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.
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.
Boston Scientific is enrolling patients in two studies for its Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation System in patients with Parkinson's disease.
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.
What started as a one-car and camera operation in 1986 has grown into a full-fledged Santa Clarita business serving the film industry.
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.
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.
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.
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.