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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.

Beer Taste Test

BEVERAGE: L.A. County health rules for tasting rooms make breweries unsustainable, owners say.

At a typical small brewery, the money is made in the tasting room.

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Salem Outperforms During Down Year for Radio

MEDIA: Block time sales provide revenue stability in midst of industry slump. By MARK R. MADLER Staff Reporter Salem Media Group Inc. outperformed its industry in terms of broadcast revenue in the se

Salem Media Group Inc. outperformed its industry in terms of broadcast revenue in the second quarter, according to executives with the Camarillo Christian and politically conservative radio broadcaster, publisher and online content provider.

Sector Deals With COVID Ups, Downs

Banker sees busy time for plastics, food, beverages.

As a senior vice president at Bank of America for an area that includes the San Fernando Valley, Redonna Carpenter-Woods keeps a close eye on manufacturing companies.

Glendale City Councilman to Chair Metrolink

Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian has been named as the chairman of the governing body of Metrolink, the commuter railway service.

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Cheesecake Optimistic as Dining Rooms Open

RESTAURANTS: Revenue drops by half, but trends show improvement.

Executives with Cheesecake Factory Inc. are confident that the Calabasas restaurant chain will emerge in a strong position once the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

Teledyne Beats on Earnings but Stock Drops

Teledyne Technologies Inc. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings for the third quarter but missed on revenue. Its stock tumbled more than 3 percent.

Pandemic Accounted for in AeroVironment Plan

MANUFACTURING: Analysts look to Switchblade drone system for growth.

AeroVironment Inc. is on track to meet fiscal 2021 projections on its finances, company executives said in a conference call with analysts.

Disney’s Layoffs Grow to 32,000

Walt Disney Co. plans to lay off about 32,000 employees in the coming months – 4,000 more than previously announced – due to government ordered lockdowns, according to a filing late Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Soundstages Multiply in Santa Clarita Valley

With commitments from major clients, LA North Studios expands footprint with 113,000-square-foot lease.

LA North Studios has signed a five-year lease to take more than 113,000 square feet at The Center at Needham Ranch in Santa Clarita.

Tutor Reports Big Quarter but Stock Hammered

Tutor Perini Corp. handily beat Wall Street expectations on earnings and revenue for the third quarter, but the Sylmar construction firm saw its share price drop.

Audio Company Moves into Car Monitoring

AUTOMOTIVE: AutoSense checks on driver, passengers, children and pets in vehicle.

With its vehicle occupant monitoring system, audio equipment maker DTS Inc. will make a play for a new market beyond its traditional buyers.

Valley Companies Benefit From Vaccine Rally on Wall Street

The stock market hit record highs Monday due to pharmaceutical companies reporting a breakthrough in a coronavirus vaccine.

PS Business Parks Finds Tenants ‘Doing Fine’

REAL ESTATE: Big lease improves industrial REIT’s third quarter.

PS Business Parks recruits a major tenant to improve third quarter earnings.

$133 Million Investment in AI Software

Beyond Limits offers NASA know-how to industry.

Artificial intelligence technology company Beyond Limits has raised $113 million in a Series C funding round, with another $20 million committed.

Exceptional Minds Makes Video for Mitsubishi

Foundation and school combine to tell visual story.

To mark its 30th anniversary, the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation didn’t want to do a self-promotional video as it had done in the past.

Video on Buildings

MARKETING: Projected images tell brand stories for clients of Paintscaping.

Woodland Hills firm PaintScaping goes from rocks to rockets with its 3D projection technology.

Publishers Find ‘Mag’ App Easy

MEDIA: Phone-based technology creates online magazines

Jake Warner needed a tool to streamline his workflow as a photographer and media manager for Red Bull’s auto racing series.

How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

How to Sell Drones to Hollywood

Unmanned photography firm teams with lens rental service.

Amgen Submits Lung Cancer Drug for European Approval

Amgen Inc. has submitted for approval from the European Medicines Agency its drug used to treat a mutation of non-small cell lung cancer.