BJ’s Restaurants Inc. added a location in Columbia, S.C., its first in the state and eighth new restaurant this year. It plans two more new restaurants in 2017, including its first in Michigan.
Visit Anaheim said 12.1 million travelers to the city have spent $4.2 billion in Orange County year-to-date, an increase of some 10% in each number, and have spent of about $347 per person.
Marshall B. Ketchum University in Fullerton appointed Mark Bullimore as dean of the Southern California College of Optometry.
Singapore-based ChangedEdu invested in Irvine-based Collegewise, according to Collegewise.
The Los Angeles Chargers and owners the Spanos family on Friday announced a $500K donation for Hurricane Harvey victims.
Saddleback College said Gregory Anderson will be its new president effective Oct. 16.
Confie, a Huntington Beach-based national insurance distribution company with $500 million in annual sales, named Cesar Soriano as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Banc of California Inc. (NYSE: BANC), the largest bank by assets based in Orange County, hired a chief financial officer after an almost year-long search.
An Irvine seller of Vietnamese-style coffee has changed its name and plans three more locations in the next year.
University of California-Irvine said today that Aliso Viejo-based chipmaker Microsemi Corp. donated $1.5 million to the university.
Montage International in Irvine named Brian Karaba executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Chapman University said today Matthew Hanson will replace Shan Steinmark as director of its entrepreneurship center, the Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics.
Newport Beach-based Real Office Centers (ROC) has now voluntarily terminated its lease at three of its remaining four OC locations, according to its landlord, the Irvine Co.
Jimboy’s Tacos plans three locations in OC—Huntington Beach. Brea, and Costa Mesa—as part of a 20-unit franchise plan for Southern California.
News reports from Houston last month said Irvine-based In-N-Out Burger bought a parcel of land in Harris County for its first location in the city.