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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1995 | TIM MAY
The Pacoima Business Assistance Center has expanded its hours and is now open five days a week. Free business and financial consulting services are available from the center to merchants who own businesses in Pacoima and to entrepreneurs planning to open businesses in the Pacoima Enterprise Zone. The center, operated by the nonprofit Valley Economic Development Center, is funded by the city's Community Development Department.
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BUSINESS
January 24, 1995 | RUTH SHAER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Convinced there was still money to be made in the Southern California aerospace industry, a few years ago French entrepreneur Michel Szostak raised $1 million from an investor friend in France and started a small airline fastener company in Sylmar. He purchased the machines he needed to make the little bolts that help hold aircraft engines together and opened M.S. Aerospace in June, 1992. The company thrived until the Northridge earthquake last January.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1994
The Valley Economic Development Center, together with Valley area chambers of commerce, has opened six centers to help business owners seeking earthquake relief get loans from the federal Small Business Administration. So far, the SBA has received more than 42,000 requests for disaster-loan applications, according to John J. Rooney, VEDC president.
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