RSM US LLP named Paul Short as its new managing partner for its Irvine office.
A report released Feb. 28 says low wages paid to Disneyland Resort workers have led to homelessness, hunger and financial woes.
El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. in Costa Mesa said Bernard Acoca will replace Steve Sather as president and chief executive and take his spot on the fast food chicken chain’s board.
Habit Restaurants Inc. in Irvine said fourth quarter and full-year revenue rose but net income for both periods was either down or flat.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. is in “advanced talks” on a potential sale to Microchip Technology Inc., according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Biologics manufacturer Avid Bioservices Inc. announced Chief Financial Officer Paul Lytle resigned, effective May 24.
Shares of Universal Electronics Inc. are up 25% in afternoon trading to a market value of about $784 million, with shares moving about three times higher than the average.
Irvine-based Sunwest Bank promoted Carson Lappetito to president from his previous position of chief operating officer.
BJ’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: BJRI) beat expectations on revenue and net income in its most recent quarter and its shares were up more than 10% in Friday trading.
Laguna Riviera Beach Resort sold for $21 million, title transfers and CoStar Group information confirm.
ShiftPixy Inc. in January named Patrice Launay chief financial officer to replace Stephen DeSantis, who resigned in October.
Irvine-based Alteryx Inc. reported fourth quarter revenue and operating income that topped Wall Street expectations, with shares trading 17% higher after the release of the results.
Taco Bell systemwide sales rose 5% in 2017 to $9.8 billion, making it the fourth-largest U.S. restaurant brand by that metric, according to early numbers from Chicago-based food industry consultant Technomic Inc.
A long-rumored Montage Hotels & Resorts property in wine country gets underway this spring for an expected 2020 opening.
William Lyon Homes said on Tuesday that it has agreed to buy fellow Newport Beach-based homebuilder RSI Communities, for $460 million.
Nemus Bioscience Inc. (OTCQB: NMUS) received a $1.75 million private placement from majority shareholder Emerald Health Sciences Inc. and other investors.
Tustin-based Avid Bioservices Inc. yesterday priced a public offering of 9 million shares of common stock at $2.25 apiece, and expects more than $20 million in gross proceeds after the offering closes next week.
A crowd of some 600 gathered to honor Orange County financial executives at the Business Journal’s 11th annual CFO of the Year Awards Thursday night.
A Chicago hospitality company has joined Acacia Research Corp. in an investment in a Pasadena-based robotics maker for the restaurant industry, and a University of California-Irvine professor has joined that firm’s advisory board.
For the second time in a year, the fate of Jim Mazzo is in the hands of a federal jury. Prosecutors are again alleging that the founder and former chief executive of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) violated insider trading laws when he disclosed to his friend and Laguna Beach neighbor Doug DeCinces that his company was being bought by Abbott Laboratories.
Irvine-based Taco Bell said senior executives Julie Felss Masino and Liz Williams will co-lead the company when Chief Executive Brian Niccol departs for the top slot at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. in Denver on March 5.
Avid Bioservices Inc. in Tustin will sell its clinical-stage immunotherapy cancer drug candidate to Oncologie Inc. for $8 million upfront—with payments spread over six months—and up to $95 million in development, regulatory and commercialization milestones.
Brian Niccol will leave the top slot at Taco Bell to lead Chipotle Mexican Grill, effective March 5.
Mechanics Bank (OTCBB: MCHB) said it will acquire Learner Financial Corp., the bank holding company for Scott Valley Bank, to add $692 million in assets. Terms weren’t disclosed.