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EDUCATION: Pharmacy programs in various stages at 3 universities
Three local universities want to launch pharmacy schools here, and they would join six others in Southern California and a total cadre of 11 statewide.
Mixes Ethnic Food Smarts, Hunger for Better Dining
Our now legendary Orange County lady chef and restaurateur Zov Karamardian set out to introduce the dining public to Mediterranean food 27 years ago.
Claim Center Stage With Inviting Decor, Food, Drink
Having a glass of wine with friends is no longer the cutting-edge trend. We are now having cocktails.
Not many individuals can provide the spark for an entire column.
HEALTHCARE: Switch from respiratory to blood pressure aid
Rox Medical Inc. has shifted its business model as it seeks to lower the pressure—and possibly lure a buyer.
HEALTHCARE: CEO guided system into Hoag partnership
Veteran Orange County healthcare executive Deborah Proctor’s imprint will be felt by her successor.
EDUCATION: New academy fosters character development
The newest initiative of the Pacific Club Impact Foundation in Newport Beach has helped 150 middle school students from various backgrounds cultivate their leadership skills under the mentorship of local business executives.
A Tokyo-based restaurant operator said it would open franchises of Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. in Japan.
Pacific World Corp. in Aliso Viejo is up for sale, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Toba Capital Management in Newport Beach invested $4 million in Irvine-based True Drinks Inc.
Bethesda, Md.-based DiamondRock Hospitality Co. bought the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach for $58.5 million, or nearly $373,000 per room.
Two Versions of Tecnis To Restore Vision
Santa Ana-based Abbott Medical Optics continues to forge ahead with new products.
Bought Firms Focused On Promotions, Experiential
Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC recently disclosed that it acquired two marketing firms last year to bolster offerings of its in-house promotions and experiential ad agency, IN Marketing Services.
A trend that has run about six months continued in January at John Wayne Airport as the facility saw increased passenger counts on fewer commercial flights.
Shares of Ingram Micro Inc. dipped after markets closed Thursday, and continued to decline in midday trading Friday, as the Santa Ana company provided revenue and profit targets in the current quarter below Wall Street expectations.