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Store shifts to do-it-yourself repair

Many consumer habits changed during the past several years, and one of them is more people are making their own car repairs, reports a local auto parts retailer.

June 24, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Builder buys home sites from local developer

Homebuilder D.R. Horton has purchased additional home sites in the Santa Clarita Valley from Newhall Land. The Texas-based builder already builds executive-style homes at The Preserve in Sand Canyon - a type of home local experts say is important to attracting owners and CEOs of companies to the region.

June 22, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Morton heading to Lancaster

A longtime Santa Clarita manufacturer announced Thursday that it's relocating to Lancaster, taking 200 jobs with it.

June 22, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Santa Clarita Valley News


Startup discussion

Content is king, said a member of Pasadena Angels, a nonprofit that offers early-stage startup ventures working capital and business expertise.

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


Dollar Tree OK’d for Newhall retail center

A permit was issued for a new Dollar Tree retail outlet in a building that has remained vacant since the Stagecoach Plaza was first built in 2006 on Newhall Avenue at Carl Court.

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


Sub shop to donate profits

Three Santa Clarita Valley Jersey Mike's Subs sandwich shops are donating 100 percent of profits from their sales once a month to the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Health Foundation.

June 19, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Staff Writer | Local Business News


Wolf Creek readies for expansion

Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Company's success with its boutique line of specially crafted, brewed beers has resulted in a big expansion of its operations into a 6,000-square-foot building in the Mann Biomedical Park in Valencia, according to the business owners.

June 17, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Williams Homes expands projects in Ventura County

Santa Clarita builder Williams Homes has been busy building in Ventura Country, and plans to begin construction of single-family homes in Fillmore within 60 days.

June 15, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


The story behind the making of ‘Bro’

A chance meeting between two colleagues, a positive return on stock investments and a job interview led to two filmmakers attracting a veteran film actor, motocross professionals, major sponsors and a run of their movie at a major theater chain.

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


Local makeup artist preps talent

As if owning a local hair and makeup studio doesn't put enough on Sally Van Swearingen's list of things to do, last week she was called out to groom network broadcast announcers for the Kings Stanley Cup finals at Staples Center.

June 12, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


House passes repeal on device tax

The House passed on Thursday a bill to repeal a medical device tax, a move that biomedical company officials said would save jobs and keep manufacturing in the U.S.

June 10, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Report: Jobs, housing gains slow, but positive

Jobs and housing are cited as leading indicators of a recovery, both segments showing hints of positive growth in the Santa Clarita Valley, according to a March economic report.

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


Businesses required to meet new recycling law

Free recycling containers for businesses are available from the city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with Burrtec Waste Industries, to help businesses comply with a new state law.

June 05, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Clarice’s celebrates 25 years

Located in Santa Clarita for 35 years, Clarice's Cake and Candy Supplies current owner celebrated her 25-year anniversary as owner Saturday.

June 05, 2012 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Private firm buys Embassy Suites

The Embassy Suites Valencia hotel was sold May 17, according to General Manager Ron Carter.

May 31, 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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