Downtown Moorpark Ready for a Makeover

DEVELOPMENT: High Street Depot to create plaza plus commercial tenant space.

Developer looks to transform Moorpark.

Developer Makes Splashy Debut in Simi Valley

RESIDENTIAL: 211 new houses add to limited Ventura County inventory.

Home developer Landsea Homes has found instant success in Simi Valley.

Vibrant Economy, Trade Worries Tug on Stocks

LIST: In contrast to last year, market rewards small cap companies.

Market volatility affects Valley companies.

List Profiles: Largest Public Companies

Six profiles of companies that rank on our 2018 Largest Public Companies list

Senior Services and Children’s Charities Combine

NONPROFIT: OneGeneration acquires Grandparents as Parents in non-cash deal.

San Fernando Valley nonprofits merge.

Cure Pharmaceutical Buys Cannabis Drug Firm

ACQUISITION: Therapix’s products fit company’s delivery system.

Oxnard company buys pipeline of cannabis-based drugs.

Euro TV Producer Takes Interest in Shushybye

ANIMATION: Children’s show targets expanding market of toddlers, preschoolers.

European company to produce children’s program.

Smart Heart Monitor

Abbott’s Confirm Rx device sends data to doctors using a Bluetooth connection and a smartphone.

Abbott Laboratories’ new heart monitor.

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Northrop Puts Up Warner Center Parcel for Sale

Northrup Grumman selling off part of Woodland Hills property.

Opportunistic Rebrand

TECHNOLOGY: Newbury Park software firm changes name to reflect focus on health care.

Software firm changes name to reflect health focus.

The Number

What it means to be wealthy in Los Angeles.

$2.8 Million Threshold to be ‘wealthy’ in Los Angeles

Car Detailers Descend on Air Museum

Valley pros join crew to polish aluminum on vintage planes.

Valley auto detailers clean historical aircraft.

Marijuana Map: Illegal Shops

RETAIL: Amid crackdown, neighbors cite odor, rent hikes.

Businesses not happy with illegal pot shops.

NASA Grant Pushes Frontier into Deep Space

AEROSPACE: R&D firm will seek low-cost propellants.

Simi Valley company gets NASA grant to develop deep space oxidizer.

PAGA’s Real Winners: Not Workers

Google has been voted one of the best companies in the country to work for.

Why Not Flip Retail to Residential?

I wasn’t surprised by last week’s announcement that the Sears store in the Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks will soon close.


Calendar of Events

Around the Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Retail Landlords Look to Repurpose Big Boxes

LIST: Traffic strategy shifts from department stores to gyms and theaters.

Mall owners repurpose space.

Crowd Wowed by Warehouse in Sun Valley

DEVELOPMENT: Delivery tenant eager to move into scarce industrial space.

Tenant moves into Sun Valley industrial space.

Women Entrepreneurs: #34 Carrie Nebens

President, Equis Staffing Calabasas

The List: Women-Owned Businesses profiles

Women Entrepreneurs: #27 Michelle McCue

Chief Executive, McCue Communications Burbank

The List: Women-Owned Businesses profiles

Women Entrepreneurs: #23 Lindsey Carnett

Founder & Chief Executive, Marketing Maven Public Relations Camarillo

The List: Women-Owned Businesses profiles

Women Entrepreneurs: #18 Kim Frankel

Chief Executive, Abacorp CNC Machined Parts Chatsworth

The List: Women-Owned Businesses profiles

Women Entrepreneurs: #16 Mitzi Like

Chief Executive, LBW Insurance and Financial Services Valencia

The List: Women-Owned Businesses profiles