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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.
John Wayne Airport spokesperson Jenny Wedge plans to take a similar role at destination marketer Newport Beach & Co.
Del Taco Restaurants Inc. board member Ari Levy and four investors bought the Wieners Circle hot dog stand in Chicago and are likely to expand the concept.
Irvine-based PhageTech Inc. said it closed on $2.4 million in Series A financing to complete development and U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for disease sensor technology and to commercialize a blood and urine test for bladder cancer.
40 Biggest Combine For $474M in Local Work
Orange County’s architecture firms combined for a 9.1% increase in local billings this year following a modest 1.6% increase in local billings last year, and are on track to return to the 13% surge they had in 2013.
Increase Total By 1.7% Following 1.5% Decrease
Orange County’s top engineering firms with headquarters or significant operations here have recovered from a 1.5% drop in billings last year, posting a 1.7% increase in local billings during the 12-month period ended June 30.
HOTELS: Assessment of 2% on room rates under discussion
Buena Park’s destination marketing agency and representatives of its 21 hotels and motels are working with city officials to form a hospitality improvement district as a source of dedicated funding for promotional efforts with a preliminary annual budget of close to $1 million.
St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point offered details on its planned renovation of some public areas of the property.
Technology industry veteran Joe Bergera was named chief executive of Iteris Inc., a Santa Ana-based data provider and traffic management software maker.
Agency Highlights Theme in Placements
Casanova Pendrill’s newest installment of pro bono work for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration pays homage to the evolutionary illustration “March of Progress.”