Mark Madler

Staff Reporter (Technology, Entertainment)

Mark R. Madler covers aviation & aerospace, manufacturing, technology, automotive & transportation, media & entertainment, banking & finance and the Antelope Valley. He joined the company in February 2006.

Madler previously worked as a reporter for the Burbank Leader. Before that, he was a reporter for the City News Bureau of Chicago and several daily newspapers in the suburban Chicago area.

He has a bachelor’s of science degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

He can be reached at (818) 316-3126, or by email:

Phone: 818-316-3126 Extension: 117

Recent Stories

AeroVironment Demonstrates Earth Version of Mars Helicopter

Engineers at AeroVironment Inc. showed off on Thursday the company’s terrestrial version of the helicopter it developed for NASA’s mission to Mars.

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CRC Turns Profit, Plans Stock Repurchase

California Resources Corp. beat Wall Street estimates on revenue for the first quarter.

Disney Beats Predictions on Earnings, But Not Revenue

Walt Disney Co. beat Wall Street expectations on earnings but missed on revenue during the fiscal second quarter.

Second Sight Shares Climb as Orion Study Shows Improved Vision

Second Sight Medical Products Inc. closed up more than 27 percent after announcing the results of a two-year study of its Orion visual prosthesis.

Chairman Succession at AeroVironment

Tim Conver will retire as chairman of the AeroVironment Inc. board effective at its annual shareholders meeting.

LoRa Means Sustainablity At Semtech

Connectivity applies to water conservation, agriculture.

Semtech Corp. is expanding its mission to make the planet a smarter, more connected and sustainable place with its long-range, low power technology, or LoRa.

Valuable Moon Gas for Sale in Canoga Park

US Nuclear becomes sales representataive for supplier in Poland of a rare material called helium-3.

US Nuclear Corp. signs agreement to sell helium-3 delivered from the moon.

Thai Client Signs Again With NetSol

Software company sees deal as key to Asian Pacific market.

NetSol Technologies Inc. secured late last month a multi-million dollar renewal of a contract with a large Japanese automotive customer in Thailand.

Green Strategy For Capstone

ENERGY: Turbine firm rebrands, experiments with hydrogen fuel.

Capstone Turbine Corp. changes its name to better reflect the microturbine maker’s green energy mission.

CEO Keeps on Trucking

Ted Sakaida, who purchased his first truck 49 years ago, owns logistics firm in Reseda.

Although he’s the namesake of his trucking business, Ted Sakaida is close to being fully retired, with other family members assuming day-to-day management responsibility.

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