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Budding Ad Sales for Pot Publisher

PUBLISHING: Mg hopes to become trade magazine for dispensaries.

Valley entrepreneur Darren Roberts pivots from the porn industry to cannabis.

Local Businesses Receive State Tax Credits

Japanese light-rail manufacturer Kinkisharyo USA Inc., aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Corp. and financial software developer Blackline Systems Inc. were among companies with Valley-area operations receiving state job tax credits this week.

50 Fastest Growing Private Companies 2017: USA Link System

Ad Campaigns Power Agency to List’s Top Spot

Largest Company and Star Performer winners.

OTC Upgrades Exchange for US Nuclear

US Nuclear Corp. was upgraded to the OTC-QB market from the OTC Pink Marketplace this week, a move that helps the company engage new investors.

Online Analytics Firm Joins ReachLocal

Gannett Co. Inc. has acquired Canadian online marketing firm SweetIQ Analytics Corp. and will make it part of its ReachLocal business in the San Fernando Valley.

Valley Group’s Ad Warns Amazon About California

The California Business and Industrial Alliance in Sunland has placed a full-page ad in the northwest edition of USA Today to warn Amazon.com Inc. away from locating its second headquarters in the state.

Layoffs as Amcor Rigid Packaging Closes Chatsworth Plant

Fifty-eight employees of Amcor Rigid Packaging USA will lose their jobs starting in December as the company closes its Chatsworth plant.

Open Letter Asks for Change at Tix Corp.

The share price of Tix Corp. dropped by 12 percent Wednesday after an open letter from an investor advocated for new leadership on the Studio City company’s board of directors.

Gannett Buys Digital Future

ACQUISITION: ReachLocal in Woodland Hills to join newspaper chain in $156 million deal.

Why Gannett Co. Inc. sees value in online marketer ReachLocal Inc.

Canoga Park Company to Make Isotope Generators

US Nuclear Corp. has signed a letter of intent to be the exclusive manufacturer of medical isotope generators for a nuclear medicine company.

Warner Bros. in Digital Distribution Agreement with Amazon

Viewers in the United Kingdom will be able to watch Warner Bros. Entertainment films through Amazon’s online streaming service following a distribution agreement signed by the two companies.

Tix Board Member Resigns, Replaced by Vegas Developer

Tix Corp. announced Friday the resignation of David Saxe as a member of the board of directors, effective Dec. 16.

Interlink Electronics Hires New CFO

Interlink Electronics Inc. has appointed Raymond Li as its chief financial officer.

Solar Panel Maker Shuts Camarillo Production Line

SolarWorld USA on Friday announced it will shut down its Camarillo solar panel production line this month and move the work to a newer and larger manufacturing facility in Oregon.

CrowdGather Buys Social-Gaming Firm

CrowdGather Inc., an operator of online forums, announced on Monday that is has acquired a social-gaming company for $5 million.

Production Halts at SolarWorld USA

MANUFACTURING: Camarillo work impacted by China competition.

SolarWorld plans to shut down Camarillo production line.

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Lancaster Offers Kiosks to Downtown Businesses

InSite Development is planning to lease up to 20 retail units along Lancaster Boulevard.

KIOSK: Lancaster offers kiosks to new and existing businesses looking for exposure

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Court Ruling Lets Online Advertiser Keep Its Name

LAW: Appellate order centers around generic vs. distinct names for Internet firms.

A federal appeals court rules in favor of Sherman Oaks-based Advertise.com in its legal battle with AOL.

Asian Manufacturers in Antelope Valley Reach Milestones

Two Asian transportation companies that recently built manufacturing plants in the Antelope Valley reported major progress this week fulfilling orders from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Supply Software Clicks for Clients

TECHNOLOGY: Procurement firm secures $4 million in funding.

Venture capitalists gave Vroozi $4 million to develop procurement software.