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For Drug Modeler, French Connection Pays Off

Quarterly report validates Simulations Plus’ acquisition of Lixoft earlier in the year.

Simulations Plus bought French medical software company Lixoft in April, despite a pandemic that hampered in-person communication.

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Surviving in a Post-Pandemic Era

Next year is quickly approaching and I know I am not the only one looking forward to this year being over.

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Restaurants Protest, Defy Outdoor Dining Ban

Tensions about the state of California’s ban in the Southern California region on outdoor dining are reaching a boiling point, with some restaurant owners openly defying the regulation they see as unfair and hypocritical.

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Car Lots Sold

AUTOMOTIVE: Keyes trades nine dealerships, sign of larger consolidation in the industry.

Keyes Motors in Van Nuys sells off nine dealerships to Oregon’s Lithia Motors.

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Audio Company Moves into Car Monitoring

AUTOMOTIVE: AutoSense checks on driver, passengers, children and pets in vehicle.

With its vehicle occupant monitoring system, audio equipment maker DTS Inc. will make a play for a new market beyond its traditional buyers.

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LIFTInnovate

LIFTInnovate

LIFTInnovate wants to bridge the gap between new technology and the ways people work.

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Santa Clarita Small Businesses Get Microgrants

Officials from the city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corp. announced 149 local small businesses have been approved for COVID-19 relief grants of up to $5,000.

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ServiceTitan Partner to Finance Home Improvement Projects

Software developer ServiceTitan has partnered with Service Finance Co. to provide financing solutions to home improvement contractors.

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At Least One County Supe Gets It

‘Before you imperil thousands of businesses and crush a million dreams, shouldn’t you be pretty sure of what you’re doing?’

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Looking to 2021 and Our Recovery

The holidays are here, which means 2020 is coming to an end. Under normal circumstances, a new year would represent new beginnings and new opportunities, but as we prepare to welcome the new year, the hard truth is that many of the issues and challenges we have faced throughout 2020 will remain with us in 2021.

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Princess Extends Horizon to Renew Cruises

Princess Cruises announced it will extend its pause on cruising activity through March 31.

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Tri-County Chamber Alliance Backs Central Coast Region for COVID-19 Regulation

The Tri-County Chamber Alliance has voiced its support for a movement to see Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties become their own region for COVID-19 regulation.

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Revenue Rises at Simulations Plus

Drug modeling software company Simulations Plus Inc. enjoyed an increase in revenue compared to last year, while earnings per share remained flat for the fourth financial quarter.

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How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

Unmanned photography firm teams with lens rental service.

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Public Health Minor Coming to Cal Lutheran

California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks will offer a minor in public health starting in January

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Public Safety Changes = Less Safe?

We are facing a critical juncture in how we address public safety in Los Angeles and across the country.

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Leadership Wishes for All Leaders

With a New Year, a new president, and a new congress, 2021 is ripe for more enlightened leadership at every level

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Cheesecake Factory Settles for Misreporting Pandemic’s Impact

The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges against Cheesecake Factory Inc. for misreporting the impact of the coronavirus on its business operations and finances.

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Farmers Insurance Buys MetLife Auto & Home

A subsidiary of insurance carrier Farmers Group Inc. will acquire MetLife Auto & Home, the property and casualty division of MetLife Inc.

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Boss Audio Launches Njoie Massager Brand

Product targets consumers in the mid-price range.

Oxnard audio company releases an affordable massage gun