SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION
DEVELOPMENT: Officials, investors cite underserved health market.
Lancaster’s plan to become a health care hub.
Retrofit mandate hits Valley landlords.
L.A.’s new seismic retrofit law for multifamily dwellings sends tremors through Valley.
TRANSPORTATION: Growth strategy, candidate selection are challenges.
NorthStar Moving Co. moves into franchising to grow its business.
Label maker Avery Dennison Corp. wants to label more of Europe.
Aerojet Rocketdyne wins $67 million to tackle NASA project.
AeroJet Rocketdyne tries to double thrust for Mars-bound cargo rocket under $67 million contract.
InviteManager’s name change reflects expanded services.
It’s all in the name: why InviteManager makes more sense for TicketManager.
Ex-homemaker puts product on shelves of Bed Bath & Beyond.
Buttering up: entrepreneur Joelle Mertzel’s new dish cleans up countertop.
Laundromat opens U-Haul outlet to take advantage of location.
Laundromat maximizes its prime location with U-Haul business.
BEAUTY: With the Z Potter heater, consumers can reconfigure their makeup cases.
Z Palette inventor introduces depotting heater.
MANUFACTURING: Sylmar plant’s heart pacemakers part of $25 billion buyout.
Cardio devices made in Sylmar to be enhanced by Abbott Lab’s acquisition of St. Jude Medical Inc.
FINANCE: Medical device maker offers discounted shares in $20 million deal.
Second Sight makes $20 million equity offer to stay afloat.
FUNDRAISER: Event collects money for spinal cord research foundation.
Thousands of Santa Clarita residents participated in an innovative global charity race May 8 in support of the Wings of Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation.
MOVIES: Expectations are realistic after last year’s blockbuster performance.
Another summer movie season has started and that means multiplexes filled with tentpole superhero movies, sequels and reboots.
TECHNOLOGY: Program also helps health care agencies manage their business.
Van Nuys software developer Data Soft Logic recently released a visit verification app for home health agencies that uses a Global Positioning System, or GPS, to document nursing visits.
David Steele-Figueredo left a corporate job to become an academic. Now he’s using his turnaround skills at Woodbury University.
Former Chevron exec David Steele-Figueredo now heads Woodbury University.
CONSTRUCTION: Three new buildings will add 255,000 square feet to inventory.
The industrial market in the Santa Clarita Valley is about to get a little bit wider.
News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley
Single-home renter American Homes 4 Rent saw profit and revenue jump during the first quarter thanks to its purchase of a competitor.
Calendar of events
Mike Menerey: How small businesses can thrive despite regulation.
INSURANCE: Adventist Health’s plan draws attention of other companies.
Adventist Health develops self-provided plan that could save companies on premiums.
MANUFACTURING: Spiral’s app puts new spin on piggy banks.
Former Disney executive’s wireless toy startup attracts venture capital.
DINING: Cheesecake Factory sees mobile as recipe for success.
New mobile app adds icing to Cheesecake Factory’s foray into technology.
K9 Gym caters to pet owners with penchant for trendy treatments.
There’s doggie daycare, dog parks and dog bakeries – so why not doggie rehab? K9 Gym and Rehabilitation Center helps post-surgery pups.
Chatsworth company ships 5,000 panels to cover exterior.
Contract for Kuwaiti hospital helps Chatsworth glass maker recover from hard times.
Devices with GPS and cameras ensure employee punctuality.
Thinking about fudging hours at work? ExakTime’s new app and software uses phone GPS and cameras to keep hourly workers honest.