SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
HEALTH CARE: Sober College expands after co-founder dies.
New leadership and new location for substance abuse facility Sober College after founder’s death.
HOSPITALITY: Convention center, extended stays to meet demand.
Hotel industry capitalizes on growth in High Desert.
Thousand Oaks wants a downtown with nightlife
Thousand Oaks plans to revitalize its main street with apartments and nightlife.
PUBLISHING: Mg hopes to become trade magazine for dispensaries.
Valley entrepreneur Darren Roberts pivots from the porn industry to cannabis.
Startup finds space in supermarket freezers for seasoning cubes.
Flash-freezing herbs helps startup cultivate success with supermarkets.
Medtronic expands mobile app to address disease epidemic.
Medtronic partners with Chinese firm to expand diabetes app in growing market.
Pilot program gives checks to merchants near construction.
L.A.’s water and power utility turns on reimbursement program for merchants affected by construction.
Why area small businesses are selling for more.
TELEMEDICINE: Hospitals don’t have enough mental health specialists. Here’s the solution.
Telepsychiatry firm raises VC money to grow on-screen counseling.
ENERGY: Investors like financial maneuvers at California Resources.
As part of a deleveraging plan, California Resources Corp. has managed to pay off a good deal of debt – and raised its stock price as a byproduct.
MANAGEMENT: Romo leaves, search for permanent replacement takes off.
Management change has arrived at Van Nuys Airport.
COURT: Growing backlog of civil cases spurs judge to ask for volunteer lawyers.
Judge Huey Cotton of the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Northwest Judicial District has asked the San Fernando Valley Bar Association to recruit volunteer attorneys to mediate civil cases at the Van Nuys Courthouse.
DEVELOPMENT: Former department store could become office space.
Macy’s Inc. has announced it will close its North Hollywood location this fall, bringing an end to Laurel Plaza’s tenure as a shopping destination and opening the door for the development of NoHo West.
How an advertising exec straight out of ‘Mad Men’ moved to Camarillo and opened an agency for small clients.
Advertising guru Bill Hamilton and his knack for pitching the right message.
APARTMENTS: Neighborhood council OKs 335 units in Woodland Hills.
A controversial 335-unit apartment complex proposed to replace the Woodland Hills Post Office site is a step closer to reality.
News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has given the world’s largest humanitarian award to an Atlanta nonprofit.
Calendar of events
If the group Save the Canyon cancels a proposed hotel, it could result in more development.
REAL ESTATE: OPI’s exit will vacate 21 industrial buildings on 11 acres.
Future possibilities of nail polish maker OPI Products’ massive North Hollywood campus.
MARKETING: Businesses get customers from game craze.
How businesses are piggybacking on the success of Pokemon Go.
HOSPITALITY: Calabasas project could go to polls in November.
Environmental group stands in the way of proposed Calabasas hotel and housing.
Frozen Poppers plans to expand beyond its West Hills origins.
Frozen popcorn business pops up in West Hills.
Training center moves under Cal Lutheran umbrella in the fall.
Center for Nonprofit Leadership is resurrected at Cal Lutheran University.
Personal experience led to ministry call at treatment center.
Addiction recovery and insurance form the double life of a Cigna executive.