OC BUSINESS JOURNAL DAILY NEWS
The S&P 500 was flat at 2,061.66 in midday trading.
Irvine-based Newport Corp., which makes lasers and related equipment, is set to acquire a small Austrian company that specializes in ultra-fast laser systems used in scientific and biomedical research.
Chapman University said its new School of Pharmacy earned “precandidate” accreditation by the Chicago-based Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. released some race and gender data on its workforce for the first time in response to ongoing requests from civil rights and labor activists.
Aliso Viejo-based meal delivery service Restaurants on the Run is set to be acquired by Chicago-based GrubHub, according to news reports.
Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. reported a strong fourth quarter after the close of intraday trading Thursday, with revenue and operating profits rising.
Irvine-based fast food hot dog chain Wienerschnitzel said it named Doug Koegeboehn chief marketing officer.
John Wayne Airport said the Orange County Board of Supervisors named Lawrence Serafini acting director, following the departure of current Airport Director Alan Murphy.
The S&P 500 was up 0.8% to 2,058.14 in midday trading.
Mel Rogers will retire from his post as president and chief executive of Costa Mesa-based PBS SoCaL effective April 30.
Executives were honored in five categories last night at the Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards, which drew a crowd of about 600 to the Hotel Irvine.
Costa Mesa-based printed circuit board maker TTM Technologies Inc. after the close of intraday trading Wednesday reported fourth quarter revenue and adjusted profits that beat Wall Street expectations.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. Wednesday reported mixed fourth-quarter financial results.
The S&P 500 was down 0.2% to 2,045.18 in midday trading.
Santa Ana-based Universal Protection Service has acquired two guard services companies to expand its retail mall business.
AAC Holdings Inc., a publicly traded operator of inpatient substance abuse treatment centers, is buying a hospital with a license for 84 beds in Aliso Viejo for $13.5 million, according to a news release.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. after markets closed Tuesday reported fourth-quarter financial results that beat expectations.
Orange County-based automakers posted year-over-year sales gains in January, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
The company that plans to buy 50 campuses of Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said it would forgive $480 million in private student loans in exchange for federal approval for the deal, according to a news report.
The S&P 500 was up 1% to 2.039.66 in midday trading.
Irvine-based Ruby Restaurant Group Inc. said it wants to add 20 franchises of its smaller “dinette” restaurants in 2015 as part of a bid to bring the casual dining chain into the popular fast casual trend.
Brea-based PennySaver USA will stop delivering local editions of its weekly PennySaver publications to the South Bay and the East Bay areas of Northern California, effective April 15.
The S&P 500 was down 0.1% to 1,993.20 in midday trading.
Irvine-based Opus Bank has established a broker-dealer subsidiary to support its merchant banking business.
The S&P 500 was down 0.7% to 2,006.55 in midday trading.