Ethan Varian

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Email: evarian@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

Amgen to Participate in Cancer Symptom Research Project

Amgen Inc. has partnered with four government agencies and universities to launch a program aimed at helping cancer patients better manage their symptoms.

American Homes 4 Rent Appoints New CFO

American Homes 4 Rent has appointed Christopher Lau as chief financial officer, effective July 1, the Agoura Hills-based company announced Wednesday.

Disney-ABC Exec to Leave Company

Bruce Rosenblum, president of business operations for Disney-ABC TV Group, will leave the company at the end of this month, according to an internal memo sent by Disney-ABC President Ben Sherwood.

MGA’s Larian Drops Bid for Toys R Us

MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Issac Larian has withdrawn his offer to purchase hundreds of Toys R Us stores after he was unable to come to terms with the bankrupt retailer’s creditors.

Report: MGA Proposed Merger With Mattel

Isaac Larian, chief executive of Van Nuys toymaker MGA Entertainment Inc., last month offered to merge the company with rival Mattel Inc., according to a report by The Wall Street Journal Friday.

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Steve Allen Awards Honor Schools, Students and Educators

The Valley Economic Alliance recognized Valley schools, students and educators that have earned national honors at the organization’s board of governors meeting Wednesday night in Van Nuys.

CyberCoders List Top In-Demand Tech Jobs

CyberCoders, a subsidiary of Calabasas information and technology recruiter ASGN Inc. (formerly On Assignment Inc.), has released a report on the top 10 most in-demand tech jobs this year.

Harbor Freight Issues Chainsaw Safety Recall

Harbor Freight Tools has issued a safety recall for three of its chainsaws in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Calabasas-based company announced Monday.

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Startup Sees VR Beyond Visuals

ENTERTAINMENT: Vibrations, scents add to immersive effect.

Positron brings virtual reality to theater seats.

Two HQs in KCET Merger

MANAGEMENT: In a return to PBS, Burbank station hopes for ‘cost-effective operations.’

Benefits of KCET’s merger with PBS SoCal.

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