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.
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.
During the third quarter of 2010, the average rent for an apartment in Santa Clarita has increased 1 percent, according to RentJungle.com, an apartment search and market research website. Average rent increased by $21 to $1,482.
Working-life as a solo entrepreneur can be an isolating experience. Lacking co-workers to bounce ideas off, ask questions of or brainstorm with - to whom does one turn?
When a business closes, the effects can be far-reaching.
The Valley Industry Association first came together in Feb. 9, 1981, in response to industrial and fire emergencies in the Valencia Industrial Center.
The business sits back from Sierra Highway in an old, white-and-red trim Spanish-style building.
Brian Safdari's journey to success began on foot, more than two decades ago, traveling with his family along mountainous roads to escape a war-torn country on a four-year search for safety and freedom. Eventually the family arrived in California.
Business entrepreneurs throughout Southern California have the opportunity to be honored during 2011's Small Business Week. The Small Business Administration will recognize outstanding small-business owners and advocates for their contributions to the economy during the week of May 15-22.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate inched up slightly in January to 5.5 percent, up from 5.3 percent in December, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
There will be less economic uncertainty and stronger growth in the U.S. economy this year, said experts at the 2014 Economic and Real Estate Outlook Conference in Santa Clarita on Thursday.
A new financial incentive is being offered to companies that relocate to the Santa Clarita Valley, the SCV Economic Development Corporation announced on Thursday.
Schools turn out future employees with specific skill sets – but can they think?
After a nearly two year absence from the market, Blue Cloud Movie Ranch in Santa Clarita is back up for sale, listed at $7.5 million.
Backed by 40 years of engineering experience in the biomedical industry, Gene Zamba first launched Cal Biomedical Research in Santa Clarita in 2011 as one of a handful of companies across the nation to take a medical device from point A to Z.
Following a statewide trend, sales of existing Santa Clarita homes slowed in January, according to numbers released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors on Wednesday.
Three national retailers have closed their doors at the mall in Santa Clarita.
After 32 years, Tresierras Supermarket in Newhall closed, according to the sign posted on the front of the grocery store.
AMS Fulfillment has landed a new client that fits neatly into the region's film entertainment industry.
Attracting higher-paying jobs to the Santa Clarita Valley for local residents has been an ongoing goal of the city's economic development division and the SCV Economic Development Corporation. Part of that effort has included attracting the right companies to the valley, and helping existing businesses to grow. Companies are slowly emerging from the recession and, as our industry Roundtable participants alluded to, are feeling more confident about hiring again.
U.S. HealthWorks in Santa Clarita first entered the local market when it acquired two medical centers in 2009 that were launched by local physicians Dr. Larry Barnhart and Dr. Ralph Farinella.
After a delay of more than a year, Audi is finally preparing to move into Santa Clarita, according to an executive with the Keyes Automotive Group.
The jobs are here – and more will be coming – said the owner of Santa Clarita company Ronan Engineering, but the region needs a matchmaking service of sorts to find and attract employees with the right skill sets.
Santa Clarita's jobless rate dropped to 5.3 percent in December 2013 - a rate not seen since 2008, when the entire nation began rapidly shedding jobs as a result of the recession.