SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
RESTAURANTS: Investor to finance expansion by co-founder’s sons.
Valley area’s StoneFire Grill has a new owner.
TECHNOLOGY: Company adapts as data storage market evolves.
Qualstar tries turnaround as data storage sector evolves.
Dentist’s quest to commercialize quick implants
Dental implant company picks up speed in Simi Valley.
Prop 64’s passage opens new market for bottles with timer.
Expanded pot legalization widens potential for bottle timers.
Cal Lutheran students will monitor deals during pilot program.
Water market debuts in Ventura County.
Restaurant will retain casual ambiance and exotic meat menu.
New restaurateur takes over revered Saddle Peak Lodge.
Extension facility to feature on-site classes, video conferencing.
UCLA Extension eyes older Valley residents with new satellite.
ENTERTAINMENT: Vault in Thousand Oaks will preserve movie history at low temperature.
Hollywood films get frozen in new Thousand Oaks vaults.
M&A: Westlake Village firm combines pharma with laser hair removal.
Westlake Village startup rolls up skin treatment company.
CONSTRUCTION: Xebec plans to transform former mine into e-commerce complex.
Xebec digs in deep in Sun Valley for new industrial space.
LABOR: Deal will bring financial certainty, better recruitment to AV.
After almost a year and a half of negotiations, Antelope Valley Hospital and the California Nurses Association have signed off on a new union contract, affecting more than 1,000 nurses at the Lancaster hospital.
ATTRACTION: GES works with James Cameron to bring Pandora to life.
Themed attraction company GES and partners have produced a traveling educational exhibit based on the blockbuster film “Avatar.”
PHILANTHROPY: Donations of toys, cosmetics and cash boost campaign.
The Foothill Community Police Department’s annual drive to replenish its Needy Family Fund was successful again this year thanks to the generosity of the local business community, with Woodland Hills’ USI Insurance Services LLC leading the way in both monetary and material donations.
Cynthia Sewell, long-time leader at New Horizons for the developmentally disabled, retired last month.
Cynthia Sewell, New Horizons’ former chief executive, reminisces on changes in special needs.
Investment bankers look forward to a year of deal-making under the new administration.
Investment bankers see a prosperous 2017.
Local companies battle for niche in financial software market.
DEVELOPMENT: Chinese firm buys Woodland Hills site.
Developers have hunted all over the Warner Center area of Woodland Hills for older retail and restaurant centers that they could replace with apartments. Now they have widened their search to put industrial buildings in their crosshairs.
News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley
Antelope Valley Hospital will face reduced Medicare payments based on a health care quality score, according to the Antelope Valley Press.
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Cherokee’s strategy; public pensions bury Californians.
2017 rings in new laws for businesses.
Election strategies, academic study illustrate how a sequence of messages guides consumers to make a decision.
Trump and Clinton’s election messages yield insights on strategies.
Today’s global market means inventing – and re-inventing – jobs.
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ADVERTISING: Boutique contracts with Smart & Final, 99 Cents.
Bloom Ads wins big with Smart & Final contract.