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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.

By John Saringo-Rodriguez April 7, 2014 midnight   $$ Share
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Surf’s Up!

Members-only airline taking off as it expands flights

Aviation: Will Surf Air’s membership airline business model fly in Burbank?

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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.

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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Mann’s Bionic Man

Attorney David Hankin runs the Alfred Mann Foundation, known for its medical breakthroughs.

Q&A: Chief Executive David Hankin tells how the Alfred Mann Foundation keeps the medical device pipeline full.

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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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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.

Making the World a Better Place

Alfred Mann, true genius.

Reducing Our Water Supply to a Drip

The recent spell of minor earthquakes in Southern California and the hundreds of aftershocks that have followed highlight the risks involved in living in a seismically active area.

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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Horror show

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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Bruins Go On Offense

Health Care: UCLA’s health system expanding in Valley.

Health Care: New clinics bring UCLA’s academic medicine to the Valley.

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Moorpark Brewer Crafting Expansion Beyond City

Beverages: Enegren Brewing Co. moving, adding production capacity.

Beverages: Moorpark’s only craft brewer moves to larger location.

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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.