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Agoura Hills firm cashes in on obstacle-course craze
SPORTS: Athletes pay to crawl through mud at the Merrell Down & Dirty Obstacle Race.
TRAVEL: Viking River Cruises has moved into ocean cruising with plans for two seaworthy ships.
Financial services firm missing the red carpet at French film festival.
FINANCE: Why are tax-credit accountants from Burbank attending the Cannes Film Festival?
Manufacturing: Cooper moving operations to Denver, laying off 69.
MANUFACTURING: Cooper Lighting will close its Van Nuys plant and lay off nearly 70 workers.
After decades as a concert promoter, Irv Zuckerman sliced his retirement short to open Valley chain PizzaRev.
Q&A: PizzaRev’s Irv Zuckerman was playing golf when a friend mentioned an idea for a restaurant.
Hospitality: Trendy makeovers continue at Valley-area lodgings.
LIST STORY: Business travelers can choose: Chain hotels or boutiques? Includes SFVBJ's 2013 VALLEY'S LARGEST HOTELS list for download (pdf)
Television: Magic Ruby spun off from legendary movie film company.
There are a lot of tech companies flooding the second screen marketplace, but Burbank startup Magic Ruby thinks the industry has room to grow.
News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley
Jo-Ann Stores Inc. is set to open a new location just a few months after closing at its previous location.
EDITOR: Arguments for medical marijuana get lost in the haze.
Hospitality: Pedaler’s Fork hopes Spandex crowd hits brakes for eatery.
Hospitality: Pedaler’s Fork in Calabasas combines a bicycle shop, farm-to-table restaurant and artisan coffee shop.
Puppy Bowl-styled competition to let kittens out of bag.
MEDIA: Hallmark Channel goes to the kitties with its new Kitten Bowl.
Paint line names colors after studio’s classic characters.
RETAIL: Paints based on Walt Disney Co. characters will soon hit Walmart shelves.
Leasing and new construction of medical office space is helping to toss off sluggishness in the office and industrial real estate markets in the Antelope Valley.
Lobbying: Gurney named president of association for independent banks.
Advocating for regulations tailored for the community banking industry will be the chief responsibility of Tamara Gurney as she takes on a year-long term as president of California Independent Bankers.