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.
As retail spending plummeted in 2009 and the country suffered as a whole, the multibillion dollar pet industry grew year by year, according to industry experts.
Santa Clarita's Avenue Scott Stages was the first "converted" sound stage to be certified in Los Angeles County when a new chapter of the fire code was put into place, a fire official said.
At first glance, the machine looks like a common office printer, the arm skipping across the surface with a flash of white light.
Wading through the proverbial "alphabet soup" of leave of absence requirements can be a challenge for even the most savvy business owner.
Just one year ago, California legislators expanded enterprise zones across the state, qualifying the majority of Santa Clarita Valley businesses for performance-based tax credits and other incentives.
People think of their pets as members of the family. That thinking has, in part, driven growth in the industry, and today it is a multi-billion dollar business segment. Another factor spurring growth and costs includes advancements in medical treatments for animals.
A perfect storm is beginning to brew on some construction fronts.
This morning I read The Top 12 American Boomtowns by Bloomberg about the most economically and culturally thriving cities in America.
Every new home built creates three jobs, as well as expands and increases the tax base that supports schools and our community.
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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.