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.
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.
Exporters and importers, as well as the warehouse and distribution companies that support them, reap multiple benefits when they operate inside a Foreign Trade Zone – or FTZ, said experts at a recent meeting.
The wine bar business, Roman Holiday, which announced Feb. 12 it was working to re-open after a dispute between partners forced its closure, is definitely closing, sources say.
Santa Clarita residents have been loosely campaigning for quite some time to have an independent art house movie theater open locally. According to one executive, there is still hope that a theater chain airing independent films may one day locate in Santa Clarita.
Last year was a busy one for the city of Santa Clarita and its tourism partners, according to a city official.
The economic recovery still has a way to go before total household income rises to pre-recession levels, but recovery is occurring, economic experts said during a Santa Clarita Valley conference this week.