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FDA OK for Lumakras Opens Lung Market

Amgen drug is the first that specifically targets common type of non-small cell pulmonary cancer.

FDA approval for Amgen Inc.’s drug Lumkras to treat lung cancer.

NewMark Merrill Hires Six Executives

NewMark Merrill Cos., a shopping center owner, has grown its executive team by six with a half-dozen outside hires brought aboard to meet demand as the retail sector opens post-pandemic.

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Mask Mandate Returns in L.A. County

In response to a sharp increase in transmission rates of COVID-19, L.A. County officials have reinstated the indoor mask mandate which ended June 15.

Software Connects Humans and Robots

InVia partners with Rufus Labs for warehouse work.

Maker of robots for warehouses pairs up with company that makes wearable technology.

Preview: Women Businesses Learn by Weathering Storm

Special Report looks at how pandemic sharpened skills, attitudes.

Evictions Put On Hold One More Time

State and L.A. County pass protections through Sept. 30.

Tenants have been granted three more months of protection from eviction.

Valley Office Sector Shows Q2 Rebound

Savills research indicates ‘big deals coming back.’

Second quarter statistics from the San Fernando Valley’s office market look encouraging.

Season for Resilience

Women-owned companies suffered disproportionately during the pandemic but are poised for a strong recovery.

As businesses reopen without restrictions, women are driving the recovery.

Recovery Blueprint

HEALTH CARE: Abbott Labs showcases back-to-work system, testing 1,000 employees a week.

HEALTH CARE: Abbott Labs showcases back-to-work system, testing 1,000 employees a week.

Did Pandemic Harm Valley More?

Was the Valley harmed more or less by the pandemic?

Adventist Health Simi Valley Partners on Up-Front Medical Payment Program

Adventist Health Simi Valley and MDsave have partnered on a new way for patients to save money as an increasing number of people pay out of pocket for health care.

Early Athletes

EDUCATION: Future Elite Academy prepares seventh and eighth graders both mentally and physically for ‘the Division I lifestyle.’

Future Elite Academy prepares seventh and eighth graders for “the Division I lifestyle.”

Brokers’ Boss

Richard Matricaria, new chief operating officer for the western U.S. at Marcus & Millichap, talks about the big picture for commercial real estate.

An interview with Richard Matricaria. the new chief operating officer for the western states at Marcus & Millichap Inc.

‘Focused, Yet Empathetic’ Sustains Company

Nancy Lazkani’s Icon Media Direct is growing, so the future is ‘more of the same.’

Nancy Lazkani is the founder and chief executive of Icon Media Direct, a media marketing company in Sherman Oaks.

She Calls Recruiting a ‘Woman-Run Industry’

Vivian Rutherford honors her Japanese heritage through focus on customer service.

At Ronin Staffing, founder and Chief Executive Vivian Rutherford looks after the commercial side of the staffing industry.

LTC Properties to Diversify as Pandemic Recedes

HEALTH CARE: Revenue fell as tenants couldn’t pay rent; analyst calls it ‘transitory.’

As pandemic recedes, LTC Properties Inc. plans to diversify its investments.

UV Resources’ Bright Year Leads to Acquisition

TECHNOLOGY: Demand for air purification by ultraviolet light grows during pandemic.

Ultraviolent light equipment maker UV Resources in Valencia is acquired by Illinois firm.

Residential Broker’s Side Hustle: Insurance

Eli Tene of Century 21 Peak in Woodland Hills looks to cross sell coverage to clientele of new homeowners.

Peak Entities adds insurance to its portfolio of real estate-related businesses.

$92 Million Valencia Sale

Cantor Fitzgerald buys Boston Scientific HQ.

The headquarters of Boston Scientific Neuromodulation at Southern California Innovation Park in Valencia has sold for $92 million

Communications Firm Wants Hybrid Workers

Ruth Drizen-Dohs surrounds herself with the best people, at home or in office.

Ruth Drizen-Dohs describes her business as a full-service corporate communications company that is vertically integrated to control all aspects of the services it offers clients as well as to keep costs under control.