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No Such Thing as Women’s Work

Entrepreneurs: Local firms prosper in non-traditional industries. Entrerpeneurship: Women-owned businesses diversify across industries.

By Elliot Golan April 21, 2014 midnight   $$ Share
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Back to Earth for Stellar Observatory?

Supporters seeing stars over possible grounding of SOFIA.

Aerospace: A NASA research project in Palmdale faces defunding.

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Students Get Industrial With Project

Northrop-sponsored science competition eyes future workers.

Education: A science fair could yield future employees for Northrop Grumman.

Telecommunications Company Fails to Connect

Technology: MRV is back on the Nasdaq, but shares have dipped since listing.

Technology: MRV Communications regains a listing on Nasdaq.

Credit Card Processor Pushes Limits With Product

Electronics: New suite of services introduced at Las Vegas trade show.

Total Merchant Services is branching out.

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around the valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

AmaWaterways has added two more ships to its growing fleet of river cruisers.

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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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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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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.

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.

Minnesota Company to Buy Solid Concepts

Stratasys, an international 3-D printing company, said it plans to buy Valencia’s Solid Concepts Inc. and another private company in Texas, and will merge them with its own manufacturing subsidiary.

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New Disney Service Is No Fairytale

Wrist band with RFID technology replaces paper tickets at resort.

Amusements: Disney’s plan for ID wristband still has some kinks.

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A New Dimension

Legacy Effects is thriving in its tough entertainment niche through its pioneering use of 3-D printing technology.

Profile: 3-D printing helps Legacy Effects compete with computer graphics.

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Camarillo Oil and Gas Firm Digs Deep in Poland

Energy: BNK Petroleum announces completion of promising gas well.

Energy: BNK Petroleum drills horizontal well in Poland.