Stories for June 2013

Saturday, June 29

STEC Set to Stay in Santa Ana for Now; Proxy Fight Fades

TECHNOLOGY: Will be part of WD’s Hitachi unit after $340M sale

There will be no immediate changes for STEC Inc. and the majority of the 200 employees at its Santa Ana headquarters following the drive maker’s sale to Western Digital Corp.’s subsidiary in San Jose.

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Walters Leads Line to Replace Campbell; Kang’s New Perch

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

First Resort

Ayres Envisions “Next Napa”

Boutique hotel chain Ayres Hotels is building its first resort, a push into new territory that’s scheduled to open in Paso Robles next summer.

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Makar Properties Gets Back in Hotel Game

REAL ESTATE: Santa Barbara Buy 1st Reported in 5+ Years

Orange County’s most prominent hotel owner during the last commercial real estate boom appears to be back in acquisition mode.

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PRES Gets $811 Per SF on Von Karman

REAL ESTATE: Small, fully leased office goes for $5.4M

A boutique office in Newport Beach across the street from The Pacific Club has changed hands at one of the highest prices per square foot ever seen in Orange County.

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Bixby Buys Corona Office From Monster Beverage

Construction Company Takes 50,000 Square Feet

Irvine-based Bixby Land Co. has bought an empty, 75,000-square-foot office building in Corona once eyed as headquarters for Monster Beverage Corp. in the Real Estate Column

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CSUF Index Reaches 9-Year High, Tipping Point on Jobs

ECONOMY: “Bounce-back” effect in full swing for Q3

Business executives in Orange County are starting the third quarter with the highest level of optimism in nine years

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Easy But Fine Summer Dining in OC, at its Best

Seaside Eating, Local Ingredients, Ambiance

SPECIAL REPORT - FIFI's BEST: Summer Dining at its Finest

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CALENDAR - July 1-10, 2013

A listing of events happening all around Orange County.

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By the Numbers - ORANGE COUNTY RESTAURANTS

SPECIAL REPORT - Orange County has about 4,600 restaurants. Includes analysis, charts and figures.

REAL ESTATE DEALS - July 1, 2013

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

T. Boone Ups Ownership Stake in Clean Energy

Another Investor Buys $85M Promissory Note

Legendary oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens has added to his stake in Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which he cofounded some 25 years ago, in the Technology Column

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Increased Activity in Research and Development Sector

REAL ESTATE WATCH: Research and Development Space

Orange County’s research and development sector experienced 692,520 square feet of gross activity in the first quarter. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.

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Mazda Targets Younger Audience With Xbox Launch

Chooses Digital Platform to Reach Potential Buyers

Mazda North American Operations will aim for gamers on the rollout of its 2014 Mazda 3, in the Media & Marketing Column

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Gene Ruling Brings Changes to Some OC Testing Labs

Some Plan Gene Testing, Agendia BV Unaffected

Industry buzz surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last month that ended patents on human genes isn’t rocking the world of one laboratory testing company with an Orange County presence, in the Healthcare Column

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Classic Italian Dining With Personal Touch is Winner

Chef From Italy Delivers Charm and Authenticity

SPECIAL REPORT - FIFI's BEST: Summer Dining at its Finest

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ADDENDUM - July 1, 2013

Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal

PHILANTHROPY July 1, 2013

PHILANTHROPY Column by Kim Haman.

Dental Device Maker Raises $27.2M

Laguna Hills-based dental device developer Sonendo Inc. has raised $18 million from a group of new and returning investors

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ChromaDex Corp. Gets Federal Grant

Irvine-based dietary supplement company ChromaDex Corp. received a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation

GSF Starts Construction in Illinois

Irvine-based food processor and distributor Golden State Foods Corp. has started construction on a new distribution facility in McCook, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

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Edison Spells Out San Onofre Layoffs

Southern California Edison will cut 600 nonunion jobs this summer at the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

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Reports: Ritz-Carlton Could Change Hands in Portfolio Sale

REAL ESTATE: Chicago-based REIT in early stages of marketing

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel could see a new owner if the Dana Point luxury resort’s parent company follows through with plans to sell some or all of its properties.

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Restaurant Chains Accelerate Out of the Downturn

RESTAURANTS: Combine for 5.9% sales increase to $13.5B

Orange County-based restaurant operators sped past the recession and focused on growth last year. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST RESTAURANT CHAINS list for download (pdf)

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Allergan Vows Fight to Fend Off Generics

HEALTHCARE: FDA proposal raises concern about key eye drug

Allergan Inc. rolled with the punches last week, announcing a new president on the same day its shares took a hit on the threat of possible generic competition for one of its key eye drugs.

UCI Software Spin-Out Gets Global Reach

TECHNOLOGY: McGraw-Hill jumps on “adaptive learning”

Aleks Corp., a spin-out of University of California, Irvine, looks poised for growth under new owner McGraw-Hill Education, one of the biggest education publishers in the world.

Friday, June 28

Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course Sold

An investment group led by Laguna Beach resident and business owner Mark Christy bought the Aliso Creek Inn and Golf Course from Aliso Creek Properties LLC on undisclosed terms.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.02% to 1,612.92 in afternoon trading Friday.

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New CEO for Korean-American Bank

Buena Park-based Uniti Bank has appointed Jack Choi as chief executive as it seeks a turnaround.

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Pacific Sunwear Rises on Analyst Upgrade

Shares of Anaheim-based Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. jumped Friday, a day after analysts at Wedbush Securities upgraded the company's stock on continuing signs of improvement for the action-sports retailer.

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Grosses Give Friendship Shelter $50K

Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. cofounder and Co-Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross and his wife, Sue, gave $50,000 to Laguna Beach homeless shelter program Friendship Shelter.

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Thursday, June 27

Grosses Give Friendship Shelter $50K

Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co. cofounder and Co-Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross and his wife, Sue, gave $50,000 to Laguna Beach homeless shelter program Friendship Shelter.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.79% to 1,616 in midday trading Thursday.

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Peregrine Stumbles after Study Stopped

Tustin-based Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s shares plummeted today after it said it would halt a clinical trial involving its lung cancer drug candidate.

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ChromaDex Gets NSF Grant

Irvine-based dietary supplement company ChromaDex Corp. has received a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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Wednesday, June 26

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.87% to 1,601.88 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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JWA May Passenger Traffic Up

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport in May rose 7.8% from a year earlier to 799,755 passengers.

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Root Canal Device Maker Completes $27M Funding Round

Laguna Hills-based dental device developer Sonendo Inc. has raised $18 million from a group of new and returning investors, wrapping up a funding round totaling $27.2 million.

Tuesday, June 25

JWA May Passenger Traffic Up

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport in May rose 7.8% from a year earlier to 799,755 passengers.

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Root Canal Device Maker Completes $27M Funding Round

Laguna Hills-based dental device developer Sonendo Inc. has raised $18 million from a group of new and returning investors, wrapping up a funding round totaling $27.2 million.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.80% to 1,585.69 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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Allergan Appoints Ingram President

Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. on Monday appointed Douglas Ingram as president.

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American Vanguard Shares Tumble on Lowered Outlook

Shares of Newport Beach-based American Vanguard Corp. fell more than 16% early Tuesday after the company issued an outlook for weaker-than-expected financial results for the second quarter.

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Billabong Update: Talks With Private Equity Advance

Shares of Irvine-based Billabong USA's parent surged on Tuesday in Australia after the action-sports apparel maker and retailer said talks with two private equity firms continue and “are well advanced.”

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Opus Names COO

Opus Bank in Irvine has named Romolo Santarosa its chief operating officer, a new position.

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Costa Mesa Engineering Firm Sold for $150M

Costa Mesa-based engineering, procurement and construction company Brinderson LP has agreed to be acquired by publicly traded Aegion Corp. in St. Louis, Mo., for $150 million.

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McGraw-Hill Acquires UCI Spinoff

An education software maker spun out of the University of California, Irvine, has been acquired by McGraw-Hill Education in New York.

Monday, June 24

Allergan Appoints Ingram President

Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. today appointed Douglas Ingram as president.

McGraw-Hill Acquires UCI Spinoff

An education software maker spun out of the University of California, Irvine, has been acquired by McGraw-Hill Education in New York.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 1.40% to 1,570.13 in afternoon trading Monday.

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Western Digital in Deal for STEC

Shares of STEC Inc. surged Monday after Western Digital Corp. in Irvine announced it was buying the Santa Ana-based drive maker for $340 million.

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Allergan Shares Fall on Generic Competition Concerns

Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc.’s shares fell sharply today after analysts downgraded the company over possible generic competition for its Restasis dry-eye treatment.

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Offering Puts PacTrust on Pace to Raise $81M

Irvine-based First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. is on track to raise $81 million through a couple of public offerings this month.

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Golden State Foods Breaks Ground on Illinois Facility

Irvine-based food processor and distributor Golden State Foods Corp. has started construction on a new distribution facility in McCook, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

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Cardiac Testing Company Aviir Finishes Off $30MM Funding Round

Irvine-based Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories Inc. said Friday that its current investor group has rounded out a total of $30 million in financing initiated roughly 18 months ago.

Dragonfly Clothing New Fender Licensee

Dragonfly Clothing, a Fullerton-based rock ‘n’ roll-inspired apparel company, will make a new line of clothing for guitar maker Fender under a recently struck licensing deal.

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Sunday, June 23

Endologix to Double HQ With Spectrum Move

HEALTHCARE: Device maker on 20% growth clip lately

Endologix Inc. is doubling its space with its move to a new corporate headquarters.

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Vizio’s Vision

Wang Sees Irvine Campus, Diversified Electronics Brand

Vizio Inc. is in the early stages of developing a corporate campus in the Irvine Spectrum

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Rancho Mission Viejo Eyes 3,000 More Homes

REAL ESTATE: 941-Unit first phase set to open this week

The grand opening for the first village of Rancho Mission Viejo is fast approaching, and the project’s master developer already has a sequel in the works.

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Developers Pitch Hotel Projects in Reviving Market

REAL ESTATE: Target Irvine office parks near airport

The former Irvine headquarters of chipmaker Microsemi Corp. is being eyed for a potential hotel development

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Irvine Co. Back in San Diego for Office Development

14-Story Tower Is Its First There Since 2007

The Irvine Company hasn’t done as much development in San Diego as it has in other large office markets of late, but that’s about to change, in the Real Estate column.

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REAL ESTATE DEALS - June 24, 2013

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

By the Numbers - PRIVATE COMPANIES in OC

There are roughly 68,400 private companies in Orange County. Includes analysis, charts and figures.

Oculus Wows at E3, Blizzard Shows Diablo on PS3

LA Show Draws Host of Local Game Makers

Several Orange County companies demoed video games, accessories and other products at the E3 gaming conference in Los Angeles this month, in the Technology column.

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Industrial Development Makes a Comeback in Orange County

REAL ESTATE WATCH: Manufacturing and Warehouse

Industrial development makes a comeback in Orange County. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.

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CALENDAR - June 24-July 3, 2013

A listing of events happening all around Orange County.

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Ultra-Luxury Home Sales Increase in Orange County

International Buyers Are Driving Investment Trend

Home sales in the $20 million-plus segment are rising in the Orange County coastal market, driven in part by buyers from other parts of the world, particularly Asia, in the Luxury Homes column

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Brokerage Says Wait and See on Quality Shares

Resumes Coverage With Eye on NextGen Segment

Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. received a cautious assessment from a Birmingham, Ala.-based investment bank that resumed coverage of the healthcare software maker this month, in the Healthcare column.

Casanova Pendrill Seeks New Hires on Miller Lite Win

Looks to Add to Core Team That Won Pitch

Casanova Pendrill Inc. of Costa Mesa is looking to hire a half-dozen staffers after MillerCoors selected it as its agency of record for Latino marketing for Miller Lite, in the Media & Marketing column.

ADDENDUM - June 24, 2013

Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal

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Servite High’s Private Company Makes Student Execs

EDUCATION: Teens do hands-on work on campus

Trinity Corp., launched in 2008, is a student-run organization at Servite High School, an all-male Catholic institution.

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Will New Owner Help Johnny Rockets Take Off?

RESTAURANTS: CEO: Goal to triple eateries still in sight

It looks as though Johnny Rockets Group Inc. will remain on the Business Journal’s annual list of the largest privately held companies based in Orange County.

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Women-Owned Businesses Wanted for Annual List

ECONOMY: Subject of special report scheduled for July 8

The Business Journal is looking for Orange County-based companies that are at least 51% women-owned for our upcoming list of women-owned businesses.

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Kawasaki Ties in ‘Lone Ranger’ Campaign

Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA launched a campaign tied to the release of “The Lone Ranger” movie set for its U.S. opening on July 3.

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Meade Attracts Second Bidder

A San Jose-based competitor has jumped into the bidding for Irvine-based Meade Instruments Corp.

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AlignMed Appoints New Chief Exec

Santa Ana-based AlignMed Inc. appointed Robert Meers its chief executive. Meers succeeds company founder Bill Schultz in the position.

Vertos Raises $23M for European Push

Aliso Viejo-based medical device maker Vertos Medical Inc. closed a fifth round of financing for $23 million.

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Targus Aims to Matter in Mobile Market

Fashion Focus, Luxury Lines Key to Shift From Laptops

Targus Inc. rolled its first laptop bag off the assembly line nearly three decades ago, ushering in a new category of electronics accessories.

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Ex-Draftfcb Colleagues Launch Startup With ‘Culture’

MEDIA: Pair aims to help firms reach a different generation

Collider LLC aims to provide a new type of marketing service and tap cultural shifts in order to change the look and feel of today’s advertising.

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Myspace Keeps $20M Campaign In-House

MEDIA: Irvine-based owner aims for “creativity community”

The relaunch of former social media front-runner Myspace LLC is backed by a $20 million advertising campaign by owner Specific Media LLC

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Private Cos. Set Faster Pace

Revenue Tops $63B, Local Hires Up 4.1%

There are reasons the economic recovery feels firmer in Orange County compared with the national picture. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST PRIVATE COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

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New Home Co.’s IPO Could Fund $118M Irvine Land Buy

REAL ESTATE: Speculation centers on 2 Orchard Hills sites

A good portion of the proceeds from Aliso Viejo-based The New Home Co.’s recently proposed initial public offering could be used to fund one of the pricier land buys seen in Irvine in several years.

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City Ventures to Take Homebuilding Public

REAL ESTATE: Land-buying entity to stay private, affiliated

City Ventures Inc. plans to separate homebuilding operations from its aggressive land-buying business as part of a $150 million initial public offering

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Friday, June 21

Dragonfly Clothing New Fender Licensee

Dragonfly Clothing, a Fullerton-based rock ‘n’ roll-inspired apparel company, will make a new line of clothing for guitar maker Fender under a recently struck licensing deal.

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Cardiac Testing Company Aviir Finishes Off $30MM Funding Round

Irvine-based Aviir Diagnostic Laboratories Inc. said today that it its current investor group has rounded out a total of $30 million in financing initiated roughly 18 months ago.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.18% to 1,591 in afternoon trading Friday.

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Jobless Rate Down to 5.5%

Orange County’s jobless rate fell to 5.5% in May, when the local economy added 7,700 jobs.

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International Travel Trade Show Set for Anaheim Return

Travel trade show International Pow Wow will make its way back to Anaheim in 2019, bringing with it the potential to generate millions of dollars in business here.

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Toll Road Operator Lands $60M Contract for 91

Irvine-based toll road operator Cofiroute USA has signed a $60 million, five-year contract to provide management services for a 10-mile stretch on the Riverside (91) Freeway once an expansion is completed in 2017.

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Apparel Maker Hybrid Promotions Expands in Cypress

Apparel company Hybrid Promotions LLC inked a lease for 173,990 square feet of industrial space in the Cypress Technology Center.

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Vans Gives Details on U.S. Open

Cypress-based Vans Inc.’s title sponsorship of the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach is taking shape with additional events that will carry the brand’s name.

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Safety Agency Launches Investigation on Two Suzuki Models

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reported problems that could affect about 205,000 Suzuki vehicles.

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Thursday, June 20

Apparel Maker Hybrid Promotions Expands in Cypress

Apparel company Hybrid Promotions LLC inked a lease for 173,990 square feet of industrial space in the Cypress Technology Center.

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Toll Road Operator Lands $60M Contract for 91

Irvine-based toll road operator Cofiroute USA has signed a $60 million, five-year contract to provide management services for a 10-mile stretch on the Riverside (91) Freeway once an expansion is completed in 2017.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was off 1.50% to 1,604.45 in afternoon trading Thursday as stocks fell after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Fed could wind down its monthly bond-buying program later this year.

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OCADA Report: May Auto Sales Up

Sales at Orange County auto dealers increased 9% in May to 12,417 vehicles, according to Newport Beach-based Orange County Automobile Dealers Association.

Safety Agency Launches Investigation on Two Suzuki Models

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reported problems that could affect about 205,000 Suzuki vehicles.

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Hyatt Regency Newport Launches App

A mobile app from the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach takes guest services digital.

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Wednesday, June 19

Hyatt Regency Newport Launches App

A mobile app from the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach takes guest services digital.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.15% to 1,649.27.

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Vertos Raises $23M

Aliso Viejo-based medical device maker Vertos Medical Inc. said today that it has closed a fifth round of financing for $23 million.

Tavik Nabs Industry Vets, Expands Distribution

Irvine-based apparel and accessories maker Tavik Industries LLC has hired several veterans of the action sports industry as the company looks to grow here and abroad under new ownership.

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Second Bidder For Meade

A San Jose competitor has jumped into the bidding for Irvine-based Meade Instruments Corp.

Skullcandy to Close Local Office

Trendy headphone maker Skullcandy Inc. plans to shutter its San Clemente office in a move to consolidate the company's operations in its Park City, Utah, headquarters.

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Tuesday, June 18

Second Bidder For Meade

A San Jose competitor has jumped into the bidding for Irvine-based Meade Instruments Corp.

Skullcandy to Close Local Office

Trendy headphone maker Skullcandy Inc. plans to shutter its San Clemente office in a move to consolidate the company's operations in its Park City, Utah, headquarters.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.63% to 1,649.43 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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Johnny Rockets Sold

The owner of Aliso Viejo-based Johnny Rockets Restaurant Group Inc. has sold its American diner-themed chain.

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Volcom Drops Motocross Business

Costa Mesa apparel company Volcom Inc. said it is exiting the motocross business it started in 2009.

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AlignMed Hires Chief Executive

Santa Ana-based AlignMed Inc. said today that it appointed Robert Meers as its chief executive.

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Local Franchisee to Open First Island Sole Store on Mainland

Retail franchisee Wayne Heck of Newport Beach is set to open the first Island Sole footwear store on the U.S. mainland later this month.

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Strong April for OC Hotels

Orange County hotels saw another good month in April, when room rates and occupancy levels continued to rise.

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Monday, June 17

Local Franchisee to Open First Island Sole Store on Mainland

Retail franchisee Wayne Heck of Newport Beach is set to open the first Island Sole footwear store on the U.S. mainland later this month.

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Strong April for OC Hotels

Orange County hotels saw another good month in April, when room rates and occupancy levels continued to rise.

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7 OC Companies Added to Russell 3000

Seven Orange County companies have been added to the Russell 3000 Index in the annual adjustment by Russell Investments, a global asset management and research firm based in Seattle.

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Kawasaki Launches Campaign Tied to "The Lone Ranger" Movie

Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA launched a campaign tied to the release of “The Lone Ranger” movie set for its American opening on July 3.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 1.14% to 1,645.30 in midday trading Monday.

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Sunday, June 16

Jamboree Housing’s Driving Force

Nonprofit Grows to 70 Developments, 7,000 Units on Her Watch

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: Laura Archuleta has plenty of experience building both apartment complexes and a real estate company from the ground up.

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25 Going on 1.5

New Generation of Business Emerges as Little Saigon Marks a Quarter Century

Thank the first generation of Vietnamese-American immigrants for what is now Little Saigon.

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Broadcom Finds Room for Baseband Chips in Low-Cost Smartphones

TECHNOLOGY: Asian brands give foothold in Qualcomm niche

Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. is winning new business from low-cost smartphone makers in India, China and other Asian markets

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New Ad Shop Will Bring Piece of Taco Bell Account to Downtown Santa Ana

MARKETING: Execs part with Draftfcb amid agency’s cutbacks here

Advertising agency Draftfcb has cut staff, reduced the status of its Irvine office, and seen two key executives leave to start their own shop

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Long Beach Register? Cell-ing Newport Coast; SA’s Downtown Legs

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Creative Edge Planned for Final Summit Phase

REAL ESTATE: Wants to add weekend, nighttime use at center

Parker Properties LLC is looking to go out with a bang for the final phase of development at its signature Summit Office Campus in Aliso Viejo.

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Dissident Aims for Founders’ Seats on STEC Board

TECHNOLOGY: Balch Hill offers nominees for three spots

The largest independent investor in Santa Ana-based STEC Inc. is seeking to replace three of the company’s eight board members, setting the stage for a proxy battle

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PHILANTHROPY

June 17, 2013

PHILANTHROPY Column by Kim Haman

ADDENDUM - June 17, 2013

Other items of interest from Orange County Business Journal

Completed Projects Up But More Room for Growth

Developers Between Old and New Construction Jobs

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT: Orange County saw an uptick in grand-opening ceremonies last year, but commercial developers are waiting for many of the area’s biggest projects. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST COMMERCIAL DEVELOPERS list for download (pdf)

Local Commercial Construction Firms Post Big Gain

Increase Led by Orange County Clark Construction Office

COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT: A jump in work reported by the local office of Clark Construction Group LLC helped Orange County’s largest commercial construction companies post their strongest year for revenue since 2008.

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CALENDAR - June 17-26, 2013

A listing of events happening all around Orange County.

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Biolase Adds President to Complement Pignatelli

CEO Says He Remains Committed to Company

Irvine-based dental laser maker Biolase Inc. followed up last week’s dismissal of rumors that Chief Executive Federico Pignatelli would leave, in the Healthcare column

Santa Ana Company Sponsors Industry Trade Pub

Paint Maker Helping With Distribution to Fellow Pros

A Santa Ana-based paint manufacturer is sponsoring distribution of a new trade publication aimed at people in the general contracting, property management and remodeling industries, in the Media & Marketing column.

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Home of In-Flight Entertainment Operation Purchased

Irvine Spectrum Office Goes for $29.3 Million

An Irvine Spectrum office leased to an in-flight entertainment unit of aerospace and defense company Thales USA has traded hands for nearly $30 million, in the Real Estate column

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Clean Energy’s Pickens Sees Brighter Days in Future

First Profit Since ’07 IPO Amid Infrastructure Push

Legendary oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens, who cofounded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. some 25 years ago, said he believes the Seal Beach-based company may have finally turned the corner, in the Technology column.

By the Numbers - ORANGE COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

Orange County has more than 1,500 construction contractors. Includes analysis, charts and figures.

REAL ESTATE DEALS - June 17, 2013

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

Street Likes Questcor Deal With Novartis

HEALTHCARE: Drug maker rises on word of $135M buy

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. is beefing up its pipeline.

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Good News for North, Central OC Office Markets in Q1

REAL ESTATE WATCH: NORTH & CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY

The North and Central Orange County office markets got good news in the first quarter. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.

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Pimco’s Product Manager

Cupps Key on New Funds, Links to Women Recruits

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: Wendy Cupps is global head of product management and the most senior female executive at Newport Beach-based Pacific Investment Management Co.

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Such a Career!

30 Years, Many Hats at PPS Parking & Transportation

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: There’s little that Karen Such hasn’t done at PPS Parking & Transportation Inc. over the past 30 years.

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Mission Control

Allergan Exec’s Career Didn’t ‘Just Fall Out of the Sky’

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: Lynn Salo learned that “you have to take control of your career” when she got started with Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc.

Relationship BuilderRager

Takeda Launched Boutique Recruiter in Down Times

WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: Recruiting firm Rager Resources Group LLC over five years built a client portfolio that includes big names such as Hyundai Capital America and NBCUniversal Inc.

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Friday, June 14

Kawasaki Launches Campaign Tied to "The Lone Ranger" Movie

Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA launched a campaign tied to the release of “The Lone Ranger” movie set for its American opening on July 3.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 slipped 0.60% to 1,626.49 in afternoon trading Friday.

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Corinthian Shares Tumble on SEC Investigation

Shares of for-profit school operator Corinthian Colleges Inc. continued a weeklong slide on word of a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation.

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Software Buyout Specialist Acquires Silicon Valley Company

Laguna Hills-based private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners LLC has acquired Fox Technologies Inc. in Mountain View on undisclosed terms.

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Thursday, June 13

Software Buyout Specialist Acquires Silicon Valley Company

Laguna Hills-based private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners LLC has acquired Fox Technologies Inc. in Mountain View on undisclosed terms.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.65% to 1,622.98 in afternoon trading Thursday.

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Yamaha Completes Move to Boost U.S. ATV Manufacturing

Cypress-based Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it has finished moving manufacturing of most of its all-terrain vehicles from Japan to Georgia.

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Wednesday, June 12

Yamaha Completes Move to Boost U.S. ATV Manufacturing

Cypress-based Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it has finished moving manufacturing of most of its all-terrain vehicles from Japan to Georgia.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 slipped 0.29% to 1,621.37 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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Chapman Update: Recovery on Track Here

Orange County will continue to see increases in employment, household income, and home prices this year, with slightly higher gains in 2014, according to the Economic Forecast Update presented by Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business and Economics to a full house at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa this morning.

PE Firm Sells Healthcare Services Company

Newport Beach-based private equity firm ClearLight Partners LLC has agreed to sell The Outsource Group Inc. to Parallon Business Solutions LLC in Franklin, Tenn. on undisclosed terms.

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Vans Increases Revenue Target

The parent of Cypress-based Vans Inc. said it expects the skate-inspired brand to grow at a faster annual clip, eventually hitting total revenue of $2.9 billion by 2017.

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American Restaurant Holdings Eyes SoCal Buys

Newport Beach-based American Restaurant Holdings Inc. is looking to grow through purchases of restaurants or food manufacturing companies.

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Tuesday, June 11

Vans Increases Revenue Target

The parent of Cypress-based Vans Inc. said it expects the skate-inspired brand to grow at a faster annual clip, eventually hitting total revenue of $2.9 billion by 2017.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was off 0.43% to 1,635.74 in afternoon trading Tuesday.

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Questcor Buys Drug from Novartis, Shares Surge

Anaheim-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s shares shot up today after it said it would pay at least $135 million to Novartis AG for an inflammatory and autoimmune disease drug.

Casanova Pendrill Gets Miller Lite

MillerCoors, the second-largest beer company in America, has named Costa Mesa-based Casanova Pendrill Inc., its advertising agency of record for the Latino-American market.

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Newport Beach Golf Club Investor Buys in Tampa

Newport Beach-based golf club owner and operator Concert Golf Partners has acquired the Emerald Greens Gold Resort & Country Club in Tampa, Fla. from Convergent Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm there.

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Wet Seal Names Head of Stores

Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. hired a former executive of women's retailer The Talbots Inc. to lead its store operations.

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Ceradyne to Trim 90 Workers in Costa Mesa

3M Co. subsidiary Ceradyne Inc. plans to lay off 90 workers at its Costa Mesa facility at the end of July, according to a filing with the state Employment Development Department.

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Monday, June 10

Newport Beach Golf Club Investor Buys in Tampa

Newport Beach-based golf club owner and operator Concert Golf Partners has acquired the Emerald Greens Gold Resort & Country Club in Tampa, Fla. from Convergent Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm there.

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Casanova Pendrill Gets Miller Lite

MillerCoors, the second-largest beer company in America, has named Costa Mesa-based Casanova Pendrill Inc., its advertising agency of record for the Latino-American market.

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Wet Seal Names Head of Stores

Foothill Ranch-based Wet Seal Inc. hired a former executive of women's retailer The Talbots Inc. to lead its store operations.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.01% to 1,643.21 in afternoon trading Monday.

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Ceradyne to Trim 90 Workers in Costa Mesa

3M Co. subsidiary Ceradyne Inc. plans to lay off 90 workers at its Costa Mesa facility at the end of July, according to a filing with the state Employment Development Department.

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Citi Analyst Values Billabong, RVCA, Dakine

An analyst in Citigroup's Australia office believes Billabong International Ltd. could sell its namesake brand, RVCA and Dakine for $103.69 million.

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ICU Shares Jump on Buyout Talk

San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc.’s shares spiked on Friday after a published report saying it’s attracted takeover interest from a rival.

BNY Mellon Names Regional President for OC, SD

New York-based investment management firm BNY Mellon Corp. has named industry veteran Shannon Kennedy regional president to oversee the firm’s Orange County office and lead its planned expansion into San Diego.

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Saturday, June 8

‘Super Angels’

Venture Capital Thinks Smaller as Startup Costs Drop

Venture capital firms are making investments earlier in the life cycle of target companies

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Retail Center Sale One of South OC’s Priciest This Year

REAL ESTATE: Gerrity Group affiliate pays $28.6 Million

Gateway Center, a nine-building retail center along Alicia Parkway in Mission Viejo, has traded hands.

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Asics Gets Ahead

Irvine-Based Brand Has Lapped Expectations on Sales

APPAREL: Asics is running ahead of schedule

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Los Olivos Plan Puts OC Retail Back in Action

REAL ESTATE: Would be just 2nd sizable new project here since 2008

The Irvine Company plans to build a 100,000-square-foot neighborhood shopping center next to its new Los Olivos apartment community

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By the Numbers - NEWPORT BEACH BUSINESSES

There are nearly 4,600 businesses in Newport Beach, and they collectively employ about 58,200 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.

REAL ESTATE DEALS - June 10, 2013

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

Industrial Investor Eyeing OC Buys to Go Public

Rexford Industrial Aims to Raise $300 Million

Rexford Industrial Realty is looking to go public, in Real Estate

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Irvine Joins National Engineering-Jobs Heavyweights

Tech Hub Is No. 10 in the Country for Job Demand

Irvine joins national engineering-jobs heavyweights, in Technology

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South Orange County Continues Upward Trend in Q1

REAL ESTATE WATCH: AIRPORT/CENTRAL COAST AREA

South OC market continues its trend of positive net absorption. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.

CALENDAR - June 10-19, 2013

A listing of events happening all around Orange County.

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Deutsch LA Matches Taco Bell’s Shoestring Budget

Campaign for $1 Cravings Menu in 2 Test Markets

Deutsch LA matches Taco Bell’s shoestring budget, in Media and Marketing

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Masimo-Nellcor Rivalry Revived With Guarantee

Masimo Renews $1M Offer for Oximeter Users

Masimo’s longtime rivalry with another device maker heats up again, in Healthcare

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VC Firms’ Local Investments Dip After ’11 Spike

10 Largest Put in $49.5 Million; Only One Firm Boosts Funding

SPECIAL REPORT - OC MONEY: Venture Capital firms invest less in Orange County. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS list for download (pdf)

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Homes With Oceanfronts, Theaters Lead Strong Sales

May Sales Come Close to Properties’ Asking Prices

Homes with oceanfronts, theaters lead strong sales, in Luxury Homes

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HB, LA Credit Unions to Combine

Huntington Beach-based NuVision Federal Credit Union will fold Pacific Resource Credit Union in Los Angeles into its operations.

PacTrust Moves to Raise $35 Million

Irvine-based First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. is raising $35 million through a public offering

Plaza Bank Buys in Las Vegas

Irvine-based Plaza Bank last week acquired assets and deposits of 1st Commerce Bank in Las Vegas

ADDENDUM - June 10, 2013

Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal

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Women-Owned Businesses Wanted for Annual List

ECONOMY: Subject of special report scheduled for July 8

The Business Journal is looking for Orange County-based companies that are at least 51% women-owned for our upcoming list of women-owned businesses.

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Big Crowd for OCBJ’s Women in Business Awards

Five businesswomen were honored in front of a crowd of more than 900 at the Business Journal’s 19th annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on June 4 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. Includes WIB Photo Gallery

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Advantage Sales Acquires Pryority

Irvine-based Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC acquired Pryority Food Marketing Inc. on undisclosed terms.

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NB Private Equity Invests $15M in 4-D

Newport Beach-based private equity firm Tarsadia Investments put $15 million into Daqri, a Los Angeles-based developer of “augmented-reality” platforms.

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Pimco Fund Sees Withdrawals

Investors withdrew $1.3 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund last month

Billabong Shares Fall After Suitors Exit

Shares of Australia-based Billabong International Ltd. plunged as much as 56% June 4

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Miramar Plans $50M Mobile Sector Fund

Corona del Mar-based venture capital firm Miramar Venture Partners is launching its first-ever “sector-specific fund”

Kia Looks to Come of Age With Cadenza Campaign

AUTOS: TV spots during NBA finals for first premium sedan

Kia employs coming-of-age metaphor in its ad campaign to introduce 2014 Cadenza

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Lennar Division, SD Partner Get Santa Ana Offices

REAL ESTATE: Reported $16M price for 128,000 square feet

A 128,000-square-foot office project next to the Costa Mesa (55) Freeway in Santa Ana has changed hands for about $16 million.

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How OC Rates for Women; Haddad to Chair UCI Foundation

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Office Portfolio Tops $100M in Airport Area

REAL ESTATE: Equity Office gets 521,000 SF in deal with AIG

Equity Office Management takes over four-property office portfolio in Irvine, Newport Beach

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Friday, June 7

ICU Shares Jump on Buyout Talk

San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc.’s shares spiked today on a published report saying it’s attracted takeover interest from a rival.

BNY Mellon Names Regional President for OC, SD

New York-based investment management firm BNY Mellon Corp. has named industry veteran Shannon Kennedy regional president to oversee the firm’s Orange County office and lead its planned expansion into San Diego.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 1.02% to 1,639.08 in afternoon trading Friday.

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Quiksilver Falls on Q2 Results

Shares of Huntington Beach-based action-sports apparel maker and retailer Quiksilver Inc. fell, a day after releasing disappointing results for its second-quarter ended April 30.

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Plaza Bank Buys in Las Vegas

Irvine-based Plaza Bank acquired assets and deposits of 1st Commerce Bank in Las Vegas, which was closed by regulators and seized by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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Biolase Says Pignatelli Won’t Quit

Irvine-based medical device maker Biolase Inc. denied rumors that Chairman and Chief Executive Federico Pignatelli would resign.

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Red, Soderbergh to Team up on Headphones

Irvine-based digital still and motion camera maker Red Digital Cinema Camera Co. has plans for some limited-edition headphones.

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Thursday, June 6

Red, Soderbergh to Team up on Headphones

Irvine-based digital still and motion camera maker Red Digital Cinema Camera Co. has plans for some limited-edition headphones.

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Plaza Bank Buys in Las Vegas

Irvine-based Plaza Bank acquired assets and deposits of 1st Commerce Bank in Las Vegas, which was closed by regulators and seized by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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Biolase Says Pignatelli Won’t Quit

Irvine-based medical device maker Biolase Inc. today denied rumors that Chairman and Chief Executive Federico Pignatelli would resign.

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Quiksilver Falls on Q2 Results

Shares of Huntington Beach-based action-sports apparel maker and retailer Quiksilver Inc. fell on disappointing results for its second-quarter ended April 30.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.11% to 1,607.06 in midday trading Thursday.

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S.D. Company Acquires Irvine Chipmaker

Irvine-based Mobius Semiconductor Inc. has been acquired for about $13 million by Entropic Communications Inc. in San Diego.

PacTrust Moves to Raise $35M

Irvine-based First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. is raising $35 million through a public offering of 1.4 million depositary shares that represent an interest in the company’s preferred stock.

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QLogic Announces Restructuring Plan, Job Cuts

Aliso Viejo-based QLogic Corp. said it’s cutting jobs as part of a companywide restructuring plan, which includes consolidation of “several engineering activities” over the next year.

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AST Sportswear Gets Loan to Equip New HQ

Brea-based activewear maker AST Sportswear Inc. closed on a $600,000 loan through Mercantile Capital Corp.

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VC Firm Launches Legal Cannabis Fund

Newport Beach-based venture capital firm Ghost Group said on Wednesday that it is launching Emerald Ocean Capital, a fund that aims to invest in legal cannabis and medical marijuana companies.

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Wednesday, June 5

VC Firm Launches Legal Cannabis Fund

Newport Beach-based venture capital firm Ghost Group said today that it is launching Emerald Ocean Capital, a fund that aims to invest in legal cannabis and medical marijuana companies.

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AST Sportswear Gets Loan to Equip New HQ

Brea-based activewear maker AST Sportswear Inc. closed on a $600,000 loan through Mercantile Capital Corp.

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QLogic Announces Restructuring Plan, Job Cuts

Aliso Viejo-based QLogic Corp. said it’s cutting jobs as part of a companywide restructuring plan, which includes consolidation of “several engineering activities” over the next year.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 slipped 1.02% to 1,614.80 in midday trading Wednesday.

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Automakers See May Sales Rise

The pace of auto sales bounced back in May after an April slowdown.

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Big Crowd for Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards

Five businesswomen were honored among a crowd of more than 900 at the Business Journal’s 19th annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Irvine.

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Newport Beach Firm Invests $15M in 4-D Platform Provider

Newport Beach-based private equity firm Tarsadia Investments has put $15 million into Daqri, a Los Angeles-based developer of “augmented-reality” platforms.

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Universal Protection Makes San Diego Buy

Santa Ana-based Universal Protection Service has acquired Summit Security in San Diego.

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Costa Mesa Ad Shop Lands Scooter Account

Costa Mesa-based advertising agency Blue C has been named agency of record for the Vectrix brand of electric scooters in the U.S. and North America.

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Tuesday, June 4

Universal Protection Makes San Diego Buy

Santa Ana-based Universal Protection Service has acquired Summit Security in San Diego.

Big Crowd for Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards

Five businesswomen were honored among a crowd of more than 900 at the Business Journal’s 19th annual Women in Business Awards luncheon today at the Hyatt Regency Irvine.

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Automakers See May Sales Rise

The pace of auto sales bounced back in May after an April slowdown.

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Costa Mesa Ad Shop Lands Scooter Account

Costa Mesa-based advertising agency Blue C has been named agency of record for the Vectrix brand of electric scooters in the U.S. and North America.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 slipped 0.25% to 1,636.36 in midday trading Tuesday.

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Billabong International Sale Talks Yield No Deal

Shares of Australia-based Billabong International Ltd. plunged 49% in Australia Tuesday after it said talks with two suitors have officially ended, resulting in still no sale for the troubled action-sports company.

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Huntington Beach, LA Credit Unions to Combine

Huntington Beach-based NuVision Federal Credit Union will fold Pacific Resource Credit Union in Los Angeles into its operations.

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Ensign Buys in Calif., Utah

Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group Inc. has acquired two assisted-living facilities in separate deals.

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PacTrust to Sell 8 Branches

Irvine-based First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. has agreed to sell eight branches and their deposits to AmericanWest Bank in Spokane, Wash.

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Golden State Foods Sells NY Distribution Center

Irvine-based Golden State Foods Corp. has sold a distribution center in Rochester, N.Y.

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Oculus Co-Founder Dies

Computer graphics engineer and founding member of Irvine-based Oculus VR Inc. Andrew Reisse died last week.

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Monday, June 3

Billabong International Sale Talks Yield No Deal

Shares of Australia-based Billabong International plunged as much as 56% after it announced that talks with two suitors have officially ended, resulting in still no sale for the troubled action-sports company.

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Golden State Foods Sells NY Distribution Center

Irvine-based Golden State Foods Corp. has sold a distribution center in Rochester, N.Y.

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Huntington Beach, LA Credit Unions to Combine

Huntington Beach-based NuVision Federal Credit Union will fold Pacific Resource Credit Union in Los Angeles into its operations.

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PacTrust to Sell 8 Branches

Irvine-based First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. has agreed to sell eight branches and their deposits to AmericanWest Bank in Spokane, Wash.

Oculus Co-Founder Dies

Computer graphics engineer and founding member of Irvine-based Oculus VR Inc. Andrew Reisse died last week.

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Advantage Acquires Food Broker

Irvine-based Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC acquired Pryority Food Marketing Inc. on undisclosed terms.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.11% to 1,628.96 in midday trading Monday.

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Sunday, June 2

Exec Shifts, 5% Gain on Jobs at Apparel Companies

Mainstays Hold Steady, Joined By 11 Newcomers

Change has been the one constant so far this year for Orange County’s apparel industry. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST APPAREL COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

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Fancy But Unpretentious Eating Abounds, I Need More

Plenty of Restaurants With Real Food, Plenty Without

DINING: Fancy but unpretentious eating abounds, in Executive Dining by Fifi Chao

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China Syndrome

How Rice Porridge Made the Hilton Anaheim Menu

TOURISM: Guests arriving at the Hilton Anaheim from China this summer will encounter some comforts from home

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Women-Owned Businesses Wanted for Annual List

ECONOMY: Subject of special report scheduled for July 8

The Business Journal wants to hear from you. We’re looking for Orange County-based companies that are at least 51% women-owned for our upcoming list of women-owned businesses.

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Suzuki Appoints President in Brea

Brea-based Suzuki Motor of America Inc. named a new president of the recently established company.

Irvine Startup Raises $13.6 Million

Irvine-based technology startup Numecent raised $13.6 million in a recent funding round led by T-Venture Holding, the venture capital arm of Deutsche Telekom in Bonn, Germany.

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Audio Specialist Opens SV Office

Cypress-based Clarion Corp. of America opened an office in Santa Clara to tap into the software and application-development market of the Silicon Valley area.

Quiksilver Adds Chief Marketing Officer

Huntington Beach-based Quiksilver Inc. hired its first-ever chief marketing officer last week, capping off a string of executive hires and promotions under new Chief Executive Andy Mooney.

Retailers, Clothing Labels Go ‘Partners’ on Merchandising

APPAREL: Brands compete, negotiate for prime shelf space

Skeptics might roll their eyes when they hear brands or retailers call one another “partners.”

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Will Valeant Keep Bausch’s OC Eye Device Hub?

HEALTHCARE: Question comes up after drug maker’s $8.7B offer

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. looks set for now to retain all of its new acquisition, Bausch & Lomb Inc., including an Aliso Viejo-based surgical unit.

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Telogis on the Job After Tornado Hits Oklahoma

Updates on Logistics for Utilities, Truck Lines

Telogis on the job after tornado hits Oklahoma, in Technology

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IMS Expansion Fills Out Koll Co.’s Building in Brea

In-Flight Entertainment Company Grows to 81,000 SF

IMS expansion fills out Koll’s building in Brea, in Real Estate

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Great Park Numbers Game; Pelican Hill’s Prize; OCers for AFI

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Full Spectrum

Irvine Company Sees 5 Million More SF of Offices, 20,000 New Jobs

The Irvine Company has proposed a major dose of office development in anticipation of nearly 20,000 new jobs that are expected to come to the fast-growing area of the Irvine Spectrum over the next five years.

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PHILANTHROPY

PHILANTHROPY Column by Kim Haman

REAL ESTATE DEALS - June 3, 2013

Sales and leases of offices, industrial buildings, retail space and apartments

Greater Airport Area Off to Strong Start

REAL ESTATE WATCH: AIRPORT/CENTRAL COAST AREA

Greater Airport Area office market got off to a strong start this year. Includes Real Estate Watch industry performance charts.

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By the Numbers - PLACENTIA BUSINESSES

There are more than 1,100 businesses in Placentia, and they collectively employ roughly 11,700 people. Includes analysis, charts and figures.

Vinny’s Other Play: Bay Area Real Estate

FINANCE: Adds 150-acre former Cisco land to Integral portfolio

Vinny Smith is quietly stockpiling real estate in the Bay Area and bulking up his venture capital investment portfolio with the cash windfall he took home in Dell’s $2.4 billion buy of Quest Software Inc. last year.

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Ad Agency Wins on West Coast, Wants More of East Coast

Ryan Abbate runs the biggest advertising agency in Orange County—Pacific Communications of Costa Mesa, which has grown from a “skunkworks project” in the early 1990s to racking up $381.1 million in 2012 capitalized billings and $55 million in revenue

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QLogic Seeks CEO to Help Mt. Rainier Climb

TECHNOLOGY: New flash storage brand seen as key

Aliso Viejo-based networking-equipment maker QLogic Corp. is searching for a chief executive with deeper technology roots following last month’s abrupt resignation of Simon Biddiscombe, who came to the job with a financial background.

KBS Realty Set to Buy Dallas, D.C.-Area Offices

REAL ESTATE: Contract close to $270 million for 5 buildings

An affiliate of Newport Beach-based real estate investor KBS Realty Advisors is under contract to buy more than 1 million square feet of offices in Dallas and the suburbs of Washington, D.C., in a deal valued at close to $270 million.

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Chapman Enlists 4 More Business-Law Program Advisers

Chapman University School of Law bolstered the advisory board of its business-law emphasis and certificate program with the addition of general counsels from three prominent Orange County-based businesses and a general counsel in Los Angeles.

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City Ventures Joins Back-to-School Trend With 10.7-Acre Buy

REAL ESTATE: Ventura County project needs new entitlements

Newport Beach-based City Ventures Inc. is the latest area homebuilder going back to school to find good land development deals.

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Newmeyer & Dillion Follows Clients With Vegas Office

LAW: Aims to serve existing clients, pursue new practices

Newport Beach-based law firm Newmeyer & Dillion LLP has expanded into Nevada to serve existing clients there and to tap potential new business.

CALENDAR - June 3-12, 2013

A listing of events happening all around Orange County.

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Interior Design Center Puts Own Spin on TV Contest

‘White Box’ Challenge Part of Initiative

Interior design center puts own spin on TV contest, in Media and Marketing

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Quality Systems Dissident Exits Board After 14 Years

Could Return Later Based on Holdings, Voting Rules

Quality Systems dissident exits board after 14 years, in Healthcare

ADDENDUM - June 3, 2013

Other news items of interest from the Orange County Business Journal

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