Joel Russell

Editor

Joel Russell is editor of the Business Journal and is responsible for the content of the publication.

Email: jrussell@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3125 Extension: 116

Recent Stories

New CEO at Northridge Hospital

Dignity Health has named Paul Watkins as president of the nonprofit’s Northridge Hospital Medical Center.

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The Number

Of the 4.59 million workers in Los Angeles County, 3.67 million drive to work alone, while another 448,750 carpool.

Growth Club

Savvy companies find ways to scale up in slow-rising economy

The entrepreneurial dream of running a business with skyrocketing revenue has come true for the managers at the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the San Fernando Valley region.

Tejon Ranch to Build 580,000 SF Warehouse

Tejon Ranch Co. and Majestic Realty Co. have formed a new joint venture to construct a 580,000-square-foot industrial facility.

Mission Valley Bank Reports Flat Quarter

Mission Valley Bancorp reported earnings of just $18,000 for the third quarter, impacted by a $1 million loan write down, the company announced Friday.

Amgen, Dine Brands Gain After Reporting Quarterly Results

Shares of Amgen Inc. gained nearly 2 percent the day after the biotech reported third-quarter earnings, while Dine Brands Global Inc. shares gained nearly 2 percent after the company reported sales gains for its Applebee’s restaurant chain.

Former Cal Lutheran President Mark Mathews Dies

Former California Lutheran University President Mark Mathews died over the weekend at the age of 92, the school announced Wednesday.

Second Sight Chairman Buys $4 Million in Shares

Second Sight Medical Products Inc. has entered into a stock purchase agreement with Gregg Williams, chairman of the company’s board for the purchase of nearly 2.5 million shares which will yield $4 million in proceeds to the company.

Capstone, Argonne National Lab to Develop ‘Thermal Battery’ Technology

Capstone Turbine Corp. and Argonne National Laboratory have received funding from the Department of Energy to adapt the lab’s thermal energy storage system for use in manufacturing applications, the company announced Thursday.

Research Solutions Prepares to Up-List to Nasdaq

Research Solutions Inc., a company that provides academic articles to research organizations, has submitted a symbol reservation as a first step to list its shares on the Nasdaq, the company announced Monday.

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