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Amgen Seeks New Monthly Dosage for Repatha

Amgen Inc. has submitted an application for regulatory approval of a new single-dose syringe for cholesterol drug Repatha, the company announced Friday.

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Doll Maker’s Threepeat

“It’s a threepeat!” exclaimed MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian in a statement about the company’s L.O.L.

Valley Kaiser Permanente Staff to Appear in Rose Parade TV Segment

Staff from Valley facilities of Kaiser Permanente will participate in the health care organization’s 90-second video for “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda” on New Year’s Day.

Greater Valley Chamber Issues Urgent Call for Help

Nancy Hoffman Vanyek, chief executive of the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce, issued a call for help in securing financial help for business advocacy organizations dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.

Ventura County Reopens Economy on Improved COVID Numbers

Ventura County on Tuesday moved into the state’s red tier status for COVID-19, allowing for more businesses to reopen.

Amgen Grows Revenue in Pandemic

Amgen Inc. beat analyst expectations during the second quarter, despite the effects of the coronavirus on the health care industry.

Valley Stocks Fall Along With Market

Public companies in the Valley region traded lower on Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 1,000 points.

Dow’s Massive Drop Pulls Down Valley Stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 2,000 points, or 7 percent, with nearly all Valley companies caught in the downward momentum.

Earnings: Public Storage, ASGN

Both Public Storage and ASGN reported higher earnings despite coronavirus impact late in first quarter.

Ventura County Closes Certain Businesses, Orders Elderly to Stay Home

Ventura County has ordered certain businesses to close and elderly residents to stay at home to slow the spread of coronavirus, effective Wednesday.

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A Fast Repurchase Plan

LTC Properties Inc. reverses direction on share repurchase program.

Local Shares Dodge Down Economy

Stocks: Walt Disney, others surprise with standout gains in turbulent year.

STOCKS: Local companies surprise investors in what was supposed to be a down year.

Down Year Deal-Making

Coronavirus slowed M&A activity in 2020, but now companies are looking forward to the post-pandemic economy.

After several years of furious deal-making in the Valley, 2020 represented a pause. There were no equivalents of Walt Disney Co.’s $71 billion purchase of 20th Century Fox or Amgen Inc.’s acquisition of the drug Otezla for $13.4 billion, both deals from 2019.

Response to Crisis

A look at how specific industries rethink processes and products to survive and prosper in the coronavirus outbreak.

By now, Business Journal readers have recognized the disruption caused by the health crisis.

Oil Shock Sends California Resources Lower

Shares of California Resources Corp. fell 13.6 percent Friday in tandem with lower crude oil prices.

Universal Studios Theme Parks Close to Contain Coronavirus

Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort announced late Thursday that both theme parks will close in hopes of containing the spread of coronavirus.

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Blockchain Brain Trust

Blockchain investment firm Draper Goren Holm welcomes new partner.

PS Business Parks Appoints Interim CEO

PS Business Parks Inc. announced last week that John Petersen, the company’s chief operating officer, was appointed interim chief executive officer while Chief Executive Maria Hawthorne takes a medical leave of absence.

Wealth Managers’ Wild Ride

Financial advisors weathered market downs and ups during a year of surprises.

The onset of the coronavirus caused one of the sharpest nosedives in the history of global capital markets. Between Feb. 20 and April 7, the Nasdaq tumbled an unprecedented 1,864 points, a loss of nearly 20 percent.

Putting Quick Back in the Urgent Care Concept

Health Care: Northridge clinic works out deal to see business employees faster.

In a health care system where even a slight injury or sickness can wipe out an entire workday, Dr. Bardia Anvar decided to find a way to recoup some of that lost productivity.