Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)
Helen covers retail, hospitality and nonprofits in the greater Valley region.
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112
The city of Los Angeles Public Works Committee has agreed to reduce water discharge permit and inspection fees for microbreweries following an appeal by craft brewery members of the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce.
LOBBYING: Armenia Fund seeks better trade relations with homeland.
Stronger trade ties between the U.S. and Armenia may be on the horizon thanks to Glendale-based Armenia Fund, which rounded up a group of U.S. Congressmen for three-day trip to Armenia in mid-September.
BIOTECH: Shares gain 152 percent on perception that sales will likely rise.
Can MannKind maintain its recent stock price surge?
Westfield Topanga relaunches event with entertainment draw.
Westfield Topanga mall turned day into night for its farmers market.
REAL ESTATE: Rail yard could claim premises of 186 firms.
Businesses face hardships from potential new rail yard.
A Sun Valley scrap metal recycling business has been convicted for failing to properly dispose of hazardous waste.
A group of Van Nuys businesses – facing possible eviction to make way for a proposed train yard – got disappointing news Tuesday evening.
Radio broadcaster Salem Media Group in Camarillo has renewed its contract with KRLA-AM and KTIE-AM personality Brian Whitman, co-host of The Morning Answer radio show in Los Angeles.
The inventor of the original zipper has been awarded a patent for a textile technology that promises to put an end to tight shirt collars.
Back from the brink of closure, the Pacoima Development Federal Credit Union has launched a new microloan program for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in Pacoima and the San Fernando Valley.