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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.

Salem Outperforms During Down Year for Radio

MEDIA: Block time sales provide revenue stability in midst of industry slump. By MARK R. MADLER Staff Reporter Salem Media Group Inc. outperformed its industry in terms of broadcast revenue in the se

Salem Media Group Inc. outperformed its industry in terms of broadcast revenue in the second quarter, according to executives with the Camarillo Christian and politically conservative radio broadcaster, publisher and online content provider.

Top Growers

For companies focused on expansion, it’s time to re-examine the business model.

This year’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list reveals the diversity of the San Fernando Valley region’s economy.

Executives Promoted at PennyMac Financial

PennyMac Financial Services Inc. has announced two promotions within its executive ranks, effective Jan. 1.

Nine Keyes Auto Dealerships Sold

Keyes Automotive Group has sold off nine of its dealerships to Lithia Motors Inc., a Medford, Ore.-based publicly traded auto dealer.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Acquired for $4.4 Billion

Aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. plans to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at $4.4 billion.

Bankers Recall ‘Chaotic’ Rollout of PPP Lending

LIST: Rule changes, safety of employees and clients among top challenges.

“It was chaotic to say the least.” That was how Tamara Gurney, chief executive of Mission Valley Bank, summarized the process of giving out Payroll Protection Program loans to small businesses.

Eta Compute Series C Gets $12.5 Million

Investment features artificial intelligence marketing deal.

Eta Compute Inc. announced last month it had raised $12.5 million in a Series C round of funding.

Car Lots Sold

AUTOMOTIVE: Keyes trades nine dealerships, sign of larger consolidation in the industry.

Keyes Motors in Van Nuys sells off nine dealerships to Oregon’s Lithia Motors.

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Audio Company Moves into Car Monitoring

AUTOMOTIVE: AutoSense checks on driver, passengers, children and pets in vehicle.

With its vehicle occupant monitoring system, audio equipment maker DTS Inc. will make a play for a new market beyond its traditional buyers.

ServiceTitan Partner to Finance Home Improvement Projects

Software developer ServiceTitan has partnered with Service Finance Co. to provide financing solutions to home improvement contractors.

How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

Unmanned photography firm teams with lens rental service.

Warner Center Designated Transportation Innovation Zone

Warner Center has been designed as the first Transportation Technology Innovation Zone in Los Angeles.

Sector Deals With COVID Ups, Downs

Banker sees busy time for plastics, food, beverages.

As a senior vice president at Bank of America for an area that includes the San Fernando Valley, Redonna Carpenter-Woods keeps a close eye on manufacturing companies.

Warner Begins Another Big Round of Layoffs

WarnerMedia began a second round of layoffs on Tuesday, as outlined in a memo sent to employees by the chief executive.

PS Business Parks Finds Tenants ‘Doing Fine’

REAL ESTATE: Big lease improves industrial REIT’s third quarter.

PS Business Parks recruits a major tenant to improve third quarter earnings.

Market Scan, GM to Better Car Buying

Camarillo firm to work on ‘Shop. Click. Drive’ platform.

Market Scan Information Systems Inc. announced this month it would integrate its software with General Motors Co.’s “Shop. Click. Drive” digital retailing platform.

Is Prop 22 the Demise of AB 5?

LAW: Valley business groups talk of rewrite, maybe repeal.

Will passage of ballot measure Prop 22 spell the demise for state law that says who is – and isn’t – an employee?

Extra Work on Teledyne’s French Acquisition

TECHNOLOGY: Company adjusts terms and price to reach deal with government.

In a rare move by a company that has grown through its acquisitions, Teledyne Technologies Inc. has made only one in the past year.

Publishers Find ‘Mag’ App Easy

MEDIA: Phone-based technology creates online magazines

Jake Warner needed a tool to streamline his workflow as a photographer and media manager for Red Bull’s auto racing series.