Ethan Varian

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Ethan Varian is a Staff Reporter covering the finance, retail and nonprofit sectors.

Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

ImmunoCellular Curtails Operations, Delists From NYSE

ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. has decided to voluntarily delist its shares from the New York Stock Exchange and to significantly curtail its operations, the Calabasas biotechnology firm announced Monday.

MannKind Shares Jump 16 Percent After Finalizing Research Deal

Shares of MannKind Corp. jumped more than 16 percent Tuesday after the Westlake Village biotech finalized a previously announced agreement with United Therapeutics Corp. to develop an inhalable drug to treat a form of hypertension.

Dole ‘Refreshes’ Brand Logo

Dole Food Co. has updated its logo as part of an effort to “refresh” its brand identity, the Westlake Village produce company announced Monday.

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Landlords in Prop 10 Battle

REAL ESTATE: Trade groups, companies oppose rent control.

Business groups oppose expanding rent control.

Film-Friendly CEO at Sherman Oaks Chamber

Management: David Phelps hopes to bring Hollywood productions to the Valley.

New chief executive at Sherman Oaks Chamber.

Hearty Future for Dine Brands Despite Decline

restaurants: Shares of chain operator drift lower after 30 percent pop.

Bright future for Dine Brands Global.

Burn Surgeon

When he’s not working at his family’s business or his own private plastic surgery practice, Dr. Peter Grossman runs a foundation to provide health care to burn victims.

Peter Grossman of the Grossman Burn Center.

Arabian Winners

NONPROFIT: Seven civic leaders honored at Valley’s annual public service recognition.

Winners of the Armand Arabian award.

Orange Line Improvement Project Breaks Ground

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority broke ground on a project to improve bus speeds and safety on the Orange Line busway in the San Fernando Valley.

Preview: Landlords in Prop 10 Battle

Trade groups, companies oppose rent control.

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