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Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

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L.A. City's Vaccine Mandate Fines Go Into Effect

Indoor businesses that do not confirm the vaccine or negative COVID-19 test status of customers risk fines as enforcement of the vaccine mandate in the city of Los Angeles takes effect.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Buys Capstone Turbine

Capstone Green Energy Corp. received a follow-on order for one of its microturbine systems at a sewage treatment plant in Busan, South Korea.

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Can We Quiet Down About Noise?

Airport noise not disturbing to as many residents as people think.

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AROUND THE VALLEYS

Amgen Inc. announced it has broken ground on a new biomanufacturing plant in New Albany, Ohio.

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Stages in Short Supply

With demand for content on the rise, developers hurry to build movie studios.

Construction of new production lots in the East San Fernando Valley has heated up.

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Valley’s Early Player

Quixote got into studio rentals before the boom, but faces new competitors.

In the pre-pandemic days of August 2019, Quixote Studios got ahead of the content-demand curve when it opened its North Valley Studios at 12137 Montague St. in Pacoima.

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Building an Epicenter

NBCUniversal expands production capacity on its lot to become the ‘content hub of the future.’

In what the company calls the “content hub of the future,” NBCUniversal is currently building eight soundstages in an expansion and updating of its century-old Universal Studios lot.

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Tinhorn Flats Premises Quietly Sold

New owner for site of bar that defied COVID rules.

Famous Tinhorn Flats site in Burbank sold to Utah investment firm.

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Valley Firm Buys Stake in Modani

Furniture retailer has presence in four states.

Sherman Oaks-based investment firm Optimal Investment Group (OIG) announced that it acquired a controlling interest in French home decor company Modani Furniture, a furniture retailer from Maisons du Monde.

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Amgen Hikes Sales, Lowers Guidance

CEO to ‘continue to manage the business effectively.’

Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen Inc. reported 4 percent revenue growth spurred by global product sales, but lowered its revenue guidance for the year in its third quarter financial results.

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Hot Summer for Mortgages Picks Up Velocity

FINANCE: Westlake Village company funds record $340 million in third quarter.

Hot summer for mortgages picks up Velocity Financial Inc.

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Dog-Like Robot to Process Claims at Farmers

FINANCE: Insurer to dispatch Rosie after natural disasters.

Farmers Insurance gets a robot to help with the claims process.

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Vaccine Policy Not Enforced

RETAIL: Advocates bemoan L.A.’s strict protocols.

Enforcement lax on vaccine verification.

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Collectible Car Mart

AUTOMOTIVE: GP Motorsports sells exotic vehicles from its new showroom in Westlake Village.

After COVID-19 related delays, Ron Giger’s opens his car dealership.

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Westfield's Valley Winter Fest to Promote Small Business This Year

Westfield Topanga will partner with local realtor and the social media influencer behind 818 Insider, Nestor Aguilar, to host the Valley Winter Fest.

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Cast & Crew Expands With Team Acquisition

Entertainment accounting firm Cast & Crew Entertainment Services Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire Team Cos., a production payroll and management company for the advertising, music and concert tours and live events industries.

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LegalZoom Acquires Virtual Mailbox

Legal technology company LegalZoom has posted its quarterly results and announced the acquisition of Earth Class Mail, a virtual mailbox that allows businesses to access their postal mail online.

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Tutor Perini Lands Portion of $8 Billion Contract

The U.S. Navy announced Thursday it has awarded contracts worth up to $8 billion over 8 years to five companies, including Sylmar-based Tutor Perini, for construction projects in Hawaii and Washington state.

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DreamWorks Headquarters Sells for $327 Million

Toronto-based investment giant Brookfield is in the process of buying the Glendale DreamWorks Animation headquarters for $327 million.

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