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Madison apartments for sale as condos
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Madison apartments for sale as condos

Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now be... » Read More
Posted: aug. 31, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Madison apartments for sale as condos Comments 0 Comments
The amateur manager
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The amateur manager

Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective. » Read More
Posted: aug. 31, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The amateur manager Comments 0 Comments
How To Make Lemons Out of Lemonade
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How To Make Lemons Out of Lemonade

Jim Colorado, the famous soccer player, visited me last week. It seems while in Brazil for the World Cup, he reluctantly (quite reluctantly according to him) succumbed... » Read More
Posted: aug. 26, 2014 12:04 p.m. | How To Make Lemons Out of Lemonade Comments 0 Comments
Time to renew your business commitments
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Time to renew your business commitments

In good times and more challenging times, owners have to stand for something. » Read More
Posted: aug. 25, 2014 2:20 p.m. | Time to renew your business commitments Comments 0 Comments
A deeper look at lean manufacturing
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A deeper look at lean manufacturing

Highlighting two of Santa Clarita's core industries – aerospace and defense, and advanced manufacturing, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp.'s Ae... » Read More
Posted: aug. 25, 2014 2:05 p.m. | A deeper look at lean manufacturing Comments 0 Comments
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City named a finalist for ‘most business friendly city award’

The city of Santa Clarita has been named as a finalist for the Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County in 2014. » Read More
Posted: aug. 21, 2014 2:44 p.m. | City named a finalist for ‘most business friendly city award’ Comments 0 Comments
Mulligans up for sale
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Mulligans up for sale

Irish pub and restaurant, Mulligans in Santa Clarita is up for sale. » Read More
Posted: aug. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Mulligans up for sale Comments 1 Comment
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VIA members told to avoid status quo

Continuous, purposeful thinking in an organization can make the difference between an organization that is proactively producing a better product or service, and a com... » Read More
Posted: aug. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | VIA members told to avoid status quo Comments 1 Comment
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Hobby Lobby opening in the SCV

Hobby Lobby, the family-owned craft store chain and recently part of a controversial Supreme Court ruling, is opening a store on Santa Clarita at the Bouquet Shopping ... » Read More
Posted: aug. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Hobby Lobby opening in the SCV Comments 8 Comments
Managing when leadership is needed
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Managing when leadership is needed

When the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" was over, my wife turned to me and asked me what I thought. I told it was one of the best movies on business and leadership I ha... » Read More
Posted: aug. 18, 2014 11:50 a.m. | Managing when leadership is needed Comments 0 Comments
Uncle Billy left legacy in Newhall
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Uncle Billy left legacy in Newhall

It was a bittersweet moment when Santa Clarita contractor Kevin Schlumpberger began pulling the sign letters off the face of the Newhall building that for more than th... » Read More
Posted: aug. 16, 2014 10:52 p.m. | Uncle Billy left legacy in Newhall Comments 0 Comments
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Enterprise Zone Seminars Offered in the SCV

Since 2007, more than 400 local businesses have been able to claim the "Hiring Tax Credit" benefit on more than 6,500 jobs generating a potential $243 Million in tax s... » Read More
Posted: aug. 15, 2014 11:09 a.m. | Updated: aug. 15, 2014 11:09 a.m. | Enterprise Zone Seminars Offered in the SCV    Comments 0 Comments
Sunkist moving to Valencia headquarters
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Sunkist moving to Valencia headquarters

Sunkist Growers, the 120-year old grower-owned citrus marketing cooperative, announced Tuesday that it is now planning its move into the Valencia office building from ... » Read More
Posted: aug. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Sunkist moving to Valencia headquarters Comments 2 Comments
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Mission Valley Bank reports Q2 earnings

Mission Valley Bank reported a net income of $610,000 for the year to date, in the release of its second quarter earnings on Tuesday. » Read More
Posted: aug. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Mission Valley Bank reports Q2 earnings Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Lenders easing credit rules
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Nancy Starczyk: Lenders easing credit rules

With demand from consumers for home loans on the rise, multiple sources report that lenders large and small are easing credit score requirements and lending guidelines... » Read More
Posted: aug. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Lenders easing credit rules Comments 0 Comments
What to do in a drought
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What to do in a drought

The National Drought Mitigation Center shows most of my home state of California is in what they call an "exceptional drought." The other levels are, in descending ord... » Read More
Posted: aug. 12, 2014 11:29 a.m. | What to do in a drought Comments 0 Comments
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Two engineering design firms merge

Hall & Foreman Inc. of Tustin, with an office in Santa Clarita, is merging with David Evans and Associates Inc. » Read More
Posted: aug. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Two engineering design firms merge Comments 0 Comments
Pete Bellas: Where are the buyers?
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Pete Bellas: Where are the buyers?

The U.S. exports a staggering 140 billion dollars of agricultural crops every year. As can be expected the U.S. is the top exporting country for agricultural products ... » Read More
Posted: aug. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Pete Bellas: Where are the buyers? Comments 0 Comments
Outlets at Tejon Ranch open Thursday
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Outlets at Tejon Ranch open Thursday

The Outlets at Tejon Ranch will open to the public on Thursday, after a VIP party tonight for 4,000 lucky ticket holders. » Read More
Posted: aug. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Outlets at Tejon Ranch open Thursday Comments 1 Comment
Communicating expectations to employees
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Communicating expectations to employees

When you hear "I'll try" you are listening to someone with a lack of intention. » Read More
Posted: aug. 03, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Communicating expectations to employees Comments 0 Comments
Harvard data tool presented in Santa Clarita
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Harvard data tool presented in Santa Clarita

Taking an active leadership role on a regional level, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation invited the Harvard Business School to give one of the ... » Read More
Posted: aug. 02, 2014 3:15 p.m. | Harvard data tool presented in Santa Clarita Comments 0 Comments
The Practice of Law: Poole & Shaffery Law Firm
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The Practice of Law: Poole & Shaffery Law Firm

Poole & Shaffery Law Firm » Read More
Posted: jul. 30, 2014 11:00 a.m. | The Practice of Law: Poole & Shaffery Law Firm Comments 0 Comments
No plans for a Porto’s yet
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No plans for a Porto’s yet

Over the past year, eager fans of Porto's Bakery & Café have spread rumors that the family-owned Glendale eatery is opening at every spot in which a restaurant ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | No plans for a Porto’s yet Comments 7 Comments
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Avenue Kearney property acquired for $11.5 million

A real estate investment trust announced Tuesday that it has acquired an industrial park on Avenue Kearny in Santa Clarita for $11.5 million. » Read More
Posted: jul. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Avenue Kearney property acquired for $11.5 million Comments 0 Comments
Bookstore changes name and salutes Potter
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Bookstore changes name and salutes Potter

A Town Center Drive bookstore has moved and changed its name to The Open Book, said the owner of the retail store. » Read More
Posted: jul. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Bookstore changes name and salutes Potter Comments 0 Comments
Nancy Starczyk: Beware of rip-off scams
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Nancy Starczyk: Beware of rip-off scams

A joint federal-state task force announced a sweep Wednesday to shut down foreclosure relief schemes that duped thousands of Southern California home owners who were a... » Read More
Posted: jul. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy Starczyk: Beware of rip-off scams Comments 0 Comments
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U.S. HealthWorks expands corporate office space

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. » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2014 8:00 p.m. | U.S. HealthWorks expands corporate office space Comments 0 Comments
The Practice of Law: Reape-Rickett Law Firm
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The Practice of Law: Reape-Rickett Law Firm

Reape-Rickette Law Firm » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2014 7:00 p.m. | The Practice of Law: Reape-Rickett Law Firm Comments 0 Comments
The Practice of Law: Owen, Patterson & Owen
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The Practice of Law: Owen, Patterson & Owen

Owen, Patterson & Owen » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2014 6:00 p.m. | The Practice of Law: Owen, Patterson & Owen Comments 0 Comments
More companies should follow Tesla Motors into collaboration economy
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More companies should follow Tesla Motors into collaboration economy

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 t... » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2014 5:00 p.m. | More companies should follow Tesla Motors into collaboration economy Comments 1 Comment
 

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