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October 13, 2023 in News

“Santa Clarita Spotlight” Highlights Local Breweries

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with SCVTV, is excited to release the second episode of “Santa Clarita Spotlight,” a Shop Local series dedicated to promoting and celebrating the…
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August 14, 2023 in News

City of Santa Clarita Introduces “Santa Clarita Spotlight”

The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with SCVTV, is excited to announce “Santa Clarita Spotlight,” a brand-new Shop Local video series dedicated to promoting and celebrating the diverse range…
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June 16, 2023 in News

City of Santa Clarita Launches SizeUp Santa Clarita – Innovative New Website Service Designed to Support Local Business

The city of Santa Clarita is launching SizeUp Santa Clarita on its website Friday, June 16, making powerful market research and business intelligence available to local businesses to help them…
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November 10, 2022 in News

City of Santa Clarita Once Again Named “Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County”

Due to its commitment to supporting job creation, facilitating ease of doing business and helping businesses cut through red tape, the City of Santa Clarita was named as the “Most…
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September 20, 2022 in News

Santa Clarita Ranked 5th Safest City to Live in America

Just north of Los Angeles, the small community of Santa Clarita is known for being a tight-knit, family friendly and safe place to live.
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September 30, 2021 in News

City of Santa Clarita Selected as Top Ten Finalist for the “Most Business-Friendly City” Award

The City of Santa Clarita is honored to once again be named as a 2021 finalist for the prestigious award of “Most Business-Friendly City” by the Los Angeles County Economic…
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August 3, 2021 in News

City Manager Recognized with International Award of Excellence

Santa Clarita City Manager, Ken Striplin, has been recognized with the 2021 Award for Career Excellence in Memory of Mark E. Keane by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). This…
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May 18, 2021 in News

Newsom proposes boost for business

Grant program for small firms would get additional $1.5 billion. By Patrick McGreevy SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday proposed adding $1.5 billion to a program providing grants of up…
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December 20, 2019 in News

Santa Clarita is No. 5 Highest-Value City in LA County

The city of Santa Clarita is the No. 5 highest-value city in Los Angeles County, just behind Beverly Hills, according to the 2019 Annual Report released Friday by County Assessor…
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November 18, 2019 in News

The Santa Clarita Business Incubator Spotlight

One of the greatest local resources we have for startups is the Santa Clarita Business Incubator. A partnership between the City of Santa Clarita, College of the Canyons, and the…
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September 22, 2019 in News

Santa Clarita – Southern California’s Innovation Destination!

The City of Santa Clarita has long been a place where innovative ideas are encouraged, and the future is developed. National and global corporations have set up offices and headquarters…
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June 4, 2019 in News

Santa Clarita Rated Among County’s Best in ‘Cost of Doing Business’ Survey

Named the “Most Business Friendly City in Los Angeles County” by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, the City of Santa Clarita provides multiple advantages that inspire small businesses and…
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May 28, 2019 in News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Welcomes New Tenant

The City is excited to announce that Newhall Media Corporation is joining the award-winning Santa Clarita Business Incubator program. Newhall Media Corporation is revolutionizing the film industry by developing apps…
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May 7, 2019 in News

Santa Clarita Takes a Sustainable Approach to Economic Development

The City of Santa Clarita won the League Partners Award for Excellence in City-Business Relations in the 2018 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program. For more about the award program,…
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March 27, 2019 in News

SoCal MakerSpace Festival Celebrates Innovation, Creativity

The festival featured hands-on STEAM activities, workshops, and exhibitions.
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March 13, 2019 in News

City of Santa Clarita Announces Cowboy Partnership with California Resources Corporation

CITY OF SANTA CLARITA ANNOUNCES COWBOY PARTNERSHIP WITH CALIFORNIA RESOURCES CORPORATION  CRC Will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Much Anticipated Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival  The City of Santa Clarita…
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February 20, 2019 in News

2019 SoCal MakerSpace Festival

Attention Makers, Educators, and Innovators! The South Central Coast Regional Consortium (SCCRC) and CCC Maker would like to invite you to participate at the 2nd annual SoCal MakerSpace Festival on March…
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January 29, 2019 in News

SCV Means Business: Neotech and Technifex

Among the various industry clusters that call the SCV home, most businesses agree that moving or starting here has helped them in some central way that they can’t ignore. This…
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January 28, 2019 in News

Steamwork Center Welcomes Business Owners For Upcoming Mixer

Steamwork Center will hold its next monthly mixer, Entrepreneur Appreciation Night, this time at Brewery Draconum in Newhall on Jan. 31.
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January 18, 2019 in News

SCVEDC And COC To Bring SCV-Centered Economic Forecast In March Event

Several institutions offer economic forecasts examining the Los Angeles County area, but data focusing solely on the Santa Clarita Valley is scarce. To deliver local information, the SCV Economic Development…
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January 9, 2019 in News

Small Businesses Drive Employment

Quick -- when you think of companies that drive the engine of our economy forward, which come to mind? Apple? Google? Like we’ve said before, it may feel like big…
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January 7, 2019 in Incubator, News

Award-winning Santa Clarita Business Incubator thriving

Almost five years ago, the Santa Clarita Business Incubator opened its doors with a mission to help local entrepreneurs groom their cutting-edge ideas and connect them to resources to help…
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December 5, 2018 in News

The 4 C’s of a Strong Startup Community

The 4 C's of a Strong Startup Community By: Alison Needham No startup is an island. A venture cannot succeed without support: from clients, from employees, and from the community at…
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November 29, 2018 in Incubator, News

West Coast Challenge

West Coast Challenge, brought to you by Quake Capital, is a two-day event where startups can showcase themselves and potentially win $200,000 and a spot in their accelerator program. They…
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November 28, 2018 in Incubator, News

SCV Means Business Podcast Update – Innovative SCV Startups & Mission Valley Bank

SCV Means Business Podcast Update– Innovative SCV Startups & Mission Valley Bank Among the diverse companies that make up the SCV economy, there are a few that are providing innovative…
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November 26, 2018 in Incubator, News

Acqubit Graduates Early from Santa Clarita Business Incubator Program

Just more than two years into the Santa Clarita Business Incubator program, one of its top three tenants has graduated early, the city recently announced. Acqubit, a sensor-system startup, was…
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November 24, 2018 in Incubator, News

Newhall businesses observe Small Business Saturday

Old Town Newhall businesses welcomed an influx of shoppers during what has become known as Small Business Saturday. Following the annual rush of Black Friday sales the day before, Small…
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November 5, 2018 in Incubator, News

Entrepreneurs work on developing businesses through Startup Weekend SCV

A small group of would-be entrepreneurs had 54 hours to ready themselves for a successful business plan at the end of Startup Weekend SCV, held in the Dr. Dianne G.…
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November 2, 2018 in Incubator, News

Series looks at Kadenze, an arts platform bringing students the future of STEAM education

Since its establishment five years ago, this forward-thinking company has brought Santa Clarita Valley students and others across the world the future of STEAM education to the online world. Kadenze,…
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November 1, 2018 in Incubator, News

City, local agency look to innovate with new website

As a leader in innovation and technology, the Santa Clarita Valley has created a prosperous chain of support for all things related to entrepreneurship. An extra link to the homegrown…
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October 31, 2018 in Incubator, News

Startup Weekend SCV returns to College of the Canyons

Last year, 24-year-old Santa Clarita resident Alex Honadel teamed up with a group of strangers to build a startup in just 54 hours and compete with others for a chance…
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October 31, 2018 in Incubator, News

The Tools of the Trades: SCV Offers Numerous Resources for Entrepreneurs

Santa Clarita understands the importance of innovation, the need for resources and the benefits that come with entrepreneurship, which is why it’s an important part of the city’s strategy. The…
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October 31, 2018 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Kicks off 4th Annual Innovate Santa Clarita Campaign on October 31, 2018

Recently named one of the “5 Emerging LA and OC Tech Areas to Watch in 2018” by Built in Los Angeles, Santa Clarita is home to some of the most…
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October 30, 2018 in Incubator, News

Keeping the voice: NextSCV hosts marketing discussion

Adapting to change is not always easy, especially for those in the business world. Young Santa Clarita Valley professionals had the chance to learn how to adapt “to change without…
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September 19, 2018 in Incubator, News

City of Santa Clarita Wins Two Prestigious Helen Putnam Awards

Business Incubator and Community Court Programs Honored The City of Santa Clarita has won two prestigious League of California Cities Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence in the category of Intergovernmental Collaboration…
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September 8, 2018 in Incubator, News

A Cup For Sharing

Meant to bring entrepreneurs and members of the Santa Clarita community together over coffee, 1 Million Cups once again brought together business owners to network and engage with each other.…
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August 31, 2018 in News

NextSCV looks to inspire with City of Hope

NextSCV, a leadership group working in conjunction with the SCV Chamber of Commerce to identify and develop the next generation of the Santa Clarita Valley’s leadership, is partnering with City…
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May 31, 2018 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Viewed as Los Angeles County’s Most “Business Friendly” City according to BizFed

Results from the Los Angeles County Business Federation (BizFed) Annual Pulse Poll released yesterday, have the City of Santa Clarita ranking in the first spot as the most “Business Friendly”…
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May 14, 2018 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Company CEO Featured as a Panelist on the World Stage

Ahmad Fares, Celitech founder and CEO, to participate as a guest panelist at the MVNO World Congress in Madrid, Spain.   The City of Santa Clarita has long prided itself…
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January 22, 2018 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Rated among County’s Best in “Cost of Doing Business” Survey

Small businesses continue to spring up in Santa Clarita and large corporations move their operations to the area for a multitude of reasons, one being the City’s reputation as being…
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December 19, 2017 in Incubator, News

Welcome New Tenants

Big Changes Ahead For the Santa Clarita Business Incubator Designed to stimulate economic growth through entrepreneurship and enterprise development, the Santa Clarita Business Incubator is celebrating a significant milestone—graduating the…
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December 19, 2017 in Incubator, News

Big Changes Ahead For the Santa Clarita Business Incubator

Designed to stimulate economic growth through entrepreneurship and enterprise development, the Santa Clarita Business Incubator is celebrating a significant milestone—graduating the first two participating companies from the program!  The City…
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November 13, 2017 in Incubator, News

Innovate Santa Clarita 2017

Santa Clarita Valley Celebrates Innovation and Entrepreneurship in November From turning an idea into a business and learning how to collaborate with others to prototyping a unique product, this year’s…
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September 5, 2017 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Promotes Entrepreneurship

Explore the Business Incubator and Bring Your Ideas to Life The City of Santa Clarita, in partnership with College of the Canyons and the Santa Clarita Small Business Development Center…
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June 8, 2017 in News

SCV Business Journal, June 2017

At the Valley Industry Association's May luncheon City representatives provided a special presentation for businesses navigating the permit process and offered helpful ways to avoid common mistakes. View the interactive…
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May 25, 2017 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Tenant Selected for Prestigious International Event

Outlyer Technologies to Attend Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Hot on the heels of the original Silicon Valley and the more recently named Silicon Beach, the current buzz is all about the Silicon…
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April 25, 2017 in News

fDi Magazine named Santa Clarita a Small American City of the Future

SCVEDC, Apr. 10, 2017 fDi Magazine announced that Santa Clarita was named 4th in Foreign Direct Investment strategy among small cities in their American Cities of the Future Awards. Santa…
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March 8, 2017 in News

Heritage Sierra Medical Group Announced as Presenting Sponsor for 2017 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce Heritage Sierra Medical Group as the new presenting sponsor for this year’s Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival! Heritage Sierra Medical Group, part…
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November 28, 2016 in Incubator, News

SCV Entrepreneur Breaks into Virtual Reality Advertising

SCV News, November 28,  2016 Advrtas, a 360 degree virtual reality marketing and ad solution from Outlyer Technologies, can now deliver and support 360 degree video ad units across all…
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November 23, 2016 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Entrepreneur has Breakthrough in 360 Degree and Virtual Reality Advertising

Advrtas, a 360 degree virtual reality marketing and ad solution from Outlyer Technologies, can now deliver and support 360 degree video ad units across all major browsers and operating systems,…
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November 23, 2016 in News

Innovate Santa Clarita 2016

Throughout the month of October, the Santa Clarita Business Incubator (SCBI) hosted Innovate Santa Clarita, a series of events in partnership with Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the Small Business…
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November 11, 2016 in News

Santa Clarita and Pico Rivera Named Most Business-Friendly L.A. Cities

Los Angeles Business Journal, November 11, 2016 Santa Clarita and Pico Rivera have been named this year’s most business-friendly cities in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles County Economic…
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October 19, 2016 in Incubator, News

Business Incubator Presents Events, Workshops for Local Entrepreneurs

The Signal, October 19, 2016 The Santa Clarita Business Incubator is hosting Innovate Santa Clarita, a series of events in partnership with Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the Small…
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October 10, 2016 in Incubator, News

Startup Weekend SCV Offers Way to Jumpstart Firms

The Signal, October 10, 2016 Developers, designers and business people who attend Startup Weekend SCV will be challenged to come up with a working concept for a new business in…
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October 7, 2016 in News

Santa Clarita Named Sixth Largest City in Terms of Tax Assessments

The Signal, October 7, 2016 Santa Clarita was identified as the sixth highest valued city in Los Angeles County in an annual report released by the Los Angeles County Office…
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September 29, 2016 in News

Out of 480 Cities, City Ranks 21st in Retail

SCVnews.com, September 29, 2016 The California Retail Survey, which compares retail sales activity for each of California’s 58 counties and 480 cities, ranked the city of Santa Clarita 21st in retail…
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September 22, 2016 in News

LAEDC Announces Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County

LAEDC, September 22, 2016 LAEDC Announces Finalists for Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County Winners to be named at LAEDC Eddy Awards on November 10th LOS ANGELES, CA (SEPTEMBER 22,…
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September 19, 2016 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita Business Incubator Welcomes New Entrepreneur

The City of Santa Clarita is excited to announce its newest entrepreneur in the Santa Clarita Business Incubator, 3D-SensIR Inc., a startup company bringing 3D mapping to the palm of your…
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September 5, 2016 in Incubator, News

‘Silicon Suburb’ Takes Shape in Santa Clarita Valley

San Fernando Valley Business Journal, September 7, 2016 The San Francisco area has Silicon Valley and Santa Monica has Silicon Beach. But the burgeoning tech community in the Santa Clarita…
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May 16, 2016 in News

Arts and Entertainment District Boosts Santa Clarita’s Economy

Western City, May 10, 2016 Arts & Entertainment District Boosts Santa Clarita's Economy The City of Santa Clarita won the Award for Excellence in the Economic Development Through the Arts…
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May 4, 2016 in News

It’s Official: The Cheesecake Factory opening in Santa Clarita

Signalscv.com, May 4, 2016 By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor It’s Official: The Cheesecake Factory opening in Santa Clarita. Santa Clarita residents are finally getting what they’ve long waited for.…
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April 27, 2016 in News

County’s Wine Crushing Rules May Soon Change, Boosting Region’s Wine Industry

County’s Wine Crushing Rules May Soon Change, Boosting Region’s Wine Industry signalscv.com By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Editor April 1, 2016 SCVBJ SPECIAL REPORT: Wine Industry Known for its fine wines,…
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April 27, 2016 in News

Santa Clarita Plays Itself: Netflix Announces ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Series

Santa Clarita Plays Itself: Netflix Announces ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Series SCVNews.com Friday, Mar 18, 2016 – A new Santa Clarita-based comedy starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant is coming to Netflix…
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April 14, 2016 in News

The Museum of Television Takes a Peek at Santa Clarita

The Museum of Television Takes a Peek at Santa signalscv.com March 11, 2016 By Jana Adkins SCVBJ Editor Although only taking a preliminary look at Santa Clarita, The Museum of…
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November 13, 2015 in News

K Tech Telecommunications 11/13/2015

A contract manufacturer which just moved to Valencia from Chatsworth, K Tech Telecommunications Inc., is the latest Santa Clarita company to be awarded a state tax credit. Canyon Plastics Inc.…
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November 13, 2015 in News

Canyon Plastics 2/6/2015

A contract manufacturer which just moved to Valencia from Chatsworth, K Tech Telecommunications Inc., is the latest Santa Clarita company to be awarded a state tax credit. Canyon Plastics Inc.…
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October 29, 2015 in Incubator, News

Startups at City’s Business Incubator ‘On Track’ and Now Employs 14 People

Robert Bruza (left), founder of Kovariant, an analytics technology company for the entertainment and media industries, speaks with Eric Harnish from College of the Canyons. COC is one of the…
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October 9, 2015 in News

Mann Biomedical Park gets New Owner

Dale Donohoe checks out of the entrance to the Mann Biomedical Park in November 2014. Photo by Dan Watson In less than a year after making the most significant purchase…
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October 9, 2015 in News

Logix 10/9/2015

The Logix Federal Credit Union headquarters in Burbank where the company has resided for decades after forming for employees of Lockheed. Courtesy photo by Ryan Ling When Logix Federal Credit…
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February 6, 2015 in News

Vista Valencia with Jim Backer 2/6/2015

Rendering of Vista Canyon project overview. Courtesy of JSB Development Jim Backer Principal of JSB Development Developer of the Vista Canyon project located in Canyon Country nearby Sand Canyon and…
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December 15, 2014 in Incubator, News

When Math and Music Add Up

Startup: Alex Bozman at Santa Clarita's Incubator Cellist Alex Bozman, a former engineer, is now an entrepreneur. By Mark Madler San Fernando Valley Business Journal Monday, December 15, 2014 Here’s an…
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November 19, 2014 in Incubator, News

City Opens Business Incubator

Robert Bruza (left), founder of Kovariant, an analytics technology company for the entertainment and media industries, speaks with Eric Harnish from College of the Canyons. COC is one of the…
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September 18, 2014 in News

A Deeper Look at Lean Manufacturing

Final inspection of flight control parts at B&B Manufacturing in Valencia. Dan Watson/The Signal By Jana Adkins, Signal Business Editor  August 25, 2014 Tour provides SCV Economic Development Corp.'s Aerospace…
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September 18, 2014 in News

Sunkist Moving to Valencia Headquarters

The new Sunkist Headquarters building as seen from Magic Mountain Parkway and The Old Road in Valencia. By Jana Adkins, The Signal   August 13, 2014 The grower-owned citrus marketing cooperative…
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August 25, 2014 in News

Making Waves

  By Stephanie Forshee - San Fernando Valley Business Journal - Monday, August 25, 2014 Valencia offices playing key role in resurgent Cunard Line At the Helm: Stanley Birge, vice president North…
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August 11, 2014 in News

Getting Productive

By Mark Madler - San Fernando Valley Business Journal    Monday, August 11, 2014 A manufacturing rebound has helped the recovery despite little job growth. One answer to the riddle can…
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August 11, 2014 in News

Company Adds Layers and Layers of Complexity

By Joel Russell - San Fernando Valley Business Journal - Monday, August 11, 2014 3-D printing isn’t new – the earliest version dates to the mid-1980s – but in the last…
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May 14, 2014 in News

Foreign Trade Zone Benefits Touted for Local Businesses

By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal - April 2014 Touting the benefits of Santa Clarita’s Foreign Trade Zone, the region’s economic development entity sponsored a seminar…
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May 14, 2014 in News

International Electronics Company Opens Research Lab in Santa Clarita Valley

Audio engineers from left, Glenn Kubota, Colby Buddelmeyer, Allan Devantier, An Nguyern, Johnny Ventura, and Bill Decanio, discuss the blue prints of the 3,000 feet of office space in Samsung’s…
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December 26, 2013 in News

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…
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December 26, 2013 in News

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…
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December 23, 2013 in Incubator, News

Santa Clarita to Open Specialized Business Incubator

This photo shows the previous location of the Old Town Newhall Library, which the city of Santa Clarita plans to turn into a specialized business incubator. Dan Watson/The Signal The…
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October 8, 2013 in News

Sunkist Growers to Relocate Headquarters to SCV

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 The new Sunkist Headquarters building, as seen from Magic Mountain Parkway and The Old Road in Valencia. Photo by Dan Watson. 120-year-old cooperative…
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October 8, 2013 in News

MannKind to Submit Afrezza for FDA Approval

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL October 2013 Matthew Pfeffer of MannKind Corporation sits in the company's Valencia office. Photo by Jonathan Pobre. By Jana Adkins, SCVBJ Writer After years of…
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October 8, 2013 in News

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 Employee of Flextronics assembling…
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