San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Talaria Approved by Burbank Planning Board

The $150 million Talaria at Burbank mixed-used development was unanimously approved on Monday night.

Briefs: PDC, Disney Stores

PDC names president. Disney Stores headquarters acquired.

Disney Files Drone Patents

Walt Disney Co. has filed three patents to use unmanned aircraft in entertainment productions at its theme parks.

Homes Sales Rise as Prices Flatten

Stabilizing home prices and increased inventory fueled more San Fernando Valley homes to close escrow in July in more than a year, according to a report released Monday by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.

Briefs: MRV, Ixia, Children's Museum

MRV names CFO. Ixia receives another warning letter. Discovery Cube museum names director.

Ixia Hires HP Exec as CEO

Ixia has named a technology industry veteran Bethany Mayer as its chief executive and president.

Luxury Warner Center Apartments Sold

A $75 million Warner Center luxury apartment building that opened less than a year ago has been sold to an undisclosed institutional investor.

Briefs: Restaurant Dog Bill, IPC Acquisition

Governor signs bill allowing dogs on eatery patios. IPC acquires two more doctors' groups.

BofA Agrees to $16.7 Billion Mortgage Settlement

Bank of America has agreed on the largest settlement ever reached between the government and a company, largely due to its acquisition of Countrywide Financial.

Local Cities Cited as Business Friendly

Three cities in the greater Valley were among 10 named on Thursday by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. as finalists for its award given to most business-friendly cities.

Nestle USA Signs Animal Pledge

Nestle USA pledged on Thursday to improve the welfare of the farm animals in its supply chain by implementing stricter standards on its 7,300 suppliers.

Update: Superior Wins Proxy Battle

Superior Industries International Inc. announced final proxy vote results, with the company’s slate of four candidates elected to the board of directors.

Valley Audio Book Producer Passes

Bob Deyan, who grew his San Fernando Valley business into one of the largest independent audiobooks producers, died on Tuesday in Santa Monica from complications of ALS. He was 56.

Briefs: Semtech, LTC

Semtech shares rise on earnings. LTC sells notes.

Avery Dennison to Embellish Chinese Apparel

Avery Dennison Inc.’s Retail Branding and Information Solutions announced a joint venture for the company to provide embellishments and labels to a Chinese knitwear manufacturer.

Burbank Airport Reports Slight Passenger Decline

The number of passengers using Burbank Bob Hope Airport decreased about 1 percent in June compared to the same month a year ago, the airport announced on Wednesday.

Briefs: Apollo Medical, Ryland

Apollo Medical reports 56 percent revenue growth; Ryland announces new development.

Intuit Lays Off 120 in Woodland Hills

Financial services provider Intuit Inc. will lay off employees at its Woodland Hills location as it moves to cloud-based services.

Briefs:Teledyne, Home Prices

Teledyne subsidiary makes acquisition. L.A. Metro home prices.