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Van Nuys Conference Addresses Air Traffic Privatization

Privatization of the nation’s air traffic control system was a main topic of discussion among representatives of aviation trade organizations at a conference Monday in Van Nuys.

HemaCare Turns Profitable in First Half of 2017

HemaCare Corp. announced Monday a 50 percent increase in revenue and a swing from losses to profits during the first six month of the year.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Turnover at the Top for VEDC

NONPROFIT: Organization loses three executives in a month.

What’s behind the executive exits from VEDC?

Aliso Reopens

ENERGY: SoCalGas renews operations at methane leak site.

Residents express concerns over reopening of Aliso Canyon gas storage facility.

Beauty Pros Eagerly Take Eye Test

Survey results give Glad Lash insights into customer base.

Eye makeup company connects with customers through survey.

Firm Makes Digital Music Easy on Ear

Bambu’s software adds highs and lows to compressed audio.

Bambu returns quality to compressed audio files.

Plane Passes Milestone at High Altitude

Burt Rutan’s Proteus makes 1,000 flights for research missions.

A research aircraft lands its 1,000th flight.

Growing Out of a Niche

INTERNET: Scorpion began marketing law firms but acquisition takes firm into new verticals.

Web marketer Scorpion grows beyond law customers and acquires competitor.

The Number

36th: Los Angeles’ ranking for stress

Where L.A. ranks in the most-stressful cities list.

DineEquity CEO Starts With Restaurant Closures

HOSPITALITY: Investors react positively to same-day hire and location shrinkage.

DineEquity hires new CEO and closes more locations.

Can Timer Cap Put a Lid on Opioid Epidemic?

SAFETY: Moorpark firm finds abuse prevention market for a convenience product.

Timer Cap isn’t trying to solve the opioid epidemic. But it does think it can help when it comes to prevention.

Disney Splits With Netflix for Content Streaming

DISTRIBUTION: Media giant’s BAMTech acquisition puts focus on sports audience.

With its announcement that it would start its own direct-to-consumer streaming service, Walt Disney Co. will end its distribution agreement with Netflix Inc. for subscription streaming of new releases, beginning with the 2019 movie slate.

Bowling Tournament Attracts Cops, Firefighters

Tourism: Studio City alley hosts hundreds for the World Police & Fire Games.

More than 150 police and firefighters from 20 countries around the globe descended on Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City Aug. 9 to 11 to take part in the World Police & Fire Games bowling tournament, one of 65 athletic events held throughout the Los Angeles area.

Manufacturing Profiles: Dale Ray

Executives on what attracted them to north L.A. County.

Manufacturing Profiles: Chuck Alexander

Executives on what attracted them to north L.A. County.

Manufacturing Profiles: Joseph Avila

Executives on what attracted them to north L.A. County.

Manufacturing Profiles: Geoff Folkes and Chris Henson

Executives on what attracted them to north L.A. County.

Around the Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley


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