It’s Time to Get Back to the Office

Why working from the office is healthier for employees and employers.


Mask Order Extended in Ventura County

The Ventura County Public Health Officer this week extended the indoor mask order that requires all individuals wear face coverings when indoors in public settings. The new details also establish criteria for ending the mandate.


Restaurant Panel Discusses COVID Impacts

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.


Long money recovery

Fewer surgeries, extra costs and staff shortages have left hospitals with deep losses.

Hospitals face long financial recovery from COVID-19 pandemic.


Startup Monitors Athletes’ Head Impacts

Founder tapped his experience in both sports and technology.

Anthony Gonzales is chief executive and co-founder of Force Impact Technologies Inc.


Staff Shortage Confronts Valley Nursing Homes

LIST: Skilled positions take longer to fill during COVID.

Staff shortage confronts San Fernando Valley nursing homes.


Machinist Makes Worker-Owner Transition

Marco Manriquez decided to stop working for other people.

Six Hispanic businesspeople from the greater Valley area tell their stories.


Universal Studios Theme Park to Require Vaccine or Test

Universal Studios Hollywood will begin on Oct. 7 asking for proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for all guests ages 12 and up.


At Preschool, COVID Necessitates 14-Hour Days

Rosangela Valerio-Dyszkant found a way to serve families.

Rosangela Valerio-Dyszkant is founder and director of Little Dreamers Early Childhood Center in Thousand Oaks.


State Grant To Educate Underbanked

$100,000 goes to Van Nuys group for financial literacy.

Center for Living and Learning, a nonprofit in Van Nuys, was awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation.


Event Producer Highlights Valley’s Stories

Oscar Urrutia loves the Valley so much, he made it a business.

Oscar Urrutia spent 15 years working at hotels in the Los Angeles market before starting My Valley Pass, the tourism and visitor’s bureau for the San Fernando Valley.


Mayor’s Fund Bestows Grants to 12 Chambers in Valley Region

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.


Industrial Transactions Sustain Brokerage Firms

LIST: Deal-makers look for revival of the office sector with hybrid workforce.

Industrial transactions sustain brokerage firms.


L.A. Mandates Vaccine Checks

To the consternation of at least some in the business community, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance that will require customers to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination before entering many indoor businesses beginning next month.


Employers Seek COVID Clarity

REGULATION: New federal rules remain a work in progress.

Employers seek clarity in new federal rules for COVID vaccinations.


Giving is Pandemic’s Silver Lining

Multigenerational giving requires commitment and flexibility, writes Naomi Strongin of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.


AI Cuts Wait For Labs and MRI Patients

Software is used at multiple locations, including Valley.

Diagnostic imaging provider RadNet is championing artificial intelligence as its means of conducting MRIs, a tool Dr. Suzie Bash said is “revolutionizing medical imaging.”


Entrepreneur Discovers He Has ‘Lots of Bosses’

Adel Villalobos counsels giving up is easy, but don’t do it.

Adel Villalobos is founder and chief executive of Lief Labs, a full-service manufacturing company for dietary supplements and vitamins.


L.A. City Council Takes First Vote for Vaccine Mandate

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.


US Nuclear Updates Investors on Drone Subsidiary

US Nuclear Corp. has provided an investor update on the operations of its new startup subsidiary, Cali From Above.