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Simulations Plus Misses Estimates on Earnings in Fiscal Fourth Quarter

Simulations Plus Inc. on Monday reported a 12 percent gain in revenue for fiscal 2021 and a 3 percent gain in its fiscal fourth quarter.

Pandemic May Have Caused 'Structural Change' in Labor Market, Per LAEDC Briefing

Despite a reduction in weekly unemployment claims in L.A. County, regional recovery from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains slow going.

Business Events Calendar

Business Events throughout the Valleys.

The Downsides of Remote Working

Publisher Charles Crumpley on the downside of remote working.

State’s Labor Laws Need Updating

With remote work models here to stay, state needs to update labor laws.

AROUND THE VALLEYS

Kennedy Wilson plans to break ground this quarter on a 589-unit master-planned community on a 32-acre parcel owned by and adjacent to California State University – Channel Islands.

Has the Valley Run Out of Industrial Space?

High demand for warehouses continues; supply is constricted.

High demand for warehouses continues, but supply is constricted.

Chatsworth Garage Learns to Go Electric

Fast-changing EV technology means no estimates for clients.

A look at three electric vehicle companies in the greater Valley area.

Universal City Event Debuts the Solo

Three-wheel EV can handle freeway driving for only $18,500.

Climbing into the Solo, a single-occupant vehicle from Canadian electric car manufacturer ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., feels exactly like getting into any type of car, said Kevin Pavlov, the chief executive.

Deal Puts BYD in Driver’s Seat for Fleet Sales

Joint venture lines up to buy 5,000 vehicles over five years.

Early this month, BYD Motors Inc. announced a collaboration with a new San Diego-based joint venture, Levo Mobility, to integrate vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology into 5,000 vehicles over the next five years.

A Revolution in Mobility

EVs will bring a seismic shift to the auto market, starting with a cluster of companies in L.A. County.

Southern California is well positioned for coming revolution in transportation.

Ghost VFX’s New Leaders Seek Change

Burbank firm’s president talks about global expansion.

Ghost VFX, a visual effects house with a location in Burbank, announced this month that Patrick Davenport has been appointed as president as part of a strategic expansion.

IATSE Negotiates Deal Before Its First Strike

Stagehands union’s agreement requires membership vote.

IATSE averts its first ever strike as it reaches deal with TV, film producers.

Dole Tackles Food Waste at Home

Marketing campaign tries to educate consumers.

Dole Sunshine Co. announced the results of a survey late last month which revealed that a third of U.S. consumers make no effort to reduce food waste at home.

Restaurateurs Talk COVID Impact

Owners juggle kitchen labor shortage, supply problems.

The Association for Corporate Growth on Oct. 13 held a panel with four local restaurant executives to discuss the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry.

It’s Growth Season for Gold’s Gym

New location in Northridge, remodel in Conejo Valley.

Gold’s Gym SoCal will expand its locations over the next four years.

Business Formation Up at CorpNet

Online legal document firm finds growth in pandemic.

Online legal document filing service CorpNet has benefitted from pandemic.

LegalZoom Looks for Subscription Revenue

LAW: Executive team from Intuit tries to duplicate the TurboTax success model.

Former Intuit Execs at LegalZoom.com Inc. trying to recreate success of TurboTax.

Firm Steps Forward With Living Wage

LiteGear in Burbank thinks $20 an hour will help worker productivity.

Burbank LED lightning manufacturer LiteGear Inc. giving its employees a $20 living wage.

VALLEY INSIDER

Multiple Anniversaries

Valley leader Marty Cooper gathers friends to celebrate birthday, anniversary.