Ethan Varian

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

Teledyne Promotes New President

Teledyne Technologies Inc. has promoted the company’s chief operating officer, Al Pichelli, to president, the industrial conglomerate announced Wednesday.

Cheesecake Factory Earnings Miss Estimates

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. reported worse-than-expected first quarter earnings of $26 million, or 56 cents a share, the company announced after markets closed on Wednesday.

Profits Rise for Mission Valley Bank

Mission Valley Bancorp reported first quarter net income of more than $1.3 million, the strongest first quarter in the company’s history, the Sun Valley commercial bank announced Tuesday.

Princess Cruises Shakes Up Leadership Team

The Santa Clarita company has promoted seven executives to new positions and hired a new vice president, the company announced Friday.

More Than 180 Veterans Attend Job Fair

The California Employment Development Department hosted its “Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet” job fair in Canoga Park on Thursday aimed at helping Valley-area military veterans find jobs with local employers.

Nordstrom to Open New Store in Santa Clarita

Nordstrom Inc. is set to open a new off-price retail store Thursday at the Promenade at Town Center shopping center in Santa Clarita.

Reports: Toys R Us Rejects Larian’s Bid for Stores

Toys R Us has rejected MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian’s $890 million dollar bid to acquire some of the bankrupt retailer’s stores in the U.S. and Canada, according to media reports.

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Record Earnings at Bank of Santa Clarita

The Bank of Santa Clarita reported record high first-quarter earnings Monday, due in large part to the reduction in the federal income tax rate.

VICA Predicts Resident Resistance to Garcetti's Homeless Shelters

The Valley Industry & Commerce Association has issued a statement that Mayor Eric Garcetti’s $20 million plan to build temporary homeless shelters on city-owned property will be rejected by local communities.

Fight for PAGA Reform

Valley group hires lobbying firm to change labor law after tracking nearly 8,000 suits.

Trade Group launches PAGA reform.

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