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Former Andy Gump CEO Dies

Barry Gump, retired president of Santa Clarita portable restroom firm Andy Gump Inc., has passed away at the age of 74.

Hearing Addresses Closure of Aliso Canyon Facility

Porter Ranch residents voiced their concerns Monday Night regarding Southern California Gas Co.’s Aliso Canyon storage facility – a site where one of the worst natural gas leaks in U.S. history occurred.

Amgen Exec Joins Cal Lutheran Council

California Lutheran University School of Management has appointed executives from Amgen Inc. and Lucky Brand to its dean’s executive council.

Pacific Lodge Merger

Pacific Lodge Youth Services has merged with another organization to form the largest provider of residential services exclusively for probation youth in California.

Move to Combine Water Districts Gains Support

A bill to consolidate two water agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley received support this week from city and state representatives.

SoCal Gas Exec Named 'Latina of Influence'

Southern California Gas Co. Public Affairs Manager Maria Ventura has been named a “Latina of Influence” by the nationally syndicated PBS program “Hispanic Lifestyle” in recognition of her public service and professional accomplishments.

DineEquity Hires Applebee's President

DineEquity Inc. has hired former Applebee’s chief marketing officer John Cywinski to steer the brand’s turnaround, this time as its president.

California Recycling Secures Torrance Contract

California Recycling Inc. has signed a multi-year contract to provide data shredding and destruction and recycling for the city of Torrance.

Conejo Boys & Girls Clubs Adds to Board

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley has added Barbara Impellizzeri to its board of governors.

CRC Drops 13 Percent on Lower Oil Prices

Shares of California Resources Corp. dropped nearly 13 percent Wednesday as oil prices fell.

Koppel IP Names New Partner

Westlake Village intellectual property law firm Koppel IP has named Corey Donaldson as its newest partner.

DineEquity Falls on Q4 Report, CFO Exit

The stock of DineEquity Inc. dove more than 11 percent Wednesday after the release of the company’s fourth-quarter and full-year earnings and news that its chief financial officer would resign effective March 15.

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.