SFV REGIONAL NEWS

When a Dog Is More Than A Best Friend

Sylmar non-profit will train blind and their guide dogs at facility.

Non-Profit: Guide Dogs of America expands its Sylmar facilities to better simulate real life with blindness.

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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.

A Dirt Cheap Lease

Development: Ground has broken at the Westfield project where tenant Costco scored a long-term deal during the recession.

Development: Costco lease forms the centerpiece of the Village at Westfield Topanga project.

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Hilton Foundation Reserves Funds for Cal State

Giving: Camarillo campus gets $300,000 donation for program.

The California Institute for Social Business at Cal State Channel Islands has received a big boost, courtesy of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

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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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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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CALENDAR

Calendar of Events

Making the World a Better Place

Alfred Mann, true genius.

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.

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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.

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.

A New Dimension

Legacy Effects is thriving in its tough entertainment niche through its pioneering use of 3-D printing technology.

Profile: 3-D printing helps Legacy Effects compete with computer graphics.

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Latest Special Effect: Producing Indie Feature

Production: A Kickstarter campaign promises to make an indie horror film without digital trickery.

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A Real Trooper

Katherine McCune’s late husband worked on ‘Star Wars.’ She’s taken his firm in directions he never would have imagined.

Q&A: Katherine McCune is moving her company from movie making to fine art creation.

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