A free Lunch and Learn seminar for local businesses, sponsored by the SCV Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 11:45 a.m.
Dr. Roger De Sesa of De Sesa Chiropractic Clinic in Valencia has earned the status of certified chiropractic wellness practitioner. He successfully completed the postgraduate educational program and was recently awarded the certification by the International Chiropractors Association's Council on Wellness Science, after having completed the program's course work, met specific requirements and passed a comprehensive final examination.
Kriser's Feeding Pets for Life, specializing in the retail sale of natural organic pet food, pet accessories, grooming, adoptions and related domestic pet services, has leased 2,470 square feet of retail space in the Valencia Crossroads retail center.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 9-10 a.m. at City Hall, on the first floor in the Council Chambers. The informational workshop will include a complimentary continental breakfast and provide local businesses with information as to how they can benefit from the Enterprise Zone program by reducing their state income tax by 50 percent or more.
If there is one area every business owner wants to see an improvement in, it is sales. Every owner is looking for more quotes, orders, deposits, shipments, collections and revenue.
MannKind Corporation, a Valencia biopharmaceutical company, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Seaside 88, a private investment limited partnership, for the sale of 700,000 shares of common stock to Seaside 88 every two weeks over the course of a year, for up to a total of up to 18.2 million shares of MannKind common stock. The initial sale is expected to close on Sept. 22.
In a blind audit of Acura dealerships by the Acura division of American Honda Motor Co., four members of the Valencia Acura sales team achieved national recognition in the Council of Sales Excellence program.
More than 60 percent of the exhibitor booths for this fall's SCV Community Expo have been sold. Exhibit space for this year's event has been expanded to two exhibit halls based on last year's demand for booth space.
Hanley Investment Group, a boutique retail-investment advisory firm, announced that Tesoro Village, a 74,415-square-foot Valencia shopping center located near the intersection of Copper Hill Drive and Avenida Rancho Tesoro, is being marketed for sale for $31.5 million.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) is holding its monthly business luncheon, Aug. 17 at 11:45 a.m. Keynote speaker, Carl Newton, city attorney for Santa Clarita, will offer a unique overview of the city of Santa Clarita based on his 23 years of service. Councilman Bob Kellar, a longtime resident of the Santa Clarita Valley and mayor in 2004 and 2008, will join Newton.
The city is set to hold informational meetings for FirstHOME, its first-time homebuyer program, on Aug. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Sept. 1 from noon to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The meetings will be in the Century Room at City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Ronald D. Morgan, a certified-public accountant with Sterb, Kory, Sreden and Morgan in Stevenson Ranch, has been credentialed as a personal-finance specialist by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The PFS credential, held by several thousand CPAs nationwide, was established in 1987. CPAs who earn the PFS credential must be re-certified every three years.
While Saturn dealerships are being phased out, Parkway Motorcars has been named an official Saturn authorized service provider. Authorization entails Saturn-specific training for a dealership's service staff and stocking of Saturn parts. Saturn owners can take their vehicles to Parkway's Creekside Road GM dealership, Parkway Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Hummer.
When Chris David and Diana Zahreddine say they're neighbors, they mean it. A wall separates their Newhall backyards, where the two women will frequently sit and chat. They walk the neighborhoods together, which is how they noticed that one of the last non-chain coffee shops in Santa Clarita - The Town Grind - had closed some months ago.
Bank of Santa Clarita has continued to show increased earnings, according to second-quarter results released Thursday.
Well-known serial entrepreneur, software engineer, architect and manager, Ole Eichhorn spoke with Santa Clarita's startup community and tech accelerator group SCV Startup last Thursday.
When Samsung opened its research and development audio lab this year, it was the first known Korean-based company to locate an operation in Santa Clarita.
The Valley Industry Association has elected Anna Frutos-Sanchez as its Chair for the Board of Directors in 2015.
The New Home Company, builder of Santa Clarita's Villa Metro development on Soledad Canyon Road, has been selected as the fastest-growing company on Builder magazine's list.
The dry cleaning industry has been undergoing radical changes in the past two decades as environmentalists and consumers push for more earth-friendly cleaning processes.
As the second generation of Stonefire Grill owners came of age, and became involved in the Harrigan family's management of its seven restaurants, the youngest members made a daring move.
Members from three business organizations are personally visiting 100 companies of varying sizes and gathering data on the Santa Clarita Valley business climate to identify ways to help companies grow.
A 30-unit multi-family property in Santa Clarita sold for approximately $4.8 million.
Taking advantage of the growing food truck industry, Tiffany Ramos opened her own mobile food business and has organized a weekly gathering of other food trucks in Santa Clarita every Saturday evening.
Speakers delivered two distinctive messages to the business leaders attending the Valley Industry Associations' luncheon Thursday at its annual Business-to-Business industry trade show.
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.
The Bank of Santa Clarita's net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were $248,000, representing a growth of 6 percent over the amount netted in the same period of 2013, the bank reported this week.
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.
Wine lovers storing their treasured cargo at Lee's Wine Storage in Santa Clarita have until May 6 at the latest to claim any wine or property stored at the location – or lose it, according to the property owner.