Mention protein drinks, and most people likely think of thick, chalky shakes chugged by bodybuilders. Kirk Bardin is out to change that perception.
Three years ago, Vin Bali was working as a recruiter, helping people find jobs in accounting and finance. Having grown tired of the corporate life, he finally decided to leave recruiting behind and take what he thought might be a two-month stint with his family's limo company.
Seemingly gone with the recession are the days of staking your business claim with a dedicated office building. Now, the trend, particularly for small businesses, is shifting toward eliminating the overhead and paying for an executive suite.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has hired out of Arizona an executive director who led an effort to locate Chrysler Corp.'s vehicle proving ground in the Grand Canyon State.
Home sales in the Santa Clarita Valley were down in May, with Realtors pointing to limited inventory and the expiration of federal tax credits.
Santa Clarita will host a free Enterprise Zone breakfast workshop, Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. at the city's Transit Maintenance Facility. The workshop will provide local businesses with information on how to benefit from the city's Enterprise Zone program and reduce their state income taxes. The Transit Maintenance Facility is located at 28250 Constellation Road. For more information or to RSVP visit www.SCEnterpriseZone.com or call (661) 286-4071.
The nomination period is open for the second annual 40 Under Forty Awards, presented by the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal and JCI Santa Clarita Valley. The awards, with a reception on Sept. 23, are presented to local business professionals who are 39 or under, and who serve in leadership roles in their job or as a volunteer. The voting period is open until July 16 at 11:59 p.m. For more information visit www.scvbj.com.
Santa Clara Valley Bank elected Suzanne Cole, a partner and office manager of Cole Ranches to its Board of Directors.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Old Town Newhall Association held a crowd-drawing mixer in downtown Newhall on Wednesday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is hsoting a one-day lobbying trip to Sacramento on Thursday to meet with legislators regarding both education and enterprise zones. The trip costs $50. Attendees are responsible for their own travel costs.
Twelve years ago, Stephanie Laney opened Clear Images in Stevenson Ranch. For five years, she poured her time into the store, providing quality home furnishings and decor items to her customers.
Rooms & Blooms gift store will host a benefit photo shoot for the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and June 5. Professional photographer Sharon Forbes will snap and sell children's photo packages starting at $40, with 25 percent of the proceeds going towards the Boys & Girls Club. Rooms & Blooms is located at 23123 Lyons Ave. For more information call (661) 287-0050.
The state Franchise Tax Board is offering guidance on applications for the new home/first-time buyer state tax credit, cautioning taxpayers to work closely with their escrow companies, carefully follow instructions on the credit forms and to send in their applications timely to avoid being denied the credit.
There was plenty of hand-shaking and business-card-exchanging Thursday at the Valley Industrial Association's B2B Industry Show, held in a Valencia warehouse.
Urban Home is back in business in the Santa Clarita Valley, almost one year to the day after closing its doors to relocate.
The multimillion purchase of Santa Clarita-based Aerospace Dynamics International by Precision Castparts Corp. last week is a good thing for the company and the community, said an executive with ADI.
Filmmakers Sanctuary Studio in Castaic - replete with more than 70,000 square feet of studio space - officially opened in February, said its studio head and General Manager, Steve Robertson.
Aerospace Dynamics International in Santa Clarita has been purchased by Portland, Oregon-based Precision Castparts Corp. for $625 million.
Brian P. Hassett has been appointed to serve as General Manager of the retail outlet center at The Outlets at Tejon.
Taryn Bulko and Romina Faramarzi of Santa Clarita are opening their second Rita's Italian Ice store next month in Stevenson Ranch, announced the franchise chain.
Time is the most precious resource a business owner has, but you might never come to that conclusion talking with one of them.
U.S. HealthWorks of Santa Clarita announced Monday that it acquired two new occupational healthcare care centers in Ohio. It bought Occupational Care Consultants and Therapy Works in Toledo.
Santa Clara Valley Bank announced its fourth quarter earnings saying the bank had recorded $190,000 in income before taxes, compared to an income before taxes of $157,000 for the fourth quarter of 2012.
Swedish multi-national retail clothing company, H&M, is scheduled to open a store in Santa Clarita's mall sometime this fall.
The film "Big Bad Wolf" has been released on DVD, announced Windchaser Pictures of Santa Clarita.
In reporting its fourth quarter results, RadioShack Corp. announced Tuesday that it was closing up to 1,100 stores, but it's unknown if any of the Santa Clarita stores will survive the chopping block.
Morphing from a website design firm into a full service website design, maintenance and marketing firm has landed Santa Clarita's Scorpion Design onto the Inc. 500/5000 List for the past three consecutive years.
Distribution of the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal has been changed to better reach business owners and decision makers, announced an executive with The Signal on Wednesday.
The Plaza at Golden Valley, newly built and opened just before the recession on the east side of Santa Clarita, has changed ownership.
Monday night at the Small Dog Creative, a group of Santa Clarita entrepreneurs from SCV Startup gathered to hear wisdom from Howard Leonhardt.