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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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California Managers Waiting Nervously For Ruling

Workers: Tighter rest break rules possible in state.

Pending court case debates employer’s responsibilities for rest and meal breaks

DreamWorks to Release Feline Fashion

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. is now the owner of Felix the Cat, the cartoon feline whose appearances in animated shorts dates back to the 1920s and in printed comics since the 1950s.

Cannes-Do Attitude On Tax Credits

Financial services firm missing the red carpet at French film festival.

FINANCE: Why are tax-credit accountants from Burbank attending the Cannes Film Festival?

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Pet Tracker Technology Resized for Tiny Collars

Huan based product design on feedback from owners.

Pet tracking system Huan has expanded its product line with the release of Tiny Tags.

Creative Agency Partners With Tech Provider

ADVERTISING: Protocols for high-definition content at film studios prompts deal.

While attending last year’s television industry trade show MIPCOM in France, Peter Martin was struck by how much programming was being released in 4K and ultra-high definition formats.

Financial Services Profile: Paul Baboolal

Valley financial professionals give advice about customer service.

Discrimination Claims Rise as State, National Economies Sour

FILINGS: Age complaints lead the way amid layoffs.

The number of discrimination claims increased in 2009, along with mass layoffs

Emphasis on Audio at DTS’ Streaming Studio

Celebrity gamers visit Calabasas to elevate tech brand.

Celebrity gamers visit Calabasas to elevate tech brand.

The IHOB Strategy

Name change yields social media attention, stock gains for chain

Name change to IHOB puts emphasis on burgers.

Drone Software Firm Signs German Partnership

Auterion Government Services Inc. has partnered with a German company to provide software for two of its drones.

Layoffs as Amcor Rigid Packaging Closes Chatsworth Plant

Fifty-eight employees of Amcor Rigid Packaging USA will lose their jobs starting in December as the company closes its Chatsworth plant.

Wealth Managers See Question Marks in 2020

INVESTMENTS: Election year, volatility pose challenges that technology can’t address.

In 2020, Christopher Lamia expects volatility in capital markets, which will directly impact his business as a financial advisor.

Is Car-Buying Better When Anonymous?

Website facilitates bids, negotiation while speeding up process.

Sherman Oaks entrepreneur adds anonymity to the car-buying process.

A Decade on ‘Reality Row’

TV: Local companies have led way in unscripted programming.

Ten years after "Survivor" took broadcast television by storm, the reality genre is still going strong for Valley production companies.

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Manufacturing Innovator Leonard Moore Dies

Leonard Moore, founder of a San Fernando Valley manufacturer of instruments for industrial process automation, died on Sept. 6.

Spacecraft Puts Bodies Into Orbit

Deodorant brand Axe holds contest to win flight on XCOR’s Lynx.

MARKETING: Xcor Aerospace and the Axe grooming brand have organized a contest. Top prize: A flight into space.

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Northridge Business Putting a Dollar Sign on the Muscle

SNACKS: Small firm faces big rivals with new strategy.

All natural snack manufacturer Lenny & Larry moves into a new headquarters and manufacturing plant in Northridge as it expands to take on its larger rivals in the nutrition bar industry.

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As Resistance Faded, Managers Learned Value of Training

Education: Anthony International teamed up with L.A.Valley College.

Community college leadership training program has saved one company money.

Getting Productive

A manufacturing rebound has helped the recovery despite little job growth. One answer to the riddle can be found in new technologies boosting shop-floor efficiency.

Productivity: Sophisticated machines and few workers is the new business model for manufacturing.