San Fernando Valley Business Journal

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: mmadler@sfvbj.com.

Recent Stories

Interlink Expands in Singapore

Interlink Electronics Inc. is expanding its research and development center in Singapore by adding 10 scientists and engineers and pledging to invest $3.5 million in a state-of-the-art facility.

Dole Files to Go Public

Dole Food Co. Inc. filed on Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell shares of its common stock to the public.

Northridge Man Indicted in Investment Fraud

A 63-year-old Northridge man was indicted Monday for his role in a $2.5 million investment fraud scheme, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

Mission Valley Bank Reports Strong Quarter

Mission Valley Bancorp had strong earnings in the first quarter, which was partially attributed to the sale of small business loans on the secondary market.

Online Analytics Firm Joins ReachLocal

Gannett Co. Inc. has acquired Canadian online marketing firm SweetIQ Analytics Corp. and will make it part of its ReachLocal business in the San Fernando Valley.

Wi-Fi Supplier Xirrus Acquired

Wireless networking equipment manufacturer Xirrus Inc. has been acquired by Riverbed Technologies, a San Francisco technology firm.

Monster Digital Receives Nasdaq Notice

Monster Digital Inc. received notice from the Nasdaq that it was out of compliance on meeting the $2.5 million stockholder equity required for listing on the market.

Gas Pumps Sprout a New Video Screen

AllOver Media installs HD technology at 20 Valley stations.

Customers of San Fernando Valley gas stations will be among first in nation to view new high-definition video screens at the pump.

Want to Drive A Movie Car? Place a Bid.

Hollywood vehicle supplier to auction off slow-moving inventory.

If you just have to have the tractor from a “Mad Men” episode, you can bid on it at Picture Car Warehouse’s auction.

Jetpack Firm Eager to Fly

AVIATION: After 10 prototypes, inventor thinks he has the future of air travel on his back.

Makers of jetpacks strive to fly with a crowdfunding campaign.

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