The results are in, and the second annual Santa Clarita Valley 40 Under Forty honorees have been announced.
Three years after Santa Clarita's enterprise zone went into effect, the business community is pushing to have it expanded to cover more of the valley.
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.
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.