Salons that pamper women with massages, hair stylings and facials have flourished, growing into a $13 billion industry with an estimated 18,000 businesses in existence in the spa-services industry.
With the holidays just days away, Maricopa City, Ariz., resident Terri Kingery has to plan her son's 11th birthday, celebrate the holidays, pack up her household and personal belongings and find a place to live in the Santa Clarita Valley. All that by Jan. 4, when she starts her new job as president and CEO of the SCV Chamber of Commerce. Kingery has served as the president and CEO of the Maricopa City Chamber of ...
A report recently released by the California Reinvestment Coalition revealed that small-business lending in California from 2007 through the end of 2009 decreased by almost 1.5 million loans and $21 billion.
The recession rolled into California, building like angry Santa Ana winds, creating havoc and taking a heck of a long time to blow out of town.
A mobile-marketing strategist and busy mom of three boys thought there had to be a better way to help schools than hosting fundraisers and selling wrapping paper or magazines.
When Sally Van Swearingen and Catherine Weber joined up to launch their full-service hair and make-up studio a year ago, each brought a specific expertise to the business. Their collaboration has allowed the burgeoning business to branch out into working with studio and professional business people, brides and commercial videos.
Sandra Silvestre never imagined herself working in the car-wash industry. Today, she manages the Valencia Auto Spa in Valencia.
Local entrepreneur Andrea Smith is like the Sherlock Holmes of the medical and legal worlds - she investigates issues on behalf of attorneys representing clients with medical claims.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation grew out of an economic development committee formed by the SCV Chamber of Commerce when more than 70 local business leaders initiated a number of activities designed to call attention to the favorable business climate in the valley.
What do two educated professionals - one formerly an accountant, and the other a pharmacist - have in common beside precision and accuracy?
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A Small Business Saturday shopping campaign was unveiled by American Express last week, encouraging consumers to shop at small brick-and-mortar stores in their community Saturday after Thanksgiving.
When I first joined The Signal as business editor three months ago, I was thrilled. A resident of the city since 1994, I've subscribed to the newspaper since I moved here. And while my previous employment took me out of the SCV nearly daily for 16 years, the one entity that kept me connected locally was The Signal. Having been afforded the opportunity to both live and work in Santa Clarita, I have come to ...
Westfield Valencia Town Center celebrated the grand opening Thursday of several clusters of new outdoor stores called Shops at the Patios.
With experts warning that disposable diapers are filling landfills at alarming rates, one local couple - expecting their first child any day - decided to launch a business dedicated to meeting both family and environmental needs. "We wanted to use a diaper-delivery service," said Christopher Walker, 31. "But we couldn't find a local business that provided the service." The husband-and-wife team founded Blessed Bums, an organic cloth-diaper-delivery service. Laura Gately, 26, handles the accounting and ...
The Disney/ABC Studios at The Ranch project is slated to be reviewed at a public hearing held by the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning June 19. And, both Disney and the city of Santa Clarita are hoping for a good outcome.
A perfect storm is beginning to brew on some construction fronts.
After a long stagnant period in the new housing market, housing starts surged 47 percent from March 2012 to March 2013.
KB Home opened its newest community of new homes Saturday, the Charleston at River Village in Santa Clarita.
Operating Santa Clarita-based Deckers Electric since 1999, Owner Randy Deckers said business is probably up 10 percent this year.
H2scan of Valencia is currently working on a final offer of equity in exchange for a new round of financing, and the firm is very close to releasing a new technology, said founder Dennis Reid.
Just in time for the Amgen race to roll into town, Vittoria, an Italian cycling shoe maker, relocated its warehouse from Ohio to Santa Clarita in mid-March, the company announced.
A local business teamed up with a business organization to help one lucky Santa Clarita Valley business with a $20,000 makeover.
A Van Nuys company is relocating its firm to Santa Clarita, said an executive for the company.
While the planned California high-speed rail isn't expected to arrive in the Santa Clarita Valley for 20 to 30 years, homeowners are already being held hostage to what some call a boondoggle and others say is a step into the modern transportation era for the state, some local residents say.
A Taste of Canyon Country is bringing together local restaurants, chamber members and their guests Wednesday evening, May 15 at the College of the Canyons eastside campus from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
AMG & Associates Inc., a Santa Clarita-based general contractor, has been awarded a $17-million contract; the largest since the company opened, said a company spokesman.
College of the Canyons is hosting the second of two job and career fairs at its Canyon Country campus Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
An Irish-themed sports pub is coming to Santa Clarita, moving into the space vacated by Game Day Sports Grille & Bar on The Old Road when it closed for business Jan. 7, 2013.
Starting next month, home buyers who get FHA-backed loans will have to buy mortgage insurance throughout the life of their mortgage.