changed its corporate name to Boardriders Inc. today.
The move comes about a year after the action sports apparel manufacturer and retailer emerged from bankruptcy under the ownership of Los Angeles-based private equity firm Oaktree Capital Management LP.
The company’s three main brands—Quiksilver, ROXY and DC Shoes—will ...Read more
A quarter-cent sales tax increase in Los Angeles County to fund anti-homelessness measures pulled out to a narrow victory early Wednesday as the nearly complete tally showed the measure polling just above the two-thirds majority needed for passage.
Around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, with 100% of precincts reporting, the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder reported that the yes vote stood at 67.44%, up from less than 63% early Tuesday night in vote-by-mail balloting. With only about 123,000 vote-by-mail ballots that had not yet been counted, supporters considered ...Read more
A 750,000-square-foot (70,000 sqm) addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport will include a dozen new gates, baggage facilities, and shopping and dining outlets, officials said at a groundbreaking ceremony this week. “Our passengers will soon experience LAX in a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A minimalist dream compound with a $60,000 bathtub hit the market for nearly $25 million on Monday in the exclusive Los Angeles suburb of Holmby Hills.
The 12,600-square-foot new build is a white, geometric castle built into the hillside of Bel Air Road, where massive, wall-sized windows overlooking Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean are the focal points of otherwise...Read more
West Hollywood’s Sunset Tower Hotel went on the market for roughly $100 million last week, according to a source familiar with the site.
At a price translating to $1.2 million a room, the transaction would become one of the few hotel deals in Southern California to vault over $1 million per unit.
The seller is...Read more
What should you consider when choosing the right dentist in Southern California? We've compiled a list of tips for choosing the best dentist for you and your family. Here they are:
Ask others for recommendations. Ask family, friends, neighbors or co-workers what they like about their dentist, or ask your physician for a referral. You also may wish to ask for a list of local dentists who are members of professional associations, such as...
While there are many factors involved in making the decision to transition from your practice, the following article presents four points to help you decide whether now is a good time to sell.
1. High Demand
The substantial increase in the profitability of dental practices and the poor economic outlook in medicine have caused a significant increase in...Read more
California Dental Group stages free clinics to help people who can't afford emergency care for problems ranging from cavities to infected gums and every year it draws a huge crowd. People like Juan Garcia stand in line for hours. Juan came at 2:00 AM that day, seven hours prior to opening and set up a blue kitchen chair in the Port Hueneme strip mall.
Garcia cups his face when he smiles to cover a missing tooth. He came to the strip mall in hopes of a root canal, maybe a bridge, although he ended up settling for...Read more
If you're concerned about your teeth, you've likely been brushing them twice a day, every day, for your entire life. Unfortunately, you may have been doing it wrong this entire time. Experts say when brushing your teeth you should never...Read more
Los Angeles, CA -- Dr. Les Latner, DDS, of Westside Dental Associates, joins the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation.
Dr. Les Latner, owner of Westside Dental Associates, announced he recently became a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation, which fixes the broken smiles of victims of domestic violence. “I am proud to be a member of an organization whose vision...Read more
One out of every five dentists in the US are located in Southern California. When driving down any main street in Los Angeles, it's easy to see that there's a dentist off on almost every corner. With all this competition, how does one stand out?
To help answer that question, here are three marketing tactics that worked for dentists in the Los Angeles area...Read more