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Business Update with Mark Lacter

Mark Lacter explains why LA County is seeing low unemployment, it's getting hard to find a hotel room in the LA area and DirecTV has a new owner.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

Holiday shoppers are waiting later to buy gifts, a New York investment firm is buying Los Angeles-based clothing retailer American Apparel and the Daily Breeze joins the MediaNews group.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

It's been a bumpy ride for Adelphia cable customers as they transition to Time Warner, $18 million is the asking price for a Westwood condo and Long Beach is looking at making the Queen Mary more attractive as a tourist destination.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

The downturn in the stock market Monday leaves questions about the local economy, traffic at the local ports is way up and the box office bounces back.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

LA's unemployment rate hits a record low, the Business Journal releases its list of LA's fastest growing private companies and a legal battle is brewing over the rights to the Bratz doll line.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

The CEO of KB Home steps down following a company investigation into the backdating of stock option grants, LA County home prices continue their modest decline and the Tribune company is attracting more potential bidders.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

A North Carolina-based bank is making a major push into the Southern California market; Dreamworks has a better-than-expected third quarter, but Wall Street's still not excited and where are the highest paying jobs in LA?

Business Update with Mark Lacter

Foreclosures in California are likely to rise over the next few months, business groups are upset over a "living wage" proposal and why aren't venture capital firms pouring much money into Southland businesses?

Business Update with Mark Lacter

The settlement in the Ralphs case comes at a bad time for the grocery store chain, bankruptcies in LA County are down and Disney is making a move away from junk food.

Business Update with Mark Lacter

LA County home prices avoid a steep descent, a court throws out claims challenging the MySpace-News Corp. deal, and Southern California is a hotspot in the toy industry.