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A helping hand for the smallest businesses

A committee of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to helping micro businesses - small firms with home-based operations or one to three employees, whose owners are so caught up in daily operations that they can find themselves isolated.

January 08, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Workers will see late paycheck gift

Employees are receiving belated Christmas gifts courtesy of the federal government this month: a decrease in the amount of Social Security taxes withheld from their paychecks.

January 06, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


The benefits of a short-sale process

The process of putting a home on the market for a short sale is not much different than listing a home for a regular sale - with the exception of negotiating an agreement with the lender, according to Tim Blankenship of the Santa Clarita Short Sale Center.

January 04, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Saving a homeowner from financial disaster

Editor's note: First in a two-part series on home short sales.

January 02, 2011 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. relocates to COC

The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. has moved into its new offices to College of the Canyons' the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center.

December 31, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


California Superstores purchases a pair of local vehicle dealerships

California Superstores has purchased two vehicle dealerships in Santa Clarita. Carlos Hildago, president of the California Superstores and Folsom Dodge in Sacramento County, was in town this week as his company prepared to begin operating two local dealerships.

December 31, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


Company emerges as resource for students

Three entrepreneurial startup companies from California founded by students joined forces this year to offer students help with homework, college planning and saving money on textbooks.

December 30, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


From connection to collection

Websites are the modern-day, electronic equivalent of store front window displays for brick-and-mortar businesses. Having an Internet presence today is often as crucial to a company's success as putting the right products, services and people in place.

December 26, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Survey: Consumers in market to buy cars

More than 83 percent of those questioned said they would be in the market for a vehicle within the next 12 months, according to a survey released this week.

December 25, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Fabric retailer may go private

Fabric and craft retailer Jo-Ann Stores Inc. has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners L.P. for about $1.6 billion. The acquisition, if approved, means Jo-Ann Stores will become a private company.

December 24, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Local earns professional community association manager designation

Valencia Management Group recently announced that Tina Nakamura has earned the Professional Community Association Manager designation from Community Associations Institute. According to the group, Nakamura is one of more than 1,200 managers nationwide who have earned the recognition.

December 24, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


Chancellor highlights school’s many programs created to support business

After installing the new VIA board of directors Tuesday at the organization's monthly luncheon, College of the Canyons' longtime chancellor Dr. Dianne Van Hook presented highlights of the many programs COC provides for the benefit of local businesses.

December 23, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


VIA installs 2011 board of directors

The Valley Industry Association installed its new 2011 board of directors Tuesday.

December 22, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


Buybuy opens Valencia location

Bed Bath & Beyond announced the opening of its Valencia store buybuy BABY. The infant and toddler retailer is a subsidiary of Bed Bath & Beyond. The local store is the second retail outlet opened in California.

December 22, 2010 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


Full speed ahead for cruise ship industry

With economic indicators showing signs of improvement in the second half of 2010, demand for cruises is picking up

December 22, 2010 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


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Santa Clarita may prove attractive to international companies

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.

June 01, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


VIA appoints Chairperson

The Valley Industry Association has elected Anna Frutos-Sanchez as its Chair for the Board of Directors in 2015.

May 28, 2014 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


New Home Co. lands on top 100

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.

May 28, 2014 | By Signal Staff | Local Business News


Big changes in dry cleaning business

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.

May 25, 2014 | By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor | Local Business News


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