OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
Shares of Kaiser Aluminum Corp. fell 8.8% to about $68.5 and a market cap of about $1.31 billion in after-hours trading Monday as Foothill Ranch maker of semi-fabricated aluminum products posted $15.9 million in earnings for the third quarter, good for 85 cent a share.
Two universities and two community colleges in Orange County are working together on next year’s entry for the Solar Decathlon at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.
Some 18,000 Mazda vehicles are subject of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration advisory that urges owners to “act immediately on recall notices” on defective airbags made by Takata Corp.
Irvine-based Boot Barn Holdings Inc. has announced details of its initial public offering, including the number and price of shares to be sold.
Kaiser Permanente said Friday that Julie Miller-Phipps, vice president and executive director of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan in Orange County, was named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia.
The S&P 500 rose 0.52% to 1,896.55.
Kaiser Permanente said today that Julie Miller-Phipps, vice president and executive director of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan in Orange County, was named president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia.
Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. filed papers with state officials saying it will lay off 40 workers in Carlsbad, effective Nov. 28, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification notice filed with the state Employment Development Department.
Stocks surged in midday trading on earnings reports and as a global sell-off abated.
Orange County employers added 12,100 jobs in September, helping bring down the unemployment rate to 5.1%.
Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. and its lenders agreed to a forbearance on certain elements of the company’s debt, according to an SEC filing by the company yesterday.
QLogic Corp. after the close of trading Thursday reported revenue and adjusted profits in the September quarter that beat Wall Street expectations.
Stock indices recovered slightly in midday trading on positive jobs data.
Habit Restaurants LLC in Irvine filed for an initial public offering valued around $86 million, according to reports.
Venture capital deal flow slowed in Orange County in the third quarter.
Four University of California-Irvine materials science and engineering researchers will receive $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation for work that could be used to develop lung disease treatments.
Kia Motors America selected Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward LeBron James as its K900 Luxury Ambassador.
Fountain Valley-based startup MEDL Mobile Holdings Inc. has agreed to sell its custom development division to BBK Holdings in Massachusetts.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian said it’s invested an undisclosed amount of money in the Newport Bay Surgery Center in Newport Beach.
Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc., which is based in Irvine, said today that it bought eight properties in three states for $59.1 million.
Major stock indices were down sharply in midday trading on banks reporting lower earnings, a second health worker in Texas found to have the Ebola virus, and on concerns over Greek bond debt.
Quiksilver Inc. said Chief Executive Andy Mooney will take over as chairman of its board directors after Executive Chairman Robert McKnight Jr. and Charles S. Exon, chief legal officer and secretary of the board, retire on Oct. 31.
The Wet Seal Inc. said it’s “begun the initial steps” to reduce its overall cost structure.
The Newport Beach City Council is set tonight to vote on a new amendment to an agreement that governs operations at John Wayne Airport.
Irvine-based Yard House USA Inc. parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. named President and Chief Operating Officer Gene Lee its interim chief executive.