Stories for August 2004
Monday, August 30
Two former Orange County Boeing Co. executives now are helping Kirkland, Wash.-based Kistler Aerospace Corp. emerge from bankruptcy.
Rising interest rates have squeezed profits at Irvine-based subprime mortgage lender Option One Mortgage Corp.,
Monday, August 23
California's minimum wage could climb to $7.75 an hour under legislation that's all but certain to make it to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk.
These are some of the ways to raise money proposed by the California Performance Review to offset declines in federal transportation funding and gas tax revenues.
Kingston Rules, but Hispanics Dominate Minority List
Orange-based Checkmate Staffing Inc., once one of Orange County's biggest Hispanic-owned businesses, is no more.
InSight Health Services Holdings Corp. has called off plans for a quirky type of initial public offering amid a management shakeup.
Monday, August 16
STARTUP STIRRINGS - A startup maker of data storage software has grabbed $6 million in a first round of venture capital funding.
Locals Only: Top Hotels List Is Virtually Unchanged
Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle and a delegation of city officials will visit the Republican National Convention this month to lobby on behalf of Anaheim for the 2008 convention.
Three decades of textile import quotas under the Multi Fiber Agreement are set to end on Jan. 1. That would give textiles from China, India and other states freer access to the U.S. and the European Union.
STARTUP STIRRINGS - ClariPhy Communications Inc. recently moved into temporary executive offices in Newport Beach while the company looks for a permanent headquarters.
VIEWPOINT by Eldon Griffiths, author, journalist, and former member of the House of Commons and under-secretary of state in the U.K. government.
Monday, August 9
It may not be what Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger promised when he campaigned last year, but the $105 billion state budget has been described as being much like the ones of his predecessor, Gray Davis.
Newport Beach and Newport, R.I.: 'The O.C.' Versus the Gilded Age
Monday, August 2
VIEWPOINT by Judy B. Rosener, professor in the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Irvine, and a noted author and speaker.
FileNet Corp.'s troubles might be more than just a blip, according to some Wall Street analysts who follow the Costa Mesa-based business software maker.