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VICA Installs New Board, Chairwoman

Members of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association approved the business advocacy group’s 2018 board of directors, including new Chairwoman Lisa Gritzner, on Friday during its annual lunch meeting.

Eating Disorder Treatment Center Opens in Agoura Hills

A new treatment center for teenage girls with eating disorders has opened in Agoura Hills.

Preview: Nanotech on Spec

Gamma Alloys was notified last month that Boeing HorizonX Ventures, the venture investment arm of Boeing Co., would make an investment in the company and its composite material that Chief Executive Mark Sommer believes could one day replace regular structural aluminum in aircraft.

Preview: Execs Vexed by Harassment

Sex allegations prompt companies to re-examine workplace culture.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Disney Expands Board to 14

Walt Disney Co. has added the head of a biotech firm and a computer technology executive to its board of directors.

Staffing Firm Finds Most Sought-After Tech Skills

CyberCoders, a subsidiary of On Assignment Inc. in Calabasas, has released research results on the most sought-after skills for professionals in information technology, accounting and construction.

Munchkin Names C-Level Officers

Munchkin Inc. has appointed Tom Emrey as chief operations office and Diana Barnes as chief Brand Officer, the company announced Wednesday.

Report: Iger May Stay On

The Walt Disney Co.’s possible purchase of the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox may result in Robert Iger staying on as Disney’s chief executive, according to a report Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal.

Cherokee's Stock Plunges After Report

The stock of Cherokee Global Brands dropped more than 20 percent Wednesday after the company reported a third-quarter loss when Wall Street was expecting positive earnings.

Reports: Disney Closes in on Fox Deal

Walt Disney Co. is closing in on a deal to buy the media assets of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc., according to media reports Tuesday.

AeroVironment Climbs on Profitable Quarter

AeroVironment Inc. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings and revenue for the fiscal second quarter.

Updates: Wildfires Close Colleges, Universities

Wildfires in the eastern San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley have charred thousand of acres and closed major freeways.

Ventura County Thomas Fire Cancels Business Meeting

The Thomas Fire has caused the Ventura County Economic Development Association to cancel its annual holiday party.

Amgen to Support FDA Approval for Biocartis Cancer Test

Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks has agreed to provide operational and financial support to Belgium-based Biocartis Group in its pursuit of Food and Drug Administration approval for a test that compliments Amgen’s metastatic colon cancer drug Vectibix, or panitumumab.

Film Rental House to Auction Off Memorabilia, Equipment

North Hollywood film equipment rental house Birns & Sawyer Inc. plans to auction off equipment and Hollywood memorabilia, the company has announced.

Westlake Village IT Firm Acquired

Information technology company Independent Technology Group has been acquired by InterVision Systems, the companies have announced.

FDA Approves Label Expansion for Amgen's Repatha

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Amgen Inc.’s drug Repatha as a prevention for heart attacks in patients with cardiovascular disease, potentially enlarging the customer base for the drug.

Bethany Mayer Resigns as Ixia President

Bethany Mayer resigned as president of the Ixia Solutions Group of Keysight Technologies Inc. effective Friday.

Paralysis Partnership for Antelope Valley Hospital

The Antelope Valley Hospital has partnered with a local nonprofit to provide support to newly paralyzed patients.