Marisol Acosta Montoya went from ad sales to sewer construction.
Marisol Acosta Montoya never intended to enter the sewer industry.
Tap room operators shifted to beer-to-go during pandemic.
Jaime Hernandez and Tony Santa Cruz met at their jobs working for a phone company when they discovered their mutual love of brewing beer.
MANAGEMENT: Tamara Gurney recounts how the PPP program put community bankers on hot seat but they were able to save businesses.
Tamara Gurney of Mission Valley Bank recounts how the institution helped small business with PPP loans.
Jamming duplexes into residential neighborhoods won’t help the housing shortage.
FINANCE: US Bank buys Union Bank; both institutions have large presences in the North Los Angeles market.
US Bank will acquire Union Bank for about $8 billion.
Netflix Inc. has acquired Night School Studio, an independent video game developer.
U.S. Bancorp, parent of US Bank, will acquire MUFG Union Bank for about $8 billion, the companies announced.
The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles announced last week grants funding several Valley region chambers of commerce as part of its Small Chambers of Commerce Relief Program.
SOFTWARE: Ferret secures funds for reputation platform.
Ferret uses an AI-powered app for people to evaluate the reputations of their social networks.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Amgen’s drug Repatha for patients as young as 10 years old who suffer from a genetic disorder that causes them to have very high cholesterol levels at a young age, the company announced.
LIST: Skilled positions take longer to fill during COVID.
Staff shortage confronts San Fernando Valley nursing homes.
Kennedy Wilson plans to break ground this quarter on a 589-unit master-planned community in Camarillo.
Online legal technology company LegalZoom.com Inc. in Glendale has teamed up with the National Basketball Association for a multiyear partnership that will begin with a $6 million initiative focused on providing capital and other resources to small businesses.
Fewer surgeries, extra costs and staff shortages have left hospitals with deep losses.
Hospitals face long financial recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.
Website sells used apparel curated into outfits at set prices.
Valley resident creates website to sell used children’s apparel at set prices.
Six Valley area women were feted Thursday at the seventh annual “Inspirational Women’s Reception” by the United Chambers of Commerce.
Former head of CRC gets $500 million from Kayne Anderson.
Former California Resources Corp. chief executive creates a startup to develop oil, gas assets.
LIST: Business organizations combine to enhance events and lobbying power.
Mergers make sense for neighboring chambers.
The Association for Corporate Growth held a panel with four local restaurant executives to discuss the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.
Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday held its first vote on an ordinance that would require proof of vaccination for patrons to enter many businesses, including restaurants, gyms, salons and movie theaters.