Stories for September 2004

Monday, September 27

VALLEY, L.A. COUNTY ECONOWATCH

Charts of Economic Indicators, Real Estate, Tourism...

Clinic Keeps Finances Healthy Despite Huge Volume

Clinic Keeps Finances Healthy Despite Huge Volume

A Battle for Donations Brews

A Battle for Donations Brews

VALLEY STOCK WATCH

Stock activity for 50 selected greater San Fernando Valley-based public companies

Creativity Common in Valley Non-Profits

Creativity Common in Valley Non-Profits

Fleming Leads the Way in Philanthropy, Involvement

Fleming Leads the Way in Philanthropy, Involvement

Volunteerism Has Been Way of Life for Business Booster Gaines

Volunteerism Has Been Way of Life for Business Booster Gaines

Borrowing Money Can Complicate Divorce

Guest Column By Peter M. Walzer, a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Fast-Growing Chamber Gets in Touch With Businesses

Fast-Growing Chamber Gets in Touch With Businesses

Company Stays in Area But at Price of Its Independence

Company Stays in Area But at Price of Its Independence

Generation Gaps Don't Exist at Local Non-Profit

Generation Gaps Don't Exist at Local Non-Profit

Familiar Groups Charged With Boosting Valley Business

Familiar Groups Charged With Boosting Valley Business

Industry Experiences Realignment

Industry Experiences Realignment

Profession Gains Appeal Due to Greater Demand

Profession Gains Appeal Due to Greater Demand

What's in It for the Socially Responsible Corporation?

What's in It for the Socially Responsible Corporation?

Responding to Local Social Responsibility

Responding to Local Social Responsibility

Regional Offices Of S & L; Put on Selling Block

Washington Mutual is divesting its Chatsworth regional headquarters properties as it moves to boost its bottom line and strengthen some of its faltering business units.

Verizon's Bookish With Its Charitable Approach

Verizon's Bookish With Its Charitable Approach

Small Public Firms Get Hit Hard by New Regulations

Small Public Firms Get Hit Hard by New Regulations

HMO Makes Sure Agencies Get Health Care Resources

HMO Makes Sure Agencies Get Health Care Resources

Moving the Agenda

Republican assemblyman Keith Richman says the state needs better investment in transportation infrastructure and a more long-term view of how to handle problems

Credit Union Comes to Aid of Groups

Credit Union Comes to Aid of Groups

VEDC Board Overcomes Hurdles to Grow Agency

VEDC Board Overcomes Hurdles to Grow Agency

Focus on Pacoima Improvements Appreciated

Letter to the Editor

Group Sets Up Shop Along Corridor

Group Sets Up Shop Along Corridor

Center Doubles in Size Under Director

Center Doubles in Size Under Director

Disney (Cast & #247; Volunteers Its Services Throughout Valley

Disney "Cast" Volunteers Its Services Throughout Valley

Kids Get Help From Maria's Chain

Kids Get Help From Maria's Chain

New CEO at West Hills Joins As Hospital Prepares Retrofit

Beverly J. Gilmore is just finishing her second week at the helm of West Hills Hospital, but the Northern California transplant already has a feel for the San Fernando Valley.

Economic Alliance Gala Puts on Hollywood Glitz

Economic Alliance Gala Puts on Hollywood Glitz

Agency Helps Immigrants

Agency Helps Immigrants

VICA Increases Role Even After 55 Years in Fray

VICA Increases Role Even After 55 Years in Fray

Hamer Carries on Legacy of Giving

Hamer Carries on Legacy of Giving

THE LIST - Accounting Firms

The Business Journal's list of the top Accounting firms, ranked by number of accounting professionals in the greater San Fernando Valley

Trade Group Gets Involved in Plan For Community

Trade Group Gets Involved in Plan For Community

NEWSMAKERS

Businesspeople and businesses in the news, on the move...

Monday, September 13

Mixed-Use, Shopping Centers Anchors of NoHo Plans

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Pacoima Finally Drawing Attention

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After Years, Van Nuys Airport Plan to Go Before Board

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The Players

Editor's Note: Successful economic development in the Valley is the result of the efforts of many people in both the public and private sectors. Here are a few of the key players.

Fruits of Many Labors Begin to Show

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Young Vision Creates Flurry Of Activity in San Fernando

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Development Dilemma: The Two Faces of Canoga Park

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What the City Needs to Do on Economic Development

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VALLEY STOCK WATCH

Stock activity for 50 selected greater San Fernando Valley-based public companies

Sharing the Responsibilities in Economic Development

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Valley Economy Engaged in International Competition

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Stalled Sun Valley Project Still Mired After Five Years

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Sunland-Tujunga Caught in Middle of Housing Boom

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Braude Center Fails to Spark Action

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Courage Needed to Battle Structural Deficit

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Despite Proposals, Action Lagging in Panorama City

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So Far So Good, But It Needs a Touch of Vision

So Far So Good, But It Needs a Touch of Vision

Garcetti Plan Designed to Cut Red Tape for Developers

Garcetti Plan Designed to Cut Red Tape for Developers

VALLEY, L.A. COUNTY ECONOWATCH

Charts of Economic Indicators, Real Estate, Tourism...

NEWSMAKERS

Businesspeople and businesses in the news, on the move...

INTERVIEW - Massive Overhaul

L.A. Community Redevelopment Agency head Robert 'Bud' Ovrom is redeveloping the unwieldy organization itself as he seeks to improve CRA's poor reputation and bring it closer to the areas it serves

THE LIST -

The Business Journal's list of the top Valley Business Improvement Districts, ranked by 2003 budget

BIDS: Not for All Neighborhoods

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Theater Anchors Strategy in Reseda

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