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Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Antelope Valley Housing Supply to Meet Demand, Speaker Says

There is likely no bubble in the Antelope Valley residential housing market, a real estate broker told a crowd of about 250 people Friday morning at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade outlook conference.

West Hills Gated Community Opens With Energy Efficient Houses

Watt Communities and Presidio Residential Capital have announced that sales are open at New Heights, a $25 million gated community in West Hills.

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Valley Presbyterian Welcomes New Board Members

Robert Myrtle, Ellen Riley and Beth Zachary have joined the board of directors at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys.

BlackLine Hires Chief Technology Officer

Peter Hirsch has joined BlackLine Inc. as chief technology officer.

Dine Brand Shares Rise 12 Percent on Revenue Growth

Dine Brands Global Inc., parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar and IHOP restaurants, announced higher revenue for its fourth quarter and full year on Thursday, sending shares up more than 12 percent.

Semtech Co-Sponsors Digital Lab in London

Semtech Corp. has joined as a sponsor of the Future Networks Innovation Lab in London that will promote the use of the Internet of Things.

B. Riley Subsidiary to Handle Liquidation for Payless Shoes

Great American Group, a subsidiary of B. Riley Financial Inc. in Woodland Hills, will operate store closing sales at all Payless ShoeSource locations in the United States and Puerto Rico, the company announced Thursday.

Chick-fil-A Restaurant Opens in Simi Valley

A Chick-fil-A restaurant opened at 2460 Sycamore Drive in Simi Valley on Thursday.

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Princess Cruises Launches First International Advertising Campaign

Princess Cruises launched its first advertising campaign written and produced specifically for Asia and emerging markets on Wednesday.

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Marcus & Millichap Division Expands to Edmonton

Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap Inc. in Calabasas, announced Wednesday that Edmonton, Alberta-based multifamily investment advisory team Bradley Gingerich, Paul Chaput, Bradyn Arth and Jane Woertman have joined the firm.

Sienna Slumps on Secondary Offering Announcement

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc.’s announcement that it will conduct a secondary stock offering this week to raise $20 million sent shares down 18 percent on Wednesday.

Moorpark Names New Community Development Director

Moorpark has named Karen Vaughn as the city’s new community development director, effective Feb. 25.

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Samsung Store to Open at Americana

Samsung will open a new experiential retail location in the Americana at Brand shopping center in Glendale, one of only three in the United States.

Tutor Perini Wins $1.4 Billion Contract for Purple Line Extension

A joint venture between Tutor Perini Corp. and O&G Industries Inc. has received a notice of intent to award a $1.4 billion contract for the construction on Metro’s Purple Line Extension in Westwood.

Nearly 150 Apartments to Rise Across From CSUN

A multifamily mixed-use project featuring 146 apartment units and 2,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space is set to go up across the street from California State University – Northridge.

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Payless to Close 2,100 Stores, Including 18 in Valley region.

Payless ShoeSource is set to close 2,100 locations in the United States and Puerto Rico, including 18 stores in the greater Valley region.

Deckers to Close in Camarillo With 99 Jobs Lost

Deckers Outdoor Corp. will close its Camarillo distribution center this summer, resulting in layoffs for 99 employees.

Please Sen. Hertzberg, Kill PAGA

The California Posse Comitatus Act of 1872, a law straight out of the Wild West, could soon be no more.

A Business Isn’t a Babysitter

Are two of our Los Angeles city councilmembers trying to chase businesses out of the city?