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Interlink Increases Production of Sensors for Ventilators

Interlink Electronics Inc. has increased production of a sensor used on ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients.

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We’ve Never Seen Anything Close to This

Charlie Isaacs and Dave Paller have a combined 65 years of serving the financial needs of clients who typically have $1 million or more in investment capital. Isaacs, who lives in Sherman Oaks, began his career in 1986 with EF Hutton and later spent more than 20 years with Smith Barney and another 11 years with UBS Financial Services before partnering with Paller for Raymond James Financial. Paller is a native of Phoenix who worked for 11 years at UBS Financial before joining Raymond James this year. Both men have the title senior vice president of investments.

Coronavirus Slams Salem Media Quarterly Results

Salem Media Group Inc. badly missed Wall Street expectations on earnings and revenue for the first quarter as the coronavirus impacted its business, but its shares gained more than 9 percent.

Apple Buys DreamWorks’ VR Spinoff

Virtual reality startup Spaces has been acquired by Apple Inc., according to a media report.

Cannabis Grower Buys Fourth Capstone Turbine

Capstone Turbine Corp. received an order for a fourth microturbine from a California-based cannabis grower.

High-Low Pot Sales

RETAIL: Challenges and opportunities emerge for cannabis sellers in the coronavirus crisis.

To hear David Albanese tell it, the coronavirus outbreak has been good for the cannabis industry.

Employee Benefits Firm RGEB Buys Valencia Consultancy

Really Great Employee Benefits has acquired the assets, employees and clients of JorgensenHR.

BYD Offers Design Options to Make Buses Safer From Coronavirus

BYD Motors Inc. unveiled on Wednesday new options for its electric buses that will help transit agencies and coach operators keep buses clean and promote social distancing to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Preview: Pandemic Problems

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on one of the Valley area’s most vital sectors: manufacturing.

Coronavirus Impact Pushes Qualstar to Loss

Qualstar Corp. reported first quarter results that showed the impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

‘Longer Cycle’ Positions Teledyne to Outperform

TECHNOLOGY: Balanced portfolio expected to weather pandemic.

Teledyne Technologies Inc in Thousand Oaks says its portfolio is diverse enough to withstand coronavirus crisis.

L.A. Times Closes Three Newspapers in Valley Region

The Los Angeles Times will close three community newspapers in the Valley region because of advertising declines during the coronavirus outbreak.

Las Vegas Closure Hurts Tix Business in First Quarter

Tix Corp. had significant lower financials in the first quarter due to the shutdown of entertainment venues in Las Vegas from the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Greater San Fernando Chamber Creates Save Small Business Coalition

The Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce has started the Save Small Business Coalition to create a path for business continuity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Warner Bros. in Digital Distribution Agreement with Amazon

Viewers in the United Kingdom will be able to watch Warner Bros. Entertainment films through Amazon’s online streaming service following a distribution agreement signed by the two companies.

Burbank Airport Closes One Terminal

Hollywood Burbank Airport will close one of its two terminals on Friday as passengers have dwindled because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Tix Corp. Closes Ticket Booths, Lays Off Employees in Las Vegas

Tix Corp. has closed its Las Vegas ticket booths and laid off its employees there in light of the closures of casinos and attractions in the city due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Musicians Fret Over Future of Guitar Shop

Norman’s Rare Guitars, a San Fernando Valley shop long favored by some famous musicians, may be on its last legs due to the coronavirus, according to media reports.

Some Shrink, Others Spread

Property managers and landlords see split market for space, based on different sectors.

So what will the office of the future be like in the San Fernando Valley after the coronavirus pandemic has diminished or gone away?