San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance 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.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email:

Recent Stories

TouchCommerce Acquired for $215 Million

Customer service software developer TouchCommerce has been acquired by Nuance Communications Inc. in a deal valued at $215 million, the companies announced.

Future California Adventure Ride Based on ‘Guardians’

Walt Disney Co. is replacing its Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction with one based on characters from its 2014 hit film, “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

CSUN’s Tech Incubator in Move Mode

Off-campus offices, broad mission aims to encourage startups.

L.A. Cleantech Incubator takes space near CSUN.

Medicare Pricing Sends Up Second Sight Stock

BIOTECH: Agency proposes to pay $150,000 for Sylmar company’s vision system.

Boost in Medicare reimbursement sends Second Sight stock soaring.

‘Ring’ Game Comes Back to Hook Warner Bros.

MARKETING: Payments for promotional videos not transparent, Feds allege.

In the film version of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring,” the character Boromir comments that one does not simply walk into Mordor.

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Lot of Liability

Goodwill helps businesses comply with ADA.

Goodwill extends hand to businesses to follow disability regulations.

Preview: Lot of Liability

Valley Economic Alliance wants to help prevent the egregious abuses of the federal law with a most unlikely partner – Goodwill Southern California.

Capstone Sells Turbine for Uzbekistan Oil Project

Capstone Turbine Corp. received payment for two of its microturbines to be shipped to a flare gas utilization project in the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Sage Growth Points to Future

PUBLISHING: Academic journal powerhouse takes bigger digs.

Academic and professional demand drives growth at Sage Publications.

NetSol Makes Quick Change in China

A change in the tax regulations in China caused Netsol Technologies Inc. to incorporate new tax handling capabilities for clients in that country.

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