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Health Net Lands $5 Billion VA Contract

Health Net Federal Services, a subsidiary of Woodland Hills-based Health Net, Inc., was awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs which will pay as much as $5.05 billion, according to a notice posted on the federal government’s website Wednesday. The contract relates to the new Patient Centered Community Care program which allows […]

ReachLocal CEO Resigns After 10 Years

ReachLocal CEO Resigns After 10 Years

Woodland Hills online marketing company ReachLocal announced Tuesday that Zorik Gordon has resigned as chief executive officer to “pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities.” Chairman of the Board David Carlick was appointed interim CEO effective immediately while the board searches for a replacement. Current management members and outside executives will be considered, according to a company press […]

SolarCity Opens Chatsworth Operations Facility

Clean energy provider SolarCity hosted a grand opening Thursday for its new operations center in Chatsworth. The company has 61 full-time employees with 15 job openings in its 16,800-square-foot facility. So far, they have approximately 2,000 customers in the San Fernando Valley. Listed by Bloomberg as the third-largest solar company in the United States, SolarCity […]

Positive HIV Test Leads to Adult Film Moratorium

The Free Speech Coalition – a Canoga Park-based trade organization that represents the adult entertainment industry – has called for a nationwide moratorium on filming after an actress tested positive for HIV. The moratorium was announced Wednesday after a preliminary test came back as positive. On Thursday, the group announced two separate companies confirmed the […]

Liquidation Sale Announced for Hardware Store

Great American Group, Inc., on Friday announced liquidation sales at nine additional Orchard Supply Hardware stores, including one in Canoga Park. The news follows the recent approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Lowe’s Companies, Inc., to acquire the majority of the hardware and garden retailer’s assets. San Jose, Calif.-based Orchard will continue to operate […]