San Fernando Valley Business Journal


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That Country Twang in the Land of Glitz, Glamour

Entertainment: Academy of Country Music keeping Valley headquarters.Entertainment: The Academy of Country Music calls Encino home.

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Business Events Calendar -- Week of April 14

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

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Show Casts Light on Couch Maker

‘Inside Job’ scores new employee for Abbyson Living.

Manufacturing: Furniture maker Abbyson Living gets reality TV stardom with an appearance on “Inside Job.”

Starting a Social Media Movement

Woodbury program teaches entrepreneurs how to change world.

Education: Woodbury University offers a new master’s program in Media for Social Justice.

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Calabasas Auction House Relocates, Trades Up

Entertainment: Growing props business spurs Profiles in History move.

Profiles in History has relocated to a new space in Calabasas that is much more conducive to its business of auctioning Hollywood memorabilia.

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Nickelodeon Drawing Up Consolidation Plans?

Real Estate: Animation studio to build large office building in Burbank.

Could Nickelodeon Animation Studios be consolidating its Santa Monica operations in Burbank?

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Around The Valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

A state Department of Motor Vehicles branch will open in Granada Hills, where the agency signed a five-year lease for about 35,000 square feet at a shopping center.


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Making the World a Better Place

Alfred Mann, true genius.

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What Could Have Been at Santa Susana

Op-Ed: The Field Laboratory was shut down too rapidly without due consideration of beneficial uses.

Op-Ed: Santa Susana cleanup deserves a second look; water infrastructure needs seismic upgrade.

TAKE TWO - Editorial Cartoon SFVBJ - April 7, 2014

TAKE TWO - This week's Editorial Cartoon by Steve Greenberg

VALLEY BIZ SEEN - April 7, 2014

Photographs of recent business-related events in the valleys, including parties, awards dinners, benefits and other celebrations.

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Practical special effects firms struggle in digital era.

Hollywood’s love of computer graphics has put old-fashioned visual effects companies on the hunt for new customers.

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Tennis Star Serves Up Slice of Pie

Polish player Tweets way to Cheesecake tour sponsorship.

Marketing: Tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska eats and tweets Cheesecake.

Real Life Story Better Than Fiction?

Retired businessman writes first novel at 95, film version in works.

Publishing: At 95, former businessman Wendell Ware has a story to tell.