San Fernando Valley Business Journal

BlackLine Opens Office in Germany

Financial software developer BlackLine has opened a new office in Frankfurt, Germany, the company announced Tuesday.

AeroVironment Quarterly Losses Grow

AeroVironment Inc. missed Wall Street projections on earnings and revenue in the fiscal first quarter.

Pasadena Building Sells for $30 Million

A more than 60,000-square-feet office building in Pasadena has changed hands for $30 million.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

VEDC Partners on Great Streets Program

Valley Economic Development Center is partnering with the city of Los Angeles on a loan program for businesses in conjunction with the Great Streets Initiative.

Talon Looks at Industrial Market for Flame-Resistant Zippers

Talon International Inc. has received UL certification for its flame-resistant zippers, opening up potential sales in the industrial garment market, the company announced Monday.

Immigration Scammer Convicted

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer on Friday announced that his office has convicted Gloria Dora Saucedo and her Panorama City business for illegally practicing law and providing paralegal services.

NoHo Portfolio Sold for $7 Million

A mixed-use retail and office center in North Hollywood has changed hands for $7 million, according to Calabasas commercial real estate brokerage Marcus & Millichap Inc.

Demolition Begins at Aerojet Rocketdyne Plant

Destruction of the 46-acre Aerojet Rocketdyne plant in Canoga Park started this week, with work expected to last up to a year.

Valley Condo Prices Rise 13 Percent

Rising condominium prices in the San Fernando Valley outpaced those of single-family homes in July, according to the Southland Regional Association of Realtors Inc.

Great American to Liquidate Australian Home Improvement Stores

Great American Group has secured an agreement to manage the closure of Masters Home Improvement Stores in Australia.

FDA Rejects Amgen’s Parsabiv

Amgen Inc.’s application seeking approval for its drug Parsabiv has been rejected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the company announced Thursday.

Interlink Names CFO

Interlink Electronics Inc. has named David S. Burnett as chief finance officer for the manufacturing company.Interlink Names New CFO

Simulations Plus Releases New Analysis Software

Simulations Plus Inc. on Thursday announced the launch of its version 1.0 PKPlus software, which is used to analyze preclinical and clinical trial data.

Bayless Manufacturing Sells Valencia Buildings for $12 Million

Two Valencia industrial buildings occupied by Bayless Manufacturing Inc. have sold for about $12 million, according to L.A. commercial real estate brokerage CBRE Group Inc.

Cherokee Launches Brand in Czech Republic

Cherokee Global Brands announced Wednesday the launch of Cherokee-branded apparel and accessories at 80 stores in the Czech Republic.

Kennedy Wilson Pays $81 Million for CSU Channel Islands Apartments

University Glen, a multifamily housing complex next to California State University Channel Islands in Camarillo, has been bought for $81 million by Kennedy Wilson, the Beverly Hills real estate investment company announced.

Comcast Completes DreamWorks Takeover

Comcast Corp. closed on its deal to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. on Monday, the final day of trading for DreamWorks shares on the Nasdaq.

Real Industry CEO Steps Down, Shares Fall

Craig Bouchard has stepped down as chief executive and chairman of Real Industry Inc., it was announced Monday.

Chick-fil-A to Open in West Hills

The former site of Orchard Supply Hardware in West Hills will become home to a new Chick-fil-A restaurant, according to an official from the West Hills Neighborhood Council.