Orange County Business Journal


Recent and archived news stories on: Accounting, Advertising, Consulting, Jobs, Food, Insurance, Law, Printing, Public Relations, Security...

Telecoms Reverse 2 Years of Job Cuts With 4% Gain

Led By T-Mobile, Which Added 175 EmployeesThe continued growth of T-Mobile USA Inc. and Mobilitie LLC’s local operations boosted the employment of the largest telecommunications companies in Orange County over the year ended July 31.

By Chris Casacchia August 15, 2016 midnight   $$ Share
Tease photo

BJ’s Restaurants Enters New Jersey

Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. opened its first store in New Jersey in the Teterboro area.

Tease photo

Kay Family Gives $2.5M to Chapman

Chapman University received a $2.5 million gift from the Kay Family Foundation to fund faculty and student research, projects and other activities in the field of data analytics, which is part of the growing field of “big data.”

Tease photo

New Research Center for Chapman

Chapman University announced today the opening of a new research center focusing on biopsychosocial approaches to health, called the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences Center of Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health.

Tease photo

Toastmasters Moving to Denver

Rancho Santa Margarita-based Toastmasters International is moving its headquarters to Denver, Colo., in two years.

Tease photo

OC Company Buys Las Vegas Expo

San Juan Capistrano-based Emerald Expositions LLC acquired Digital Dealer Conference & Expo from Dealer Communications in Boca Raton, Fla. on undisclosed terms.

Tease photo

Visit Anaheim to Run B-Ball Event

Sports Anaheim will own and operate a CCA Division II college basketball tournament with both men's and women's competitions to be held in Orange County annually.

Tease photo

Placentia-Linda Hospital Names CEO

Placentia-Linda Hospital named Christina Oh chief executive to succeed outgoing Interim Chief Executive Chuck Orlando.

Tease photo

LCAD Sets New Writing Programs

Laguna College of Art and Design said it would start two degree programs in creative writing: a Bachelor of Fine Arts in fall 2017 and a low-residency Master of Fine Arts, in summer 2017.

Tease photo

Chapman Receives Provisional Physician Assistant Accreditation

Chapman University’s Physician Assistant program has received accreditation provisional status.

Tease photo

JetSuite to Fly From Carlsbad

JetSuite in Irvine plans to offer flights from Carlsbad to San Jose beginning Oct. 17, a news report said.

Tease photo

Ranking Shows Automakers’ Climb

The brand value of Kia Motors Corp. and Hyundai Motor Co. is up this year, according to Interbrand’s 17th annual Best Global Brands report

Tease photo

Consultancy Names Interim CEO

Irvine-based Resources Connection, Inc. named Kate Duchene interim chief executive after the unexpected retirement of Tony Cherbak due to health issues.

Tease photo

Irvine Lender’s First Marketing Head

Quick Bridge Funding in Irvine named Lisa Reickerd its first marketing director.

Tease photo

CSUF Receives STEM Grant

California State University-Fullerton received a $5.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a five-year project in partnership with eight community colleges to increase the number of Hispanic and low-income transfer students who complete bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and get jobs in these fields.

Tease photo

Grosses Give OCC $240K for Training

The Orange Coast College Foundation received $240,000 from PIMCO cofounder Bill Gross and his wife, Sue, to establish a “Sue and Bill Gross Scholars” program, which will support students pursuing vocational and technical education.