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NB Company Lands Service at San Diego Airport

AtYourGate Has Milestone With Passenger DeliveriesThe San Diego County Regional Airport Authority selected Newport Beach-based AtYourGate to provide the first airportwide passenger delivery service in the U.S., the company said.

By Deirdre Newman June 19, 2017 midnight   $$ Share
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Chao Family Gives UCI $5M

UC Irvine Health’s Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center said two new leukemia endowed research chairs would be named through a $5 million gift from the Chao family.

By Deirdre Newman June 26, 2017 4:07 p.m. share »
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Four OC RIAs Make U.S. List

Four Orange County-based firms made the Financial Times’ fourth annual list of the top 300 registered investment advisers in the United States.

By Peter J. Brennan June 23, 2017 10:29 a.m. share »
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Carmichael Back as Ubiquity Chief

Ubiquity Inc. Chairman Chris Carmichael has added duties as interim chief executive, a June 20 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission said.

By Deirdre Newman June 22, 2017 2:58 p.m. share »
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Vanguard Enhances Nursing Ed

Vanguard University in Costa Mesa plans several additions to its nursing programs.

By Deirdre Newman June 22, 2017 2:42 p.m. share »
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Alliant Names CFO for Unit

Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. appointed Reshma Dalia as chief financial officer of its recently formed Alliant Specialty Group.

By Peter J. Brennan June 22, 2017 9:56 a.m. share »
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Chapman Sees Lower OC Job Growth

Job growth in Orange County will slow this year to an estimated 1.5%, the slowest since the economic recovery began in 2009, according to Chapman University’s annual economic forecast.

By Peter J. Brennan June 21, 2017 5 p.m. share »
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JWA Traffic Down in May

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport declined 4.6% in May to about 879,000 year-over-year.

By Paul Hughes June 21, 2017 4:44 p.m. share »
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NB Manufacturer a Crowdfunded First on NASDAQ

Shares of Newport Beach-based ADOMANI Inc. surged this morning on its debut on the NASDAQ Capital Market after becoming the first equity crowdfunded company to list on the tech heavy exchange.

By Chris Casacchia June 15, 2017 11:16 a.m. share »
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HCP in $26M Building Buy

An affiliate of Irvine-based HCP Inc. bought the two-building Scripps Wateridge Corporate Center office campus in Sorrento Mesa, a neighborhood in northwestern San Diego County, for $26.1 million, according to CoStar Group and public data.

By Lou Hirsh June 15, 2017 10:21 a.m. share »
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One Irvine Co., ROC Suit Resolved

The Irvine Co. reached an agreement with Newport Beach-based Real Office Centers on one of the properties it had filed an eviction-based lawsuit against the company over, an Irvine Co. spokesman told the Business Journal.

By Deirdre Newman June 14, 2017 5:09 p.m. share »
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Kellogg Leaving La Palma

Michigan-based Kellogg Co. is shuttering its distribution center in La Palma and cutting 280 jobs there, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification the cereal and snack giant filed with the state Employment Development Department.

By Mediha DiMartino June 14, 2017 11:27 a.m. share »
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New United Way Head Tapped

Irvine-based Orange County United Way announced the appointment of Susan Parks as president and chief executive, effective June 19 to replace Max Gardner.

By Deirdre Newman June 12, 2017 4:53 p.m. share »
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PHG President and COO Departs

Pacific Hospitality Group in Irvine said president and Chief Operating Officer Steve Arnold resigned; it named Robb Walker to replace him as chief operating officer. Founder and Chief Executive Tim Busch will add the president’s role.

By Paul Hughes June 12, 2017 12:26 p.m. share »
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Ticketing Division Sold

Comcast Spectacor, part of Comcast Corp., sold Irvine-based division Spectra’s Ticketing & Fan Engagement to college sports marketer Learfield Communications LLC in Plano, Texas, on undisclosed terms.

June 12, 2017 10:42 a.m. share »
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UCI Eye Institute Founder Dies

Dr. Roger Steinert, chair of the University of California-Irvine school of medicine’s department of ophthalmology and founding director of its Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, died on June 6 at his home in Colorado after a battle with brain cancer.

By Sherry Hsieh June 8, 2017 4:29 p.m. share »