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  • Merger of Aecom and URS to create giant L.A. construction firm

    Los Angeles construction giant Aecom Technology Corp. — which has worked on downtown L.A. high-rises, World Cup stadiums and New York's new World Trade Center — will buy its San Francisco rival, URS Corp., in a $6-billion deal.
  • Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership

    Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership
    A little more than a month after filing documents to spin off its California operations, Occidental Petroleum Corp. has named the leadership team for its proposed subsidiary. The longtime Los Angeles company announced in February that it was moving...

    Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster

    Ray Irani to get $14-million lump sum after Occidental ouster
    Ray Irani, once the highest paid executive in the oil industry, is getting a $14-million lump sum as part of a $26-million settlement after being ousted as chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp. Irani, who joined the Los Angeles oil company in 1983...

    Did California drive Toyota to Texas?

    Did California drive Toyota to Texas?
    Re "Toyota to move from Torrance to Texas," April 28 Joining Occidental Petroleum, Toyota Motor Corp. is the latest company to flee the high taxes and onerous regulations of California, taking thousands of good-paying jobs with it. Meanwhile, in...

    Carson City Council to vote on oil drilling ban

    Carson City Council to vote on oil drilling ban
    The Carson City Council will consider extending a temporary moratorium on oil drilling in the city Tuesday evening, as it seeks more time to study the potential effects of oil extraction techniques such as fracking and acidization. The ban, which...