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ImmunoCellular Curtails Operations, Delists From NYSE

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. has decided to voluntarily delist its shares from the New York Stock Exchange and to significantly curtail its operations, the Calabasas biotechnology firm announced Monday.

Limoneira Picks Lennar, KB Home for Santa Paula Housing Project

Limoneira Co. will partner with two homebuilders to construct the first homes at the company’s Harvest at Limoneira project.

Laemmle Breaks Ground on Newhall Cineplex

Construction has officially begun in Santa Clarita on Laemmle Newhall 7, an upscale movie theater at the corner of Main Street and Lyons Avenue, on what has become known locally as the Redevelopment Block in Old Town Newhall.

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Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

MannKind Shares Jump 16 Percent After Finalizing Research Deal

Shares of MannKind Corp. jumped more than 16 percent Tuesday after the Westlake Village biotech finalized a previously announced agreement with United Therapeutics Corp. to develop an inhalable drug to treat a form of hypertension.

Coldwell Banker to Open New Calabasas Office

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has opened a new office in Calabasas headed by Branch Manager Steven Heravi.

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Feature Film Location Production Increases in Third Quarter

On-location film, television and commercial production increased by 3 percent in the third quarter, led by feature film production, according to figures released Tuesday by FilmL.A.

Dole ‘Refreshes’ Brand Logo

Dole Food Co. has updated its logo as part of an effort to “refresh” its brand identity, the Westlake Village produce company announced Monday.

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Nutritional Supplement Maker Leases 112,000 Square Feet in Valencia

Lief Organics has leased nearly 112,000 square feet at a newly renovated Rexford Industrial facility in Valencia for its corporate headquarters, manufacturing plant and distribution center.

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Research Solutions Prepares to Up-List to Nasdaq

Research Solutions Inc., a company that provides academic articles to research organizations, has submitted a symbol reservation as a first step to list its shares on the Nasdaq, the company announced Monday.

Glendale Broker Bill Boyd Joins Kidder Mathews

Commercial real estate broker Bill Boyd and several members of his Glendale office at Charles Dunn Co. have joined the Seattle-based brokerage Kidder Mathews.

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A Real Impact From Business Voters

When most people think about voting, they think that their vote for president is the most important vote they can give.

How to Kill Apartment Construction

We are in the umpteenth year of a housing shortage.


News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Economist Sees Home Prices Limiting Growth

RESIDENTIAL: Population set to expand with new units in Santa Clarita and L.A.

Economist gives midyear regional report.

Garcetti Talks Future at UCC Luncheon

Social: Remember ‘Brady Bunch?’ Mayor says Valley still bastion of middle class.

Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about middle class.

Fernando Award Ceremony Crowns Bill Allen, Adds Honors

Besides namesake prize, new Impact and International awards were given at event that pays tribute to volunteerism

Bill Allen wins 60th annual Fernando Award.

City Organizers Shout About Burbank Tech Talks

TECHNOLOGY: Program seeks to grow employment base through entrepreneurship.

Burbank Tech Talks plans more events this year.

Film-Friendly CEO at Sherman Oaks Chamber

Management: David Phelps hopes to bring Hollywood productions to the Valley.

New chief executive at Sherman Oaks Chamber.

Burn Surgeon

When he’s not working at his family’s business or his own private plastic surgery practice, Dr. Peter Grossman runs a foundation to provide health care to burn victims.

Peter Grossman of the Grossman Burn Center.