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Soraya Theater Director Takes Expanded Roles at CSUN

California State University – Northridge announced that Thor Steingraber has agreed to take on expanded interim roles in university relations and at the CSUN Foundation in addition to his role as executive and artistic director at the Soraya theater on campus.

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Business Journal Wins Top Award – Again

The San Fernando Valley Business Journal on Wednesday won the Gold award for Best Newspaper in a national contest of business journals and other local business publications.

NewMark Merrill Hires Six Executives

NewMark Merrill Cos., a shopping center owner, has grown its executive team by six with a half-dozen outside hires brought aboard to meet demand as the retail sector opens post-pandemic.

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Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Supervisors Extend Eviction Moratorium in L.A. County

L.A. County tenants have been granted three more months of protection from eviction.

Amgen Migraine Drug Aimovig Approved in Japan

Amgen Inc.’s migraine attack suppressant, Aimovig, has been granted marketing approval by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Teledyne Subsidiary Joins Effort to Map World's Seafloor

Teledyne Caris has entered a partnership with the Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and the U.K. Hydrographic Office to advance efforts to map the seafloor by 2030.

Business Journal Honors 10 Local CFO and HR Professionals

The San Fernando Business Journal on Wednesday gave awards to 10 standout local chief financial officers and human resource professionals.

Nonprofit Regarding Her Awards Grants to Valley Restaurants

Regarding Her, a Los Angeles nonprofit that helps women restaurateurs, announced Tuesday the inaugural recipients of its grant program, including two in the San Fernando Valley.

Industrial Building Leased Near Van Nuys Airport

A 28,000-square-foot warehouse at Van Nuys Airport Industrial Center has leased to an undisclosed West Los Angeles company for the storage of baby products.

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National Veterinary Associates Grows Hospital Network

Agoura Hills-based National Veterinary Associates announced Tuesday that Sage Veterinary Centers has decided to join NVA’s network of pet hospitals.

Three Cities in Valley Region Named in Top 15 for Business Readiness

Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks and Burbank ranked among the top 15 in a Verizon Business report that looked at the country’s most “business-ready” cities.

Regal Cinemas Takes Over ArcLight Location in Sherman Oaks

Regal Cinemas, the second-largest movie theater chain in the nation, has taken over the 87,000-square foot space abandoned by embattled theater chain ArcLight at the Sherman Oaks Galleria.

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Princess to Resume Cruises From Los Angeles

Princess Cruises will resume sailing from Los Angeles beginning this fall, following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Loop Media to Create Channel for Wiggles Children’s Band

Short-form video distributor Loop Media Inc. has inked a deal with the Wiggles to create a new streaming and broadcast channel from the children’s musical group.

Startup Lands $140 Million

BIOTECH: AbbVie, Westlake Bio invest in Capsida’s Series A.

Capsida Biotherapeutics Inc. received $140 million in a Series A round of funding.

Galpin Ford Prepares to Sell Lightning Pickup

AUTOMOTIVE: Dealer sees high demand, less supply for EVs.

Galpin Ford to sell the F-150 Lightning electric pickup.


Farmers’ Double Hires

Farmers Group Inc. has appointed two C-suite executives

Jukebox Restorer Still Plays Songs

Since 1971, Don Muller’s company has sold vintage music machines.

Since 1971, Don Muller’s company has sold vintage jukeboxes.

Artist’s Business Fluid in Setbacks

T-shirts and website set stage to re-create paintings lost in fire.

How small business owner and artist Forrest Jade adapted to the coronavirus pandemic.