Stories for November 2004
Monday, November 29
Monday, November 22
The use of temporary workers may be a permanent trend at area companies.
Under fire from some chambers in the Valley, Wayne Adelstein has quit as chairman of the Valley Economic Development Center.
Business tax reform, which was passed by the L.A. City Council last week, was aided by a grassroots effort within the business community.
Bobby Loco's has shuttered its doors after about six months operating in the
With Internet access now integral to nearly all businesses, many companies and institutions are moving toward wireless Internet technology.
Precision Dynamics, the city of San Fernando's largest employer, plans layoffs among its entry-level positions.
The future of the Valley is discussed at the Economic Alliance Info Summit.
Freeway traffic problems have crept up to new proportions and have become a central theme in business owners' management woes.
The Method Fest Independent Film Festival has moved from Burbank to
Senior Reporter Shelly Garcia calls for more engagement by the real estate community in discussions about the future of the Valley.
Home improvement stores and luxury goods retailers are expected to be big winners this holiday season.
A group of veteran bankers is seeking to raise about $22 million to launch an independent business bank in Encino
With the Orange Line finally back on track, small businesses along its route will finally see some movement and, hopefully, the end to the disruption they have all faced for the past three months.
Guest Column by Gregory N. Lippe, CPA, is managing partner of the Woodland Hills-based CPA firm of Lever, Lippe, Hellie & Russell LLP (LLHR) and a director of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA).
The trend toward wireless in the workplace brings more security concerns.
An Amgen spinoff could be in a good position to work with stem cell research companies.
Monday, November 8
As competition increases, law firms are seeking ways to brand themselves in the marketplace.
Cal State Channel Islands President Richard R. Rush is reaching out to businesses on the 101 Tech Corridor as he tries to build the young university.
The legal duo of Ed Masry and Erin Brockovich, known for their high-profile environmental case that was the subject of a movie, have launched a firm whose product line targets engine emissions.
Attendees at the annual Valley Industry and Commerce Association conference are told that the local economy continues on an upward trend.
Kaiser Permanente is working on a massive high-tech overhaul of its medical records system
Reporter Jonathan D. Colburn reports on official support for the construction of a major Valley cultural venue at Cal State Northridge.
East West Bank is rolling out a series of new certificate of deposit products in order to boost its deposit ratios including a novel product tied to an index of Chinese companies.
Several Valley companies make the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing companies in the country.
TECHNOLOGY Electronic discovery is increasingly being used routinely in a variety of legal cases
CASES Civil court filings have dropped considerably throughout the Los Angeles Superior Court system
Alice A. Salvo, the president of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, outlines her goals for the group.
Senior Reporter Shelly Garcia reports that development in Warner Center has nearly met the 20-year goals of the area's specific plan 10 years early.
The business community is claiming victory after last week's elections.
Personal growth coaches have become a hot commodity within the local business community.
The entertainment industry applauds the latest moves in business tax reform.
North Hills-based MGA Entertainment is locked in a full-scale war with rival Mattel.