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Making the Grade

Restaurants: Everclean Services helps client eateries pass health inspections with its audit services that aim for an ‘A.’Restaurants: Everclean guarantees a passing grade for health inspections.

By Karin Bugge April 21, 2014 midnight   $$ Share

PennyMac Financial Narrowly Misses Estimates

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. narrowly missed analyst expectations for net income and revenue Thursday.

PennyMac Increases Earnings, Revenue

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust on Wednesday reported higher revenue and net income for the third quarter.

Survey: L.A. Companies Expect to Boost Hiring

Prospects for job seekers in Los Angeles look promising for the next six months.

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Low Rent High Life

Vacation club tries Costco approach to luxury

Tourism: Bellazo finds an inexpensive entry to luxury vacation home rentals.

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Up in Smoke For Pot Firm?

Investments: GrowLife trades halted by manipulation fears.

Investments: An SEC-imposed halt in trading could wither GrowLife’s prospects.

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Apollo Climbs Industry Peak

Health Care: Glendale doctors manager expands under reform.

Health Care: Apollo Medical Holdings reinvents itself as a Medicare provider.

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Students Get Industrial With Project

Northrop-sponsored science competition eyes future workers.

Education: A science fair could yield future employees for Northrop Grumman.

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A New Brand Of Cheese Whizzes

Artisan shops opening around the Valley in latest gourmet trend.

Food: Cheese entrepreneurs are opening stores across the Valley.

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Credit Union Shreds to Impress

Institution seeks to attract customers by destroying documents.

Banking: Why credit unions love paper-shredding parties.

Credit Card Processor Pushes Limits With Product

Electronics: New suite of services introduced at Las Vegas trade show.

Total Merchant Services is branching out.

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Simi Valley Set to Join Race for Visitor Dollars

Marketing: City could be latest to assess hotel fee to form tourism district.

Simi Valley is close to joining the growing list of local cities to establish a tourism business improvement district, or TBID.

Decision Near on Low-Cost Mediation Service

Litigation: Proponents want funds to start service for firms and individuals.

Plans to launch a low-cost mediation service for Valley attorneys have entered the home stretch toward becoming reality.

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around the valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

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

Inhospitable Higher Wages

Op-Ed: Hotel wage hike could hurt workers, says business group.