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Jana Adkins: Change is a-coming to Business

After six months as business editor, I'm beginning to wear the job much more comfortably then when I "first tried it on."

March 06, 2011 | By Jana Adkins | Business Columns


When it's time to call in sick

Once reserved for marriage vows, "in sickness and in health" is also a common workplace practice for a majority of employees, according to a survey conducted for Accountemps.

March 04, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Three cheers for heroes, hoagies and birthdays

Jersey Mike's Subs in Saugus celebrated its third anniversary Sunday by handing out free sandwiches and goodie bags to children. All visitors received a free home-baked cookie. The franchise owner opened a second food outlet in 2010.

March 02, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


In the business of getting ahead

Waiting until your senior year of high school to begin the college review and application process is not advised, experts say.

February 26, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


A look at the lay of the law

Running a business in California can feel like an obstacle course sometimes.

February 20, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Borders files for bankruptcy; Valencia store among those to be closed

Borders bookstore chain announced Wednesday it is filing for bankruptcy protection and will close about a third of its bookstores, including its Westfield Valencia Town Center store.

February 17, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Lending changes shape a new housing market

Editor's note: Last in a three-part series analyzing the housing market in the Santa Clarita Valley.

February 16, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Stabilized market may be sign to sell

Editor's note: Part 2 of a series analyzing the housing market in the Santa Clarita Valley. Today's installment looks at local trends in the housing market and experts' advice for those contemplating selling their homes.

February 15, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Economy needs housing to recover

Editor's note: Part 1 in a series analyzing the housing market in the Santa Clarita Valley.

February 13, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local medical provider helps injured employees

U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group provides medical care and claim management to companies whose employees have experienced work-related injuries.

February 09, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Off to The Ranch we go

A small residential cul-de-sac with 13 homes was recently built in the Santa Clarita Valley, and a mixed-use business district with 42 storefronts will soon be ready use for as well in the latest private enclave in Placerita Canyon.

February 06, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


SCV owners gather to talk surviving, thriving in a tough economy

Local business owners shared their secrets to not only surviving the recession, but growing their businesses during the brutally harsh economic period, during the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's quarterly luncheon Thursday.

February 05, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


What book inspires you?

Have you read a book that inspires you in business and life? A book or story that stirs you to become a better business owner, leader or person? A book that shows you how to build a solid foundation and grow your business? Or a book that you feel enhances leadership skills? Tell us about it.

February 02, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local VP has game-changing role

Imagine sitting down with family and friends two Sundays from now one of the most-watched television events of the year, the Super Bowl, and the game-changer isn't necessarily which team scores the most touchdowns.

January 30, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Developers break ground on green-friendly buildings

When many people hear the phrase "industrial building," visions of large, dark, aesthetically tasteless structures come to mind. The new Avalon Business Center in the Valencia Commerce Center plans on changing that image.

January 28, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


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City’s jobless rate ticks up slightly

After unemployment in Santa Clarita plunged in April to 4.6 percent, the rate rose slightly to 4.8 percent in May, California's Employment Development Department reported Friday.

June 20, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Valencia Studios is up for sale

Valencia Studios on Avenue Hall has been put up for sale.

June 20, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


SCV home sales remain steady in May

Sales of single-family homes in the Santa Clarita Valley remained steady in May, while sales slowed in the San Fernando Valley, according to a report released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.

June 19, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Auction firms accused of 'shill' bids

A growing trend of banks placing distressed homes up for sale with online auctions has left Santa Clarita Realtors crying "foul," claiming online auction sites are using "shill" bids to drive prices up.

June 14, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Family-owned pizza chain takes the compromise out of pizza

PizzaRev of Santa Clarita is but one of 11 locations the fast-casual chain pizzeria has opened since its inception in 2012, but it plans to rapidly ramp up by adding 12 more locations throughout the U.S. in the coming year, according to one of its executives.

June 09, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Elephant Bar calling it quits in SCV

The Elephant Bar restaurant on McBean Parkway in Santa Clarita is set to close Thursday night, a manager confirmed Monday.

June 09, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Santa Clarita may prove attractive to international companies

When Samsung opened its research and development audio lab this year, it was the first known Korean-based company to locate an operation in Santa Clarita.

June 01, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


UCLA to operate the Motion Picture and Television Fund medical centers

Beginning June 1, the Motion Picture and Television Fund health care centers, including the one on McBean Parkway in Santa Clarita, will operate under the UCLA Health System umbrella.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


Roundtable: Startups and the Tech Space

When the SCVBJ invited a group of local entrepreneurs and startup CEOs to the table this month, we knew the conversation would not follow the regular, orderly pattern of most industry professionals.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


City and college focus on supporting startup businesses

Designed to house specific kinds of startup companies that complement the region's growing entertainment industry, the downtown Newhall incubator being launched by the city of Santa Clarita and College of the Canyons is expected to open in October, said an official with the city.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


SCV offers attractive benefits for foreign business investors

Six leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley accompanied Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich on a one-week trip to meet with business leaders and investors in China and Hong Kong. One of the meetings held included 40 to 50 potential investors who are interested in the U.S. market. The SCV Business Journal asked each of the local people in the delegation about their personal impressions, and the economic opportunities they see for the Santa Clarita Valley.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


New medical device captures sounds of the lungs and heart

Entrepreneurs have designed a new medical device system that will help usher medical care into the 21st century using existing consumer technology that both lay people and professionals can easily access.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


AMS Fulfillment bets on its success – and wins

When AMS Fulfillment of Santa Clarita learned it was going to lose its largest customer in 2013, the company planned for, and weathered, the storm. The company has just reported that within the space of months, it is already back in positive territory and operating in the black.

May 28, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


SCV housing market outpacing other regions

With an increase in the number of homes sold in April, and rising median prices, Santa Clarita is outperforming other regions, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors CEO Jim Link.

May 23, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Commercial real estate brokers recognized by EDC

Top-producing commercial real estate brokers in the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation on Thursday.

May 22, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


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