Stories for June 2014

Monday, June 30

Qualstar Switches Exchange Listing

Qualstar Corp. will switch the Nasdaq market on which it trades, a move that will put the company back in compliance with Nasdaq rules, the company announced Monday.

Business Journal Wins L.A. Press Club Awards

San Fernando Valley Business Journal won first place in two categories at the 2014 SoCal Journalism Awards, presented Sunday night by the Los Angeles Press Club.

Moorpark Town Center Project Complete

Moorpark Town Center has finished work on its redesign of the 140,000-square-foot retail complex.

Will Voters Approve More Rail Funds?

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority is once again going back to the ballot box to get more money to build out the county’s mass transit system.

Fun Done at Toy Channel

Media: Founding CEO leaves Hasbro’s cable network.

Media: The Hub, a Burbank family cable network, faces serious questions in a highly competitive market.

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Vitesse reinvents itself with products for the ‘Internet of Things’

Technology: Vitesse Semiconductor has raised $28 million in a secondary offering as the company looks to rebound.

Business Group Seeks to Get the Valley on Track

Transportation: VICA forms coalition to push for three rail lines.

Transportation: Local business leaders are forming a coalition to push for more rail in the Valley.

How to Make the Valley’s Streets Great

The calling card of any community is its main street – the area travelers see as they pass through the center of each town.

Tarnished but Still the Golden State

Surprise! California, and even maligned L.A. County, are leading in the creation of higher paying jobs.

Op-Eds: Despite the best efforts of Rick Perry, California is coming out of the recession strong.

Let’s Get On Board

From the Newsroom: Business leaders may be gung ho on bringing more light rail to the Valley. Much easier said than done.

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Market Watch Summary

Stocks were mostly flat during the two-week period ended June 25.

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News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

Liquidation and inventory-lending company Great American Group Inc. has completed its merger with West L.A. boutique investment bank B. Riley & Co. LLC.

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Set Shop Erects New Headquarters in Sylmar

Real Estate: Vision Scenery flees offices in Burbank where Ikea will build store.

While Burbank and its boosters are swooning over plans to construct the country’s largest Ikea store, there are some legitimate businesses that are losing out.

Disney Characters Animate Pediatric Waiting Area

Giving: Media giant donates $104,000 to Henry Mayo in Valencia.

Walt Disney Co. is headquartered in Burbank right next to Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, but its largesse has extended all the way to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.

Florida Law Firm Looks West for Latest Hire

Law: ALAW beefs up Chatsworth office by adding ‘title’ specialist.

ALAW, a Florida firm that represents lenders saddled with troubled home mortgages, has hired an attorney in the Valley as part of a national expansion strategy.

Raising the Barre

Former dancer Richard Giorla tapped into his entrepreneurial spirit to found Cardio Barre.

Q&A: Richard Giorla danced for Michael Jackson. Now he’s running Cardio Barre, a hot exercise concept.

Business Groups Excited by New Majority Leader

Politics: Antelope Valley boosters say McCarthy can assist aerospace.

Politics: What does the election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy to Majority Leader mean for the Antelope Valley?

Très Street Chic

Development: An effort by the city to improve Thousand Oaks Boulevard is starting to pay dividends with new streetscape and shops.

Development: An initiative to improve and attract businesses to Thousand Oaks Boulevard has shown results.

The Numbers

The Numbers: Two companies own nearly half of all San Fernando Valley retail real estate.

Making Sound Waves With BMW

Glendale firm offers speaker upgrades to already pricey systems.

Innovation: Local Valley company designs high-end after-market speaker systems for BMWs.

Business Journal Honored

The paper lauded as best in the nation among its peers.

Awards: The Business Journal wins top honors in a national business journalism competition.

School Is Not Out For Summer

Crowded CSUN gets cash to hire 74 more tenure-track professors.

Education: With some state dollars in pocket, Cal State Northridge is going professor shopping.

Kissing Sisters At PennyMac

Finance: Affiliated Moorpark firms fail to excite investors.

Finance: It’s been about a year since PennyMac Financial Services went public, and the stock has been underwhelming.

Friday, June 27

FDA Approves MannKind’s Inhalable Insulin

MannKind Corp. on Friday finally secured government approval to sell its Afrezza brand of inhalable insulin, but it came with conditions: it cannot be used for patients with asthma or other lung conditions.

Burbank Airport Opens New Transportation Center

The Burbank Bob Hope Airport on Friday opened its $82 million Regional Intermodal Transportation Center built to improve ground access to the terminal.

Briefs: Nestle, PennyMac

Nestle USA issued a recall Friday for mismatched packaging on select ice creams that did not identify peanuts as an ingredient.

Thursday, June 26

Aerospace Tax Credit Bill Passes Assembly

A bill that would benefit Antelope Valley by giving California aerospace companies up to $420 million in employment tax credits has passed the Assembly.

GrowLife Updates Financial Losses

Marijuana growing supply company GrowLife Inc. announced on Thursday will restate first quarter non-cash losses totaling nearly $34 million.

Troubled L.A. Valley College Gets President

Erika A. Endrijonas has been appointed president of Los Angeles Valley College amid an effort to turn around the debt-ridden institution, which also has been threatened with the loss of accreditation.

Condom Bill Advances in Senate

A California State Senate committee has given its backing to a bill requiring mandatory condom usage on adult film sets.

Wednesday, June 25

Production Incentive Bill Moves Forward

A California Senate committee approved on Wednesday proposed legislation to renew the film and television tax credit program to keep production in the state.

Redken Founder Dies at 82

Paula Kent Meehan, a television actress, who founded Valley cosmetics giant Redken Laboratories died earlier this week after a lengthy battle with lung infections. She was 82.

Bugs Bunny Puts Six Flags in First

Six Flags Magic Mountain has completed upgrades on its Bugs Bunny World rollercoaster, making it the amusement park with the most children’s rides in the country.

Tuesday, June 24

Heritage Provider Network Partners With Rite Aid

Heritage Provider Network Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. announced on Tuesday a partnership to coordinate care for patients with serious health conditions.

Van Nuys Piston-Aircraft Park Takes Off

Construction has started on the $21 million Park at Van Nuys, which will consolidate piston aircraft and related businesses into a single location at Van Nuys Airport.

Expanding VEDC Beefs Up Management

The Valley Economic Development Center has named a veteran construction industry executive as its first chief operating office.

Monday, June 23

Ixia Files Updated Earnings Reports

Ixia on Monday finally filed its 2013 annual report, as well as amendments to quarterly earnings statements that were the subject of various accounting errors.

Talon, Levi Strauss Partner on Dockers

Talon International Inc. announced on Monday it is partnering with Levi Strauss & Co., which will use an advanced Talon waistband for its Dockers pants.

Glendale Receives ‘Green’ Grant for Downtown

Glendale has received a nearly $1 million grant to help create a more sustainable downtown.

Friday, June 20

County Unemployment Rate Falls

L.A. County’s unemployment rate dipped to 8.2 percent in May as 15,000 more residents found jobs during the month, according to state figures released Friday.

CrowdGather Licenses Two Social Casino Games

Internet forum operator CrowdGather Inc. of Woodland Hills has licensed two online casino games from a game developer in Argentina through a subsidiary.

Thursday, June 19

American Homes Venture Worth up to $500 Million

Agoura Hills real estate investment trust American Homes 4 Rent is partnering with a fund owned by the state of Alaska to buy, renovate and lease homes. The venture could invest as much as $500 million.

American Apparel Stock up After Charney Suspension

American Apparel shares rose on Thursday after the company’s decision to suspend Dov Charney as chairman and chief executive pending his ouster.

Valley Home Prices Edge Up

San Fernando Valley home prices rose slightly in May as the number of properties on the market grew, according to a report released Thursday by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.

Briefs: House Majority Leader, Great American, Talon

Antelope Valley area Rep. Kevin McCarthy was elected Thursday as the new majority leader in the House of Representatives.

Wednesday, June 18

Controversy Hits Spanish Radio Ratings

Los Angeles radio ratings for May released on Wednesday showed a drop for two Valley Spanish-language stations caught in a controversy over ratings manipulation, according to media reports.

IPC Shares Fall on Justice Department Suit

Shares of IPC The Hospitalist Co. continued to fall on Wednesday falling news that the U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit accusing the company of fraud.

DreamWorks to Release Feline Fashion

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. is now the owner of Felix the Cat, the cartoon feline whose appearances in animated shorts dates back to the 1920s and in printed comics since the 1950s.

Tuesday, June 17

Top Vitesse Shareholder Buys 1.6 Million Shares

The largest shareholder of Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. has purchased an additional 1.6 million shares concurrent with a secondary offering.

Largest Disney Store to Open in Shanghai

Construction has started in Shanghai on what will be the world’s largest Disney Store, according to Chinese media reports on Tuesday.

Agoura Hills Townhouse Property Sells

A land parcel in Agoura Hills entitled for 18 apartments has sold for $2.1 million.

Monday, June 16

Glendale Radio Station Employee Fired in Scandal

A Glendale music radio station has fired an employee who allegedly manipulated its ratings and has caused Nielsen to delay and review its data for the Los Angeles market, according to media reports on Monday.

DreamWorks Shares Scorched by 'Dragon'

Shares in DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. dropped by 10 percent on Monday following a poor weekend showing of its newest film, “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”

Amgen Lung-Cancer Drug in Trial

Amgen Inc. announced on Monday it is joining a high-level research partnership that will test its experimental cancer drug rilotumumab on lung-cancer patients.

Cherokee Ramps Up International Expansion

Cherokee Inc. announced on Monday new strategic alliances in five countries as it continues the international expansion of its brands.

Video Contest Gives Shout Out to New Talent

Entertainment: Nickelodeon develops ‘Loud House’ series for Internet, TV.

Nickelodeon is turning up the volume up for its newest animated series.

Rancho Deluxe

Developer plans five-star resort at low-key Simi Valley spread

Real Estate: Hummingbird Nest Ranch could become a five-star resort in Simi Valley.

Amgen Cuts Adding Up

Biotech: Layoffs please Street but raise questions on future.

Biotech: Amgen’s recent layoff of 70 workers comes at a time of big decisions for the pharmaceutical giant.

Rail Car Plant Rolls Into A.V.

Manufacturing: Japanese facility to cost $50 million.

Manufacturing: Kinkisharyo plans to build a Palmdale plant to assemble Metro rail cars.

Running On Fumes Now A Good Thing

Valencia landscaper goes ‘green,’ converts mowers to propane.

Environment: Landscaper goes green with a switch to propane-powered tools.

Farmer No Longer Sweating It

Camarillo jalapeno supplier was in middle of Sriracha brouhaha.

Agriculture: Ventura County farmer takes deep breath as Sriracha stink subsides.

The Numbers

The Numbers: UPS package traffic from L.A. shows shift in trade destinations.

Non-Profit Development?

Economy: Loss of state funds for projects prompts Glendale to form new agency.

Economy: Can economic development corporations replace redevelopment?

Redevelopment Supporters Begin Initiative

As cities like Glendale make moves to navigate economic development without the help of redevelopment funds, an initiative out of Orange County is working to bring the tool back.

Master of Business

David Nazarian has big plans for CSUN following his $10 million gift – the school’s largest ever.

Q&A: David Nazarian discusses his $10 million donation to CSUN, the largest in school history.

Bakery Veteran Ready to Rise in ‘Foodie’ Cities

Retail & Hospitality: ‘Cupcake Wars’ champ plans to expand with franchising.

People are finally eating out again, so much so that many Valley restaurateurs are expanding.

Giving a Helping Hand to Assisted-Living Search

Health Care: Entrepreneur founds Valley website that claims unbiased referrals.

Daniel Sagal has started a website to help people like himself who need an assisted living facility in the San Fernando Valley.

KB Home Gets Schooling on Small-Lot Tract

Real Estate: Homebuilder plans 132 houses at old Pinecrest School site.

Los Angeles homebuiler KB Home is set to go vertical on a so-called “small-lot” housing tract at the site of the former Pinecrest School in Van Nuys.

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News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

A veteran aerospace executive is the new chief executive of Align Aerospace Holdings Inc. Andrew C. Roberts will head up the Chatsworth firm, one of the world’s largest distributors of aerospace parts and components.

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Market Watch Summary

Stocks made decent gains during the two-week period ended June 11 with the Dow Jones increasing 1.3 percent and the Nasdaq exchange rising 2.5 percent.

Making an Unwanted Splash

Editor: Can submarine cars and space tourism help us forget painful reality?

Great Streets Are Great, but Not Enough

The Valley needs three new rail lines to relieve congestion and provide a foundation for economic growth.

Op-Ed: Great Streets are not enough.

Tolls That Can Pay Dividends

Op-Ed: funding highway repairs by toll.

New Meaning For ‘Catch And Release’

Sherman Oaks firm eschews chemicals for non-toxic pest control.

Innovation: Non-poisonous rodent extermination kit targets do-it-yourselfers.

Executive Compensation Rides Stock Market to Growth

Management: Mean pay increase of 26 percent equals Valley index.

Management: Chief executives at the Valley’s largest public companies got a 26 percent raise last year.

Friday, June 13

L.A. Approved for 2024 Olympics Bid

Los Angeles is one of four U.S. cities approved to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Friday.

Google May Invest in Virgin Galactic

Internet giant Google Inc. may make a $30 million investment in commercial spaceship developer Virgin Galactic LLC, according to media reports on Friday.

New Majority Leader Would Benefit A.V. Business

With Rep. Kevin McCarthy all but assured to become House Majority Leader, the Antelope Valley will have a powerful supporter for its business interests in Washington D.C.

Oxnard Loan Broker Sentenced to Prison

An Oxnard mortgage broker has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for orchestrating a fraud scheme.

MannKind Pursuing Marketing Deals

Diabetes drug developer MannKind Corp. of Valencia is exploring multiple partnership opportunities to take its inhalable insulin drug Afrezza to market as the company awaits FDA approval.

Thursday, June 12

Valley Light Rail Bill Moves Forward

A California Senate committee has passed a bill lifting a ban on light rail construction along portions of the Orange Line busway.

Vitesse Announces $23 Million Offering

Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. will raise $23.2 million in a secondary offering, the company announced on Thursday.

Tutor to Build Miami High-Rise

Tutor Perini Corp. has received a $255 million contract for construction of an 82-story, mixed-use apartment tower along Biscayne Bay in Miami.

HUB Network CEO Stepping Down

Margaret Loesch, chief executive of The Hub Network in Burbank, will step down at the end of the year when her contract expires, according to media reports on Thursday

Anderson Forecasts Years of Job Growth

The California economy will benefit from job growth and reduced unemployment in the next three years, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released Thursday.

Wednesday, June 11

Universal Music Signs Woodland Hills Lease

Universal Music Group has signed a 146,636-square-foot lease at the LNR Warner Center office building in Woodland Hills.

AeroVironment Debuts Drone for Commercial Use

A small drone made in Simi Valley became the first unmanned aircraft to operate in a commercial application under Federal Aviation Administration guidelines.

Airport Curfew Bill Stalls

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday narrowly defeated an amendment to a transportation appropriations bill that would have allowed Burbank Bob Hope Airport to adopt a mandatory curfew for commercial aircraft operations.

Regional Home Prices Rise, Sales Slow

Home prices in Southern California continued to rise in May, but sales have begun to slow due to growing inventory and affordability issues, according to San Diego real estate data firm DataQuick.

Tuesday, June 10

Tutor Perini, Partners Win $80 Million in Big Dig Dispute

A joint venture of Tutor Perini Corp. has won an $80 million judgment in a long-standing fight with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) over its Central Artery/Tunnel Project in Boston, commonly called the Big Dig.

NBA Prepares for Legal Battles After Sterling Reversal

The NBA is poised to take several steps in response to Donald Sterling's reversal on his agreement to allow the sale of the Clippers to proceed.

Apollo Medical Signs Blue Shield Deal

Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. has reached an agreement with Blue Shield of California to provide doctors for the insurer’s policy holders at hospitals the company already services, Apollo announced Tuesday.

Foreclosures Fall, Bank Repos Rise

Home foreclosures continued to drop in Southern California in May, with rates in the greater Valley varying widely, according to a report released Tuesday.

Briefs: Elephant Bar, MGA, Cherokee, Northrop

Elephant Bar Restaurant will close all four of its San Fernando Valley locations, resulting in the loss of up to 250 jobs.

Monday, June 9

Amgen CFO Gets $2 Million Signing Bonus

Amgen Inc. appointed David W. Meline as its chief financial officer on Monday luring him from 3M with a $2 million signing bonus.

Ricon Corp. Moving to San Fernando

Ricon Corp., which designs and manufactures wheelchair lifts, is moving its headquarters from Panorama City to San Fernando.

Cruise Scores for Warner Bros.

Sci-fi thriller “Edge of Tomorrow” put in a strong performance over the weekend for Warner Bros. with a global box-office take of more than $140 million, as its star Tom Cruise continues to draw well internationally.

Local Employers Pledge to Hire Vets

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Monday that more than 140 local employers have pledged to hire more than 10,000 veterans over the next three years.

Friday, June 6

More Layoffs at Amgen

Amgen Inc. plans to lay off 70 workers at its Thousand Oaks headquarters, mostly in information technology jobs.

Producers Charged With Fraud

Four executives with a Chatsworth production company have been indicted on federal charges of defrauding investors of $22.6 million to make a 3-D version of “The Wizard of Oz.”

Briefs: Great American, BNK, Princess Cruises

Great American closes private placement, BNK shareholder re-elect board, Princess Cruises donates to American Heart Association.

Thursday, June 5

AEG Denies Kings For Sale

Anschutz Entertainment Group on Thursday categorically denied a New York Post report that it is shopping the Kings hockey team for a sale.

Align Aerospace Names CEO

A veteran aerospace executive has been named chief executive of Align Aerospace Holdings Inc., the company announced Thursday.

Briefs: MannKind, Northrop Grumman

MannKind hits a 52-week high. Northrop Grumman delivers 150th F-35 fuselage.

Wednesday, June 4

Sterling Agrees to Clippers Sale

The uncertainty over the future of the Los Angeles Clippers appears to have ended as multiple media outlets reported Wednesday afternoon that owner Donald Sterling has agreed to drop his lawsuit against the NBA to stop the sale of the team.

NASA Announces Virgin Galactic Payloads

Twelve scientific payloads from universities, research institutions and private companies will be taken into space aboard the SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle under development in the Antelope Valley.

Envy Medical Receives Investment

Envy Medical Inc., a Westlake Village skin care company, announced on Wednesday it has received an undisclosed investment from HCP & Co., a Chicago private equity firm.

L.A. Times to Host Gay Site

The Los Angeles Times will begin hosting a site later this month dedicated to news and lifestyle issues in the local gay community.

Tuesday, June 3

Developer Proposes Mixed Use for Old Daily News HQ

The first development under the Warner Center Specific Plan has been approved by the Woodland Hills Warner Center Neighborhood Council.

CU Bancorp Acquires L.A. Lender

Encino bank holding company CU Bancorp will acquire downtown Los Angeles lender 1st Enterprise Bank in an all-stock deal, the banks announced Tuesday.

Customs May Return to Van Nuys Airport

The return of customs clearance for international flights at Van Nuys Airport cleared a hurdle Monday after the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners recommended approval of an agreement between Los Angeles World Airports and Signature Flight Support Inc.

TouchCommerce Relocates Headquarters

TouchCommerce Inc. moved its global headquarters to a larger space in Agoura Hills, where the company has been located for the past 15 years. The move is to accommodate employee and revenue growth, the company announced Tuesday.

IHOP Opening in Guam

DineEquity Inc. announced it is opening three IHOP locations in Guam by 2018.

Briefs: Qualstar, Wesco, Cherokee, Apollo Medical

Qualstar receives Nasdaq warning, Wesco's major stockholder will sell shares, Cherokee signs a licensing agreement and Apollo Medical makes an acquisition.

Monday, June 2

Insider-Trading Jeweler Gets Five Months

An Encino jeweler who received insider-trading tips from former KPMG LLP partner Scott London was sentenced on Monday to a five-month prison term.

Fallbrook Center Sells for $210 Million

The Fallbrook Center outdoor mall in West Hills has sold for $210 million to a San Diego real estate investment trust

Layoffs at Disney's Maker Studios

Maker Studios will lay off about 10 percent of its workforce this week following the YouTube network’s acquisition by Walt Disney Co.

Rexford Acquires Burbank Property

Los Angeles real estate investment firm Rexford Industrial Realty Inc. announced on Monday it has added to its fast-growing Valley portfolio with a $15.4 million Burbank acquisition.

Curing the State’s Malpractice Law

Proponent of initiative argues the three-part act would reduce medical errors and avoidable patient deaths.

Op-Ed: The case for raising the cap on medical malpractice lawsuits.

Billboard Tiff Turning Ugly

Advertising: Petition drive to retain signs roils Santa Clarita.

Advertising: A citizen’s referendum could overturn Santa Clarita’s billboard law.

Firm Snares Rival Broker

Real Estate: Veteran jumping from NAI Capital to illi.

Real Estate: Two long-time Valley brokers team up to tackle the retail market.

Trumpeter All Tuned Up For Charity

Burbank player running 75 miles for area cancer group.

Non-Profits: Roy Wiegand takes a run at cancer to raise funds for his son’s lost friend.

New Way To Say ‘I Love L.A.’

North Hollywood native’s anthem scores 9 million YouTube hits.

Music: An anthem for L.A. plays on YouTube, but will it sell merchandise?

Turkeys at the Multiplex

Editor: False promises at the multiplex.

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Market Watch Summary

Stocks turned in positive results for the two-week period ended May 28.

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News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. will design an education entertainment attraction for a resort complex to open this year in Manila.

Younger Rivals Spur Westlake Village Facelift

Real Estate: Owner carrying out $25 million improvements to Westlake Plaza center.

As competition continues to grow in the Westlake Village retail market, an old shopping center is freshening up.

Behind the Scenes

CPA Robert Oberstein has made a career of representing creative talent in the entertainment industry.

Q&A: Robert Oberstein has spent a career keeping the numbers straight for creative types.

The Growing Business of Business Management

Profile: At Miller Kaplan Arase, forecasting future income from the Internet is a complex science.

Laid Back Family Firm a Hit With Hollywood

Profile: Four brothers make R.C. Baral & Co. Inc. a formidable family firm in Hollywood.

Hollywood Specialists Say the Math Is Trickier Than Ever

Entertainment: Doing the books not what it was in new digital era.

Entertainment: New markets, technologies and tax regulations have changed the game of Hollywood accounting.

Hollywood Math

Show Biz - the land of creative accounting, where billion-dollar movies can look like money losers on the backend.

border spat

Calabasas, Agoura Hills skirmish over ... office property?

Taxes: Agoura Hills and Calabasas disagree on who should control one particular land parcel.

Growing Firm Targets Upscale Conejo Valley

Expansion: Ferguson Case looks to move beyond core Ventura market.

The largest law firm in Ventura County has opened a new office in Westlake Village to better penetrate the county’s afflucent Conejo Valley market.

Growing Dunkin’ Donuts Needs Piles of Dough

Franchising: Move into Valley, L.A. by chain could cost $12 million or more.

When Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. announced plans to expand its Dunkin’ Donuts chain into Southern California, Aharon Aminpour jumped at the chance to be the Valley franchisee.

Businesses Come to Swift Aid of Rescue Mission

Disaster: Donations pour in to Valley shelter that burned down.

The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission has seen an outpouring of support from local community businesses and organizations following a devastating fire last month that caused $2.5 million in damages.

Giving License(s)

technology: Motor Vehicle Software Corp. is a leader in the new industry of registering cars electronically for California car dealers.

Technology: When car dealers need new license plates, they use DMVdesk software.

The Numbers

The Numbers: Liquor license prices indicate good times for restaurants.

Crack a Warm One – If You Must

Sun Valley firm sells disaster water rated to last 50 years in can.

Innovation: Sun Valley firm extends timeline for home water storage.

Leveling the Online Playing Field

Op-Ed: The taxing question of ecommerce.