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GSF Beefs Up C-Suite

Golden State Foods in Irvine named several new senior executives to its leadership team, including a new chief administrative officer and chief financial officer.

By Paul Hughes March 27, 2017 10 a.m. share »
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JWA Passengers Down in February

John Wayne Airport’s passenger count fell 7.5% in February, year-over-year, in the first monthly decline in two and a half years.

By Paul Hughes March 27, 2017 9:43 a.m. share »
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American Advertising Federation OC Chapter Names Winners

The American Advertising Federation of Orange County held its annual awards gala Thursday at the Balboa Bay Club in Newport Beach.

By Mediha DiMartino March 24, 2017 10:03 a.m. share »
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Southwest Adds 2 Long Beach Slots

Southwest Airlines Co. gained two permanent slots at Long Beach Airport to add to several slots it has flown from since last year.

By Paul Hughes March 22, 2017 8:59 a.m. share »
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Puzder to Leave CKE

CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Andrew Puzder will step down from his post next month and be replaced by Jason Marker, who most recently led U.S. operations for KFC Corp.

By Paul Hughes March 22, 2017 8:58 a.m. share »
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El-Erian Matches $250K in OCSA Gifts

The Orange County School of the Arts Foundation raised $1 million net in support of the school’s students at last weekend’s gala fundraiser.

By Deirdre Newman March 20, 2017 1:09 p.m. share »
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Irvine Firm Buys in Munich

Advantage Smollan Ltd. in London—a holding company Irvine-based Advantage Solutions set up in 2015 with Smollan Group in Johannesburg—plans to acquire Combera Group GmbH in Munich on undisclosed terms.

By Mediha DiMartino March 20, 2017 1:04 p.m. share »
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OC Schools Rank in New Report

University of California-Irvine snagged several high rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s annual schools rankings.

By Deirdre Newman March 20, 2017 12:23 p.m. share »
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Merage Adds Data-Based Degree

University of California-Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business launched an M.S. in business analytics, which the school says is in response to high demand from businesses, recruiters and students.

By Deirdre Newman March 16, 2017 4:58 p.m. share »
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Restaurant Co. Buys 38 Wendy’s

Cotti Foods Corp. in Rancho Santa Margarita bought 38 Wendy’s International Inc. franchises in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, a news report said.

By Paul Hughes March 14, 2017 2:04 p.m. share »
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Chapman Names New Trustees, Governors

Chapman University today named the newest members of its Board of Trustees and Board of Governors.

By Deirdre Newman March 13, 2017 2:30 p.m. share »
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Whittier Trust Appoints Doti

Whittier Trust, a private family office in South Pasadena that serves 349 families and has $11 billion in assets under advisement, has appointed Jim Doti to its board of directors.

By Peter J. Brennan March 13, 2017 11:09 a.m. share »
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Pelican Hill Names Managing Director

Tom Donovan will join Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast at the end of the month as managing director.

By Paul Hughes March 13, 2017 9:45 a.m. share »
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Disney-Area Ramada to Reflag

Ramada Plaza Anaheim plans to become a Wyndham Garden hotel after a $4 million renovation set to take six months.

By Paul Hughes March 10, 2017 11:20 a.m. share »
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El Pollo Loco’s Sather to Retire

El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. president and Chief Executive Steve Sather plans to retire by year-end, the company said on Thursday.

By Paul Hughes March 10, 2017 9:46 a.m. share »