Morning News 2/27: Nasty Gal, Viterbi, Biotech, Blade Runner, Net Neutrality

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Welcome to the ed of February already! Here’s what’s new in the world of LA tech:

NASTY GAL raised another $16 million, led by former Apple / JC Penny exec Ron Johnson — this, on top of the $40M Series B raised in 2012 (link)
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Op-Ed: Why LA Could be the Next Big BIOTECH Hub (link)
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USC’s VITERBI STARTUP GARAGE is ready for its closeup (link)
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SURF HOLLYWOOD! Here is what LA would look like if all the polar ice caps melted, see more here (link)
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Check out this GENTRIFICATION MAP of Los Angeles, could this be a precursor to SF in the 90’s? (link)
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Consumers celebrate NET NEUTRALITY by releasing llamas and arguing over a dress color, Verizon complains in morse code, and we respond in sign language:



AMPLIFY got a new mural



Mayor Garcetti hosted a viewing of AIRPLANE!




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And it’s a cloudy morning here in LA, but here’s a palm tree whose shadow gets its own billboard on Wilshire every day

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