Boston Scientific is conducting clinical trials in the United States for a system that improves motor function in people who have Parkinson's Disease.
Holly Schroeder assumed the role of CEO and President of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation on Sept. 9, following the departure of the nonprofit organization's first CEO, Jonas Peterson.
After years of research and clinical trials, MannKind Corporation of Santa Clarita is less than a month away from finally submitting its innovative diabetes treatment device - Afrezza - to the FDA for approval.
Serving medical, military, space, industrial, and RF and wireless markets, the Santa Clarita Valley location of Flextronics is a 140,000-square-foot facility that is so bathed in light, pristine clean and quiet visitors feel as if they are stepping into the future. And to a degree, they are.
Claiming another banner year for local filming days, Santa Clarita employs a simplified permitting process and offers city-exclusive incentives to pull productions into the area.
It's a competitive industry, but for at least the studios and movie ranches in Santa Clarita, there is an informal, collaborative atmosphere in place.
Scores of trade associations operate in California to support industries, except in one area – filming.
With 10 movie ranches, four studios and a record number of 2013 filming days, local film industry experts agree that Santa Clarita deserves its new moniker: Hollywood North.
Though the Santa Clarita Valley film industry is a tight-knit one, it shakes hands with businesses in every industry, trade and retail market.
Nearly 100,000 jobs have been lost in California's filming industry since 2000, according to state statistics.
In February 2012, California officially dissolved its 425 redevelopment agencies, which are locally controlled entities that used property tax revenue to partner with developers for projects in blighted areas.
Nationally, there is a shortage of welders, but local trade education is working to fill the employment gap for regional manufacturers.
A study published in 2012 examined the economic impact of Santa Clarita's arts community on the local economy.
With luck, Santa Clarita's MannKind Corporation hopes to have FDA approval by April of next year of its innovative diabetes treatment – Afrezza.
A nationwide study found that Santa Clarita's nonprofit arts community not only enhances quality of life, but invests in the overall well-being of the local economy.
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U.S. HealthWorks has acquired some 6,000 square feet of extra space for expansion of its Santa Clarita headquarters offices, an executive with the firm confirmed.
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Tesla Motors announced it has opened its patent portfolio in hopes of encouraging other companies to create new electric vehicles. In a blog post, CEO Elon Musk said this was done "in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology."
California has long been a leader in the nation's efforts to curb climate change. Unfortunately, the state's solution, Assembly Bill 32 – known as the Global Warming Solutions Act – has been a burden on the state's power plants and manufacturers since its passage in 2006. The bill is a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, and includes a cap-and-trade program, a market-based system that uses economic incentives to decrease GHG emissions.
No one knows when someone will say something, do something, suggest something or demonstrate something that can have a positive impact in a person's life or their business.
UTAK Laboratories has released more quality control materials for labs around the country to run tests on amphetamines, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines, a psychoactive drug.
In a David and Goliath-like pairing, but friendly, Valencia'sUltraViolet Devices Inc. (David) formed a partnership with The Clorox Company (Goliath) in February. Together the small and the large companies joined forces to fight bacteria in hospitals throughout North America.
Two years ago, nine students sued the state of California for violating their constitutional right to equality of education with unfair teacher tenure laws.
At the end of June, the company held a retreat.
It is not just the downturn in the American economy that has fried much of the restaurant industry it is myriad forces coming home to roost. The closing of the Elephant Bar in Santa Clarita was surprising but in many ways predictable and there are lessons to be learned:
As recovery continues in the industrial real estate space, several new projects are finally set to come on line with construction beginning as early as this year.
There are a lot more tenants chasing a lot fewer deals in the Santa Clarita Valley retail space, according to John Cserkuti, senior vice president with NAI Capital.
The inventory of available office space in the Santa Clarita Valley has shrunk dramatically within the last three years, according to Ryan House, vice president with Jones Lang LaSalle.