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Taco Bell Corp.’s sales rose 7% in its most recent quarter, leading the way for parent Yum Brands Inc.’s fast food chains and outpacing Yum, whose share price tumbled on the company’s China operations woes.
An investor in Switzerland has bought a majority stake in one of the largest franchisee groups for Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp.
Allergan PLC, whose eye drug hub is located in Irvine, said today that it will collaborate with Louisville, Ky.-based insurer Humana Inc. on research that will include glaucoma and other eye diseases.
Chapman University got $3 million from the William S. and Nancy E. Thompson Foundation for autism research.
The University of California-Irvine is part of a team that will study water use and energy production under a $50 million grant.
Huntington Beach-based insurance services company Confie has acquired four insurance brokers in three states.
Experian PLC said one of its business units “experienced an unauthorized acquisition of information from a server” containing data related to client T-Mobile USA Inc. in Bellevue, Wash.
Two of the four Orange County-based automakers beat the national sales pace for new vehicles in September, according to New Jersey-based market researcher Autodata Corp.
Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Ilene Anders as chief financial officer.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors is scheduled at its Oct. 6 meeting to vote on awarding a four-year contract for $101.8 million to Swinerton Builders in Irvine to refurbish and seismically retrofit buildings and terminals at John Wayne Airport.
Children’s Hospital of Orange County will receive $17.7 million in a four-year grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Chapman University President Jim Doti will step down from his post on August 31, 2016, and return to teaching.
Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. said today it bought nine senior housing facilities in Illinois, Oregon and Washington in two deals totaling $84.7 million.
Irvine-based Masimo Corp. said today it will donate $5 million worth of its patient monitoring devices to Jordanian hospitals to assist them in providing healthcare to more than 1 million Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Lake Forest-based Del Taco Restaurants Inc. said three franchisees will open 27 locations in central California. The company didn’t give a time frame for the expansion.