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Green New Deal: What’s the Cost?

Costs of Green New Deal.

Single-Focus Shops

The San Fernando Valley is awash in unusual specialty stores.

Single-themed shops in the Valley.

Around the Valleys: May 27, 2019

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Calabasas Stays Strong in Wildfire Aftermath

Automotive, hotel developments coming post Woolsey Fire.

Calabasas stays strong in wildfire aftermath.

7-Eleven Ignites Local Backlash

Thousand Oaks’ outcry spurs project’s defeat at hearing.

During a planning commission hearing last month, the city of Thousand Oaks, in a 4-0 vote, defeated a developer’s proposed 7-Eleven Inc. convenience store on a long-unoccupied parcel of land across the street from a high school.

Glendale Brokers Unite for a Night

Reception highlights newcomers to retail, hospitality.

The city of Glendale’s Economic Development Division hosted Glendale’s Broker Reception at Eden on Brand on May 8, attracting some 60-plus attendees, primarily from the local real estate industry.

Money Meets Tech

Long considered a personal touch business, financial management firms discover that information technology has become vital to sustainable growth.

But if We Build It, They May Come

Impact of a sports stadium in Warner Center.

KB Home Opens Sapphire Dunes Development in Lancaster

KB Home has opened a new collection of single-family homes for sale at Sapphire Dunes in Lancaster.

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Deluxe Hires President of Post-Production

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group in Burbank has hired James Haggerty as the new president of post-production at subsidiary Deluxe Creative Services.

BYD to Install Solar at Antelope Valley Plant

BYD Motors Ltd. has partnered with Apparent Inc. on a two-megawatt solar and energy storage project at its Lancaster manufacturing plant.

Preview: For Valley Landlords, Seismic Deadline Looms

REAL ESTATE: Owners of 'soft story' buildings balk at costs.

Preview: Farmers Flips Learning Switch

INSURANCE: Virtual reality aids in employee training program.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Student Helps Tarzana Homeless

Hospital hosts blessing ceremony for donated supplies.

Rachael Rosenberg, 13, has made a name for herself as a young philanthropist.

Dressbarn to Close All Stores

Dressbarn, the value clothing retail chain specializing in women’s career wear, is shuttering all of its 650 stores, including its Santa Clarita Valley location.

Encino Apartment Building Sells for $7.4 Million

A 27-unit multifamily property at 5354 Yarmouth Ave. in Encino has sold for $7.4 million, or $342 per square foot.

Notices for Ventura County Health Jobs Eliminated Ahead of Layoffs

Ventura County supervisors has voted to delete notices for 137 vacant health care positions from the county health agency’s website.

Sherman Oaks Law Firm Changes Name, Adds Partner

The family law firm formerly known as Brot & Gross has changed its name to Brot Gross Fishbein LLP with addition of a new partner.

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Westlake Village Fintech Firm Joins Draper Venture Network

Goren Holm Ventures, a fintech firm based in Westlake Village, has joined Draper Venture Network’s DVN Beta program.