Houston Developer to Build 394 Apartments in Canoga Park

Houston-based real estate firm Hanover Co. has gained approvals from the city of Los Angeles to redevelop a Canoga Park property into a 394-unit apartment building.

Calabasas Chamber Looks for New CEO

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new leader after Pamela Kissel, the former chief executive, unexpectedly stepped down last month.

Biostatistics Professor Joins Simulations Plus Board

Dr. Lisa LaVange has joined the board at Simulations Plus, according to a statement from the Lancaster company.

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Exer Urgent Care Opens Westlake Village Location

Exer Urgent Care opened its newest location in Westlake Village on April 24, according to a statement from the health clinic chain.

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Simi Valley Warehouse Sells for $8.2 Million

The 53,799-square-foot Malabar International building in Simi Valley has sold for $8.2 million.

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Wesco, BlackLine Beat Wall Street Expectations

Both Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. and BlackLine Inc. beat Wall Street estimates for the second quarter.

Ventura County Coalition Calls Wildlife Ordinance 'Overreach'

A Ventura County agribusiness group has filed a lawsuit against the county to oppose new rules that will restrict the use of 163,000 acres of private and public land.

Amgen’s Breakaway Challenge Coincides with Cycling Tour

Ahead of its May cycling event, Amgen Inc. has launched the Breakaway Challenge initiative, a national social fitness program aimed at motivating people to be healthier in the face of heart disease and cancer.

Porto’s Bakery to Open in Northridge

Porto’s Bakery & Café is coming to Northridge.

Simi Valley Mixed-Use Site Sells for $18.5 Million

A 12.8-acre mixed-use development site in Ventura County has sold to Province Group for $18.5 million.

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AeroVironment to Open New England Innovation Center

AeroVironment Inc. plans to create a New England Innovation Center near Boston, the first such engineering center by the company outside of California.

Westfield’s Promenade 2035 Project Faces Public Hearing

Westfield Senior Vice President of Development Larry Green went before a city of Los Angeles committee to sell representatives from various city departments on the developer’s idea of a $1.5-billion overhaul of the Promenade mall in Woodland Hills.

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Multi-Tenant Retail Pads in Lancaster Sell for $6 Million

A private investor has paid $6 million for two multi-tenant pad sites at the Walmart Supercenter in Lancaster.

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Glendale Hires Consultant to Improve Traffic Flow

The City of Glendale has signed a contract with Santa Ana-based Iteris to design and integrate changes to improve traffic flow, the company announced Tuesday.

ISSquared Expands by Acquisition

Information technology firm ISSquared Inc. has acquired a similar company to extend its reach in the western United States.

Santa Clarita Contractor to Build School in Santa Maria

AMG & Associates, a Santa Clarita-based firm, has been awarded a $41 million contract to construct a new elementary school in Santa Maria.

Behavioral Health Organization to Lay Off 74

Anka Behavioral Health has announced it is laying off employees in nine locations, including 74 individuals in Burbank and Glendale.

Disney's 'Endgame' Breaks Box Office Record

Walt Disney Co. broke box office records over the weekend with its latest Marvel film, “Avengers: Endgame.”

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Rexford Buys San Fernando Warehouse Complex for $118 Million

Rexford Industrial Realty Inc., has acquired the San Fernando Business Center for $118 million, the company announced Monday.

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HealthX Event Enjoys Its Fourth Year

The Valley Economic Alliance hosted its fourth annual HealthX conference Friday morning, with roughly 90 members of the L.A.-area health care community in attendance at Adventist Health Glendale.

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