Twenty years ago, I joined a company where I reported to one of the vice presidents. It didn't take me too long to reach the conclusion that he was a terrific interviewer and represented the company well externally, but at the same time he was also a lousy leader, manager and supervisor. What was most interesting aspect to me was his "Jekyll-and-Hyde" personality. Outside of work, he was funny, charming and friendly. Inside of work, ...
It's not quite from scratch, but two friends served up something fresh this week when they re-opened a Pita Pit franchise in Valencia.
T-Bo's House of BBQ is celebrating its grand opening this week. Representatives from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Soft, firm or somewhere in between? Next to price, that's likely one of the major considerations for someone shopping for a new mattress. At least one retailer is trying to take the guesswork out of finding the right one. For the past year, Sit n' Sleep on The Old Road has been making use of Kingsdown's Sleep to Live system, a computerized test to determine the best mattress for each person. "A lot of times ...
There's a whole lot of horsepower behind the walls of 21130 Centre Pointe Parkway. After more than four decades in the San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys Harley-Davidson made the move to Santa Clarita last month, opening June 19 as Old Road Harley-Davidson. The 24,000-square-foot shop houses several long rows of gleaming, hulking motorcycles, as well as a service garage and a section devoted to apparel, accessories and parts. The dealership has a staff of 20 ...
It will take about two years for Advanced Bionics to completely move into a five-story building on Westinghouse Place, a company official said Wednesday.
Rodolfo Saavedra, mechanic at SoCal Truck and Fleet Repair, fixes a leak under a tow truck Friday afternoon. The shop, which celebrated its grand opening Thursday, is part of United Road Towing, the nation's largest towing company.
A local dry-cleaning shop is making sure the unemployed still look good. Through Sept. 2, Flair Cleaners is offering free dry-cleaning to the unemployed for up to four pieces of clothing per week. The promotion began earlier this month, said Maria Trejos, manager of the Valencia location. Founded in 1958, Flair also has shops in Burbank, Studio City, Redondo Beach and Santa Monica. The Valencia store has been open for seven years. To take advantage ...
The former Valencia home of Mervyns remains one of the city's myriad vacant business properties, but Santa Clarita officials are hoping for some new life in the vast empty space.
The Small Business Development Center, (SBDC) hosted by College of the Canyons, was awarded the 2009 Service Excellence and Innovation Award by the United States Small Business Administration-Los Angeles District Office.
AdPros, an affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation, will host its monthly luncheon meeting today at noon at Salt Creek Grille, 24415 Town Center Drive, Valencia. Attorneys Chris Jacobsen and David Poole, from Poole & Shaffery, LLP, will be on hand to discuss contracts and collections from a perspective of a small business or sole proprietor. Cost: $10 members; $30 visitors. For more information, visit www.adprosla.com.
School & Business Alliance Executive Director Adriana Estrada, center, board chair Joan Lucid, to her right, and intern Kevin Camonayan, to her left, receive a $10,000 check from Boston Scientific Employee Community Team members which is presented by Boston Scientific senior vice president and neuromodulation president Michael Onuscheck, right, on Tuesday.
Los Angeles County isn't out of the economic woods yet, an economist told local business professionals Thursday.
Ten years ago Bob Ruiz said he had no plans to retire when he hit 65. He's 66 now and shows no signs of slowing down. That's in spite of the fact that today marks 40 years since his Canyon Country Barber Shop opened its doors. "It's just another day. Another beautiful day in paradise," he said on a characteristically busy Tuesday. "(We'll celebrate with) a few cocktails after we close." A barrel-chested man with ...
Dick's Sporting Goods is located at 26591 Carl Boyer Dr. in Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita business owners packed the Valley Industry Association's luncheon Tuesday to hear a panel of industry experts address the Affordable Care Act – ACA - which is now looming over every business owner's head.
When AMS Fulfillment in Santa Clarita was notified that it would be losing its largest client, Toms Shoes, earlier this year, the third-party order fulfillment company prepared to scale back - but, by September AMS found itself in a much stronger position than it had originally projected.
SANTA CLARITA - Sunkist Growers, the oldest operating citrus cooperative in the country, announced Wednesday it is moving its headquarters from Sherman Oaks to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Creekside Road in Santa Clarita wasn't even connected to McBean Parkway when Valencia Car Wash first opened, said its owner Jeff Paul.
A 40-unit Santa Clarita apartment building sold for $5.93 million dollars after receiving multiple offers on the listing, reported Berzack Investment Property Advisors.