John Wayne Airport passenger traffic edged down 1.6% in September compared with the same period last year.
Melissa Lora will retire next summer from her position as president of Taco Bell Corp.’s international division. Chief Financial Officer Liz Williams will move into Lora’s role and Rahul Shinde, currently GM in India for KFC will become Division CFO at Taco Bell.
Ubiquity Inc. has been evicted from its Irvine headquarters at 9801 Research Drive.
Walt Disney Co.’s parks and resorts segment reported higher quarterly and annual revenue—the only one of the entertainment giant’s four business units to do so.
Nicholas Mitsakos, former interim chief executive of Irvine-based media firm Ubiquity Inc., was sentenced today to 30 months in prison on charges of conspiring to commit securities fraud and wire fraud, said Joon H. Kim, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Community Medical Center Long Beach, one of Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System’s three hospitals in the area, will soon close due to not meeting earthquake building standards.
Fifi Chao the longtime Orange County restaurant columnist died Monday. She was 81.
Chapman University will buy Katella Grand, a 399-unit apartment complex near Anaheim's Platinum Triangle, for $148 million, from UDR, a Colorado-based REIT.
California State University Chancellor Timothy White said today that California State University-Fullerton President Mildred García will be the next president of the Washington, D.C.-based American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).
San Diego-based consumer advocacy law firm Haeggquist & Eck said it’s bought the Cooper Law Firm in Irvine, an employee and consumer class action firm.
HOSPITALITY: Sales at Dyer & 55 Are Midscale Trend Marker
George Santayana said those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it, but sometimes that’s not so bad.
SPORTS: Hoag deal, civic deeds vs. poor optics
The business challenges facing the Los Angeles Chargers front office in Costa Mesa midway through the season haven’t changed much since owner Dean Spanos moved the franchise north in January.
Irvine Warehouse Part of International Tariff Caper
The foreign owners of Irvine’s 2323 Main St. industrial building are fighting the federal government’s attempt to seize ownership of the airport-area property, citing in court filings “demonstrably false” allegations and violations of its due process.
HEALTHCARE: Plans to partner to grow outpatient care
Irvine-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute, a unique for-profit joint venture comprised of two groups of orthopedic surgeons and a nonprofit hospital, is positioned for growth with a new chief executive at the helm.
A Tasting of Retired Columnist’s Favorites
Executive dining columnist Fifi Chao announced her retirement in this column last month with a joyous romp through “the past 26 ½ years, the best dining years in Orange County’s history.”