Seeking a way to join forces in support of businesses, leaders of three local business organizations met, forming a loose coalition to showcase local business and explore issues facing local companies.
Don Fleming has been appointed Co-Chairman of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation. Fleming had been serving on the SCVEDC's executive committee as vice-chair.
Local business owners and CEOs are again gearing up to prepare young people to enter the workforce.
Backstage and outdoor movie studio lots play large roles in helping to make believers out of most film goers - and the Veluzat Motion Picture Studio and Melody Ranch location sites are no exception.
Under the leadership of Mayor R. Rex Parris, the city of Lancaster has been diligently working to build a stronger, more vibrant business community in the city of 145,000, where the median household income was reported in 2008 to be $55,569.
Residential building activity in Los Angeles and Ventura counties dropped sharply in July, said a spokesperson for the Building Industry Association's Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter.
A longtime fixture of the Santa Clarita Valley, the 27th annual Home and Business Expo is returning Sept. 16-18.
A colleague facetiously suggested all brick-and-mortar stores should go away. He said companies too often open their stores and expect consumers will flock to their business. His point being, company owners should understand a good business model is all about the customer experience. My husband and I reluctantly left the sacred grounds of the Santa Clarita Valley behind last weekend in pursuit of the independent documentary film, "Senna." The movie chronicles the career of Brazilian ...
Stay Green Inc. is holding its fourth annual employee-appreciation carnival at Saugus Speedway on Sept. 24.
A new expo geared especially for home businesses is coming to town Feb. 18 and 19, according to High Impact Event Resources, a Santa Clarita-based event-organizing company.
Sales of single-family homes in July rose 6.3 percent in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Monday.
More than 300 businesses are benefiting from hiring tax credits from the Enterprise Zone program, the city of Santa Clarita reported Tuesday.
No doubt most everyone recognizes entrepreneurial companies that continually make headlines, but did you know that Togo's was founded in a small shack near San Jose State University by a young college student in 1971?
There are dance studios, and there are dance experiences. While attending UCLA in 1998, dance major Holly Diaz began running a dance program through the city of Santa Clarita's Parks, Recreation and Community Services program. "But parents wanted more access to a traditional dance program," said co-owner Diaz. So on the wings of a dream, and a $12,000 loan from her now-husband's former employer, Holly and her husband, Kevin, opened The Dance Experience. While Diaz ...
Mission Valley Bank celebrated its 10th anniversary by giving back to the community Wednesday evening at its Valencia branch.
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.
When members speak, Premier America Credit Union listens.
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.
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.
Santa Clarita's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in February, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Division.
First opened in 1972, retailer Bouquet Auto Parts has been a part of the economic changes and trends in Santa Clarita for over 40 years, said its co-owner, Owen Powell.
The economic snapshot report for December 2012 was released by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation – or SCVEDC – on March 21.
Editor's Note: This is the last of a two-part series on the local real estate market. Last Sunday's story focused on the homeowner, or seller. Today's story focuses on the buyer.
After dropping to a low of 6 percent in November, Santa Clarita's jobless numbers crept back up during the post-holiday season and stood at 6.7 percent in January, state officials reported this week.
"Compassion and forgiveness are just as important as accountability and hard work," said George Zimmer, founder and executive chairman of the Men's Wearhouse.
Santa Clarita Valley home sales and prices continued their housing-slump recovery in February, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Tuesday.
Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series on the local real estate market. Today's story focuses on the homeowner, or seller. The series concludes next Sunday with the focus on the buyer. In a stabilizing real estate market, marked by rising home sales and moderate price gains, a severe shortage of homes listed for sale characterizes this particular housing recovery. The lack of inventory in Santa Clarita is the "major factor slowing ...
KB Home acquired 54 finished lots in a land purchase agreement with Newhall Land for a new community called Charleston at River Village in Santa Clarita, the homebuilder announced on Wednesday.
Merely attracting streams of visitors to your website doesn't automatically translate into revenue growth for a business, said Erick Arndt, founder of SCV Startup.
On the heels of growing builder confidence, and more new home starts than during the Great Recession, a new-home trade association launched a campaign to spotlight homebuilders' new homes, including those new home communities in the Santa Clarita Valley.