Bank president/CEO nominated for Ernst & Young award James Hicken, president and CEO of Bank of Santa Clarita, has been named as semi-finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the greater Los Angeles area. Semi-finalists were selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. Finalists will be announced in May with the winners revealed at a gala event on June 24 at the Beverly ...
John Klymshyn wants to get past the stereotypes people have about sales. He wants to show sellers as honorable, important and even funny people. Using his 23 years of experience as a professional seller, Klymshyn hopes to communicate his message with his third book, "How to Sell Without Being a Jerk! The Foolproof Approach to the World's Second Oldest Profession." The Valencia resident, who serves as president of Valencia-based company The Business Generator, said he ...
For the second year in a row, the Santa Clarita Valley Jaycees have picked up the Harold A. Marks Memorial Award, an honor given by the United States Junior Chamber that recognizes successes in areas of membership growth, community impact and financial growth. Staci Stolworthy, marketing vice president for the leadership development organization, said it is unheard of for a chapter to receive the award two years in a row. She attributed the win, considered ...
Newhall Memorial to host open house Medical professionals are invited to learn about the opportunities available at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital during the hospital's clinical open house and hiring event on April 30. The open house will be held in the Greeley Conference Room, located on the second floor of the main hospital building at 23845 McBean Parkway from 3 to 7 p.m. To reserve a spot for the open house and hiring event, ...
Craig Duswalt will hold a free seminar, "Marketing Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget" at the Hyatt Valencia Grand Ballroom from 9 to 11 a.m Friday. He will also release new books from his One-Hour Book Series. The books are designed to be read in about an hour. The initial books in the series include, "Marketing Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget," "Creating Wealth on a Shoestring Budget" and the eBooks, "Outsourcing Your ...
Center Pointe sale completed Faris Lee Investments has completed its fourth sale at Centre Pointe Marketplace in Canyon Country as part of a five-part breakup and presale strategy. The most recent sale totaled $15.3 million and included 20,772 square feet of shop space in four buildings with tenants including Starbucks, Bright Now Dental, Subway, Juice It Up and Panda Express. Irvine-based Faris Lee Investments President Richard Walter and Director Patrick Kent represented the seller, Valencia-based ...
Whole Foods Market in Valencia has partnered with the city of Santa Clarita to become a co-sponsor of the Farmers' Market in downtown Newhall, which returns to Market Street today.
O'Brien Marketing scored a goal this month when it became the exclusive media buying agency for Chivas USA of Major League Soccer.
Open house for local business Kenneally Acupuncture & Healing Light Center will be hosting an open house on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at its offices on 27225 Camp Plenty Road, Suite #4, in Canyon Country. The event will include raffles, refreshments, massages and a chance to meet the practitioners. PACC Automotive hits 20 years PACC Automotive will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. The Valencia-based auto repair service shop will kick off its ...
As a store manager for Granada Furniture, Joe DiVirgilio believes business at his Canyon Country furniture store has slowed down as a result of the current slump in the housing industry.
While home sales in Santa Clarita Valley continue to remain at an overall low when compared to previous years, there was an increase in the number of transactions for single-family homes and condominiums between January and February, according to a report from the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
Two local school leaders will discuss the impact of the proposed statewide budgets on the Santa Clarita Valley's educational institutions during the Valley Industrial Association's luncheon scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on April 15.
The number of foreclosures in the Santa Clarita Valley is relatively low when compared to other parts of Southern California, according to an economist with the California Economic Forecast.
VIA hosting open house The Valley Industrial Association's Open House will be on April 10 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Lockheed Federal Credit Union's Stevenson Ranch branch, located at 25945 The Old Road. Admission is $15 for VIA members and $25 for VIA non-members. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. John Vlassis joins consultant Psomas John Vlassis has joined Psomas' land development team. Vlassis has 20 years of experience in land development engineering and project management and ...
Lennar Corporation, one of the nation's largest homebuilders and partial owner of The Newhall Land and Farming Co., reported a first quarter net loss of $88.2 million, or 56 cents per diluted share, on Thursday.
After a long stagnant period in the new housing market, housing starts surged 47 percent from March 2012 to March 2013.
KB Home opened its newest community of new homes Saturday, the Charleston at River Village in Santa Clarita.
Operating Santa Clarita-based Deckers Electric since 1999, Owner Randy Deckers said business is probably up 10 percent this year.
Just in time for the Amgen race to roll into town, Vittoria, an Italian cycling shoe maker, relocated its warehouse from Ohio to Santa Clarita in mid-March, the company announced.
A local business teamed up with a business organization to help one lucky Santa Clarita Valley business with a $20,000 makeover.
Penny Pepper of Santa Clarita is now the Regional Sales Director with CU Realty Services, responsible for developing and maintaining new business partnerships with credit unions.
A Van Nuys company is relocating its firm to Santa Clarita, said an executive for the company.
A division of The Resmark Companies has acquired a 157-unit rental townhome community in Santa Clarita, a spokesman for the company said Friday.
A Taste of Canyon Country is bringing together local restaurants, chamber members and their guests Wednesday evening, May 15 at the College of the Canyons eastside campus from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Mission Valley Bank reported its first quarter earnings of $318,000 on Thursday. The quarterly earnings report is un-audited, the bank said.
Keller Williams VIP Properties in Santa Clarita said it has partnered with Surety Financial Services of Sherman Oaks to expand its real estate services and lending programs for Santa Clarita residents.
A. Allbright Painting of Santa Clarita has been recognized with a 2013 National Humanitarian of the year award from the Painting & Decorating Contractors of America.
AMG & Associates Inc., a Santa Clarita-based general contractor, has been awarded a $17-million contract; the largest since the company opened, said a company spokesman.
J.C. Penney is sorry and it wants your business back.
Precision Dynamics-St. John company of Valencia announced this week that it has re-branded its business.