Stories for August 2002

Monday, August 19

Banking Success Stories Have Different Endings (2)

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

Lending: Low Rates, Low Turnout Equal Low Profits

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

Secession's Impact on Business Is Aug. 22 Event Topic

A debate and forum focusing on secession's impact on the San Fernando Valley business community will be held Aug. 22.

Executive Summary / The Pacesetter - Banks and Thrifts

Summary of this week's List - Banks and Thrifts Ranked by assets as of June 30, 2002

COMMENTARY: Despite Appearances, Spot on Bankers List Not for Sale

From The Newsroom by Michael Hart

N.Y. Stock Exchange Delists Panavision After 40 Years

Media & Technology by Carlos Martinez

Banking Success Stories Have Different Endings (1)

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

BANKRUPTCIES

This week on the record

Miller Automotive Sold to Fortune 500 Firm

Miller Automotive Group, a $400-million dealership with six Los Angeles locations, has been sold to Group 1 Automotive Inc., a Fortune 500 car retailer based in Houston.

News Only Gets Worse as Vitesse Stock Price Plunges

Investors those still in the market, that is are reportedly looking for its bottom. The chances are none of them though are looking as hard as Vitesse Semiconductor Corp.'s executives.

Levine Says Anti-Breakup Flier Is His, Not One L.A.'s

Politics by Jacqueline Fox

Valley Forum: Know a Good Place for Lunch?

Since the beginning of the year a number of companies have moved from both elsewhere in the Valley and elsewhere in Los Angeles to the vicinity of the newly renovated Sherman Oaks Galleria. Many have said they, their employees and their clients prefer

Executive Summary / The Pacesetter - Greater San Fernando Valley Cities

Summary of this week's List - Greater San Fernando Valley Cities Ranked by population

The San Fernando Valley's Most Outstanding Bankers

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

Local Firms Benefit From Online Presence in Industry

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

25 Bankers Who Keep the Valley's Capital Coming

SPECIAL REPORT - The Valley's Top Bankers

Warner Bros. Hopes to Consolidate Offices in Burbank

Real Estate by Shelly Garcia

Monday, August 5

Padilla Tries to Shift Focus Onto "Valimony" Payment

Politics by Jacqueline Fox

NEWSMAKERS

People in the News, on the Move; PLUS: 22 Valley Companies Make Deloitte's Fast 50

Bankruptcies

Bankruptcies

VALLEY FORUM: A Living Wage in a New City?

Along with a number of cities, Los Angeles some years ago adopted a living wage ordinance, compelling companies that do business with the city to pay its employees an amount above and beyond the federal minimum wage. It is certainly one issue a new Valley

The Real Value of E-commerce - Is There Any Left?

Guest Column by Orlando Burgos

The Briefing

THE BOSS' MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

Ikea Eyes West Valley, but Other Stores Come First

Swedish retailer Ikea is shopping the West San Fernando Valley and, in particular, Woodland Hills, for a possible store location. Real Estate by Shelly Garcia

Change of Life for Herb Makers?

Timing could not be better for nutritional supplement manufacturers, including two local San Fernando Valley companies that have recently introduced products to relieve menopause symptoms.

When Do You Get to Ask Candidates Some Questions?

From The Newsroom by Michael Hart

Living Wages May Be Issue In November

One issue that could carry at the very least great symbolic significance in the business community is whether or not a new city council would vote to keep Los Angeles' current living wage ordinance intact.

3D Systems Moves Latest Acquisition Out of Austin

Technology by Carlos Martinez