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New Waste-to-Energy System to Explore Sites in L.A.

A new waste-to-energy technology, looking to set up shop at some landfill site in Los Angeles, has gotten a letter of support from Los Angeles County.

Cannabis Grower Buys Fourth Capstone Turbine

Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order for a fourth microturbine from a California-based cannabis grower.

AeroVironment Secures $76 Million Switchblade Contract

AeroVironment Inc. has received a $76 million contract for one year’s worth of purchases by the U.S. Army of its miniature aerial missile system.

Valencia Auto Center Reopens With Strong Sales

After eight weeks of mandated closure, car dealerships in the Valencia Auto Center reopened last Friday to strong demand.

California Resources Files 'Going Concern' Warning

California Resources Corp. disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday that there are doubts the company will stay in business, sending its stock down 32 percent.

Cal State University Classes Mostly Online in Fall

The California State University system plans to cancel nearly all in-person classes in the fall and move classes online, Chancellor Timothy White announced Tuesday.

Capstone Sells Turbines to Resort in Bahamas

Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order for two of its microturbines for use at a resort in the Bahamas.

Woodland Hills Company to Produce ‘Contagin’ Beverage

Green Cures & Botanical Distribution Inc., a Woodland Hills manufacturer of hemp and CBD products, has announced a joint venture with Sipp Industries to make a high-powered gin under the brand name “Contagin.”

Aerojet Wins $1.8 Billion Contract to Build Rocket Engines in Valley

Aerojet Rocketdyne has won a $1.8 billion contract from NASA to produce an additional 18 RS-25 rocket engines for future deep space missions.

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Virgin Galactic, NASA Make Hoods for Coronavirus Patients

Virgin Galactic has signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to develop and manufacture a hood for COVID-19 patients at its Mojave facility.

Interlink Increases Production of Sensors for Ventilators

Interlink Electronics Inc. has increased production of a sensor used on ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients.

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Galpin Auto Show Renamed ‘Car Kings’

Discovery Channel has renamed the new show featuring staff from Galpin Auto Sports, a division of Galpin Motors in North Hills.

Interlink Electronics Signs New European Distributor

Interlink Electronics Inc. announced Thursday a deal with Retronic as its new European resale partner.

AeroVironment Lands $10.7 Million Drone Contract

AeroVironment Inc. has landed a $10.7 million contract for its Puma 3 drones from the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

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Ontic Secures License for Honeywell Airplane Wipers

Chatsworth-based aerospace manufacturer Ontic has signed a licensing deal with Honeywell to assemble and sell the company’s legacy aircraft windshield wipers.

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