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MannKind Partnership to Explore COVID Lung Treatment

Westlake Village biopharmaceutical company MannKind Corp. has entered a partnership with NRx pharmaceuticals to evaluate the feasibility of formulating a dry powder version of vasoactive intestinal peptide.

Preview: Residential Rebound

September marks Valley's highest monthly home sales since June 2018.

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.

Black Angus Trims Open Locations

20 restaurants temporarily shut due to coronavirus.

Black Angus Steakhouse has temporarily shuttered more than half its restaurants across the Western U.S. due to the coronavirus and resulting business restrictions.

Cheesecake Factory Settles for Misreporting Pandemic’s Impact

The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges against Cheesecake Factory Inc. for misreporting the impact of the coronavirus on its business operations and finances.

Six Flags Opens at Full Capacity Without Mask Requirement

Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor have lifted capacity limits and removed mask requirements for fully vaccinated guests beginning Tuesday, the same date many of the state’s business restrictions have eased.

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Despite Arrest, Tinhorn Flats Determined to Open Again

The city of Burbank and the owner of Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill continue to face off in their ongoing battle over coronavirus-related closures, most recently with the arrest of the owner’s son, Lucas Lapejian.

Universal Studios to Reopen Shops, Restaurants as State Loosens Theme Park Guidelines

Universal Studios Hollywood theme park will reopen shops and restaurants on weekends at its Universal City campus beginning March 12, while state regulations promise the reopening of all theme parks at limited capacity as soon as April 1.

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.

Three Counties Explore Forming Separate COVID-19 Region

Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties intend to petition the state to form a separate Central Coast region for the purpose of coronavirus pandemic regulation.

Vegas Ticket Seller Files for Chapter 11

Tix Corp. and its subsidiary, Tix4Tonight, have filed for voluntary Chapter 11 protection in Nevada.

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Cheesecake Factory Slips on Earnings, Revenue

Cheesecake Factory missed Wall Street estimates for its fourth quarter earnings and revenue despite bouncing back nicely since the coronavirus routed its sales and stock price last spring.

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Disneyland, California Adventure, to Reopen in April

Disneyland Park, closed for the past year due to the coronavirus pandemic, will reopen on April 30.

Preview: Deal-Making in 2020

Valley companies grapple for position to profit in pandemic's aftermath.

Laemmle Theaters Newhall Open for Business

Laemmle Theaters Newhall celebrated its grand opening Friday after extended delays caused by the coronavirus.

CSUN Students Help JPL Research

Center integrates design and humanities with hard science.

Cal State Northridge students help on projects at Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

US Nuclear Narrows Quarterly Loss

US Nuclear narrowed its net loss in the third quarter even as its revenue decreased due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Theme Park Stores Open

Disney and Universal resume shopping, dining.

NBCUniversal’s Universal Studios Hollywood and Walt Disney Co.’s California Adventure theme parks are reopening shops and restaurants as state regulations promise the reopening of all theme parks at limited capacity as soon as April 1.

CloudNine to Make Hangars Arise in Camarillo

Location to serve Valley, Malibu and Santa Barbara.

After several months of delay due to the coronavirus pandemic, RKR Inc. finally broke ground on its CloudNine hangar development at Camarillo Airport.

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.