San Fernando Valley Business Journal


Mark Madler covers accounting, aviation & aerospace, banking & finance, manufacturing, media & entertainment, the cities of Burbank and Simi Valley, and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Recent Stories

Strong Dollar Hurts Teledyne Revenue

Teledyne Technologies Inc. missed analyst expectations on revenue in the second quarter as the strong U.S. dollar cut into overseas results.

Great Streets Projects Come to Valley

Three projects in the San Fernando Valley were among eight receiving up to $20,000 in city grant funding as part of the Great Streets Challenge, the city of Los Angeles announced Wednesday.

NTSB Blames Human Error, Lack of Safeguards for Mojave Crash

The builder of SpaceShipTwo had not considered human error could result in a catastrophic hazard to the space vehicle, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in determining the cause of last year’s crash in the Mojave Desert.

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY: High Desert’s Low Vacancy Could Mean Rising Industrial Rents

The office and industrial markets in the Antelope Valley showed signs of life during the second quarter, bolstered by activity in Palmdale including medical office buildings opening and the sale of one of the area’s largest vacant properties.

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Mars or Bust

Estate of Tarzan creator to relaunch ‘John Carter’ franchise

The family of Tarzan author Edgar Rice Burroughs pursues business opportunities based on the 100-year-old novel ‘John Carter.’

Tour Expansion Targets Warner Bros. Fan Base

FILM: Studio lifts curtain on sound stages but retains small-group format.

Warner Bros. Studios completed a $13 million upgrade to its studio tour this month that will give visitors an even more immersive experience into the process of film and television production.

Flight School Lands Pilots From China

Camarillo business aims to help careers take off overseas.

Camarillo flight school trains Chinese pilots for general aviation.

Preview: Mars or Bust

The family of Tarzan author Edgar Rice Burroughs pursues business opportunities based on the 100-year-old novel ‘John Carter.’

Teledyne Lands Space Station Contract

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. in Thousand Oaks received on Monday a $15 million contract from NASA for imagery services for an instrument aboard the International Space Station.

Electro Rent CFO Retires

Electro Rent Corp. announced Monday the retirement of Craig Jones, the company’s chief financial officer, effective Aug. 31.

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