Local resident Don Hubbard has been steadily building his business since 1991. With business partner Gil Moreno, the two have picked up high-profile clients along the way as they built WorkSafe Technologies of Valencia.
The Valley Industry Association's 2011 Regional Conference and Industry Show scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday blends Santa Clarita's largest business-to-business industry exhibitor show with keynote speakers and panel discussions on topics relevant to many in today's business community.
While some cities are fighting huge budget deficits or teetering on bankruptcy, the city of Santa Clarita was recognized last week with two economic Award of Excellence honors at the annual California Association for Local Economic Development conference held in Sacramento.
The long-awaited Nissan LEAF, the first all-electric car to be sold in the Santa Clarita Valley, was handed over to new owner David Wang of Agua Dulce on Wednesday by Sean Brockett, finance manager of Nissan of Valencia.
"Act now" was the final message from keynote speaker Mark Schniepp, principal of California Economic Forecast, at the 2011 Economic and Real Estate Outlook conference.
Homebuilder Williams Homes recently constructed the Solstice community of townhomes on Avalon Drive in Santa Clarita. The houses offer suitable options for first-time homeowners, or those looking to downsize.
It's the bar code of the future, but it's available today to print advertisers. It's an open door to multimedia advertising that offers every convenience to on-the-go consumers. And perhaps best of all, it's free.
City officials and Valencia Auto Center business owners officially cut the ribbon on Creekside Road improvements Tuesday, culminating a city-business partnership aimed at drawing more SCV residents and other customers to Southern California's largest auto mall, where 23 different vehicle brands are sold.
Current and future small-business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to attend the 2011 Dream and Discover Entrepreneurs Conference on May 5, sponsored by the Small Business Development Center located at College of the Canyons.
A new full-service Hispanic supermarket has opened in Canyon Country.
Kevin Smith has been promoted to director of creative and digital interactive at The Signal. The promotion, effective immediately, was announced Thursday by Signal Publisher Ian Lamont.
More than three-quarters of independent landlords say they would rent to someone who lost a home in foreclosure, assuming the applicant traditionally had good credit, according to a survey released Thursday by The National Association of Independent Landlords.
Considering itself a student of the workplace, BKM Office Environments is a furniture and office-space planning company that will soon finish work on the new Children's Hospital Los Angeles set to open in July 2011.
After Debra Johnson Romero graduated from college, she took a job with a Boston-based florist on the recommendation of a friend. Having studied business management, Romero had never considered going into the floral industry.
The Valley Industry Association announced this week its 2011 regional conference and industry show will be held at the Valencia Gateway Promenade center May 12. Up to 60 industry-show exhibitors will be at the industry show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Board of Equalizationopened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
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.
When members speak, Premier America Credit Union listens.