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.
SpaceShipTwo, which the company is developing to carry tourists into space, crashed on Friday in the Mojave Desert with two pilots aboard during a test flight
Walt Disney Co.’s two Tokyo theme parks are getting a $4.5 billion renovation and expansion over the next decade, the attractions’ Japanese owner announced on Friday.
Two state lawmakers led a hearing on Thursday at Cal State Northridge aimed at boosting the cleantech industry in the San Fernando Valley.
A new joint venture among high-profile entertainment industry professionals will operate a studio in Glendale to produce animated and hybrid animated-live action feature films.
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted solid numbers in the third quarter helped by the box office of summer release “How to Train Your Dragon 2.”
A joint venture between two real estate investment firms has purchased land in the northwest San Fernando Valley to build an upscale residential development that could generate more than half a billion dollars in home sales.
Lancaster has partnered with a Santa Clara company to install an energy-storage system and electric-vehicle charging station as part of its plan to become the nation’s first city that produces as much power as it consumes.
Post-production house Modern VideoFilm has been brought in executives for a new management team from a unit of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. that helps turn around troubled companies.
Cal State Northridge received on Wednesday a $22 million grant to promote diversity in the nation’s biomedical workforce – the largest single grant the school has received.
The governing board of the Antelope Valley Air Quality Management District is asking that Gov. Jerry Brown intervene in a dispute threatening Kinkiharyo International from opening a rail car factory in Palmdale.