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Taking Out Trash

New facility aims to let less go to wasteImpacts from Sun Valley’s new waste-processing plant.

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Research Solutions to Raise $5.2 Million in Private Placement

Research Solutions Inc. on Monday announced it has entered into a private placement agreement with an institutional investor along with the company’s directors and management to purchase $5.2 million in equity.

Valley-made Microturbines Power Microbrewery

The Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has installed microturbines made by Capstone Turbine Corp. at its Chico brewery to generate electrical and thermal energy on site.

Lancaster Receives Net Zero Grant

Lancaster’s city-run clean energy power program received a $1.5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to support efforts at becoming a net zero energy city.

NetSol Names North American President

NetSol Technologies Inc. has named Jeffery Bilbrey as its president of North American operations, a new position at the company.

DTS Beats Street

DTS Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on earnings and revenue in the fiscal first quarter.

Teledyne’s Down Quarter Still Beats Street

Teledyne Technologies Inc. beat Wall Street estimates in earnings in the first quarter while falling short on revenue.

B. Riley Buys United Online

Internet service provider United Online Inc. is being acquired by Los Angeles investment firm B. Riley Financial Inc. in a deal valued at $170 million.

Ixia Earnings Top Estimates

Technology component company Ixia on Tuesday announced first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates.

ReachLocal Meets Street Expectations

ReachLocal Inc. met analyst expectations in the first quarter, based on results announced Tuesday.

United Online Sells MyPoints.com

United Online closed on the sale of its loyalty marketing service MyPoints.com in an all-cash deal of $13 million.

Interlink Electronics Approved to Trade on the Nasdaq

Computer products maker Interlink Electronics Inc. has been approved to have its shares listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market, the company announced Thursday.

CrowdGather Debt Swap Opens Door to Equity Finance

Calabasas seller of advertising space on cannabis forums CrowdGather Inc. said it is undergoing a corporate restructuring that includes an agreement with its creditor allowing it to obtain equity financing.

Spiral Toys Gets Institutional Backing

Entertainment technology company Spiral Toys Inc. on Wednesday announced it was receiving $1.18 million in financing from institutional investors.

Teledyne Acquires Frontline Test Equipment

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. has acquired an electronics test and measurement instrumentation business, it was announced Thursday.

United Online Sells StayFriends for $18 Million

United Online Inc. has sold off its last social media business to a German company in a deal valued at about $18.3 million.