Santa Clarita named finalist as business-friendly
As high-profile retailers Linens 'N Things and Mervyns LLC enter bankruptcy, local customers who were taking advantage of the blowout prices still reacted with concern.
Michael Moeller, founder and owner of Pacific Funding Mortgage Division, Inc., donated $25,000 to the College of the Canyons Foundation's University Center Capital Campaign.The University Center is a $38 million, 100,000 square foot facility scheduled for completion in spring 2009. It will house up to 10 partner universities offering more than 70 degree and credential programs.
The Valley Industrial Association, Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, City of Santa Clarita and Building Industry Association will host an in-depth panel discussion on the merits, challenges and vision for workforce housing and employee mobility in the Santa Clarita Valley at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 16, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital sponsored a celebration for Dr. Samuel Kojoglanian of Newhall as Santa Clarita's first board certified Interventional Cardiologist and the grand opening of his "Mender of Hearts" offices Nov. 7.
California-based construction management firm Gafcon Inc. announced the promotion of Ron Takaki of Canyon Country to department manager of the company's Los Angeles office.
The local chamber's membership declined from 2007 but the numbers are still "strong," said Charles Gill, chairman of the board for the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
While fewer people are buying new cars in the face of a crippled economy, more auto owners are servicing the cars they own.
The Valley Industrial Association will host student teams presenting winning business projects at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hyatt Valencia.
In an effort to create more affordable housing in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Valley Industrial Association is teaming up with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, city of Santa Clarita and Building Industry Association to host a panel discussion on initiating workforce housing for local employees.
Duswalt hosts seminar
Velocity Sports Performance hosts its inaugural Corporate Combine Challenge at 11 a.m. on Nov. 23 with all proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley.
David Lee founded BioSolar in Santa Clarita about two years ago with an idea to replace the petroleum found in photovoltaic modules that are used in solar cells.
The Valencia branch of lender GMAC Financial Services will close its doors today.
Habitat for Humanity is a $1,000 richer thanks to a donation from Bank of Santa Clarita last week.
Putting an old building to new use, the city of Santa Clarita is turning the former Newhall Library into a business incubator specifically for creative and technology industries.
At age 21, Robert White is about to buy his first Santa Clarita restaurant – Tri Tipps on Newhall Ranch Road.
The Valley Industry Association held the annual installation of its 2014 board of directors in Santa Clarita on Tuesday.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.