Taco Bell Corp. named Julie Felss Masino brand president, a new position, and expanded roles for three other C-Suite execs as part of its international growth push.
Tustin-based Peregrine Pharmaceutical Inc. changed its name to Avid Bioservices Inc., now that it’s a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization.
Huntington Beach-based Boardriders Inc. has signed a deal to acquire all shares of Billabong International Ltd., creating one of the world’s largest action sports companies.
The Irvine Ranch retained its position as the best-selling master-planned community in Orange County last year, while three other communities in Orange County also ranked among the top 20 in the nation for sales in 2017, according to a new report.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has named Orange County lawyer Nicola Hanna as interim U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, which encompasses Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Hyundai Motor Co. in Seoul today announced a partnership with Palo Alto-based Aurora Innovation Inc. to bring an autonomous vehicle to market by 2021.
A Nekter Juice Bar franchisee plans four locations in Florida this year, a new state for the juice bar chain.
Newport Beach’s Pacific Investment Management Co., one of the world’s largest investment firms, is investing $200 million in GreenSky LLC, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Nemus Biocience Inc. borrowed $900,000, signed a term sheet between the lender and some of its preferred shareholders that could sell their stake in the cannabinoid-based biopharmaceutical developer, and indicated that it could be up-listed under certain “potential strategic opportunities.”
A 200,000-square-foot distribution center in Anaheim run by a unit of Canada-based Gildan Activewear is closing and laying off 81 workers, about 30% of whom will transfer to a larger facility in Riverside County.
MANUFACTURING: Industry’s ‘Wild West’ scheduled to go legal
New Year’s Day will be more than just a party for some Orange County businesses. They’re gearing up for the day California legalizes recreational marijuana.
Tustin’s Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM), a drug manufacturer that’s been in a proxy battle, said Roger J. Lias is the company’s new chief executive and president.
John Wayne Airport passenger traffic and commercial flights in November were each up 0.9% year-over-year.
The board of San Diego-based Qualcomm Corp. won’t nominate any of the 11 candidates recommended by rival Broadcom Ltd. and investor Silver Lake Partners, the latest turn in the hostile takeover attempt.