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Steelberg Brothers Aim for Hot Tech Sector

TECHNOLOGY: Veritone seeks IPO with revenue issuesVeritone, founded in 2014, sped out of the gate with nearly $14 million in revenue in 2015, its first full year of business.

By Chris Casacchia March 27, 2017 midnight   $$ Share
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Banc of California Hires CEO

Santa Ana-based Banc of California Inc. named Douglas Bowers, 59, its new chief executive and president.

By Peter J. Brennan April 27, 2017 2:52 p.m. share »
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UCI Research Effort Gets $9.6M

University of California-Irvine has been awarded up to $9.6 million over seven years to continue studying ways to combat malaria.

By Deirdre Newman April 27, 2017 2:28 p.m. share »
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Franchiser Adds CMO

Home Franchise Concepts LLC in Orange has named Gayle Milling chief marketing officer.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 2:24 p.m. share »
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Irvine Chamber Names Starr CEO

Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce hired Bryan Starr as its chief executive, effective May 19.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 2:19 p.m. share »
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Anabella Sets Date

The Anabella Hotel in Anaheim will close in August so its owners can demolish it and build a new hotel.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »
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Great Wolf Parent Moves HQ

The owner of Great Wolf Lodge Southern California in Garden Grove moved its headquarters from Madison, Wisconsin, to Chicago.

By Paul Hughes April 27, 2017 12:14 p.m. share »
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Windjammer Buys Compliance Firm

Windjammer Capital Investors of Newport Beach bought Memphis-based Vital Records Control in partnership with the latter’s management team on undisclosed terms.

By Peter J. Brennan April 26, 2017 10:31 a.m. share »
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Revolution Consolidates at JWA

Revolution Aviation in Newport Beach consolidated some its space at John Wayne Airport with an 18-month lease at ACI Jet Center, a fixed-based operator at JWA.

By Paul Hughes April 25, 2017 4:14 p.m. share »
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Del Taco Wants Tennessee Again

Del Taco Restaurants Inc. signed a franchisee to open seven units in Tennessee, a return to that market for the fast food chain, and in Georgia, where Del Taco has recently announced new franchise deals.

By Paul Hughes April 25, 2017 3:48 p.m. share »
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JWA Traffic Declines Again

Passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport fell 2.5% in March compared with same period a year ago, the second such decline in the last two months.

By Paul Hughes April 25, 2017 3:19 p.m. share »
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Samuelis Give UCI $30M

The Samueli Foundation gave University of California-Irvine $30 million to help build a 100,000-square-foot facility for “convergent science”—cross-disciplinary research in engineering, computing and physical sciences.

By Deirdre Newman April 25, 2017 10:12 a.m. share »
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Stratus Wine Country Cambria Set

A second Cambria-branded hotel being co-developed by Newport Beach-based Stratus Development Partners LLC got the go-ahead from Napa city planning commissioners last week.

By Paul Hughes April 24, 2017 1:02 p.m. share »
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OCVA Tourism Confab at Great Wolf

Orange County Visitor Association said its OC Tourism Conference this year is set for May 10 at Great Wolf Lodge in Garden Grove.

By Paul Hughes April 24, 2017 12:09 p.m. share »
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UCI Gets $1M for Rocketry

University of California-Irvine got a $1 million grant from Base 11, a nonprofit workforce development and entrepreneur accelerator in Costa Mesa focused on science, technology, engineering and math.

By Deirdre Newman April 24, 2017 11:48 a.m. share »
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$3M CSUF Grant for Math Work

California State University-Fullerton received a grant of nearly $3 million from the National Science Foundation.

By Deirdre Newman April 20, 2017 12:51 p.m. share »