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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.

Preview: Women Businesses Learn by Weathering Storm

Special Report looks at how pandemic sharpened skills, attitudes.

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.

‘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.

Pub Breweries Poised to Pour in Reopening

RETAIL: Pandemic-weary consumers want local beers.

A new generation of boutique brewers has emerged across the Valley region.

NewMark Merrill’s Chicago Mall

CEO sees Bricktown Square as ‘positioned to thrive.’

Woodland Hills real estate firm NewMark Merrill Cos. buys Chicago shopping center.

$15 Minimum Wage Takes Effect for Small Businesses in L.A.

A minimum wage of $15 an hour for all businesses went into effect in the city of Los Angeles.

Valley Businessman Mel Wilson Launches Mayoral Campaign

Businessman and former Metro board member Mel Wilson formally announced his candidacy for mayor of Los Angeles Thursday.

Metrolink to Train New Contractors

Rail service, lender to prepare companies for bid process.

Metrolink has partnered with Lendistry to create a free small business partnership program

Black Business Support Program Targets Beauty Sector

The nonprofit organization Local Initiatives Support Corp. Los Angeles announced Tuesday it is launching the Black Business Excellence Technical Assistance (BBET) Initiative to support Black-owned personal care businesses in L.A. County.

Ancestry on Itinerary for River Trips

AmaWaterways makes cruises genealogy journeys.

Calabasas-based AmaWaterways has partnered with to provide river cruise trips through Europe that highlight sights of ancestral significance to passengers, using genealogical research to curate the experience for each traveler.

Mel for Mayor

Valley home broker and former NFL player Mel Wilson announces candidacy to lead city.

Valley home brokers Mel Wilson announces he is running for Los Angeles mayor.

Outdoor Dining Legislation Moves Forward

Legislation to expand outdoor dining in the state was approved by the California Senate Health Committee.

Preview: Mel for Mayor

Valley home broker and former NFL player Mel Wilson announces candidacy to lead city.

Leisure Returns, Uncertainty on Business Travel

HOSPITALITY: Hotels report vacationers fill rooms, but conferences still absent.

The hotel industry is bracing to accommodate pent-up demand for rooms.

Soraya Theater Director Takes Expanded Roles at CSUN

California State University – Northridge announced that Thor Steingraber has agreed to take on expanded interim roles in university relations and at the CSUN Foundation in addition to his role as executive and artistic director at the Soraya theater on campus.

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Prizes Offered for Chowing Down

Burbank, chamber promotion encourages restaurant patronage.

City and the Burbank Chamber encourage restaurant patronage as sector recovers.

Male-Dominated Aviation Makes Way for Helinet

Her background as a jet pilot garners respect in the industry for Kathryn Purwin.

The stories behind four women entrepreneurs in the San Fernando Valley.

Zevia Shares Debut on New York Stock Exchange

Zevia, the Encino-based beverage company, started trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ZVIA.

Locals Earn Nonprofit of Year Awards

Lawmakers honor groups headquartered in districts.

State legislators and the California Association of Nonprofits announced their annual selections for Nonprofit of the Year