San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Homeowners Hear Westfield's Promenade Plan

It was standing room only in a small auditorium at Kaiser Permanente’s medical center in Woodland Hills Wednesday night for a presentation on a mixed-use project expected to transform the Warner Center area.

Disney Board Extends Iger Contract

Walt Disney Co.’s board of directors on Thursday extended for an additional year the contract with Chief Executive Robert Iger.

Amgen Opens Tampa Center

Amgen Inc. is opening a 136,000-square-foot facility in Tampa, Fla., the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. announced Wednesday.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

Sage Automotive Settles FTC Deceptive Ad Charge

A Los Angeles automobile dealership chain with locations in Universal City, Glendale, Valencia and North Hollywood as well Los Angeles has agreed to pay $3.6 million in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission relating to deceptive advertising charges, according to the commission.

American Homes Chairman to Invest $50 Million

American Homes 4 Rent announced Wednesday that Chairman B. Wayne Hughes will purchase $50 million of the company’s common shares in a private offering.

Precision Paint Expands Footprint

Precision Painting of Westlake Village has signed a lease to take more than double its current space in Newbury Park to accommodate growth, according to commercial real estate firm Westcord Commercial Real Estate Services of Westlake Village.

Xypro Technology Acquires Database Software Firm

Xypro Technology Corp., a Simi Valley provider of security software for computer servers, on Tuesday announced it had completed the acquisition of Merlon Software Corp.

Teledyne’s Jupiter Contract

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. received a $10 million contract from a French space agency to provide detectors and other electronics for a mission to Jupiter launching in 2022.

Carving Board to Open Franchise Locations

Local fast-casual chain Carving Board Sandwiches has announced plans to develop franchise locations of its restaurants.

Avery Dennison Selects Interim CFO

Avery Dennison Corp. in Glendale has named Gregory S. Lovins interim chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Machinima Names GM

Video game and comics fan website Machinima has named Russell Arons as general manager to replace the outgoing chief executive.

Ixia Releases Report on Big Security Breaches

Ixia has released a report detailing the biggest security breaches of last year and suggestions on how to avoid them in the future.

Glendale Woolworth Open After Remodel

The former F.W. Woolworth Co. store at 201 N. Brand Blvd. has three new tenants after a recently completed refurbishment updated the building's system, added new storefronts and gave the exterior a much-needed makeover.

Answer Financial Signs Lending Tree Deal

Insurance brokerage Answer Financial has formed a partnership with online loan company LendingTree to provide its insurance comparison platform.

Revenue Decline Pulls Qualstar Lower

Pricing pressure for its data storage equipment contributed to Qualstar Corp.’s declining revenue in the fourth quarter, which drop its share price more than 12 percent Friday.

Preview: Wanted: Workers

Eight Valley-region companies have signed up for a manufacturing apprentice program.

Preview: For Avery Dennison, It's a Promotional Wrap

Avery Dennison invests $3 million in Wrapify.

MannKind Turns Profitable in Fourth Quarter

MannKind Corp. (MNKD) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter and full-year financial results, beating analysts’ expectations.

Refi to Fund Improvements at Sherman Oaks Offices

The refinancing of debt on a Sherman Oaks Class A office buildings will help improve and market the property once a major tenant leaves.

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