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

House Passes Commercial Space Liability Bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to promote the commercial space industry by limiting liability for operators and ensuring light oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Valley Gets Second LAX Bus

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners on Thursday approved a $76 million Fly Away contract that will add bus service to LAX from a second San Fernando Valley location.

Valley Business Interests Rebuffed by Voters

Valley business interests didn't get the candidate they wanted when David Ryu topped Carolyn Ramsay in Tuesday’s District 4 L.A. City Council election.

Qualstar Corp. Names President

Qualstar Corp. promoted Daniel K. Jan to president after having served as executive vice president the past year, the company announced.

Post Production Houses Green Light Joint Venture

FILM: Technicolor and Deluxe team up as digital revolution slows.

When Technicolor S.A. and Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. announced last month they were forming a joint venture, on the surface it appeared a bit of a head scratcher.

Business Backs City Hall Vet

ELECTION: Ramsay racks up endorsements in Council race.

Business groups support City Hall insider Carolyn Ramsay in the District 4 Council race.

SPECIAL REPORT: San Fernando Valley Native Handles Taxing Job

Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP is so tied to traditional tax work that Gregg Hutchins, a partner in the Westlake Village office, has a copy of the very first U.S. tax form from 1913 hanging on the wall of his office.

Valley Firm Leaving L.A.

MANUFACTURING: Superior move to Michigan called strategic.

Superior Industries decides to move its headquarters to Michigan.

SPECIAL REPORT: Author Spells It Out on Closely Held Companies

Over the years, our business has created the need to be uber compliance oriented and, with increased government oversight, we have to guard our role as business counselors.

Sun Valley Company Pays $15,500 Environmental Fine

A Sun Valley metal finishing factory has agreed to pay civil penalties for violation of waste and clean water laws, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.

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