Grant applications open for L.A. County-based arts organizations

Applications are available for the 2015-16 Organizational Grant Program (OGP). The program provides regional nonprofit arts organizations with support to address their priority needs and ensure they continue to provide cultural services to the diverse communities that comprise Los Angeles ...

Uganda ‘Road Show’ arrives in L.A.

People interested in doing business with Uganda have an opportunity to meet face-to-face with representatives of the nation’s tourism industry when the group comes to Los Angeles Sept. 2 for a reception from 6-9 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton, ...

Good food equals good business

The Healthy Neighborhood Market Network will host a workshop—Healthy Foods, Healthy Businesses—on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Watts Labor Community Action Committee Phoenix Hall, 10950 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles.

Liberty Hill Foundation kicks off Black philanthropy month

Liberty Hill Foundation, L.A.’s leading social justice funding organization, has launched a new giving circle designed to fund organizations impacting the African American community.

A Black business: how to find one

The United States Black Chamber of Commerce (USBC) recently launched an app for both Android and iPhone users to help individuals find Black-owned businesses around the nation.

LAX installs new electric charging stations

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has installed 14 new charging stations for electric vehicles.

Teen tech teams vie for seed funding

The excitement was palpable. As each of the shirt-and-tie clad young men walked up to the front of the Frank Salvatori Auditorium at USC to start their presentation, it was obvious that what they were doing was vitally important not ...

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago

SeaWorld stock gets soaked, plunges 30%

SeaWorld isn't having a whale of a good time these days.

Companies that treat workers well have better stock returns

It turns out the best places to work around the world are also the best companies to invest in.

Africa summit highlights business opportunities

During the largest gathering of African leaders that any American head of state has ever hosted, President Barack Obama Tuesday talked about a number of initiatives that the United States and its global partners are engaged in to help the ...

National Congress of Black Women hosts anniversary luncheon

On Aug. 16, the National Congress of Black Women (NCBW) will host their fifth anniversary awards and scholarship luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles beginning at 11 a.m.

Blacks, youth continue the hunt for jobs

Although the national unemployment rate of 6.2 percent is up just a smidgen from the 6.1 percentage in June, Blacks did not fare so well as the rest of the country. In July, the percentage of African Americans looking for ...

Tackling the tech world

It may be extremely difficult and perhaps even impossible, as CNN News found out in 2011, to get the data on just how many minorities and women work at Silicon Valley’s top tech companies. But there’s one thing evident, the ...

Top 10 ways people go broke

You don’t have to come from a wealthy family, have the next billion-dollar idea or work 18-hour days to become rich, says self-made millionaire Mike Finley.