TECHNOLOGY: Product retains water in soil for plants while limting greenhouse gas.
Camarillo company VGrid Energy Systems Inc. makes power and solid carbon.
VICA President Stuart Waldman writes about trimming the fat off the legislative process.
Marketing campaign tries to educate consumers.
Dole Sunshine Co. announced the results of a survey late last month which revealed that a third of U.S. consumers make no effort to reduce food waste at home.
LiteGear in Burbank thinks $20 an hour will help worker productivity.
Burbank LED lightning manufacturer LiteGear Inc. giving its employees a $20 living wage.
Joint venture lines up to buy 5,000 vehicles over five years.
Early this month, BYD Motors Inc. announced a collaboration with a new San Diego-based joint venture, Levo Mobility, to integrate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology into 5,000 vehicles over the next five years.
LAW: Valley plaintiffs may wait another year for checks.
Southern California Gas Co. to settle lawsuits related to the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak for $1.8 billion.
Founder tapped his experience in both sports and technology.
Anthony Gonzales is chief executive and co-founder of Force Impact Technologies Inc.
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.
Online legal document firm finds growth in pandemic.
Online legal document filing service CorpNet has benefitted from pandemic.
Jamming duplexes into residential neighborhoods won’t help the housing shortage.
A 1.5-acre shopping center in Canoga Park has sold for $9 million to a private investor with an eye toward redevelopment, according to brokerage CBRE Group.
Pharmaceutical simulation software company Simulations Plus announced the University+ program, which offers one year of free access to Simulations Plus programs for students and educators at accredited universities worldwide.
EVs will bring a seismic shift to the auto market, starting with a cluster of companies in L.A. County.
Southern California is well positioned for coming revolution in transportation.
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.
LAW: Executive team from Intuit tries to duplicate the TurboTax success model.
Former Intuit Execs at LegalZoom.com Inc. trying to recreate success of TurboTax.
Despite a reduction in weekly unemployment claims in L.A. County, regional recovery from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains slow going.
MEDICAL DEVICES: Will lower price point attract buyers?
After his father was diagnosed with MS, Pier Mantovani was inspired to start a company to make neuro-rehabilitative technology.