LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

LA-based rental furniture startup expands to East Coast

GARDENA, Calif. — The coronavirus pandemic created a lot of mobility among working professionals, which was good for a Los Angeles-based furniture rental startup. Last month, Fernish, a furniture rental company, expanded its services to the East Coast, launching in New York and Washington DC What You Need To Know Fernish, a Los Angeles-based rental … Read more

1st African surf shop in US opens in California

1st African surf shop in US opens in California

LOS ANGELES — Surf shops and Southern California go together like sand and beaches. But there’s a new surf shop like no other, and it’s in Venice Beach. Mami Wata is the first African surf shop in the country. Selema Masekela is a surfer and has stepped into a wetsuit many times. What You Need … Read more

Investors spent $18B on SoCal apartments this past year

Investors spent B on SoCal apartments this past year

LOS ANGELES — Investors are capitalizing on the high demand for housing in Southern California. In the past four quarters, investors spent more than $18.6 billion buying apartments, duplexes and other multifamily properties in the Greater Los Angeles region, Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis reported. What You Need To Know Investors spent more than $18.6 billion … Read more

Contract talks near for thousands of West Coast dockworkers

Contract talks near for thousands of West Coast dockworkers

Contract negotiations between 22,000 workers at 29 West Coast ports and representatives of shipping companies will begin next week with automation and its impact on jobs emerging as a major point of contention amid supply chain issues. Talks between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will take place against the … Read more