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

Crednology Company Signs E-Waste Contract

A subsidiary of Crednology Holding Corp. entered into an agreement with a Conejo Valley school district to provide e-waste collection services.

Wilk Sponsors Bill to Combine Water Agencies

State Senator Scott Wilk has introduced legislation to consolidate the two water agencies serving the Santa Clarita Valley.

Blow a Tune on That Gold Bar

MUSIC: Phil Sardo has passion for high-end harmonicas.

Making the music of harmonicas in Sherman Oaks.

Site Seeking Donors for Debt Relief

Students can harness social media to pay down school loans.

Crowdfunding students pay down debt with new website.

Confluence in Santa Clarita

UTILITIES: With backing from business groups, water districts plan merger to reduce costs.

Reducing redundancies is one reason business groups support merging two Santa Clarita water districts.

Oasis Software Provides Answer to Ransomware

SECURITY: Titan program stops hacker encryption to foil extortion schemes.

Oasis Technology has added a new feature to its Titan security software to prevent ransomware attacks.

Latino Showman

Lenard Liberman says Hispanic television must evolve with the audience, a strategy he implements in his Burbank studio.

Lenard Liberman offers an inside view of Hispanic TV.

BYD to Install Streetlights in Lancaster

The Lancaster City Council voted on Tuesday to give a $2.9 million contract to BYD Energy to transition its streetlights to LEDs by the end of the year.

Entertainment Accounting Firms Merge

Bernstein Business Management Group will join Armanino LLP, an independent accounting and business consultancy effective March 1.

Universal Buys into Spielberg’s Amblin

Universal Filmed Entertainment has taken a minority stake in the film and television production company headed up by Steven Spielberg.

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