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In Midst of Buyout, ReachLocal Improves

In what may be its final earnings report as a stand-alone company, ReachLocal on Friday announced a second-quarter net loss that was much narrower than a year ago.

Don’t Unplug That Self-Checker!

Supermarkets should reconsider scrapping self-checkouts.

Shock’s Coming for Manufacturers

California’s manufacturers are still on the ropes. Yet the legislature seems intent on delivering the knockout smackeroo.

A Business Group That May Thrive

If you follow the business community, you’ve probably seen a number of single-issue groups form to fight a law or advocate for something.

Uncovering Little Gems Among Us

Small growing companies point to strength of Valley economy.

Businesses Still Won’t Get Respect

Maybe now the local business community will get more respect, you think?

Princess Cruises’ Parent to Sell 6 Ships, Delay Restart

Carnival Corp., which owns Princess Cruises of Santa Clarita, has reported that it lost $4.4 billion in the second quarter and is speeding up the sale of six ships.

Nestle’s Move Hard to Swallow

Nestle’s relocation could say a lot about the state; California needs to spend more on infrastructure.

Undereducated at the Cash Register

Two recent developments in education should worry employers.

Bioscience Gives Valley Shot in Arm

I’ve been looking over our Stockwatch page, and I couldn’t help but notice a couple of things.

Mission Valley’s Earnings Up

Mission Valley Bancorp on Tuesday announced that its first quarter net income of $816,000, or 25 cents a diluted share, was up more than 16 percent from the same quarter last year.

Business Confronted with Homelessness

True or false?: The business community in the San Fernando Valley supports the city’s idea to house the homeless temporarily in specified areas in each council district.

At Least 38 Virus Cases in Valley

At least 38 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the San Fernando Valley area.

Inland Empire Forming Up North

Tejon Ranch is a new Inland Empire.

Most Disliked by ‘Influentials’? Traffic

What do business leaders think is the worst single thing about living and doing business in the Valley area?

Hi-Speed Rail Slows Tutor Perini

The Tutor Perini Corp. on Wednesday reported third quarter earnings and revenue that not only were lower than last year but fell significantly short of expectations.

ESPN Has Fallen and Can’t Get Up

ONE MORE THING: Disney doesn’t have a game plan for ESPN, but ABC has a new star.

The Incredible Shrinking Public Co.

Government’s well-intended regulations may have driven small public companies to new, larger owners.

Cal Lutheran Gets Big Gift; To Build Management School

California Lutheran University announced Wednesday that it has received $6 million – the largest single gift in its history.

Poll: The Hurt on Small Businesses Now ‘Profound’

About 76 percent of small businesses are being hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey put out Monday by the National Federation of Independent Business.