Students’ Cyber Skills Win Contest

High schoolers take top honors en route to lucrative careers.

North Hollywood High Schoolers’ win at cybersecurity contest could blaze career path.

Tastes of the Tropics Mix In Ice Cream

Belize native brings fresh flavors to frozen dessert shop.

How making tropical ice cream became an obsession for owner of Helados Pops.

Theft Leads To Art at PALS Auction

Motley Crue member, NoHo designer donate items for sale.

Police and artists come together for a fundraiser.

A Success at Succession

AEROSPACE: When her father died, she had to run the business. But preparation paid off.

Founder’s daughter hopes to propel Caps Aviation to new heights.

Does MRV Buyout Benefit Its Shareholders?

TELECOM: Companies will combine strengths, but price yields a small premium.

MRV Communications is acquired at low premium.

Radio’s Squeeze Play

Stations want to carry live broadcasts from Sports USA, but advertisers have other options.

Sports USA recruits a top sportscaster.

Ban the Box Stipulation Becomes L.A. Law

EMPLOYMENT: For criminal history, liability goes beyond just job applications.

If you ever applied for a job that required you to fill out an application, you may have seen a checkbox next to the question “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?”

Satisfied Customers Inspire FloQast Investors

SOFTWARE: Funding round of $25 million will finance international expansion.

Accounting software developer FloQast Inc. received $25 million in a second funding round.

Goodwill Launches Youth Program in Valley

CAREER: Dual approach serves both job-seekers and companies with positions.

The Southern California branch of Goodwill Industries International Inc. is extending a helping hand to the Valley’s struggling teens and young adults through its new YouthSource Center in Panorama City.

Ringing the Bell

Dr. Frederick Beddingfield III closed the Nasdaq on July 27, the first trading day for Sienna Biopharmaceuticals.

Q&A: Dr. Frederick Beddingfield III, chief executive of Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc., just took the company public.

The Diabetes Puzzle

Local hospitals grapple with the care and cost of a national epidemic.

How Valley providers grapple with the diabetes epidemic.

Q&A: Dr. Klein

Q&A: Bernie Klein talks about diabetic care at Holy Cross Providence Medical Center.

Trains, Buses, Housing

Public transportation plays a central role in North Hollywood’s vision for the future.

North Hollywood’s transit station, culture and lifestyle attracts developers and investors.

Industrial Scarcity Prompts Building Purchases

Trends stirring up Valley markets.

Real Estate Quarterly: San Fernando Valley

SUBMARKET REPORTS: How does your area measure up?

Real Estate Quarterly: Burbank and Glendale

SUBMARKET REPORTS: How does your area measure up?

Real Estate Quarterly: Conejo Valley

SUBMARKET REPORTS: How does your area measure up?

Real Estate Quarterly: Santa Clarita Valley

SUBMARKET REPORTS: How does your area measure up?

Antelope Valley

SUBMARKET REPORTS: How does your area measure up?

Around the Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley


Calendar of Events

Housing Shortage to End Soon. Maybe.

ONE MORE THING: Newhall development could end L.A.’s housing crisis.

How Workers Naively Let Hackers In

OP-ED: Employees often open the door for cybersecurity hacks.

Newhall Homes On the Horizon

CONSTRUCTIION: L.A. County approves 5,500 new houses.

Big wins for Newhall Ranch’s first two subdivisions.

A Market for Web Influence

INTERNET: Vity connects social media celebs with ad dollars.

Vity matches social influencers with advertisers.