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

AeroVironment Quarterly Losses Grow

AeroVironment Inc. missed Wall Street projections on earnings and revenue in the fiscal first quarter.

VEDC Partners on Great Streets Program

Valley Economic Development Center is partnering with the city of Los Angeles on a loan program for businesses in conjunction with the Great Streets Initiative.

Interlink Names CFO

Interlink Electronics Inc. has named David S. Burnett as chief finance officer for the manufacturing company.Interlink Names New CFO

Comcast Completes DreamWorks Takeover

Comcast Corp. closed on its deal to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Monday, the final day of trading for DreamWorks shares on the Nasdaq.

Real Industry CEO Steps Down, Shares Fall

Craig Bouchard has stepped down as chief executive and chairman of Real Industry Inc., it was announced Monday.

Capstone Renews Russian Distributor Deal

Capstone Turbine Corp. has signed a new three-year agreement with BPC Engineering to distribute its microturbines in Russia and Belarus.

Budding Ad Sales for Pot Publisher

PUBLISHING: Mg hopes to become trade magazine for dispensaries.

Valley entrepreneur Darren Roberts pivots from the porn industry to cannabis.

Debt Buyback Bumps Share Price for Oil Driller

ENERGY: Investors like financial maneuvers at California Resources.

As part of a deleveraging plan, California Resources Corp. has managed to pay off a good deal of debt – and raised its stock price as a byproduct.

New Leadership in Tower at Van Nuys Airport

MANAGEMENT: Romo leaves, search for permanent replacement takes off.

Management change has arrived at Van Nuys Airport.

The Number

Why area small businesses are selling for more.

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