Stories for July 2004
Monday, July 26
Fullerton-based gift basket maker Houdini Inc. last month signed a 400,000-square-foot lease for an industrial building in Buena Park.
As parched Southern California searches to quench its thirst, former water company owner Nancy Craig's estate found relief.
Have you heard of the Internet search company's impending initial public offering?
Monday, July 19
VIEWPOINT by Eldon Griffiths, resident of Laguna Niguel, author, journalist, former member of the House of Commons and undersecretary of state in the U.K. government.
Irvine-based Twister Networks Inc. is looking to hook up callers from Vietnam and the U.S. via phones that use the Internet.
SafeGuard Health Enterprises Inc., an Aliso Viejo-based provider of dental and vision insurance, has put Wall Street in its rearview mirror.
The Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top Tenant Improvement Contractors
The Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top 20 Aerospace & Defense Contractors
After a 10-year courtship, Bellevue, Wash.-based Esterline Technologies is buying Leach Intl. Corp., a Buena Park-based maker of electronics for the aerospace industry, for $145 million.
Monday, July 12
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top Public Relation Companies
A San Juan Capistrano company is developing three office buildings and a medical building in Chino Hills.
The Irvine chipmaker bought Israel's M-Stream Inc. for $8.7 million in cash and 27,000 shares of Broadcom stock,making the deal worth about $10 million.
Orange County executives aren't fretting about tepid job growth, slower consumer spending and signs of trouble at local technology companies.
VIEWPOINT by Christopher Cox, Represenative from the 48th congressional district including Newport Beach and other areas, and head of the Homeland Security Committee.
Monday, July 5
A February buy of patents by Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. has provided ammunition in the Irvine chipmaker's legal tussle with rival Agere Systems Inc.