San Fernando Valley Business Journal

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.

ServiceTitan Gets Titanic Funding

Glendale startup ServiceTitan, the maker of a management software for home service companies, has secured $80 million in funding.

Jetpack Maker Lands Partner

A Van Nuys company developing a vertical take-off and landing jetpack has signed an agreement with Georgia Tech to design and build the device for military use.

Real Industry Reports $80 Million Loss

Real Industry Inc. significantly widened its net loss in the fourth quarter compared to a year ago.

French Firm Buys Stake in H2Scan

French engineering services company Altran Technologies SA has taken a minority stake in H2Scan, a developer of hydrogen sensors.

SoCal Gas Exec Named 'Latina of Influence'

Southern California Gas Co. Public Affairs Manager Maria Ventura has been named a “Latina of Influence” by the nationally syndicated PBS program “Hispanic Lifestyle” in recognition of her public service and professional accomplishments.

Applebee's Hires Advertising Agency

DineEquity Inc. restaurant brand Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar has selected Grey Global Group as its advertising agency of record.

Glendale Banker Convicted of Money Laundering

The former manager of a Wells Fargo Bank in Glendale was convicted Friday of money laundering and false bank entry charges in connection with a trademark scam.

Public Storage Opens Biggest Facility in U.S.

Public Storage this week will open its largest facility in the United States.

Northeast Valley Health Names Chief Medical Officer

Northeast Valley Health Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of its new chief medical officer, Dr. Christine Park.

DineEquity Hires Applebee's President

DineEquity Inc. has hired former Applebee’s chief marketing officer John Cywinski to steer the brand’s turnaround, this time as its president.

Marcus & Millichap Partners With Prudential

Marcus & Millichap’s financing subsidiary Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. has broadened its network of lenders through a preferred correspondent agreement with PGIM Real Estate Finance, a unit of Prudential Financial Inc.

California Recycling Secures Torrance Contract

California Recycling Inc. has signed a multi-year contract to provide data shredding and destruction and recycling for the city of Torrance.

Conejo Boys & Girls Clubs Adds to Board

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has added Barbara Impellizzeri to its board of governors.

Salem Surpasses on Revenue, Misses on Net Income

Salem Media Group missed Wall Street expectations on earnings but surpassed on revenues for the final quarter of 2016.

Marcus & Millichap Report Better-Than-Expected Year

Calabasas commercial real estate brokerage Marcus & Millichap Inc. (MMI) reported results for the fourth quarter and full year earnings that beat Wall Street expectations.

Earnings: B. Riley, ImmunoCellular, Second Sight, MRV

Roundup of quarterly reports from Valley companies.