George and Julia Argyros have given $7.5 million through their family foundation in Costa Mesa toward the renovation of the Los Angeles Coliseum and a peristyle plaza will get the couple’s name.
Widespread layoffs are expected to hit a number of Orange County publications owned by Digital First Media Corp. (DFMC), parent company of Southern California News Group (SCNG).
White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP named Paul Treinen managing partner, replacing Dave Doran who retired on Dec. 31 after 42 years with the Irvine-based accounting firm.
Universal Electronics Inc. helped develop a new voice remote control for DISH Network Corp., the Santa Ana-based company said this week in Las Vegas at CES, the nation’s largest electronics trade show.
Chronic Tacos’ first location in Japan opens in March under a deal it signed with a franchisee last fall.
Habit Restaurants Inc. in Irvine said half its openings this year and most in 2019 will include drive-thru options for time-strapped customers.
The idea was a ride-sharing service where women drivers served women passengers—the safety of both the driving force behind See Jane Go. But just sixteen months after its first fare, See Jane Go stopped operations Tuesday night.
Evolus Inc. plans an IPO of up to $75 million, according to documents filed with the SEC Tuesday.
Overwatch League matches will be broadcast on Twitch, the two said today.
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.
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.
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.
The Business Journal has selected Irvine Company Chairman Donald Bren as its Business Person of the 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.
Orange County’s unemployment rate plummeted to 2.8% in November as the state reported a record low of 4.6%, according to the state’s Employment Development Department.
United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, a Newport Beach wealth management firm with $20.7 billion in assets under management, is buying Payne Wealth Partners in Evansville, Ind., to add $530 million in assets and about a dozen employees.
Fieldstead and Co. in Irvine has given $330,000 to Chapman University to study OC’s political and social scene. Fieldstead is the family office of Howard and Roberta Ahmanson.
Presbia PLC’s executive chairman and chief executive have resigned and the eye care device maker said it would cut expenses as it considers a $5 million investment from an affiliate of its majority shareholder.
Allergan PLC (NYSE: AGN) Chief Operating Officer Robert Stewart will resign to become president and chief executive officer of Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC starting January 25, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Irvine-based First Foundation Inc. (Nasdaq: FFWM) will buy PBB Bancorp (OTC, PBCA) for $106 million in stock.
CoolSys, a newly rebranded refrigeration company based in Brea, named Andy Mandell chief financial officer and Amy Freeman chief operating officer.
Orange County Fair & Events Center will ink a 10-year deal to host Cirque du Soleil extravaganzas on its grounds in Costa Mesa, with five shows slated for production in that time.
Irvine-based hotel owner-operator Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures Inc. won’t co-run Balboa Bay Resort, Balboa Bay Club, and Newport Beach Country Club after March 2018.