Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Helen covers retail, hospitality and nonprofits in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Forecast: Economic Growth Slowing in California

A chokehold on housing development threatens to knock California from its position as a national leader for economic growth, according to a report published Thursday by the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University.

Software Startup Vroozi Names Chairman

Software-as-a-service firm Vroozi Inc. in Sherman Oaks announced Wednesday that it has appointed former software executive Greg Butterfield as chairman of its board of directors.

NoHo Hosts Vegan Nights Food Festival

Event organizers hope to replicate small city format elsewhere.

North Hollywood celebrates natural food with its own festival.

Americana at Brand Rethinks Advertising Policy

MARKETING: Promotion for Armenian genocide film will reach shoppers for free.

Top Caruso executives met with representatives of the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, or ANCA, in early September to address concerns about the relationship between the Armenian community and the luxury retail developer’s Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale.

Home Rental In a Box

INTERNET: She automated management of her vacation house and plans to share the system.

Nomadness Rentals’ software appeals to small landlords.

Reaching Par

SPORTS: Pivotal year for PGA tournament in Thousand Oaks.

Will PGA championship in Thousand Oaks become an annual event?

Homelessness, Disasters Topics at State of the Valley Lunch

The business community put local leaders on the hot seat Thursday at the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Valley luncheon, an annual panel discussion that gives businesses the chance to pose questions about public policy to San Fernando Valley legislators.

New Valencia Building Leases Up

One of the three just-completed buildings in Valencia that make up the Valencia Gateway V project has been leased to Vision Media Management & Fulfillment, according to CBRE Group Inc.

Court: Aliso Canyon Can Stay Open

Los Angeles County once again failed to halt natural gas operations at the Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon facilities, after the state Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would not review a lower court’s decision that permitted limited operations at the site.

Cherokee Falls to 5-Year Low on Quarterly Results

The stock of Cherokee Global Brands (CHKE) fell to a five-year low Friday, a day after the company disclosed financial results for its second fiscal quarter of 2018.

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