Stephanie Bedolla

Staff Reporter

Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

‘Hero Hire’ Job Fair Set for Feb. 15

The Valley Economic Alliance has announced its annual job fair for veterans will be held at the Los Angeles Valley College on Feb. 15.

Payscout Unveils First-Ever VR Donation at CES

Payscout Inc. has performed the first frictionless donation in virtual reality, the company announced Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

B. Riley Hires Global Strategist

B. Riley FBR Inc. has appointed Mark J. Grant as managing director and chief global strategist, the company announced Monday.

Bike Angels Bestow Fixed-Up Wheels to Needy

NONPROFIT: Burbank group collects and repairs 1,500 bicycles for the holidays.

The Burbank Bike Angels celebrated the display of 100 restored bikes in front of Burbank City Hall on Dec 13.

Around the Valleys

News and notes from the greater San Fernando Valley

Food Rehab for Youth

Market research led firm to open its first eating disorder facility for teen girls in Agoura Hills.

Eating disorder clinic opens to treat teenage girls.

Franchise Companies Find Retail Room to Grow

LIST: Business model’s advantages help Valley franchisers expand outlets.

Franchise companies find room to grow in and out of the Valley.

Cinedigm Secures $10 Million Loan From Bison Entertainment

Cinedigm Corp. announced today that on Dec. 29 the Sherman Oaks based entertainment company secured a $10 million loan from Bison Entertainment and Media Group.

Former Burbank Ikea Site Slated for $350 Million Rededevelopment

Owners of the Burbank Town Center announced Friday plans to convert the former IKEA store location into retail space and residential units in a $350 million construction project.

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Luxury Units to be Built in Vista Canyon

JPI, a national developer of multifamily homes, on Wednesday announced that it plans to build luxury apartments in Vista Canyon.

Outbreak Makes 200 Sick on Princess Ship

The Sea Princess cruise ship, operated by Princess Cruises in Santa Clarita, on Wednesday confirmed a gastroenteritis outbreak that left 200 people sick.

Dole Float Wins Grand Marshal Award at Rose Parade

Dole Packaged Foods took home the Grand Marshal award at the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Years Day for its “Sharing Nature’s Bounty” float.

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Airborne Wireless Network Signs Development Agreement

Airborne Wireless Network has entered into an agreement with iNTELLICOM Technologies Inc. to support development and advancement of the company’s Infinitus Super Highway.

Forever 21 Finds Data Breach at Stores

Forever 21 Inc. has found a computer data breach that compromised customer data sporadically over an eight-month period.

Six Flags Magic Mountain Avoids Strike With Machinists Union Agreement

Six Flags Magic Mountain avoided a strike by reaching an agreement with the International Association of Machinists on Wednesday.

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Gas Leak Confirmed in Aliso Canyon

Residents near the Alison Canyon gas facility in Porter Ranch have reported the smell of natural gas.

Cherokee Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Cherokee Global Brands has appointed Steven Brink as the new chief financial officer following Jason Boling’s resignation, the company announced Monday.

FloQast Relocates to Larger Office

FloQast has relocated its corporate headquarters to Sherman Oaks due to accommodate rapid growth, the company announced Monday.

Limoneira Escapes Major Fire Damage

Limoneira Co. has issued a statement that its crops escaped substantial damage from the Southern California wildfires.

Monster Digital Trading Extended Until Jan. 3

Monster Digital Inc. has received an extension to continue listing its stock on the Nasdaq, according to the company.

Tutor Perini Wins $238 Million Office Building Contract

A subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corp. has been selected by the California Department of General Services to construct a new $238 million office building in downtown Sacramento.

Downtown Burbank Opens Seasonal Ice Rink

Outdoor ice skating has returned to Burbank for the 2017 holidays.

Kaiser Permanente Awards $250,000 to Valley Nonprofits

Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center has recognized 25 San Fernando Valley nonprofit organizations with $250,000 in grand funds.