Stories for October 2002

Monday, October 28

Voters' Guide to Valley Secession

The Secession Question: A Special Report

Amgen Disappointed by Initial Sales of Immunex Drug

Media & Technology by Carlos Martinez

Times, Daily News Battle Mirrors Secession Conflict

The Secession Question: A Special Report

VICA Hosts 14th Annual Valley Business Forecast

The 14th annual Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) Business Forecast Conference will focus on the general state of the economy.

If Measure F Passes: A Roundup of Business Issues

The Secession Question: A Special Report

Corporate Focus: THQ Stock Price Dives as Earnings Target Is Tweaked

You might think that a company reporting net income growth of 50 percent and revenue growth of 43 percent would be pretty bullish about the future.

Valley Forum: What Are Your Halloween Plans?

Halloween is not what it used to be. In fact, it's been a long time since activities on Oct. 31 were limited to children trick-or-treating in their own neighborhoods. As many adults as children now celebrate Halloween and, in fact, for retailers it has be

Cushman Dumps Most Valley-Based Brokers

Cushman & Wakefield has handed pink slips to most of its senior San Fernando Valley brokers in a move many believe is a first step toward closing the Woodland Hills office outright.

Advocates Philosophical In Campaign's Final Days

Cityhood supporters say they are proud to have come so far and, win or lose, Nov. 6 will be a new day for the Valley because the issues raised in this campaign will not go away.

Rock: An Appearance by Foo Fighters Attracted 2,000

Jim LaPelusa is so certain of Paladino's potential to become the place to be for rock 'n roll he is spending $150,000 to renovate the 30-year-old club.

Neophyte Club Owner Gets Acquainted With Nightlife

Bryan Suckut was a fashion photographer for 25 years, but he'd always wanted to try his hand at interior design.


List of this week's Bankruptcies

Monday, October 14

Executive Summary / The Pacesetter

Summaries of this week's List - Colleges & Universities, Ranked by full-time equivalent students in 2001-2002


Quality Logic Inc., which provides quality assurance services and tests computer hardware and software, had just had its biggest year ever

Valley Forum: A Sports Stadium for the Valley?

October is a sports fan's dream. The baseball league championships will quickly lead to the World Series, the NFL and college football seasons are in full swing, the National Hockey League opened play last week and the Lakers and Clippers are preparing fo

Corporate Focus: Natrol Relies on Acquired Niche to Stabilize Revenue

Two years ago, dietary supplement maker Natrol Inc. was looking forward to 2001, anticipating its biggest year ever. In 2000, with record sales up more than 20 percent over 1999, the Chatsworth-based company could do no wrong

Valley Council Candidates "Get" Business Agenda

It turns out, despite their lack of political prowess, a significant number of candidates for Valley city council and mayoral races could pass the geek test if you gave them one.

Valley, L.A. Chamber Chiefs Disagree on Secession

The Secession Question: A Special Report