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Wilk Sponsors Bill to Combine Water Agencies

State Senator Scott Wilk has introduced legislation to consolidate the two water agencies serving the Santa Clarita Valley.

City Files Nuisance Complaint Against Palmdale Inn

The city of Palmdale has filed a nuisance complaint against the Palmdale Inn and its owner, citing health, safety and criminal codes violations at the business.

BYD to Install Streetlights in Lancaster

The Lancaster City Council voted on Tuesday to give a $2.9 million contract to BYD Energy to transition its streetlights to LEDs by the end of the year.

Entertainment Accounting Firms Merge

Bernstein Business Management Group will join Armanino LLP, an independent accounting and business consultancy effective March 1.

California Resources Announces Losses, Joint Venture

California Resources Corp. announced fourth-quarter losses that nevertheless beat analyst expectations.

Glendale Official Named to Metro Water Board

Glendale attorney and Councilman Zareh Sinanyan has been appointed to represent the city on the board of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

PSI Expands With Glendale Lease

Professional testing provider PSI Services of Burbank has leased space in Glendale for its new corporate headquarters, according to commercial real estate firm Avison Young.

FloQast to Open Ohio Office

Accounting software developer FloQast Inc. is opening a new office near Columbus, Ohio and has appointed an industry veteran to run it.

Mission Foods Expands in Van Nuys

Tortilla maker Mission Foods has expanded its presence in Van Nuys by taking an additional 51,000 square feet, according to commercial real estate brokerage NAI Capital.

Nestle Headquarters Leaving Glendale

Nestle USA will relocate its corporate headquarters from Glendale to Arlington County, Va. later this year, the company announced Wednesday.

Law Firm Expands Startup Accelerator

Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, a Sherman-Oaks law firm, plans to expand its early-stage business accelerator program.

Preview: Sales Self-Helper

Jim Cathcart was a college drop-out with little ambition when a five-minute radio program by Earl Nightingale inspired him to change his life.

Poole & Shaffery Name Two Partners

Santa Clarita-based Poole & Shaffery on Wednesday announced it has promoted two of its attorneys – Jaion Chung and Kimberly Moore – to partners in the firm.

PSI Acquires Academic Testing Service

Professional testing firm PSI Services has acquired Software Secure Inc., a testing firm for grade and high schools and higher education, the companies announced Tuesday.

Pepperdine Announces New Graduate Degree in Real Estate

Amid the L.A. area’s burgeoning, post-Great Recession real estate market, Pepperdine University has announced a new master’s degree in real estate investing and financing.