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Veterinarian helps owners say goodbye

A veterinarian for 10 years, Jeanette Yamamoto launched Peaceful Pets as a personalized in-home concierge service for pet owners when it's time for them to say goodbye to their aged or terminally ill pets.

September 23, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local home sales steadily improving

In tracking signs of a recovering home market, more homes are selling in the Santa Clarita Valley than in most any other period in the past five years despite a record low inventory. And median prices of single-family homes are up.

September 21, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Emporium of bittersweet memories

For 31 years, the owners of the Canyon Country bookstore, Paperback Emporium, lovingly stocked, sold and traded books for readers who still loved the feel and smell of holding a book in their hands while reading. At the end of October, however, in a bittersweet move, the retailer will be closing its doors forever.

September 20, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Store aims to help small businesses

When Barry Singer first conceived of Your-MailBox-Store, he saw it as a special-concept store that could assist small businesses by offering services they rely on daily.

September 18, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Retro-inspired fashion retailer opens in SCV

When retailer Katie Echeverry, 39, began Unique Vintage Clothing Boutique out of her Burbank home 11 years ago, she had no experience or training in retail or fashion. But she has since become so successful that Echeverry just recently opened her second store at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

September 16, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Chamber of Commerce reports ‘strength’

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is in a position of strength and growth, Chris Angelo, chairman of the board, announced at the chamber's annual membership luncheon Thursday.

September 14, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Designer competes in national contest

Environmental designer Diana Jess has worked on design hurdles for the National Museum of Liverpool, the Adler Planetarium and the Empire State Building – but her current challenge is competing against other entrepreneurs on Martha Stewart's American Made contest.

September 11, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local company improves GPS

When you have an errant service person out on the streets or that expensive piece of machinery has been stolen from your place of business - who you gonna call? LiveViewGPS if you want real-time GPS tracking capabilities.

September 09, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local home sales prices rose in August

Sale prices of Santa Clarita Valley homes rose in August, according to data collected by local Realtor Connor MacIvor with REMAX.

September 07, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Consumer proposal met with Realtor opposition

A proposed rule by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to require mortgage lenders to provide home loan applicants with free copies of written appraisals, would have little effect on securing truer property values, local experts said.

September 06, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Law requires real estate brokers to have qualifications

Prior to Tuesday, any kind of college degree - biology for instance - would earn a person the right to become a real estate broker. A new law will change that and protect consumers in the process.

September 06, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Cleaner earns award for growth

ServiceMaster by Master and Sons, a disaster-restoration and residential and commercial cleaning company, was honored as the Franchise of the Year last week by Farmers Insurance officials who flew out from Memphis, Tenn.

September 04, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Flying solo in treatment of pets

Dr. Jaimie Ronchetto always imagined that she would open her own full service veterinary practice and now is making that dream come true by opening Cinema Veterinary Centre in late September.

September 02, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Flextronics flexes its prowess

When NASA's rover, Curiosity, began to explore its new home on Mars last week, local electronics manufacturer Flextronics let out a sigh of relief.

August 30, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


New law requires Realty brokers to be qualified

Prior to Tuesday, any kind of college degree - biology for instance - would earn a person the right to become a real estate broker. A new law will change that and protect consumers in the process.

August 30, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


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Knowing when to quit

An entrepreneur hasn't been successful unless he or she has experienced at least one failure, said the owner of a former Santa Clarita-based party store.

May 03, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


KB Home plans 278 more homes in Santa Clarita

Builder KB Home is preparing to build 278 new homes in the Plum Canyon area of the Santa Clarita Valley, an executive with the company said Friday.

May 02, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Canyon Country gym closes abruptly

The Fitness Compound gym in Canyon Country has closed its doors abruptly, posting a hastily scribbled notice on its door apologizing to members and referring them to another fitness center.

May 02, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Business tax board opens office locally

The Board of Equalizationopened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.

May 02, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Boston Scientific expanding Parkinson’s studies

Boston Scientific is enrolling patients in two studies for its Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation System in patients with Parkinson's disease.

May 01, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


High-tech cleaning solution saves manufacturers money

CleanLogix of Santa Clarita uses its C02 water-free cleaning technology for manufacturing industries that require high performance and reliability in the manufacturing process of aerospace components, medical device parts and disc drive parts.

April 30, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


High speeds drive local stunt driver’s film business

What started as a one-car and camera operation in 1986 has grown into a full-fledged Santa Clarita business serving the film industry.

April 30, 2014 | By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Writer | Business Journal Stories


Education has been key to its growth, local escrow company says

Independently owned and operated since 1998 by Jim and Anita Lombardi of Santa Clarita, Federal Escrow Inc. has been offering every type of escrow imaginable.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Business & Real Estate


Premier America Credit Union planning expansion

When members speak, Premier America Credit Union listens.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Banking & Finance


Two new auto dealerships opt to open in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita is already home to the largest collection of automotive dealerships in Southern California, giving residents a wide selection from which to shop and buy locally. But two more dealerships announced last year they are opening for business.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Automotive


Chevy introduces the most new product in decade

Just like General Motor's iconic muscle cars that helped the brand revolutionize the market, Chevrolet is revved and roaring to the marketplace with more new products than the public has seen in a decade.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Automotive


AMS Fulfillment’s growth led to rapid-fire expansion

AMS Fulfillment's meteoric growth over the past decade led to the company's leasing of 13 different buildings scattered throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Industry


Auto repair shop thrives on good service

Dan Carpenter first opened his Santa Clarita automotive service in October 1988, specializing in the repair of Honda and Acura vehicles.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Business & Real Estate


Small business center launches restaurant startup program

The Small Business Development Center, hosted by College of the Canyons, offers a wide array of services, many at no cost to new and existing business owners.

March 31, 2013 | By Jana Adkins | Business & Real Estate


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