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How Effective is That Dog Drug Off the Shelf?

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

Simulations Plus to test veterinary medicines for the FDA.

Personal Touch

How a mother of two concerned about her daughter's rash turned into a baby product chain in 400 stores.

Mass Appeal Of Hair Line

Calabasas company rolls out hair care products at mass retailers.

CBD Daily Adds Ingestibles to Brand Portfolio

The founders of CBD Daily, a hemp-based skincare company in Chatsworth, has added Fleurtiva to its portfolio of brands.

Harvesting Profits

Cosmetics: Pravana launches hair care line with exotic oils grown at its Amazon plantation.

Cosmetics: Pravana proves a small firm can underprice bigger competitors.

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Victory Claimed By Whisker

Puppy Bowl-styled competition to let kittens out of bag.

MEDIA: Hallmark Channel goes to the kitties with its new Kitten Bowl.

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Bone Maker Consolidates Collection

New home to display skeletal holdings from fossils to forensics.

Greater demand for its replicated bones and skeletons leads Bone Clones to take new, larger space.

Mixed Chicks Hits Target

RETAIL: Canoga Park firm’s hair products reach the masses.

BEAUTY: Mixed Chicks and Target do it up big with a hair care product line expansion.

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Chatsworth Lab Taking New Products to Market

Vast Resources, well established in the adult novelty industry, is getting ready to launch a new unit, beauty supply company Basic Solutions.

In Balance

Joey Herrick - drummer, pet lover, entrepreneur - discusses his business career that started with chili and led to the lucrative pet food market and how he improved testing of the foods he sells.

Natural Balance Founder/CEO Joey Herrick

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Emergency Kits for Pets Made by Vets

Wildfires inspire Agoura Hills startup targeting animal owners.

Wildfires inspire Agoura Hills startup targeting animal owners.

Pets May Have Place Too In a Post-Secession Valley

Politics by Jacqueline Fox

DIY Protein Power

Consumers who want less sugar in a nutrition bar can make their own with a mix from Creation Nation.

Ready-made protein bar mix seeks shelves.

City Launches One-Stop 'Business Solutions' Website

The City of L.A.'s new web site is designed to streamline procedures for new and existing businesses.

Neutraderm to Launch New Beauty Products

expansion: Chatsworth firm rolling out five-step daily skin care regimen line.

Growth: Neutraderm custom skin care maker to add new products, sales associates.

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Cosmetics Firm Plays Name Game

Skincare line called Eclair Naturals to connote purity, luxury.

What’s in a name? For new Éclair Naturals skincare line, it conveys decadent food at everyday prices.

The Stick-To-It Man

Mitchell Butier, new chief at label maker Avery Dennison, talks about building a durable company culture.

SoCal native Mitchell Butier talks teamwork and execution as the new head of label maker Avery Dennison Corp.


In the still fairly unpopulated wilds of Canyon Country, lions, bears, elephants and gazelles frolic through the golden hillsides as if they were still in the African veldt.

Shop Sells Pot, Minus the High

Tarzana customers seek relief from inflammation, pain.

Tarzana store sells products made with Cannabidiol, a compound from hemp.

Pioneering Probiotics

The CEO of Natren has been a leader in probiotics.