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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first at-home COVID-19 test, developed by a biotech company with ties to the Valley region.
Ellume’s $30 kit secures approval from the FDA.
Digital diagnostics company Ellume Inc., an Australian company with U.S. operations in Valencia, developed the first at-home COVID-19 test approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The state of California’s $500 million Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program has opened its first round of applications
The holidays are here, which means 2020 is coming to an end. Under normal circumstances, a new year would represent new beginnings and new opportunities, but as we prepare to welcome the new year, the hard truth is that many of the issues and challenges we have faced throughout 2020 will remain with us in 2021.
Financial advisors weathered market downs and ups during a year of surprises.
The onset of the coronavirus caused one of the sharpest nosedives in the history of global capital markets. Between Feb. 20 and April 7, the Nasdaq tumbled an unprecedented 1,864 points, a loss of nearly 20 percent.
Clinic starts with COVID based on current demand.
San Francisco-based urgent care chain Carbon Health opened its first clinic in Ventura County just before Thanksgiving — with its initial focus on COVID-19 testing, according to the company.
Hospitals in the Valley region have started administering the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer Inc.
Lancaster City Council unanimously backed a vote of no confidence in Barbara Ferrer, Los Angeles County public health director, while also beginning the process of creating its own public health department.
A coalition of government agencies and business groups in Los Angeles County have launched the “Safer at Work” campaign to encourage companies, workers and customers to follow best practices to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
The Tri-County Chamber Alliance has voiced its support for a movement to see Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties become their own region for COVID-19 regulation.
City program seeks to convert debt to grants for struggling businesses.
In an effort to keep voters informed on which businesses were able to benefit from L.A.’s microloan program, Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin’s office launched a microloan tracker website at the beginning of December.
PROFILE: Mustang Marketing’s Dianne McKay counsels clients to stay on message during pandemic.
Dianne McKay took the helm as sole owner of Mustang Marketing in April, with the retirement of founder Scott Harris.
A nursing strike planned for the holidays was narrowly avoided, with Hospital Corporation of America and Service Employees International Union 121 RN coming to a tentative contract agreement.
For the first time since movie production in Los Angeles County reopened in June, location filming decreased in November.
RESTAURANT: Agoura Hills watering hole racks up fines, loses permits and licenses.
Cronies Sports Bar and Grill, nestled in the Agoura Meadows Shopping Center at 5687 Kanan Road, entered the national spotlight last month as one of the first restaurants to openly defy Los Angeles County’s outdoor dining ban and continue serving patrons on site.
Quarterly report validates Simulations Plus’ acquisition of Lixoft earlier in the year.
Simulations Plus bought French medical software company Lixoft in April, despite a pandemic that hampered in-person communication.
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.
Nurses at two hospitals in the Valley region have called a 10-day strike from Dec. 24 to Jan. 3 to protest unfair labor practices.
One of Jason Sands’ clients asked how he could help others financially during tough times.
Wealth manager Jason Sands sought to keep clients on track for their long-term goals during the year of crisis, while also meeting short-term needs.