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Channel Islands Offering Master’s Program in Nursing

California State University - Channel Islands offered for the first time this fall a Master of Science in Nursing degree, the Camarillo college said Wednesday.

Santa Clarita Small Businesses Get Microgrants

Officials from the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. announced 149 local small businesses have been approved for COVID-19 relief grants of up to $5,000.

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Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Disney’s Layoffs Grow to 32,000

Walt Disney Co. plans to lay off about 32,000 employees in the coming months – 4,000 more than previously announced – due to government ordered lockdowns, according to a filing late Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Valencia Warehouse Sells for $9 Million

An industrial building in Valencia has sold for $9 million, or $151 per square foot.

Business Advocates Speak Out Against Outdoor Dining Ban

Business groups publicly complained Wednesday about L.A. County’s order to stop outdoor dining.

Teledyne Taps Funding for Underwater Map Technology

Teledyne CARIS, a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. in Thousand Oaks, has received “significant funding” from Canada’s Ocean Supercluster to develop a software system for remote underwater surveying.

Valley Apartments Part of $142 Million Portfolio Sale

Raintree Partners, a commercial real estate investment company in Orange County, paid $142 million to acquire multifamily portfolio that includes properties in Canoga Park, Camarillo and Glendale.

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Saalex Supports Fully Operational Space X Mission

Saalex Solutions supported the first fully operational mission for Space X and its Crew Dragon spacecraft that docked this month at the International Space Station.

Amgen Ends Drug Collaboration With Cytokinetics

Amgen Inc. has terminated its collaboration with Bay area startup Cytokinetics.

Agoura Hills Developer Proposes 171-Key Hotel in NoHo

An Agoura Hills developer has filed plans for a proposed seven-story hotel in North Hollywood.

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Princess Extends Horizon to Renew Cruises

Princess Cruises announced it will extend its pause on cruising activity through March 31.

Harman Extends 164,000-Square-Foot Lease in Northridge

Harman International has signed a 164,000-square-foot lease extension in The Mix at Harman campus at 8500 Balboa Blvd. in Northridge.

Restaurants Question L.A. County's Shutdown of Outdoor Dining

Los Angeles County health officials have announced that outdoor dining at food-service businesses will be prohibited, a decision questioned by the restaurant sector.

Guitar Center Files for Chapter 11

Guitar Center filed on Sunday for Chapter 11 protection from creditors.

How Cheri Fleming Faced Setbacks

Three things about Cheri Fleming truly stand out.

Don’t Give Us Another Lockdown

Following a surge in confirmed cases of COVID-19, Ventura County last week was pushed back into the state’s most restrictive “purple tier.”

Lawyers See Flood of Bankruptcies in Early 2021

ECONOMY: Filings a ‘trailing indicator’ of pandemic’s havoc.

Lawyers expect a wave of bankruptcies to be filed in early 2021.

Is Prop 22 the Demise of AB 5?

LAW: Valley business groups talk of rewrite, maybe repeal.

Will passage of ballot measure Prop 22 spell the demise for state law that says who is – and isn’t – an employee?

Ranch Kid on Board

Fruit packer Limoneira Co. adds two new members to its board.

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