Developers Seek to Create Mixed-Use Complex in Panorama City

A proposed mixed-use apartment building would replace an existing commercial building in Panorama City, according to plans filed Oct. 4 with the city of Los Angeles.

Entertainment Firm Rebrands

GRB Entertainment has rebranded itself and has promoted several executives as part of the reorganization.

Valley Area Stocks Hit Hard as Markets Plunge

The Valley area’s technology and biotech companies were among the hardest hit, reflecting a rough day for tech stocks at large.

B. Riley FBR Names Restructuring Head

B. Riley FBR Inc. has hired Richard NeJame as senior managing director of the firm’s corporate restructuring division, the company announced Tuesday.

Woodland Hills Warehouse Sold With Eye Toward Multifamily Development

An 11,880-square-foot warehouse in Woodland Hills has traded hands for $4.2 million, or $350 per square foot, and the new owners want to convert the distribution center into multifamily housing, according to brokerage NAI Capital.

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BlackLine Enters Japan Via Joint Venture

Accounting software developer BlackLine Inc. has created a joint venture to sells its accounting and financial software in Japan.

Disney to Reorganize Executive Ranks After Fox Deal

Walt Disney Co. has announced a new organizational structure for its broadcast and cable businesses assuming its deal to acquire 21st Century Fox closes.

Marcus & Millichap Buys Canadian Real Estate Firm

Marcus & Millichap Inc. has acquired Canadian real estate firm Primecorp Commercial Realty Inc., the Calabasas brokerage announced Monday.

Fernando Award Honors Bill Allen, Adds New Categories

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. Chief Executive Bill Allen won the 2018 Fernando Award at a ceremony on Saturday night.

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Labor Commissioner's Office Fines NoHo Restaurant

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has cited three Southern California restaurants for more than $1 million in wage theft violations, with the heaviest fine on a North Hollywood-based Thai restaurant. Labor Commissioner Julie Su ordered Sanamluang Cafe to pay nine workers $708,457 in lost wages and break period restitution.

Garcetti Discusses Olympics, Valley’s Middle-Class Future in Luncheon Speech

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti addressed the economics of the middle class and the 2028 Olympics in his keynote speech at the 14th Annual Richard Leyner Mayor’s Luncheon on Friday in Woodland Hills.

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Trader Joe’s Supermarket Opens in Calabasas

A new Trader Joe’s supermarket has opened in Calabasas.

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Ski Alert: Seasonal Flights From Burbank to Mammoth

Semi-private air carrier JetSuiteX will begin ski season service between Hollywood Burbank Airport and Mammoth Lakes starting in December.

Eyenuk Expands Screening Service to Germany

Eyenuk Inc., a Woodland Hills company that uses artificial technology to screen for diabetic complications in the eyes, will expand its service to a diabetes treatment center in Germany.

Woodland Hills Public Relations Agency JMPR Acquired

JMPR, the Woodland Hills-based public relations agency that specializes in high-end automotive and luxury brands, has been acquired by imre, an integrated marketing agency in Baltimore.

Teledyne Gliders to Survey Antarctic Marine Life

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has received a $7 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide equipment used in the study of the krill population in Antarctica.

Camarillo Firm Wins $5.7 Million Navy Contract

Saalex Solutions Inc. has received a $5.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support the Navy Munitions Command Pacific CONUS West Division.

Kaiser Permanente Reaches Tentative Agreement With Unions

Kaiser Permanente has reached a tentative labor agreement with an alliance of union health care workers in eight states and Washington, D.C. that includes more than 30,000 workers in Southern California.

Proposed 7-Eleven Evokes NIMBY Pushback in Thousand Oaks

An incoming 7-Eleven store on a neglected parcel across the street from Thousand Oaks High School has raised the ire of some residents in the bedroom community.

House-Flipping Lender Anchor Loans Hires Tech Officer

Anchor Loans, the hard-money lender for the house-flipping industry, has named Bill Kontgis as its chief technology officer.