SFV BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS

U.S. Nuclear Ships Radiation Monitors to Air Force

U.S. Nuclear Corp. has started delivery this month of its portable tritium air monitors to the U.S. Air Force.

Water Agencies Issue Statement on Newhall Ranch Issue

Castaic Lake Water Agency and Newhall County Water District have issued a statement refuting Consumer Watchdog’s assertion that Senate Bill 634 benefits the proposed Newhall Ranch development.

Apartment Rents Projected to Rise

Residential real estate experts and economists have projected apartment rent movement and vacancy over the next two years for Southern California and the news is not good, particularly for L.A. County.

Sun Valley Firm Convicted on Hazardous Waste Charges

A Sun Valley scrap metal recycling business has been convicted for failing to properly dispose of hazardous waste.

Preview: Disney Helps Dealers

Porsche calls Disney Institute for advice on management and customer service issues.

Preview: Retirement Funds Feature Bitcoin

Metal seller Goldco turns to virtual currencies.

JetSuiteX to Launch Burbank-Oakland Flights

JetSuiteX announced Thursday it is adding flights from Burbank Hollywood Airport to Oakland International Airport starting in mid-November.

Disney Starts Laying Off 100 to 200 TV Staffers

Walt Disney Co. has started laying off workers at its broadcast television and cable networks, according to media reports.

MannKind Offering to Raise $61 Million

MannKind Corp. on Wednesday announced that the company is offering approximately 10.6 million shares to certain investors in an effort to raise $61 million.

Mulholland Institute Exec Director Opposes Metro Rail Site

Land use and planning expert Robert Scott, executive director of the Mulholland Institute in Calabasas, has joined the public outcry against a Van Nuys site proposed to become a light rail system storage yard.

Point.360 Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Post-production house Point.360 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization to reduce costs and optimize operations.

Ground Broken for Warner Center Apartment Complex

A 277-unit apartment complex broke ground Wednesday in the Warner Center neighborhood of Woodland Hills.

Businesses’ Proposed Train Yard Shot Down

A group of Van Nuys businesses – facing possible eviction to make way for a proposed train yard – got disappointing news Tuesday evening.

Chatsworth Operation to Close, Lay Off Workers

Beckman Coulter Inc. is laying off 141 employees in Chatsworth, according to documents filed with the state.

Santa Clarita Businesses Grow Footprint

Three companies have grown their footprint in Valencia to accommodate business growth.

Momentum Pushes MannKind Up 25 Percent

Riding the momentum of last week’s gains, MannKind Corp. closed up again more than 25 percent Tuesday.

Canyon Country Shopping Center Sells for $22.5 Million

Canyon Square Plaza in the Santa Clarita Valley has sold for $22.5 million, according to Cushman & Wakefield.

Salem Renews Radio Host's Contract

Radio broadcaster Salem Media Group in Camarillo has renewed its contract with KRLA-AM and KTIE-AM personality Brian Whitman, co-host of The Morning Answer radio show in Los Angeles.

New Management at L.A. Times

Lewis D’Vorkin has been named editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times and Mickie Rosen has been named president of Los Angeles Times Media Group, a unit of Chicago-based tronc Inc., the company announced Monday.

Consumer Group Blasts Brown Over Newhall Ranch Project

The organization Consumer Watchdog has issued a statement asking if Gov. Jerry Brown should sign a bill that would benefit the Newhall Ranch project in Santa Clarita since Brown’s sister sits on the development company’s board.