Despite the record low number of houses for sale on the market, persistent buyers drove October sales up 14.2 percent over the prior month and 23.3 percent over October 2011 in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for the SCV Food Pantry, says its executive director, Belinda Crawford.
While reading, writing and arithmetic may be the basic staples taught in schools across the nation, local educators learned recently there is an equally strong demand by employers for "soft skills" - the ones that aren't necessarily built into classroom drills or tangible enough to measure on a test.
What local educators did not expect to find when they visited several businesses for the Educators In Industry forum this month was the local jobs and career opportunities for students.
Uncertainty over the budget calamity facing the country is doing more to retard growth and hiring among companies than if the company CEOs had the particulars and could just swallow the bitter pill of tax increases and spending cuts, local business owners said.
Businesses that hire at-risk youth help the entire community by combatting crime, a panel of experts said at a Valley Industry Association luncheon this week.
Vexation Clothing of Valencia is all ready for Small Business Saturday. "We had a good holiday season last year," said Farah Noor, store manager. "We hope to get those return clients as well as bring in new people." In its third annual Small Business Saturday campaign, American Express is urging shoppers to support businesses like Vexation Clothing. Last year, Small Business Saturday gave a boost to Main Street businesses all across the country, with more ...
New-home construction in the country climbed to a four-year high, according to data tracked by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The California Association of Enterprise Zones held its annual conference at the Hyatt Regency Valencia in Santa Clarita on Thursday.
Giving a boost to small businesses for the holiday season, American Express is launching its third annual "Small Business Saturday" campaign Nov. 24.
People often spend more time planning vacations in their lifetime than they spend on planning for their future, attendees heard at a free financial planning seminar Tuesday night.
What many local cellphone users already noticed will become official Thursday when Verizon makes its 4G LTE wireless network system officially available in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Ground was broken for the expansion of the Vons supermarket at the Sand Canyon Shopping Center in Canyon Country on Thursday.
Looking out of place on a city street, the drilling rig operating on the shoulder of Auto Center Drive in Santa Clarita is not drilling for oil, but for water.
When the founders of Valencia-based Influxis invested their last dollar into software to support their vision of allowing people to connect live on the Internet, little did they realize that within a decade Influxis would be named one of the top "100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video" by expert streaming-media judges for Streaming Media magazine.
Dan Carpenter first opened his Santa Clarita automotive service in October 1988, specializing in the repair of Honda and Acura vehicles.
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.