San Fernando Valley Business Journal


Recent and archived news stories on: Antelope Valley, Burbank, Conejo Valley, Glendale, Santa Clarita Valley, Simi Valley, Woodland Hills...
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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.

Guitar Center Rumors Striking Wrong Chord

Retail & Hospitality: Westlake Village company dismisses reports that it’s in financial trouble.

Reports that Guitar Center Inc. is on the auction block – or could file for bankruptcy – are being dismissed by the Westlake Village retailer as nothing more than the same old song and dance.

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around the valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. has started a business that will operate doctor clinics.

Taxing Problem, Simple Solution


Op-Ed: L.A.’s gross receipts tax is overdue for an overhaul. Valley Business Issues That Matter

TAKE TWO - Editorial Cartoon SFVBJ - March 24, 2014

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

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A Gold Mine... For Real

Firm developing desert’s first new gold mine in decades.

Mining: The Golden Queen mine could unearth $1 billion in yellow metal.

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Outdoor Firms Stand Up Against Billboard Take-Down

Advertising: Metro, Santa Clarita plan removal along rail right-of-way.

Advertising: Small businesses oppose billboard removal in Santa Clarita.

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One Long Vacation for Casa Cabo

Was Burbank eatery victim of Jay Leno, KNBC departures?

Restaurant: Casa Cabo closes as customer base leaves Burbank.

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Camarillo Oil and Gas Firm Digs Deep in Poland

Energy: BNK Petroleum announces completion of promising gas well.

Energy: BNK Petroleum drills horizontal well in Poland.

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Dole Chief Donates $10 Million to Area YMCA

Giving: David Murdock helping fund Westlake Village project.

Billionaire and Dole Food Co. chief David Murdock recently gave $10 million to the planned Westlake Village Park and YMCA, bringing the donation total to $18.7 million.

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Glendale Brushes Off Critics of Arts Complex

Real Estate: Low-income units with artist preference win narrow approval.

In an effort to address both affordable housing needs and a desire for a more vibrant downtown, Glendale has approved a $30 million low-income apartment building – with a catch.

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Around The Valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

Walt Disney Co. is offering 400 movie titles through a new cloud-based streaming service, Disney Movies Anywhere.

Something in the Desert Air?

From the Newsroom

Editor: Lancaster Mayor Rex Parris and KB Home show how to collarborate.

TAKE TWO - Editorial Cartoon SFVBJ - March 10, 2014

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