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Elvis Airplane Sold to Fan For $500,000

Agoura Hills auction house gains publicity blitz from sale.

Jet owned by “The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” puts local auction house in spotlight.

Counter Programming

CONSTRUCTION: One Week Bath touts software as means to cut costs, time for projects.

One Week Bath in Van Nuys aims to reverse remodeling’s negative image with technology.

BankCard USA Relocating to Westlake Village

BankCard USA Merchant Services in Agoura Hills will relocate to Westlake Village early next year, according to Westcord Commercial Real Estate Services in Westlake Village.

Future Without Nostalgia Site

ONLINE: United Online sells Classmates.com to tighten focus.

Woodland Hills’ United Online decided it was time to step off Memory Lane and sell its nostalgia-inducing Classmates unit.

Nestle Employees Still Unsettled: 612

The fate of about half of the employees of Nestle USA’s Glendale headquarters apparently has yet to be settled as a result of the food and beverage giant’s decision to relocate to Virginia, the company said Wednesday.

Children's Hospital to Take Nestle Space

Children's Hospital Los Angeles has agreed to lease a portion of Nestle USA’s former office space in Glendale, where the food company is the majority tenant, the health care provider confirmed in an email to the Business Journal.

Informa to Move Regional HQ to Agoura Hills

Informa Research Services, a market research firm and division of Informa UK of London, plans to move to Agoura Hills from Calabasas to accommodate growth, according to Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.

Drug Test Firm Moves HQ to Northridge

Drug Tests in Bulk of West Hills, an online provider of drug tests for businesses and government agencies, plans to move its headquarters to a newly acquired building in Northridge, according to Hudson Commercial Partners Inc. in Studio City.

Will Pot Forums Fuel CrowdGather Comeback?

INTERNET: Company sells game studio, switches to marijuana-related ads.

Forum buyer CrowdGather Inc. shifts its business model – again – to lure cannabis-focused advertisers.

50 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2017: Payscout Inc.

‘Frictionless’ Transactions Translate to Growth

Largest Company and Star Performer winners.

Brokers Bid for Residential Listings on Website

INTERNET: Homeowners select agents based on their service, commissions.

The For-Sale-by-Owner process for home sellers could get a lot easier now that there’s a new player in the space.

Will Pet IRA Open at Bank Near You?

Animal-friendly online broadcaster seeks savings plan partners.

How to take spending on Fluffy up a notch.

Settlement Reached Regarding Criminal Activity at Motel 6 in Sylmar

Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Thursday that his office has reached a $250,000 settlement with the owner of Motel 6 in Sylmar that will also include operational and management changes.

Tribune Publishing Changes Name to Tronc

Tribune Publishing Co., the Chicago-based media company that owns the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and San Diego Union Tribune, announced Thursday that it’s changing its name to tronc Inc., an abbreviated version of tribune online content.

Trafficking In Convenience

INTERNET: GetDismissed’s app connects users with obscure process to avoid paying tickets.

Westlake Village entrepreneur develops app to get traffic tickets dismissed.

Engaging Tenants?

Janss Marketplace in Thousand Oaks hopes to bring an aquarium to the mall, a strategy to use attractions to generate traffic.

Could an aquarium lure consumers into spending money at a shopping mall when more of them are shopping online?

Crowdfunded College Next Big Thing?

Website facilitates donations for tuition as education costs rise.

As college tuition skyrockets, local startup tries new finance strategy.

CSUN to Build Campus Hotel

HOSPITALITY: Hyatt Place and restaurant will generate revenue.

Cal State Northridge seeks to boost revenue with a campus hotel.

Sage Automotive Settles FTC Deceptive Ad Charge

A Los Angeles automobile dealership chain with locations in Universal City, Glendale, Valencia and North Hollywood as well Los Angeles has agreed to pay $3.6 million in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission relating to deceptive advertising charges, according to the commission.

Density Fuels Downtown Glendale’s Appeal

DEVELOPMENT: City swells with 4,000 new apartments built or approved.

Glendale is a city that set its eyes on a prize and achieved it.