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Love Story Leads To Lifetime of Giving

Donna, Fahmy Attallah: The Angels on CampusDonna Ford Attallah’s Long Beach home is a place of warmth and respite—and angels. Thousands of angels.

Airport GA Plan Advances

Supervisors approved an initial framework for John Wayne Airport’s general aviation improvement plan on March 13 by a vote of 4 to 0, with one supervisor absent from the afternoon session tally.

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El Pollo Loco Opens in Cajun Country

El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq: LOCO) opened a restaurant in Lafayette, Louisiana, a new market and the first of a two-location franchise deal with Listo Way LLC.

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Banc of California Victim of $13.7 Million Fraud

Santa Ana’s Banc of California Inc. (NYSE: BANC) reported that it may have been the victim of a $13.7 million fraud.

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Habit Chief Marketer Departs

Habit Restaurants Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Matt Hood plans to leave the fast-casual burger chain for another job, the company said.

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Feds Seek Third Try at Mazzo

Justice Department lawyers said this week they plan to try medical-device executive Jim Mazzo for a third time for violating insider trading rules after two prior efforts ended in hung juries.

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Del Taco Down on Results

Shares in Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: TACO) in Lake Forest fell about 10% in Thursday trading following yesterday's release of its fourth quarter and full-year results.

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Laguna Beach Hotel Sells

Art Hotel in Laguna Beach sold for $7.7 million.

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Juice It Up Sold

Juice It Up was sold to SJB Brands LLC, a partnership of three investors: Dover Shores Capital LLC, Britt Private Capital LLC and Jupiter Holdings LLC.

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Providence St. Joe Gets New COO

Providence St. Joseph named Victor Jordan chief operating officer for Providence St. Joseph Health Southern California, effective March 26.

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Clean Energy Posts Big Q4 Sales Drop

Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. in the fourth quarter recorded a steep sales drop and wider losses.

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85,000 at Natural Products Show

New Hope Network in Boulder, Colo., said Natural Products Expo West & Engredea, which ended Sunday, drew 85,000 attendees and 3,521 exhibitors.

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Hoag Takes Classic Sponsorship

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach has assumed the title sponsorship of Orange County’s only PGA Tour event, renaming it the Hoag Classic.

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GOP Throwdown: Baugh to Battle Rohrabacher

Longtime Orange County GOP Chairman Scott Baugh will challenge 15-term Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in the 48th district.

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Preferred Adds Non-Family C-Suite Execs

Preferred Hotels & Resorts in Newport Beach named Michelle Woodley president and Kristie Goshow chief marketing officer, and promoted Caroline Michaud to executive vice president, corporate communications & public relations.

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Earnings, Revenue Miss at AutoWeb; CEO, CFO Exit

Jeffrey Coats will leave his post as president and chief executive of Irvine-based AutoWeb Inc., formerly Autobytel, as the company missed analyst expectations on earnings and revenue in its most recent quarter.

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