Business

December 14, 2011

Irwin Jacobs on Entrepreneurship: 'You Can't Do Everything Yourself'

How does entrepreneurship work? Is a start-up driven by the vision of a hero or by the musings and experiments of a team? The following excerpts of Qualcomm and Linkabit co-founder Irwin Jacobs illustrate how academic ideas transitioned to the business world in 1960s and 1970s Southern California.

April 15, 2019

A California Economy for Everyone: Newsom Business Chief Lenny Mendonca Addresses LAEDC

Governor Newsom's new Chief Business and Economic Adviser, Lenny Mendonca, on resilient budgeting, housing affordability, and ensuring that every person has a pathway to prosperity in California.

July 11, 2018

Mayor Butts: Inglewood’s Economic Renaissance Continues

As the City of Champions goes through a resurgence, Mayor James Butts joins TPR to provide an update on the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park development and complementary transportation investments.

June 30, 2014

‘Risky Business’: Regions and Business Face Significant Economic Risks from Climate Change

A first-of-its-kind risk analysis quantifies the potential for economic disruptions due to climate change.

March 1, 2010

Bud Ovrom Now Leads L.A. Building and Safety; Advocates ‘12-to-2' Plan

The new general manager of the city of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety lays out the priorities for his new position, as mandated by the mayor and the current economic woes of the city.

December 16, 2003

L.A. Councilmember Wendy Greuel Making The Case For A More Business Friendly City

Los Angeles Councilmember Wendy Greuel discusses recent efforts to make Los Angeles more attractive to small business, both in terms of cost and market confidence.

January 1, 2002

Dan Garcia On: LAX, City Planning, Development & Leadership

Garcia draws on his considerable experience serving on the Planning Commission, CRA Board and Airport Commission.

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