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Endonovo Signs $10 Million Stock Sale Agreement

Endonovo Therapeutics Inc. has signed an agreement with Azure Capital to sell up to $10 million of its common stock.

Thousand Oaks Biopharmaceuticals Raises $45 Million for Chinese Project

Thousand Oaks Biopharmaceuticals Inc. has closed a $45 million Series A financing round led by a Chinese investment group.

Providence Program Extends Service to Valley Homeless

Providence Health and Services has begun funding a partnership with Tarzana Treatment Centers to treat homeless patients at emergency departments at three Providence hospitals in the Valley.

CEO Departure Sparks Fast Fall for Atara

Shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. fell nearly 20 percent after the company announced it is looking for a new leader as its current chief executive prepares to step down.

FirstLight Home Care to Open in Santa Clarita

FirstLight Home Care will open a new franchised location in Santa Clarita next year, the Ohio-based company announced Wednesday.

Mental Health Workers Strike at Kaiser Woodland Hill Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers picketed outside the Woodland Hills Medical Center on Thursday as part of a weeklong strike for increased staffing and resources at Kaiser hospitals across the state.

HemaCare Opens Northridge Headquarters

HemaCare Corp. officially opened it new Northridge headquarters Thursday.

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Avita Medical Raises $29 Million in Private Offering

Medical treatment company Avita Medical will raise $29 million through the sale of private shares to global institutional investors, the company announced Tuesday.

Kaiser Gives Half Million in Grants to Valley Area Nonprofits

Kaiser Permanente has pledged nearly a half million dollars in grants to Valley area nonprofits to expand community and mental health services.

LTC Properties Reports Problem with Renter

A nursing home operator in Texas that leases buildings from LTC Properties Inc. has filed for bankruptcy reorganization, according to LTC. The operator’s rent payments amount to nearly 10 percent of LTC’s revenue.

West Hills Hospital's New CEO

Hospital Corp. of America has named Mark Miller the new chief executive of West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, the company announced Monday.

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Shaq Signs Advertising Deal With Calabasas Sleep Company

Zyppah Inc., a Calabasas company that makes mouthpieces and other devices for people who snore or suffer from sleep apnea, announced Monday that former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal will become a brand ambassador.

New CEO at Northridge Hospital

Dignity Health has named Paul Watkins as president of the nonprofit’s Northridge Hospital Medical Center.

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Takeda Poised for $62 Billion Takeover of Shire

Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. has moved one step closer to acquiring a Thousand Oaks genetics laboratory owned by U.K.-based biopharmaceutical company Shire.

Amgen Pledges $750,000 to Fire and Mass Shooting Victims

Amgen Inc. has pledged a half-million dollars to help victims of the ongoing wildfires in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, the Thousand Oaks biotech company announced Monday.

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