San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Anywind to Open Headquarters in Palmdale

A South Korean energy company announced Tuesday it will open the headquarters of its wind energy division in Palmdale.

On-Location Filming Holds Steady

On-location production remained flat in the first quarter despite evidence that the state’s tax credit program is keeping more production in the Los Angeles region

Valley Businesswoman Gets Prison for Medicare Fraud

A San Fernando Valley businesswoman has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for defrauding Medicare of almost $10 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.

Disney Completes Maker Deal

The board of directors and shareholders of Maker Studios have approved its acquisition by Walt Disney Co. despite a counter-offer made public Monday for the Culver City media company.

Business Events Calendar -- Week of April 14

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Briefs: KCETLink, Cherokee

KCETLink names directors. Cherokee announces dividend.

NoHo Boutique Gets Zoning OK

A proposed boutique hotel near the NoHo Arts District in North Hollywood has been given final discretionary approval.

Burbank Hospital Completes MRI Test

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center announced it is the first hospital in the nation to conduct an MRI scan of a patient with a new MRI-compatible heart pacemaker.

Briefs: Disney, Film Festival

Disney faces disability access lawsuit. North Hollywood film festival kicks off.

Injunction Sought to Halt Disney Acquisition

Former officers with Maker Studio Inc. are seeking a court order to stop a shareholder vote on the company’s $500 million acquisition by Walt Disney Co.

SEC Stops GrowLife Trading

Trading in shares of GrowLife Inc., a Woodland Hills seller of marijuana-growing supplies, was stopped on Thursday by the SEC.

Illness Outbreak on Princess Cruises Ship

A ship owned by the Valencia cruise line was docked Thursday in San Diego after an outbreak of stomach flu among 104 passengers and crew.

Home Foreclosures Fall

Home foreclosures continued to drop in Southern California in March, with rates in the greater Valley varying widely, according to a report released Thursday.

Briefs: Ceres, Public Storage

Energy crop developer Ceres reports loss. Public Storage expands offering.

State Chamber Identifies Job Killers

The California Chamber of Commerce released its annual list of “job killer” bills on Wednesday – and the current tally of 26 is fewer than in recent years.

Civic Leaders: L.A. Economy Can Be Improved

The Los Angeles 2020 Commission recommended a series of steps on Wednesday to boost the economy and improve City Hall

Teledyne Dials In Lab Equipment Firm

Teledyne Technologies subsidiary buys Montana maker of lab instrumentation.

AmaWaterways River Fleet Rises

AmaWaterways in Calabasas has added two more ships to its growing fleet of river cruisers.

Briefs: Simulations Plus, GrowLife

Simulations Plus reports earnings. GrowLife strikes distribution deal.

Westside Prop House Moves to Burbank

A Santa Monica prop house is relocating to the Burbank Airport Commerce Center.