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.
The Valley Industry Association hosted a green-technology panel presentation and discussion Tuesday, addressing the many ways businesses can receive rebates, tax credits and reduce operating costs.
In director Frank Capra's fictional movie classic, "It's a Wonderful Life," community loan officer George Bailey, played by Jimmy Stewart, spends his life dedicated to the community he lived in.
Need to get rid of an old TV, fax machine or cell phone? A new service for hazardous electronic waste is now available in Santa Clarita that affords residents year-round opportunities to drop off home and office electronics that owners want to dispose.
A Valencia dancewear store on Cinema Drive is a part of Santa Clarita history, and so is the family behind the business.
Jacob Bustos and Katherine Stuart picked a good career path when they both went into the fast-casual dining business, in which quality meals are made and quickly served in a casual dining atmosphere.
Kristin Nelson founded the local Kids Consignment sales seven years ago, when she organized the events as an alternative to driving from garage sale to garage sale in search of items her sons needed.
"My advice to entrepreneurs would be to just do it, step out on in the ledge and go for it," said Julie Smith.
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.
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.
The Elephant Bar restaurant on McBean Parkway in Santa Clarita is set to close Thursday night, a manager confirmed Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top-producing commercial real estate brokers in the Santa Clarita Valley were recognized by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation on Thursday.
As the second generation of Stonefire Grill owners came of age, and became involved in the Harrigan family's management of its seven restaurants, the youngest members made a daring move.
Members from three business organizations are personally visiting 100 companies of varying sizes and gathering data on the Santa Clarita Valley business climate to identify ways to help companies grow.
Speakers delivered two distinctive messages to the business leaders attending the Valley Industry Associations' luncheon Thursday at its annual Business-to-Business industry trade show.