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OC’s Pre-Pay: $27M

Orange County will redeem about $27.2 million in airport revenue bonds July 1 after supervisors yesterday approved the move in a 5-0 vote yesterday. A four-fifths majority was required for passage.

By Paul Hughes May 24, 2017 2:11 p.m. share »
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Hill Gets Nonprofit’s Award

Human Options gave its 2017 Dove Award to Julie Hill at its “Serious Fun” gala at Balboa Bay Resort on Saturday.

By Deirdre Newman May 22, 2017 2:08 p.m. share »
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Brea Food Maker Names COO

Ventura Foods LLC promoted John Buckles to chief operating officer, a new position at the Brea-based maker of branded butter, margarine, mayonnaise, dressings and dips.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 10:53 a.m. share »
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Juice It Up Adds in Inland Empire

Juice It Up plans in June to open a new franchised location in San Bernardino County, purchased by a husband-and-wife team that also franchises three Wienerschnitzel locations in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 10:25 a.m. share »
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OCVA Focus: Mideast, Mexico

Orange County Visitors Association worked in the Middle East in March and plans new efforts in Mexico, through a California tourism team’s visit, to tell business travelers and tourists they’re welcome locally.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 9:38 a.m. share »
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Chapman to Get $1M Scholarship Gift

Chapman University on Wednesday will get a $1 million gift from the Illinois-based Give Something Back Foundation Inc.

By Deirdre Newman May 16, 2017 5:40 p.m. share »
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L Squared Buys Elevator Servicer

Newport Beach-based L Squared Capital Partners and Longview Asset Management purchased Oracle Elevator, a service provider, for an undisclosed amount.

By Peter J. Brennan May 16, 2017 1:19 p.m. share »
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Journalist to Join UCI Faculty

Hector Tobar, an author and New York Times contributing op-ed columnist, will be an associate professor in Chicano/Latino Studies and English-Literary Journalism at University of California-Irvine, a UCI spokesman confirmed today.

By Deirdre Newman May 15, 2017 5:01 p.m. share »
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Mistrial in Mazzo Insider-Trading Case

A mistrial was declared Friday in the insider trading case against Jim Mazzo, global president of ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss Meditec AG in Germany, while two others—former Angels player Doug DeCinces and friend David Parker—were found guilty of multiple charges, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

By Sherry Hsieh May 15, 2017 10:44 a.m. share »
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UCI Prof Gets Alzheimer's Funds

The Orange County Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will give UCI professor Matthew Inlay $150,000 over three years for research “critical to developing more-effective strategies for understanding and treating” the disease, the association said.

By Deirdre Newman May 15, 2017 10:42 a.m. share »
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Yogurtland's Texas Two-Step

Yogurtland Franchising Inc. added two locations in Houston under separate owners.

By Paul Hughes May 15, 2017 6:01 a.m. share »
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Hotel Developer to Lay Off Staff

FJS Inc. said in a regulatory filing it would cut 121 jobs in Anaheim.

By Paul Hughes May 12, 2017 11:22 a.m. share »
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OCers Get Ellis Island Awards

Several Orange County residents, as well as others with ties to OC, are recipients of the 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

By Deirdre Newman May 12, 2017 10:57 a.m. share »
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Veritone Raises $37.5M in IPO

Newport Beach-based start-up Veritone Inc. began trading today on the NASDAQ Capital Markets after raising $37.5 million in an initial public offering.

By Chris Casacchia May 12, 2017 10:16 a.m. share »
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OC-Backed Pebble Beach Expands

Pebble Beach Co. in August will open 38 new rooms under the name Fairway One, at The Lodge at Pebble Beach.

By Paul Hughes May 12, 2017 9:47 a.m. share »