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A San Jose competitor has jumped into the bidding for Irvine-based Meade Instruments Corp.
New Generation of Business Emerges as Little Saigon Marks a Quarter Century
Thank the first generation of Vietnamese-American immigrants for what is now Little Saigon.
TECHNOLOGY: Asian brands give foothold in Qualcomm niche
Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. is winning new business from low-cost smartphone makers in India, China and other Asian markets
OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan
TECHNOLOGY: Balch Hill offers nominees for three spots
The largest independent investor in Santa Ana-based STEC Inc. is seeking to replace three of the company’s eight board members, setting the stage for a proxy battle
HEALTHCARE: Drug maker rises on word of $135M buy
Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. is beefing up its pipeline.
Allergan Exec’s Career Didn’t ‘Just Fall Out of the Sky’
WOMEN IN BUSINESS AWARDS: Lynn Salo learned that “you have to take control of your career” when she got started with Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc.
Other items of interest from Orange County Business Journal
CEO Says He Remains Committed to Company
Irvine-based dental laser maker Biolase Inc. followed up last week’s dismissal of rumors that Chief Executive Federico Pignatelli would leave, in the Healthcare column
First Profit Since ’07 IPO Amid Infrastructure Push
Legendary oilman and corporate raider T. Boone Pickens, who cofounded Clean Energy Fuels Corp. some 25 years ago, said he believes the Seal Beach-based company may have finally turned the corner, in the Technology column.
Orange County has more than 1,500 construction contractors. Includes analysis, charts and figures.
Cypress-based Yamaha Motor Corp. USA said it has finished moving manufacturing of most of its all-terrain vehicles from Japan to Georgia.
3M Co. subsidiary Ceradyne Inc. plans to lay off 90 workers at its Costa Mesa facility at the end of July, according to a filing with the state Employment Development Department.
Irvine-Based Brand Has Lapped Expectations on Sales
APPAREL: Asics is running ahead of schedule