SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
Real Estate: Farmers Insurance move from Mid-Wilshire a boost.
REAL ESTATE: Farmers Insurance Group’s move to Warner Center has brokers. optimistic about the sluggish office market.
Aviation: Flight Research piloted by new ownership in Mojave.
AVIATION: Mojave flight school takes off with new ownership.
BEVERAGEs: Chatsworth firm’s odorless, colorless liquid makes anything into an energy drink.
Advertising: Clear Channel seeks legislative solution after legal setback.
ADVERTISING: Clear Channel isn’t giving up the fight for digital billboards. But is it lights out for the advertiser?
Developer looks to get Newbury Park to buy into discount retail.
RETAIL: A proposed swap meet is a hard sell in tony Thousand Oaks.
Game from Menchie’s lets players set up and run virtual store.
TECH: Frozen yogurt company Menchies rolls out a new app it thinks will keep customers smiling.
Gary Martinez turns to Kickstarter for his tangle-free device.
INTERNET: Veteran Hollywood mechanical engineer Gary Martinez funds ear bud venture with Kickstarter.
Interlink’s Durapoint clicks with harsh working environments.
EQUIPMENT: Interlink’s new computer mouse can take any abuse you throw its way.
Restaurants: Eden Burger Bar is tucked away but its founder has a big appetite for success.
FOOD: Glendale’s Eden Burger Bar thinks about expansion over the hill.
Retail: Marshalls leases Brand Boulevard building long vacated by Borders.
RETAIL: Discount clothing seller Marshalls will take former Borders location in Glendale.
Entrepreneur Robin Richards has started multiple businesses in his long career and he’s at it again with a group of jobs sites.
Q&A: With his newest company, Robin Richards wants to find everyone a job.
Technology: Stroke initative led by Burbank’s St. Joseph and four other facilities.
The first “telestroke” network in Southern California will open in the San Fernando Valley and feature robots that will help doctors examine and diagnose patients.
Marketing: uSamp unveils app that allows users to interact with advertisers.
Headed to the grocery store?
Apparel: Struggling Arleta brand to release new lines amid sale speculation.
The days of the velour track suit are long gone, but Juicy Couture, the brand that broke the bank with the late ‘90s trend, hasn’t really recovered.
Commercial: CitiGroup selling 3.2-acre property for possible mixed-use
An entire city block is on the market in Glendale, and it may just be the future site of another mixed-use apartment complex.
News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley
A 20-unit apartment building on Moorpark Street in Sherman Oaks has sold for $4.5 million.
Calendar of Events
Market Watch Summary
Stocks were down across the board for the two-week period ended June 5.
EDITOR: Standardized testing doesn’t hurt tomorrow’s business leaders.
BizFed’s annual survey of over 100 leading business groups representing more than 250,000 businesses throughout L.A. County should be a wakeup call for Southern California leaders:
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recently released its sixth annual “Rich States, Poor States” ranking of business policies in the 50 states.
Business group says planned fee on new construction to improve traffic is a bad idea that should be halted.
Year in and year out, the Los Angeles region takes home the prestigious title of being the No. 1 most congested area in the country.
In 1990, members of the then-Democratic Congress drafted a law to control the noise of commercial, business and recreational aircraft departing airports across America.
TAKE TWO - This week's Editorial Cartoon by Steve Greenberg