Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert

Staff Reporter (Retail, Hospitality, Nonprofits)

Email: klippert@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3130 Extension: 124

Recent Stories

Zevia Shares Debut on New York Stock Exchange

Zevia, the Encino-based beverage company, started trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ZVIA.

Black Business Support Program Targets Beauty Sector

The nonprofit organization Local Initiatives Support Corp. Los Angeles announced Tuesday it is launching the Black Business Excellence Technical Assistance (BBET) Initiative to support Black-owned personal care businesses in L.A. County.

County’s Regained Not Half of Lost Jobs

Less than half the jobs lost in the pandemic in Los Angeles County have been recovered, and the pace of hiring slowed in June, at least by one metric, the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp. reported Monday in its economic briefing.

Small Firms Are Lifted By Recovery Grants

Valley Rising program helps businesses post-pandemic.

Small businesses in the Valley area receive grants to help with post-pandemic recovery.

Pub Breweries Poised to Pour in Reopening

RETAIL: Pandemic-weary consumers want local beers.

A new generation of boutique brewers has emerged across the Valley region.

Metrolink to Train New Contractors

Rail service, lender to prepare companies for bid process.

Metrolink has partnered with Lendistry to create a free small business partnership program

Prizes Offered for Chowing Down

Burbank, chamber promotion encourages restaurant patronage.

City and the Burbank Chamber encourage restaurant patronage as sector recovers.

Leisure Returns, Uncertainty on Business Travel

HOSPITALITY: Hotels report vacationers fill rooms, but conferences still absent.

The hotel industry is bracing to accommodate pent-up demand for rooms.

Locals Earn Nonprofit of Year Awards

Lawmakers honor groups headquartered in districts.

State legislators and the California Association of Nonprofits announced their annual selections for Nonprofit of the Year

Mask Mandate Returns in L.A. County

In response to a sharp increase in transmission rates of COVID-19, L.A. County officials have reinstated the indoor mask mandate which ended June 15.

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