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.
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.
Bill Barritt, Chief Financial Officer
Mike DeLorenzo, president
Tracey Kruger, Vice President of Global Marketing
When the Schrey family –of Schrey & Sons Mold Company Inc. in Santa Clarita – set out to build a better doggie door for their family pets, they parlayed an already successful business into a multi-million niche business – Ideal Pet Products. At the time, there only two manufacturers of pet doors in the United States.
The idea of filling a void in forensic and clinical lab testing circles was born 40 years ago in 1973 of Larry and Judy Plutchak when they launched UTAK Laboratories of Valencia to supply much need quality control materials – blood, urine and body fluid materials – for test verifications in labs across the country.
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