SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
BIOTECH: Maker of chin-fat drug taking on male-pattern baldness.
From chin fat reduction to hair loss prevention, Kythera likes vanity drugs.
AEROSPACE: GenCorp. eyeing Rocketdyne for restructuring.
Aerojet Rocketdyne’s restructuring will have little impact in the Valley.
BEAUTY: Dr. Peter Grossman opens spa offering cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Peter Grossman opens a medical spa for non-surgical treatments.
Celebrity tattoo artist opens shop in district already doodle heavy.
Tattoo artist Romeo Lacoste opens his first parlor in trendy NoHo.
Public spinoff picks Chatsworth for its headquarters.
Oil producer California Resources establishes its headquarters in Chatsworth.
Simi Valley Hospital offering ‘restaurant– quality’ bedside fare.
Simi Valley Hospital skips the cafeteria tray with its upscale meal plan.
“Boomerang buyers” could lift the residential housing market.
ECOMMERCE: Dalia Hadari’s successful beauty supply firm has roots in her tough childhood.
Atypical Brands’ online marketing strategy delivers atypical growth.
REDEVELOPMENT: Regency completes $27 million first phase of center rehab.
The first phase of the Westlake Plaza facelift was completed this month as its owner seeks to keep pace with competing shopping centers in the affluent Westlake Village retail market.
EDUCATION: Proposed bill would help pay loans of public service lawyers.
State Sen. Bob Hertzberg, the Valley’s newest representative in Sacramento, has a plan to solve dual problems in the legal profession.
Thomas Tull has built Legendary Entertainment into a major Hollywood player from his base in the Valley.
Thomas Tull’s mix of private equity savvy and Hollywood deal-making has made Legendary Entertainment.
DEVELOPMENT: Woodland Hills citizens’ committee asks for more revisions.
Plans for a luxury apartment complex at the site of the Woodland Hills post office have been sent back to the drawing board again – but not before the developer won over a few critics.
News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley
Former Pentagon official Jay Gibson has been named chief executive of XCOR Aerospace, developer of a space vehicle at the Mojave Air & Space Port. Gibson replaces Jeff Greason, a founder of XCOR, who will remain as chief technology officer and chairman.
Calendar of events
Ever heard the old saying “you can’t step in the same river twice?” Probably, and for good reason.
Adam Levine’s father expanding M. Fredric chain
Having weathered the recession, apparel chain M. Fredric is ready to grow again.
ANIMATION: Disney, others deny collusion to hold down salaries.
Employee suit alleges Disney, DreamWorks and others conspired to keep down animator salaries.
FINANCE: DreamWorks said to get soft price, great lease on campus.
The sale and leaseback of DreamWorks’ campus gives the studio $185 million.
HOSPITALITY: Hip lodging set for far reaches of NoHo district.
A NoHo hotel tries to carve out space a block away from the arts district.
University fundraising helps volleyball team move from Malibu.
CSUN’s Matadors have a new logo, licensing deals and a sand volleyball team.
Couple wins contest on attracting youth to manufacturing jobs.
Two students explain how to train next-gen factory workers.
MARKETING: Vimby has drawn national ad clients with its granular approach to video.
When brands need video made in multiple cities, they call Vimby.
Duo wins Academy recognition for filming driving, crash scenes.
Stunt drivers build a better vehicle for filming fast action.
Movie shoots are multiplying in the Santa Clarita Valley.