SFV BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS

Logistics Firm Renews Two Leases in Van Nuys

Moulton Logistics Management Inc. has renewed leases for 255,404 square feet of industrial space at two adjacent properties in Van Nuys, according brokerage firm CBRE Group.

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Chamber Celebrates Conejo Retail, Restaurants at MIXPO

Despite the threat of inclement weather, Greater Conejo Chamber of Commerce smoothly hosted MIXPO, an outdoor business expo-plus event held at Los Robles Greens in Thousand Oaks Wednesday, improving on the previous year’s Mega-Mix business expo in terms of scope and attendance.

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Four-story Senior Housing Proposed for Sherman Oaks

Los Angeles-based Mercy Housing has submitted a proposal to redevelop the site of a 1940s triplex at 14534 Burbank Blvd. into a 55-unit apartment building earmarked as affordable housing for low-income seniors, according to an Urbanize.LA report.

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Report: Dodgers Wanted Minor League Team in Valley

A Los Angeles Times story on Friday confirmed what has long been rumored: The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Westfield Group wanted to bring a minor league baseball team to the San Fernando Valley only to have that notion quashed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Sportsmen’s Lodge to be Redeveloped

Plans to raze Studio City’s iconic Sportsmen’s Lodge event center and build an upscale outdoor shopping mall on the property are officially underway after years of strained negotiations and ownership changes.

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Luncheon Celebrates Induction of Calabasas Mayor Shapiro

The city of Calabasas on Thursday celebrated the arrival of new mayor David Shapiro with its annual Mayoral Luncheon that doubled as a state of the city event.

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CareerArc Hires Execs

Human resources technology company CareerArc has expanded its leadership team with several new hires.

Seven Lakes Expands to Texas

Seven Lakes Technologies, a Westlake Village developer of software products for the oil and gas industry, announced the opening of an office in Midland, Texas.

Official: IT Workers Laid Off at Anthem

Anthem Inc. has laid off information technology professionals nationally with at least some of the affected employees in the Valley area, according to Kenn Phillips, the chief executive of the Valley Economic Alliance.

Sacramento Nixes Bill to Allow More Housing in Single-Family Areas

A high-profile bill that would have allowed increased home building near mass transit stations and in single-family neighborhoods across California was defeated on Thursday.

Report: Disney Starts Layoffs

Walt Disney Co. has started layoffs at its studio operations and those of 20th Century Fox, according to media reports.

Encino’s Scratch, Northridge’s Boba Truck Partake in Month-Long Food Fest

The Third Annual Los Angeles Times Food Bowl is currently underway throughout May. Several San Fernando Valley eateries have been brought into the fold to participate.

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Business Coalition Rallies to Amend Dynamex

A coalition of business owners and independent contractors in the Valley area, Pasadena and Burbank held a press conference this morning urging legislators to amend the Dynamex court decision.

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Print Shop to Close; 114 Lose Jobs

Sinclair Printing will eliminate 114 positions as it closes its Palmdale facility to consolidate its operations in California.

Disney Takes Full Control of Hulu

The Walt Disney Co. has acquired Comcast’s one-third stake in Hulu and now has full control of the streaming service.

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Program Seeks to Boost Minorities in Tech

A coalition of tech companies and venture capital firms is starting an internship program this summer to address the lack of minorities in the tech industry.

Good Results for Sienna’s Psoriasis Trial

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has seen promising biopsy data in its most recent clinical trial of a topical solution for psoriasis, according to a statement from the company on Tuesday.

Construction Underway at Camarillo Senior Village

Construction is underway on incoming Oakmont of Camarillo, due for completion this winter.

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Developer Proposes Mixed-Use Complex in Glendale

Project applicant Mikael Galestian under the LLC New Dawn Enterprises has presented a plan to Glendale Design Review Board to replace existing structures at 3508-3514 Verdugo Road.

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IHOP Tweet Sparks Some Outrage on Internet

IHOP got some unwanted attention as a result of a controversial tweet on Mother’s Day.

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