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Concordia Gets Resident Entrepreneur

Charlie Zhang, founder of the Laguna Hills-based Pick Up Stix restaurant chain, has been named Entrepreneur-in-Residence by Concordia University Irvine’s business school.

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Innovation Institute in New Alliance

The La Palma-based Innovation Institute has signed an agreement with the Westport, Conn.-based Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, a biomedical and healthcare innovation network of more than 25,000 members in some 20 chapters worldwide.

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Confie Buys Three Brokerages

Huntington Beach-based insurer Confie continued to expand with the acquisition of brokerages in Illinois, Nevada and Florida.

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Baja Fresh, La Salsa Sold

Irvine-based BF Acquisition Holdings LLC, the parent company for Baja Fresh Mexican Grill and La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill, will be acquired for $27 million by MTY Food Group Inc. in Montreal, Canada.

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Port of Long Beach Chief to Resign

Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup will resign Oct. 28 after leading the nation’s second largest port for about two years.

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Alliant Buys in Washington State

Newport Beach-based Alliant Insurance Services has acquired on undisclosed terms the Farmin, Rothrock & Parrott insurance brokerage in Spokane, Wash.

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JD Power Sale Complete

The $1.1 billion sale of J.D. Power and Associates, a Costa Mesa-based unit of McGraw Hill Financial Inc., to XIO Group in London is complete, the consumer data and analytics firm said today.

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Knobbe Martens Sponsors Cyclocross Team

Irvine-based Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP will sponsor the Aspire Racing team for the 2016-17 season, in the intellectual property law firm’s first foray into national sports marketing.

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UCI Gets $1.3M for Diabetes Work

Two University of California-Irvine researchers have received a grant of $1.3 million from New York City-based JDRF to support their work on Type 1 diabetes

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Meehan to Managing Partner at Rutan

Costa Mesa-based Rutan & Tucker LLP announced today that William Meehan has been elected to managing partner of the law firm, which also has an office in Palo Alto.

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Creditors Go After Freedom Insiders

Freedom Communications, the former owner of The Orange County Register, has agreed to allow a committee representing its unsecured creditors to investigate possible legal claims against company insiders, according to court documents filed Wednesday in the Santa Ana division of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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Burba Adds Caribbean Hotels Show

Burba Hotel Network in Costa Mesa will manage the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association.

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UCI Health to Run Catalina ER

UC Irvine Health in Orange will provide emergency room services on Catalina Island beginning today.

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Airport Area Hilton Sells

Infinity Realty Advisors in Los Angeles said a client bought the 306-room Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport.

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UCI Law Adds Master's Program

University of California-Irvine School of Law is accepting applications for a new master’s law degree for non-American lawyers.