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Teledyne Rises on Strong Fourth Quarter

Teledyne Technologies Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter.

Stock Leaps on Avery Dennison Earnings

Avery Dennison Corp.’s stock shot up Wednesday after it reported that it beat Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter.

Amgen Promises Trump 1,600 Jobs

President Donald Trump met with pharmaceutical chief executives Tuesday, including Amgen Inc.’s Robert Bradway, who promised to add 1,600 jobs, according to a tweet from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Planning Commission Keeps Animal Rescue Open

Woodland Hills animal shelter Rockin’ Rescue and its 80 current resident animals have a second chance, thanks to a recent decision by the South Valley Area Planning Commission.

City, County Officials Seek Answers About Aliso Canyon

Los Angeles City and county officials have submitted motions endorsing a state legislative bill to prohibit gas injection at Aliso Canyon until the last year’s leak is explained.

Court Blocks Competitor to Amgen's Repatha

Amgen Inc. has successfully blocked Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi from selling a competitor to its cholesterol drug Repatha.

Galpin Rocket Car Returns to Production

Galpin Motors announced Thursday that the sports car VLF Rocket V8, formerly known as the Galpin Rocket, is in production at a Michigan speed shop.

Amgen Seeks Japan's OK for Osteoporosis Drug

Amgen Inc. on Monday announced that it has filed for market approval for its osteoporosis drug romosozumab in Japan.

Grab Green Lands $2.5 Million Investment

Eco-friendly cleaning products developer Grab Green has received $2.5 million in a financing round from Stoneway Capital.

Cherokee Scrubs Licensed in Japan

Strategic Partners Inc. has entered an agreement with a Japanese apparel manufacturer to produce Cherokee brand medical uniforms for sale in Japan.

Avery Dennison Buys Hanita Coatings for $75 Million

Avery Dennison Corp. has agreed to acquire pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer Hanita Coatings RCA Ltd.

Updated: Natrol Gets New CEO

Vitamin manufacturer Natrol on Nov. 28 announced the appointment of Tom Zimmerman as its new chief executive.

Capstone Cuts Costs on Investor Relations

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it will cut expenses by changing its audit firm and bringing in-house the investor relations functions.

Teledyne Buys Chatsworth’s Hanson Research

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has announced that it acquired Hanson Research Corp., a developer and manufacturer of instruments used in the pharmaceutical industry.

Unity Spacecraft Takes First Free Flight

Ten months after its unveiling, the space vehicle VSS Unity completed its first free flight on Saturday at the Mojave Air & Spaceport in the Antelope Valley.