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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.

By Joel Russell 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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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.

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Around The Valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

Walt Disney Co. is offering 400 movie titles through a new cloud-based streaming service, Disney Movies Anywhere.

ReachLocal Offers Open-Source Code for Apps

ReachLocal Inc. on Monday released open-source software code that it said should help other developers create cross-platform mobile apps.

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WET Design Runs Rings Around Rivals

Sun Valley firm makes splash at Olympics with spectacular fountain.

Design: Sun Valley firm builds a water fountain for the Sochi Olympics.

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Bar Code

The digital revolution is radically changing the pratice of law, as paperwork gives way to online filings, video depositions and social media.

Technology: Is the digital revolution catching lawyers by surprise?

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Around The Valleys

News and notes from around the greater San Fernando Valley

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has started an in-house printing division to release print and digital books featuring its animated characters.

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Studio Scares Up Encore

Company behind ‘Sharknado’ cult hit getting graphic next.

Publishing: The film studio behind “Sharknado” moves into graphic novels.