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UC-Irvine MBA Program Up in Ranking

The University of California-Irvine Paul Merage School of Business full-time MBA program rose five spots in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, tying with Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in Dallas at No. 48.

Taco Bell to Open First China Location

Taco Bell Corp. is planning to open its first location in China by the end of the year, executives of the Irvine-based chain said during a Bank of America Merrill Lynch consumer and retail conference in New York.

Environmental Consultants Feel Effect of Energy Slump

Slight Declines Seen In Jobs, Billings Flat

Orange County’s largest environmental consultants faced a tough landscape last year, with no big increase in government spending—a staple of the segment—and aftershocks from the difficulties in the energy sector.

Intelligent Reinvention

Husband-and-Wife Team Lead $40 Million Juice & Food Chain

Seeing Steve and Alexis Schulze at the podium at a Business Journal event is like NFL great Jim Brown arriving in the end zone—seems like they’ve been there before.

Senate Committee Passes Pack of Device Reform Bills

Designed to Speed FDA OK for Certain Treatments

A cause dear to the hearts of medical device makers in Orange County and elsewhere—regulatory reform—is moving along in the U.S. Senate.

Agency Ups Role in Client Work With Startup Stakes

Gets Equity Share In Exchange for Services

Irvine-based agency INK is taking an active role in its startup clients. It launched an “equity based model for agency-client relationships” that enables it to acquire a stake in promising enterprises.

New Ingram Micro Owner to Invest in Distributor

Chinese Boss to ‘Acquire’ More Business, Up Hires

Don’t expect Irvine-based Ingram Micro Inc. to cut costs under new Chinese owner Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co. Ltd.

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OC Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4%

Orange County added 12,800 jobs in February to maintain a 4% unemployment rate, even with the recently revised rate for the month prior.

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Corporate Dining Entrepreneur Dies

Don Phelps, who founded Buena Park-based Food Systems Inc. in 1972, died March 3 at age 84. A memorial service is planned in Newport Beach on April 2.

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Another Jump for UCI Law School

University of California-Irvine School of Law moved up two places to No. 28 on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the nation’s graduate school programs for law schools, released earlier this week.

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Ingram Micro Buys Telecom

Irvine-based Ingram Micro Inc. bought NetXUSA in Greenville, S.C., on undisclosed terms.

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UCI’s Merage School in Top 50

The University of California-Irvine Paul Merage School of Business full-time MBA program rose five spots in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released today.

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County RFQ Out on DP Harbor

The County of Orange today released a request for qualifications for the redevelopment of Dana Point Harbor.

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UCI’s Merage School in Top 50

The University of California-Irvine Paul Merage School of Business full-time MBA program rose five spots in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings released today.