Business

Inglewood businessman offers tech start-up All In Coworking

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — It takes grit, guts and plenty of determination to succeed as an entrepreneur, and Matthew Newman possesses all of...

Eso Won’s closure seen as crushing blow to Black culture

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer LEIMERT PARK — Residents, avid readers, authors and even competitors say the closing of Eso Won Books will mark the...

Wine lovers launch Inglewood’s first wine bar

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Sisters LeAnn Jones, a lawyer, and Leslie Jones, an event planner, enjoy drinking wine. “We found ourselves always traveling to...

Business provides high quality salads in food desert

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — If you happen to visit the Wellington Farmers Market on Washington Boulevard on a Sunday, you will encounter...

South Gate to offer grants to small business owners

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer SOUTH GATE — The City Council, in coordination with the South Gate Chamber of Commerce, will award local businesses hit hard...

New owner of Bicycle Casino seeks city licenses

By Alfredo Santana Contributing Writer BELL GARDENS — The John Park Trust, owners of Park West Casinos, hotels and card rooms in Northern California, has purchased...

Black businessman operates eight airport food concessions

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Gregory Plummer, the CEO and managing partner of the 100% minority-owned small business Concord Collective, recently made history...

Women transform catering business into something larger

By Shirley Hawkins Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Two moms have joined forces to start a catering company that is winning praise for its nutritious...

New development planned near Hollywood High

Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — CMNTY Culture, the entertainment and media portfolio companies founded by Grammy Award-winning artist and businessman Philip Lawrence, has announced plans...

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