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Out-of-State Units

REAL ESTATE: Valley firms look to Texas, Washington and Oregon for better multifamily investments.Valley firms look out of state for better multifamily investments.

When Will the Free Ride Be Over?

With California open again and the pandemic slowing down, you would think our state would start getting back to normal.

AROUND THE VALLEYS

Lassen’s Natural Foods and Vitamins, the family-owned chain of 11 stores that started in Camarillo and spread across the Valley region and beyond, is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Pub Breweries Poised to Pour in Reopening

RETAIL: Pandemic-weary consumers want local beers.

A new generation of boutique brewers has emerged across the Valley region.

A Pair of Upscale Home Flippers

David Emanuel at Compass locates the houses; Jacob Levy at Concept Renovation flips them.

Startup Guides Cancer Families

HEALTH CARE: Rabble’s app gives information to patients.

Aubrey Kelly started Rabble Health after lacking information about her son’s fight with cancer.

VALLEY INSIDER

LegalZoom’s Indie Auditor

Elder care attorney Terri Hilliard named to serve as District 6 governor for California Women Lawyers.

Prizes Offered for Chowing Down

Burbank, chamber promotion encourages restaurant patronage.

City and the Burbank Chamber encourage restaurant patronage as sector recovers.

Big Group Vies for Fernando Award

17 nominations is highest number in recent memory, says foundation.

Fernando Award attracts 17 nominations.

Ice Business

SPORTS: Los Angeles Kings add another rink to the team’s portfolio with the opening of the Cube Santa Clarita Ice and Entertainment Center.

Los Angeles Kings corner the Valley market on ice skating rinks.

Dine Brands to Expand With Experimentation

RESTAURANTS: Company’s chains launch ghost kitchens and spinoff formats.

Dine Brands Global Inc. to expand with experimentation as its chains launch spinoffs and ghost kitchens.

Brokers’ Boss

Richard Matricaria, new chief operating officer for the western U.S. at Marcus & Millichap, talks about the big picture for commercial real estate.

An interview with Richard Matricaria. the new chief operating officer for the western states at Marcus & Millichap Inc.

UV Resources’ Bright Year Leads to Acquisition

TECHNOLOGY: Demand for air purification by ultraviolet light grows during pandemic.

Ultraviolent light equipment maker UV Resources in Valencia is acquired by Illinois firm.

Leisure Returns, Uncertainty on Business Travel

HOSPITALITY: Hotels report vacationers fill rooms, but conferences still absent.

The hotel industry is bracing to accommodate pent-up demand for rooms.

Metrolink to Train New Contractors

Rail service, lender to prepare companies for bid process.

Metrolink has partnered with Lendistry to create a free small business partnership program

Small Firms Are Lifted By Recovery Grants

Valley Rising program helps businesses post-pandemic.

Small businesses in the Valley area receive grants to help with post-pandemic recovery.

Locals Earn Nonprofit of Year Awards

Lawmakers honor groups headquartered in districts.

State legislators and the California Association of Nonprofits announced their annual selections for Nonprofit of the Year

How to Compensate for Comic-Con?

Taped panels, merchandise cheer fans at virtual event.

What Valley area companies are doing for the second virtual San Diego Comic-Con.

Loop Media Deal to Air Fight Scenes

Video firm to distribute Fite TV’s programming.

Short form video distributor Loop Media Inc. announced last month it was partnering with Fite TV

Cannabis Firm Hires IR Company

Resonate Blends looks for ‘outreach’ to shareholders.

Cannabis holding company Resonate Blends enters a partnership with investor relations firm.

Mexico Beckons for Medolife Partnership

Burbank bioceutical company seeks to establish ‘first-mover’ status, then expand into Latin America.

Aubrey Kelly started Rabble Health after lacking information about her son’s fight with cancer.

Pharmavite   Buy Focuses On Women

Uqora specializes in treating urinary tract infections.

Pharmavite, a West Hills vitamin and supplement company, has acquired Uqora, a firm that specializes in urinary health supplements based in San Diego.

Public Companies Prosper in Pandemic

LIST: Large-cap corporations in Valley come out of crisis with increased value.

Public companies in the Valley do quick turnaround from the pandemic.

Valley Office Sector Shows Q2 Rebound

Savills research indicates ‘big deals coming back.’

Second quarter statistics from the San Fernando Valley’s office market look encouraging.

Residential Broker’s Side Hustle: Insurance

Eli Tene of Century 21 Peak in Woodland Hills looks to cross sell coverage to clientele of new homeowners.

Peak Entities adds insurance to its portfolio of real estate-related businesses.

Senior Units To Supplant Church Site

Joint venture plans to build 238 dwellings in Encino.

The site of an Encino church will be transformed into 146 senior apartments, according to a filing with the Los Angeles Department of City Planning.

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