Hertz Equipment Rental President Gerry Plescia said in a statement that location shooting in Los Angeles is picking up and Hertz, with experience renting a variety of vehicles and equipment, is well positioned to serve the market.
"The acquisition of 24/7 will enable Hertz to further tap into the $1.8 trillion global entertainment industry," Plescia said.
Moutes confirmed, awaits mayor's OK
Burbank resident Thomas Moutes has been nominated to become general manager of the Los Angeles City Employees' Retirement System. The system's board of directors selected Moutes for the post, pending confirmation by the mayor and Los Angeles City Council.
Moutes has been interim general manager since October. Prior to that he spent three years as assistant general manager. He joined the system in 2001 as a management analyst.
Disney donates $2M for faraway trees
The company has partnered with the Inner Mongolia Forestry Department, The Nature Conservancy, the Laoniu Foundation and local communities and will seek to reforest more than 6,000 acres over a 30-year period.