SFVBJ CURRENT EDITION

Valley’s Streets Host Scooters

TRANSPORTATION: Last-mile option works with public transit.

Scooters make first appearance in the Valley.

Spotify Buy of Parcast Consolidates Podcasting

MEDIA: Valley acquisition adds to streamer’s audio library.

Podcaster Parcast acquired by Spotify.

TOP GROWTH COMPANY

With the surge in immunotherapy research, HemaCare is ‘uniquely positioned’ to provide critical blood and tissue samples.

Blood is a high growth market for HemaCare.

Take-Out Orders Turn Up Sales at Cheesecake

RESTAURANTS: CEO credits menu, marketing for 14 percent annual gain.

Delivery sales take off for Cheesecake Factory.

Equity Experiment

FINANCE: Burbank’s Ikioo converts $41 million of seed funding into digital securities.

Health care firm converts to digital securities.

Art, Comedy Combine for Valley Diners

Comedian teaches art class.

Valley Bar’s trombone playing president elect.

Attorney Blows Off Steam Playing Trombone

Valley Bar’s trombone playing president elect.

Content Candy

Valley movie studios bring out the stars and executives to tout future releases to exhibitors.

Valley studios bring star power to CinemaCon.

Mover of the Stars

Marshall Lambert, fourth generation president of Rene’s Van & Storage, serves an exclusive clientele

Mover to the stars Marshall Lambert.

Really, It’s All About the Kids

School district tax plan won’t help students.

School district tax plan won’t help students.

Now This Is Just Too Frightful

Boy, I have been wrong about you millennials. All this time, I thought you must be the happiest, most carefree generation in our history.

Around The Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

A Window on Modern Medical Offices

CONSTRUCTION: Tarzana’s first doctors’ office building in decades reflects design creativity.

Office architects

Newhall Ranch Project May Change Name

EVENT: FivePoint chairman speaks at Santa Clarita Valley Economic Outlook.

Developer, executives paint positive future for Santa Clarita.

T-Cell Therapies

Special Report: Biotech

Amgen’s Blincyto opens a new front in the battle against cancer. While the drug isn’t one of the company’s bestsellers, the technology holds potential for future breakthroughs.

Modeling Biology

Special Report: Biotech

John DiBella sells software that conducts computer simulations of a drug’s reactions inside the body.

Providence, Cedars Team on Tarzana Hospital

JOINT VENTURE: Facility’s $542 million construction project will move ahead.

Providence, Cedars partner on Tarzana hospital.

Newsstand Rebrands as a Convenience Store

MERCHANDISING: With fresh investment, owner adds food to selection.

Sherman Oaks newsstand adds food items.

YA Romance Novels Jump From Page to Screen

FILM: NoHo production company plans summer shoot for ‘Happy’ script.

North Hollywood producers option YA novels.

Vintage Punker

David Gibbs toured the world with punk band Gigolo Aunts before co-founding three wine-centric restaurants in the Valley.

Musician-turned-restaurant owner David Gibbs.

Streaming Strategy

Disney’s purchase of Fox’s movie and television assets supports the Burbank company’s goal of competing online.

Disney grows bigger with close of Fox deal.

Salem’s Radio Station Sell-Off Reduces Debt

MEDIA: Broadcaster willing to shed non-core assets for the right price.

Salem Media sells assets to reduce debt.

Moms Call Mahmee

TECHNOLOGY: Maternity app finds venture capitalist investors.

Maternity app helps new mothers.

VALLEY INSIDER

Why the C-Suite Meets in the Museum

C-Suite executives gather at Valley museum.

Roller Rink’s Summer Fun For Skaters

Pop-up facility based on popularity of temp ice-skating operation.

Couple opens pop-up skating rinks.