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Tech Incubator Hatches Skateboard Startup

SPORTS: Angel investors preview motion detector from Chatsworth firm.Make in LA, a technology hardware accelerator in Chatsworth, last month held its first demo day, looking to set up its four portfolio startups with investors.

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Layoffs Loom at Van Nuys Plant

Clover Imaging Group is eliminating the second shift at its Van Nuys toner cartridge manufacturing plant as the work has been relocated to Mexico.

Sorghum Seeds Narrows Ceres' Quarterly Loss

Ceres Inc. reported a 57 percent decrease in operating expenses for its second fiscal quarter but nevertheless recorded a net loss, the company announced Thursday.

Teledyne Buys Another Testing Firm

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has acquired an electronic test and measurement business, the company announced Wednesday.

Camarillo Electronics Manufacturer Acquired

Electronics systems and components manufacturer Interconnect Systems Inc. has been acquired by Molex LLC, the companies announced Friday.

Electro Rent Stumbles in Quarter

Electro Rent Corp. announced its quarterly results Friday, blaming the expiration of a big contract for falling income and revenue.

Qualstar’s Loss Deepens; Seeks ‘Strategic Alternatives’

Qualstar Corp. widened its net loss and had a decrease in revenue for a period of six months, the company announced Wednesday.

Interlink Reports Rising Revenue, Income

Interlink Electronics Inc. increased revenue and earnings last year, the company announced Monday.

Amgen Osteoporosis Drug Passes Test

Amgen Inc. of Thousand Oaks and UCB Pharma of Brussels announced Sunday that a study on the effects of romosozumab in treating men with osteoporosis produced positive results.

Real Industry Satisfies Wall St.

Real Industry Inc. matched Wall Street expectations on earnings but fell short on revenue in the fiscal fourth quarter.

Simulations Plus Reports Revenue Gain

Pharmaceutical software developer Simulations Plus Inc. announced preliminary revenue for the second quarter of 2016 on Thursday.

AeroVironment Sees Growth From Switchblade Drone

AeroVironment Inc. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings in the fiscal third quarter but fell short in revenue, the company announced Tuesday.

Semtech Gains on Profitable Q4

Semtech Corp. beat analyst expectations for the fourth quarter, sending its stock up nearly 9 percent Thursday.

Aerojet to Build Air Force Rocket Engines

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. announced Monday it is partnering with the United Launch Alliance and the U.S. Air Force on a new rocket engine to launch military payloads into Earth orbit.

USDA Decision Facilitates Ceres Corn Research

Ceres Inc. has successfully petitioned to have genetic traits for corn deemed non-regulated, meaning those traits will not have to follow the same procedures outlined in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rules for genetically engineered crops, the company announced Wednesday.

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Taking Out Trash

New facility aims to let less go to waste

Impacts from Sun Valley’s new waste-processing plant.