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AeroVironment Lands $6 million Contract With Portuguese Army

AeroVironment Inc. has secured a nearly $6 million contract to provide its Raven drones to the Portuguese army, the Monrovia unmanned aircraft manufacturer has announced.

Cherokee Reports $9.1 Million Loss

Cherokee Inc. reported a quarterly net loss of $9.1 million on Thursday, a 90 percent increase compared to the same quarter last year.

Largest U.S. Ram Dealership Opens in Lancaster

HW Hunter Ram of the West Truck Center has opened its 40,000-square-foot facility in Lancaster, making it the largest Ram stand-alone dealership in the country by size.

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Avery Dennison Selects Tech Executive for Board

Avery Dennison Corp. has appointed Mark Barrenechea to its board, the company announced Monday.

Capstone Plans Investor Open House

Capstone Turbine Corp. is opening the doors of its San Fernando Valley headquarters and manufacturing facility to investors and analysts next month.

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AeroVironment Turns Profitable After Divesting Charger Business

AeroVironment Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings and revenue for the fiscal first quarter.

Preview: DIY Protein Power

With dozens of options lining grocery store shelves, consumers of nutrition bars seem to have an overabundance of choices. But despite the variety, sports nutritionist and former real estate agent Karen Nation could find nothing that worked for her and her clients.

Semtech Exceeds Expectations in Q2

Semtech Corp. beat Wall Street estimates on revenue and adjusted earnings for the fiscal second quarter.

AeroVironment Donates Drones to West Point

AeroVironment Inc. has donated two Quantix drones to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

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Stratolaunch Announces New Spaceship Line

Stratolaunch Systems announced Monday a new line of launch vehicles that includes a space plane.

Cherokee Stock Doubles After Refinancing

Shares of Cherokee Inc. shot up more than 100 percent Monday after the Sherman Oaks-based apparel licensing company announced it has refinanced its debt with a $40 million-dollar loan.

California Resources Reports Loss of $82 million

California Resources Corp. reported a worse-than-expected quarterly loss of $82 million, or $1.70 a share, the Chatsworth oil and gas company announced Thursday.

Aerospace Vet Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne

The former president of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has been appointed senior vice president of the space business unit of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Blue Microphones Acquired for $117 Million

Computer accessory company Logitech Inc. has purchased Westlake Village microphone manufacturer Blue Microphones Holdings Corp. for $117 million in a cash deal finalized on Tuesday.

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Dole Completes Merger with Total Produce

Dole Food Co. finalized its merger with European fresh produce distributor Total Produce Tuesday in a $300 million deal.

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