Mark Madler

Staff Reporter (Technology, Entertainment)

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email:

Phone: 818-316-3126 Extension: 117

Recent Stories

PennyMac Financial Announces Buyback; Stock Increases

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. late Wednesday announced it was starting a $50 million stock repurchase program, and the stock of the company bounced up on Thursday.

Conspiracy Charge Hits Palmdale Mayor

Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford was charged Wednesday by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office with conspiracy, conflict of interest and perjury for allegedly receiving more than $60,000 from local consultants and not disclosing the money on financial statements.

Old Ikea Property Changes Hands

The former Ikea property and building in downtown Burbank sold this month for nearly $5.5 million, according to CoStar Group Inc.

FloQast Gets Financial Backing

Accounting software developer FloQast Inc. raised $25 million in a second round of funding and will use the money for expansion to foreign markets and product innovation.

Ram Truck Center Breaks Ground

Hunter Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram broke ground Thursday on its Ram of the West Truck Center at the Lancaster Auto Mall.

Monster Digital Unveils Nasdaq Compliance Plan

Monster Digital Inc. has received an extension from Nasdaq to gain compliance with the exchange’s minimum stockholder equity requirement.

Car Guy Moves Beyond L.A.

AUTOMOTIVE: Mike Sullivan buys High Desert dealerships.

What does LACarGuy see in the High Desert?

Movies Under The Stars Wow Crowds

Couple fills summer niche with inflatable screens, food trucks.

Eat See Hear dinner and movie events pop up around the Valley.

Airport Turns To Education

AVIATION: College’s aerospace manufacturing program takes over terminal in Lancaster.

Antelope Valley College makes space for manufacturing at local airport terminal.

Nonprofit Offers Startups Lab Space at Discount

BIOTECH: Toolbox project hunts for tenants at new location in Chatsworth.

Entrepreneurs with medical device startups will have a new place to go this summer when Lab Launch opens a location in Chatsworth.

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