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

Lancaster Wins Green Power Designation

The city of Lancaster has been named a Green Power Community by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the first city to receive that designation in Southern California.

Calabasas Firm Brokers Sale of DTLA Properties

Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of an assemblage of buildings and land parcels in the downtown Los Angeles industrial district for $38.4 million.

Report: Blackline Preparing for IPO

Accounting software developer BlackLine is preparing for an initial public offering that could value it at more than $1 billion, according to media reports.

Auto Repair Software Firm Raises $6.3 Million

Auto repair estimation software developer Estify has raised $6.3 million in new financing from two private equity firms.

Report: Disney May Acquire Twitter

Walt Disney Co. is evaluating a possible bid to acquire social networking service Twitter Inc., according to media reports.

Triton Media Wins Bloomberg Contract

Triton Digital has won a contract with Bloomberg Media to manage, measure and monetize its digital audio content.

BYD Wins Electric Bus Award

BYD Motors Inc. received the 2016 Electric Bus of the Year Award from the Los Angeles Sustainability Council.

Semtech, Partners Build New Zealand Network

Technology developed by Semtech Corp. has been used in a wide area network covering more than half the population of New Zealand.

DTS Acquired for $850 Million

Audio technology developer DTS Inc. will be acquired by a Silicon Valley company in a deal valued at $850 million.

Galpin Auto to Trick Out Custom Truck

Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth vehicle on floor at North Hills speed shop.

North Hills’ Galpin Motors stands to gain by restoring pickup of custom car icon, Ed “Big Daddy” Roth.

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