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Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services acquired on undisclosed terms Mesirow Insurance Services, the insurance division of Mesirow Financial in Chicago.
Two reports by University of California-Irvine researchers show most job growth in two decades in Southern California has come outside of traditional downtown areas and central business districts.
The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,153.94,
Anil Puri, dean of Cal State University-Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, has been named interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective July 25.
Debra Fitzsimons has been appointed acting chancellor for the South Orange County Community College District.
International artistic director and choreographer Lar Lubovitch has joined the dance department at the University of California-Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts as a Distinguished Professor.
The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,141.04.
Alliance Entertainment Corp. said it bought the retail music distribution business of Anderson Merchandisers in a deal that would push Alliance revenue above the $1 billion mark. A purchase price wasn’t disclosed.
Indexes were up strongly in midday trading on a better-than-expected jobs report.
Costa Mesa-based Precision Pet Products has been sold on undisclosed terms to Petmate in Arlington, Texas.
John Wayne Airport nabbed a top-10 ranking of domestic airports as chosen by readers of Travel & Leisure magazine—the only California airport on the list.
Huntington Beach-based insurance provider Confie acquired on undisclosed terms two insurance brokerages in New York: Lloyd D. Sprague & Son, Inc. and J.N. Mason Agency, Inc.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,095.39.
Western Digital Corp. today raised its guidance for the current quarter and initiated an executive change.
Marian Bergeson has died at age 90.
The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,094.66.
The newly formed Providence St. Joseph Health said today it is launching a $100 million effort toward improving mental healthcare in communities it serves.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. today named Leslie Heisz to its board of directors.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian’s Hoag Family Cancer Institute has launched a first-phase clinical trial program.
Bravo Sports Corp. in Santa Fe Springs bought Sector 9 in La Jolla on undisclosed terms.
The S&P 500 was down 0.9% in midday trading to 2,083.64.
Laguna Beach-based virtual reality content maker NextVR Inc. has raised $20 million from CITIC Guoan Information Industry, a state-owned investment firm in China.
One of four Orange County-based automakers exceeded the national sales pace for new vehicle sales in June, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Los Angeles Times Community News, based in Fountain Valley, announced today that it will launch a website and email newsletter devoted to Orange County starting July 6.