The Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) saw a record legislative session in 2013: a 90 percent success rate in the Senate and Assembly and an 84 percent success rate once Gov. Jerry Brown's signatures and vetoes were factored in.
Improving communication between real estate licensees and appraisers would minimize valuation issues that stall all too often or doom the sale of a home.
The month of January provides the opportunity to review, refocus and renew. At no other time during the course of the year does such a profound occasion exist.
Dennis Junker, President
About one year ago, musician Lisa Jordan was deaf. Three weeks ago, she gracefully lifted her flute to her lips and let her fingers fly.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce is launching its 29th annual Business and Home EXPO Oct. 19 on Main Street in Newhall with a family friendly focus.
The Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal invited healthcare leaders to discuss ongoing work within their organizations now that the Affordable Care Act program is up and running nationally and in California – and how that impacts us all.
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.
Hedman Partners' success can probably be counted by the number of firms it has helped to become successful.
California released the final list of companies selected for the first allocation of tax credits under the Governor's 'California Competes' program.
The makers of an affordable CNC - Computer Numerical Control - machine for hobbyists found themselves with a landslide victory when they turned to the Kickstarter crowdfunding site to raise $10,000 to launch their idea.
Beginning June 1, the Motion Picture and Television Fund health care centers, including the one on McBean Parkway in Santa Clarita, will operate under the UCLA Health System umbrella.
The Great Wall of China is so large it can be seen from space.
At any given time in California, there are numerous bills in circulation dealing with - or dealing out - meritless lawsuits. In fact, scheming trial lawyers have become a seemingly unshakable facet of our state's identity. With more than 50 closed state courthouses, 205 closed courtrooms, reduced operating hours at 30 courthouses and more than 50 vacant judgeships due to state budget cuts, California's court system is beyond critical mass.
When the SCVBJ invited a group of local entrepreneurs and startup CEOs to the table this month, we knew the conversation would not follow the regular, orderly pattern of most industry professionals.
Designed to house specific kinds of startup companies that complement the region's growing entertainment industry, the downtown Newhall incubator being launched by the city of Santa Clarita and College of the Canyons is expected to open in October, said an official with the city.
Six leaders from the Santa Clarita Valley accompanied Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich on a one-week trip to meet with business leaders and investors in China and Hong Kong. One of the meetings held included 40 to 50 potential investors who are interested in the U.S. market. The SCV Business Journal asked each of the local people in the delegation about their personal impressions, and the economic opportunities they see for the Santa Clarita Valley.
Entrepreneurs have designed a new medical device system that will help usher medical care into the 21st century using existing consumer technology that both lay people and professionals can easily access.
When AMS Fulfillment of Santa Clarita learned it was going to lose its largest customer in 2013, the company planned for, and weathered, the storm. The company has just reported that within the space of months, it is already back in positive territory and operating in the black.