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Taco Bell Gets PETA Props

Taco Bell Corp.’s bean burritos will be the focal point of an upcoming campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

By Mediha DiMartino April 5, 2017 9:53 a.m. share »
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UCI’s Burk Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Dan Burk, the Chancellor’s Professor of Law at University of California-Irvine’s School of Law, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award in cybersecurity to the Oxford Internet Institute in the U.K., according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

By Deirdre Newman April 4, 2017 11:35 a.m. share »
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Ex-Morgan Stanley Chief to Chair Lantern Credit

John Mack, former chairman and chief executive at Morgan Stanley, was appointed chairman of the board of managers of Newport Beach-based Lantern Credit LLC.

By Peter J. Brennan April 4, 2017 11:33 a.m. share »
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Chapman Gets Experian Gift

Chapman University plans to expand work in data science and artificial intelligence with a $750,000 donation from Experian PLC, which creates the Experian Assistant Professorship in Machine Learning.

By Deirdre Newman April 3, 2017 3:31 p.m. share »
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Samuelis Give $20M to UCLA

The Samueli Foundation in Corona del mar gave $20 million to the University of California-Los Angeles’ Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, the foundation said.

By Deirdre Newman April 3, 2017 11:59 a.m. share »
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HCP President to Depart

HCP Inc. President Justin Hutchens will leave the Irvine-based healthcare-focused real estate investment trust to lead Darlington, England-based HC-One Ltd. as chief executive.

By Sherry Hsieh April 3, 2017 11:49 a.m. share »
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Emerald Files for IPO

San Juan Capistrano-based Emerald Expositions LLC has filed to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering.

By Mediha DiMartino April 3, 2017 9:56 a.m. share »
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Doheny Blues Foundation to Launch

Doheny Blues Festival Founder Rich Sherman said he’ll create the Doheny Blues Foundation in honor of the 20th anniversary of the festival, which runs May 20-21 in Dana Point.

By Deirdre Newman March 31, 2017 1:07 p.m. share »
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Southwest Adds Sacramento From Long Beach

Southwest Airlines will fly to Sacramento from Long Beach Airport starting in August.

By Paul Hughes March 31, 2017 11:30 a.m. share »
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Ex-Airport FBO in Suit Vs. County, Board

An affiliate of Signature Flight Support Corp. petitioned Orange County Superior Court on Wednesday to overturn the results of an Orange County Board of Supervisors vote that would replace its operations at John Wayne Airport with services provided by a new company.

By Paul Hughes March 31, 2017 9:15 a.m. share »
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Lobel Weiland Wins Award

Costa Mesa-based Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP was awarded the Turnaround M&A Atlas Award, which it will receive on April 4 at the Metropolitan Club in New York City

By Deirdre Newman March 29, 2017 1:10 p.m. share »
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El Pollo Loco Grows Texas Deal

El Pollo Loco said a Texas franchisee has agreed to nearly triple the number of units the local operator will open.

By Paul Hughes March 28, 2017 3:09 p.m. share »
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Chapman Dean Adds Pharma Group Duties

Nancy Alvarez, assistant dean of experiential education and continuing professional development for Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy, was inducted Monday as the 162nd president of the American Pharmacists Association.

By Deirdre Newman March 28, 2017 3:04 p.m. share »
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St. Joe Fills Chief Medical Slot

St. Joseph Hospital-Orange said Scott Rusk would be chief medical officer, effective immediately, with a mandate to “improve clinical quality and outcomes,” Chief Executive Jeremy Zoch said.

By Sherry Hsieh March 28, 2017 8 a.m. share »
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PIMCO, Gross Settle Lawsuit

Bond investor Bill Gross settled a lawsuit against the company he co-founded, Pacific Investment Management Co.

By Peter J. Brennan March 27, 2017 10:28 a.m. share »