Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Retail, Nonprofits)

Helen covers retail, hospitality and nonprofits in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Big Victory for Small Brewers in L.A.

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.

Glendale Group Sponsors Congressional Trip

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.

MannKind Stock Soars on Afrezza Label Update

BIOTECH: Shares gain 152 percent on perception that sales will likely rise.

Can MannKind maintain its recent stock price surge?

Farm Market Finds Buyers At Night

Westfield Topanga relaunches event with entertainment draw.

Westfield Topanga mall turned day into night for its farmers market.

Metro Meets Worried CEOs

REAL ESTATE: Rail yard could claim premises of 186 firms.

Businesses face hardships from potential new rail yard.

Sun Valley Firm Convicted on Hazardous Waste Charges

A Sun Valley scrap metal recycling business has been convicted for failing to properly dispose of hazardous waste.

Businesses’ Proposed Train Yard Shot Down

A group of Van Nuys businesses – facing possible eviction to make way for a proposed train yard – got disappointing news Tuesday evening.

Salem Renews Radio Host's Contract

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.

Talon Patents 'Flex Collar' Technology

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.

Pacoima Credit Union Launches Microloan Program

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.

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