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Market at the Top

Average Valley home prices rose in the pandemic, but luxury properties skyrocketed.Valley home prices rose in the pandemic, but luxury properties skyrocketed.

Valley Economic Alliance Headquarters Building Sells for $7 Million

The office building that hosts the headquarters of the Valley Economic Alliance in Van Nuys has sold for $7 million, according to brokerage CBRE Group.

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Housing Is a Basic Human Right

Los Angeles elected officials failing to provide adequate housing, says mayoral candidate Mel Wilson.

Can’t We Get a Flexible Workweek?

VICA President Stuart Waldman asks if state can get a flexible workweek.

Dream Garage

AUTOMOTIVE: North Hollywood car shop celebrates the work of George Barris, ‘King of the Kustomizers.’

Barris Kustom Industries relocates from long-time North Hollywood site.

AROUND THE VALLEYS

Robert Mehrabian will resume the role of chief executive at Teledyne Technologies Inc. upon the retirement of current head Al Pichelli on Oct. 15.

Kingsbarn to Seek Solid Investments

Vegas firm appoints vice president for the Valley region.

Kingsbarn Real Estate Capital, based in Las Vegas, owns capital funds and focuses on buying commercial real estate to provide structured investments to high-net-worth individuals, family trusts, foundations and institutional investors.

Medical Office Sells for $25 Million in Glendale

Deal indicates sector’s strength as investors look for stable income in the post-COVID economy.

The market for medical office buildings continues strong in the San Fernando Valley.

New Hotel Opens Doors In Calabasas

Weintraub Group’s boutique lodge will have 125 rooms.

When the Cambria Hotel Calabasas-Malibu at last opens its doors this October, it will be a fresh, upscale addition to the region’s hospitality sector.

Delta Variant Cuts Attendance at Reagan Library

LIST: But donors and new programs keep foundation’s finances ‘very healthy.’

Donors, new programs keep finances ‘robust’ at Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute.

RabbleHealth Fills Panel of Advisors

Array of talent to help with patient information app.

Digital patient engagement company Rabble Health has made four additions to its advisory board with the onboarding of Mitch Ross, former vice president of individual and family plans at Kaiser Permanente; process innovation researcher Brad Power, biotech marketing veteran Diana Porter Bodden and epidemiologist Dr. J. Michael Sprafka.

Arcutis Looking to Soothe Psoriasis Itch

Clinical study pushes toward first product launch.

Arcutis Biotherapeutics announces the first patient for clinical trial of foam for psoriasis.

Lancaster Hospital Ups Credit Score

Facility attains investment grade rank in Antelope Valley.

Antelope Valley Hospital received a BBB long-term credit rating and a BBB issuer credit rating from Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings, together marking the highest credit score the hospital has received on record.

FAA Warns of Illegal Air Charters

Van Nuys event addresses ‘significant problem.’

Experts discuss the pitfalls of illegal charter operations.

Production Ramps Up for Missile

Northrop to make weapon at Northridge facility.

Northrop Grumman Corp. has been authorized by the Pentagon to begin low-rate initial production of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Extended Range.

$17 Million Hangars for Aeroplex

Sun Air Jets will use new Van Nuys facility.

Aeroplex Group Partners said last month that it has completed a $16.8 million development project at Van Nuys Airport.

Jafra Debuts Unisex Scent Called Nuud

Product combines vanilla, wood for ‘genderless’ aroma.

Jafra Cosmetics International, a Westlake Village based cosmetic and skincare company, announced the launch of its new unisex fragrance, called Nuud, “for him, her and they.”

L.A. City Offers Free Business Counseling

Program will focus on financial management and credit improvement in pandemic’s aftermath.

City of Los Angeles starts program to provide small business owners with counseling.

Surprises in MGA’s New Dollhouse

Mansion features drive-thru diner and swimming pool.

Chatsworth-based MGA Entertainment Inc. announced late last month the launch of the LOL OMG House of Surprises, a dollhouse featuring 1980s themed rooms, as featured in the “LOL Surprise!” series on YouTube.

Back to Class for an MBA

Pandemic motivates more people to take an interest in business education.

Number of applications for master of business administration programs grows during the pandemic.

On-the-Spot Seller

PROFILE: Bob Yallen at Inter/Media matches celebrities with brands for direct-response television campaigns.

An interview with Robert Yallen of direct response advertising firm Inter/Media Group of Cos. in Woodland Hills.

Multiple Growth Strategies for Chip Maker

TECHNOLOGY: Semtech in Camarillo expects ‘stronger second half’ in 2021.

Multiple markets fuel growth for chip maker Semtech Corp.

Tarzana Hospital on Schedule for 2023 Debut

HEALTH CARE: $644 million construction project pushes through the pandemic.

Construction of the Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center, a $644 million joint venture between Providence Health & Services and Cedars-Sinai, is on track to be completed by 2023.

‘New Old’ Vibe

development: Renewed Sportsmen’s Lodge aims to deliver upscale shops with a sense of the site’s history.

Redevelopment of Sportsmen’s Lodge to deliver upscale stores with a sense of history.

Final Landing for Camarillo Pilot

Mark Oberman of Channel Islands Aviation pilots his last flight.

Bros. Grow Chain After Virus Surge

Siblings look to duplicate their Canoga Park flagship restaurant.

Siblings look to duplicate their Canoga Park Middle Eastern restaurant.

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