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Glendale Business Advisor One of Hollywood Film Partners – Travel to Yerevan on Film Business, and a World Cup Tie-In

Prolific Hollywood TV and film actor Ken Davitian, producer Arsen Bagdasaryan, and Glendale-based finance professional Ara Kachadourian have formed a new company, Hollywood Film Partners, which will seek to bring feature film production to Armenia. Kachadourian is active in the Glendale community and with Glendale Young Professionals. He advises and […]


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Great Author, Business Networking Events This Week: Downtown LA, Pasadena, Glendale

Eric Schmidt, Google CEO from 2001-2011, and Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas, are the LiveTalks Business Forum breakfast speakers Wednesday, March 5.

Paddy Hirsch, senior editor at American Public Media’s Marketplace, will present his new book Man vs. Markets at the Drucker Business Forum at KPCC Wednesday, March 5.

Here in Glendale, the Valley Economic Alliance hosts a free Business Expo at the Glendale Hilton Thursday, March 6, 9am-2pm.


New Business Focus: Plan Ahead Events

Marketing professional Lynne Graves has launched Plan Ahead Events Pasadena & The Foothills, after 25 years as an accomplished sales and marketing professional and volunteer in the nonprofit sector. Graves is channeling her talents, energy and passion into her new business venture. She introduced her new business at a local […]

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An Inside Look at Lex on Orange 1

Community. Quartz. Nest. These selling points of Lex on Orange were the three I mulled following my personal hard hat tour of the property just before Thanksgiving. Community: The design and marketing of the property directly appeals to the desire to belong, to have appealing gathering spots, and to have […]


Mobility 21 in 2013: Garcetti, Kelly, Planners on Millennials & Boomers Seeking Walkable Urban Lifestyle

More than 1,000 business, transportation and elected leaders attended the 2013 Mobility 21 Southern California Transportation Summit held October 29 at L.A. Live. The annual conference addresses challenges and opportunities facing Southern California’s infrastructure. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Washington, D.C. to lobby for federal transportation funds, but […]

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Glendale’s Skyline and Sunroom Desk’s Anniversary

I placed Sunroom Desk online just as the 2008 financial crisis hit, and real estate and construction went dormant in Glendale and across the nation. My first post was a reflection on the large number of Halloween costume shops temporarily occupying vacant retail spaces in downtown Glendale. Five years later…this […]