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James Cameron Co-Founded School Offers Franchise Opportunities

Muse Global, a school in Calabasas co-founded by filmmaker James Cameron, his wife Suzy Amis Cameron and her sister Rebecca Amis, has entered the franchise market to expand its educational format in the U.S. and internationally.

Preview: 2018's Biggest Deals

Transactions and decisions that changed the Valley region.

Valley Stocks Drop in Falling Market

A range of companies headquartered in the greater Valley region suffered falling stock prices Tuesday, pulled down by a market that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Index lose nearly 800 points.

Rexford Industrial Buys Chatsworth Complex for $29.6 Million

Rexford Industrial Realty Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired two industrial properties for $43.5 million, including one in Chatsworth for $29.5 million, or $115 per square foot.

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Valley Business Alliance Sues to End PAGA

The California Business and Industrial Alliance has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the California Private Attorneys General Act, or PAGA.

Preview: 20 in Their 20s

Meet the Valley region's entrepreneurs and professionals under 30.

Preview: Woolsey Fire: Sifting Ashes

Shop owners vow to weather downturn, rebuild.

Gallagher Brings Acquisition to Glendale

Insurance brokerage Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. has acquired JP Tech Insurance Services Inc. and will move the staff to the San Fernando Valley.

B. Riley to Acquire Majority Stake in New York Finance Company

B. Riley Financial Inc. has agreed to a $22.9 million deal that will give it a majority stake in New York financial services firm National Holdings Corp., the Woodland Hills company announced Monday.

Beacon Capital Buys Glendale Office Building for $160 Million

Beacon Capital Partners will buy the 22-story office tower that once served as the U.S. headquarters for Nestlé from Piedmont Office Realty Trust for a reported $160 million, or $303 per square foot.

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California Credit Union Launches Online Finance Platform

California Credit Union has launched a new platform that lets members manage their finances online, the Glendale institution announced Tuesday.

Preview: Fastest Growing Private Companies Special Report

Savvy companies find ways to scale up in slow-rising economy.

Report: Ventura County Economy Continues Slump

The Ventura County economy continued to decline last year due to rising housing prices that are pushing families out of the area.

New Chief Appointed for Logix

Logix Federal Credit Union announced Monday that Logix Chief Operating Officer Ana Fonseca will succeed Dave Styler as president and chief executive, who is retiring after 18 years at the helm.

B. Riley Declares Special Dividend on Third Quarter Results

B. Riley Financial Inc. reported third-quarter net income of $2.8 million (10 cents a share), the Woodland Hills financial services announced Monday.

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