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ASICS Opens Boston Studio

ASICS America Corp. plans to open a product design studio in Boston, according to news reports.

By Mediha DiMartino March 29, 2017 8:46 a.m. share »
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El Pollo Loco Grows Texas Deal

El Pollo Loco said a Texas franchisee has agreed to nearly triple the number of units the local operator will open.

By Paul Hughes March 28, 2017 3:09 p.m. share »
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Chapman Dean Adds Pharma Group Duties

Nancy Alvarez, assistant dean of experiential education and continuing professional development for Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy, was inducted Monday as the 162nd president of the American Pharmacists Association.

By Deirdre Newman March 28, 2017 3:04 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.6% in midday trading to 2,354.90.

By Peter J. Brennan March 28, 2017 10:54 a.m. share »
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Gaming Vets Sign on for Own Adventure

An Irvine startup launched by a trio of former developers at Blizzard Entertainment Inc. and Riot Games is ready to launch its first title.

By Chris Casacchia March 28, 2017 10:17 a.m. share »
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St. Joe Fills Chief Medical Slot

St. Joseph Hospital-Orange said Scott Rusk would be chief medical officer, effective immediately, with a mandate to “improve clinical quality and outcomes,” Chief Executive Jeremy Zoch said.

By Sherry Hsieh March 28, 2017 8 a.m. share »
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Cloudvirga Raises $15 Million

Irvine-based mortgage software developer Cloudvirga raised $15 million in Series B funding.

By Deirdre Newman March 27, 2017 5 p.m. share »
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Ubiquity Investor Wants New Execs, Board

One of Ubiquity Inc.’s largest shareholders wants to immediately replace the Irvine-based media and technology company’s top executives.

By Deirdre Newman March 27, 2017 12:56 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,341.27.

By Peter J. Brennan March 27, 2017 10:56 a.m. share »
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PIMCO, Gross Settle Lawsuit

Bond investor Bill Gross settled a lawsuit against the company he co-founded, Pacific Investment Management Co.

By Peter J. Brennan March 27, 2017 10:28 a.m. share »
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GSF Beefs Up C-Suite

Golden State Foods in Irvine named several new senior executives to its leadership team, including a new chief administrative officer and chief financial officer.

By Paul Hughes March 27, 2017 10 a.m. share »
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JWA Passengers Down in February

John Wayne Airport’s passenger count fell 7.5% in February, year-over-year, in the first monthly decline in two and a half years.

By Paul Hughes March 27, 2017 9:43 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,347.60.

By Paul Hughes March 24, 2017 11:24 a.m. share »
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OC Unemployment Down

Orange County’s unadjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in February from a revised 3.9% in January and below the 4.1% reported in the same period last year, the state Employment Development Department said.

By Peter J. Brennan March 24, 2017 10:40 a.m. share »
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Alteryx Shares Rise After IPO

Shares of Irvine-based Alteryx Inc. surged in its first trading session on the New York Stock Exchange.

By Chris Casacchia March 24, 2017 10:08 a.m. share »
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American Advertising Federation OC Chapter Names Winners

The American Advertising Federation of Orange County held its annual awards gala Thursday at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach.

By Mediha DiMartino March 24, 2017 10:03 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,352.46.

By Paul Hughes March 23, 2017 11:10 a.m. share »
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Forbes Billionaires Include 12 in OC

Twelve members of the Business Journal’s annual OC’s Wealthiest list made this year’s Forbes ranking of the world’s billionaires.

By Peter J. Brennan March 22, 2017 3:29 p.m. share »
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Anaheim Drugmaker Raises $4.2M

BioCorRx Inc. in Anaheim secured $4.2 million financing, including $940,000 in equity financing from nine investors and $1.7 million from Alpine Creek Capital, effective by March 24, a press release said.

By Sherry Hsieh March 22, 2017 11:46 a.m. share »
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Ubiquity Inc. Stock Suspended

The Securities and Exchange Commission said this week it would temporarily suspend the stock of Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc., from March 20 to March 31, due to “a lack of current and accurate information about the company.”

By Deirdre Newman March 22, 2017 11:32 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.1% in midday trading to 2,347.17.

By Paul Hughes March 22, 2017 10:47 a.m. share »
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Microsemi Closes China Plant

Microsemi Corp. has closed a manufacturing plant in China, the Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker said after the close of intraday trading Tuesday.

By Chris Casacchia March 22, 2017 10:35 a.m. share »
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Southwest Adds 2 Long Beach Slots

Southwest Airlines Co. gained two permanent slots at Long Beach Airport to add to several slots it has flown from since last year.

By Paul Hughes March 22, 2017 8:59 a.m. share »
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Puzder to Leave CKE

CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Andrew Puzder will step down from his post next month and be replaced by Jason Marker, who most recently led U.S. operations for KFC Corp.

By Paul Hughes March 22, 2017 8:58 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 1% in midday trading to 2,350.56.

By Peter J. Brennan March 21, 2017 10:13 a.m. share »