Disney Ranch to Boost Local Filming Status

By Luke Money Signal Staff Writer December 26, 2013 Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series examining issues that face the Santa Clarita Valley in the year ahead. Santa Clarita’s transformation into “Hollywood North” for the film industry took another leap forward this year when county supervisors…

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Santa Clarita a Hot Filming Destination

By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor December 26, 2013 Filming in Santa Clarita was a blockbuster success in 2013. The city issued 429 film permits through the end of November compared to 362 permits in all of 2012, said Russell Sypowicz, Santa Clarita economic development associate. And December numbers have…

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Santa Clarita to Open Specialized Business Incubator

The Signal, December 23, 2013 Putting an old building to new use, the city of Santa Clarita is turning the former Newhall Library into a business incubator specifically for creative and technology industries. “It’s going to be partnership between the city and College of the Canyons,” said Jason Crawford, marketing and…

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Sunkist Growers to Relocate Headquarters to SCV

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 120-year-old cooperative is billion-dollar-a-year organization By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer SANTA CLARITA – Sunkist Growers, the oldest operating citrus cooperative in the country, announced Wednesday it is moving its headquarters from Sherman Oaks to the Santa Clarita Valley. The 120-year-old cooperative, which is…

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MannKind to Submit Afrezza for FDA Approval

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer After years of research and clinical trials, MannKind Corporation of Santa Clarita is less than a month away from finally submitting its innovative diabetes treatment device — Afrezza — to the FDA for approval. After completing its last…

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Industry Flexibility Drives Flextronics’ Growth

From the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal – October 2013 by Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer Local high-tech business expands in aerospace, defense and medical device markets Serving medical, military, space, industrial, and RF and wireless markets, the Santa Clarita Valley location of Flextronics is a 140,000-square-foot facility that is so…

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