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Danaher Highlights Beckman, Dental Unit in OC

Cites Continued Core Revenue Growth for Both

Executives of Washington, D.C.-based conglomerate Danaher Corp. highlighted a pair of its businesses with a significant Orange County presence when discussing the company’s 2014 performance.

Campaign Celebrates 25 Years of Quiksilver’s Roxy

Lauds ‘Iconic’ Surfers Who Inspired OC Brand

Quiksilver Inc.’s Roxy division is celebrating its silver anniversary by highlighting achievements of its “most iconic” athletes—Lisa Andersen, Kelia Moniz and Stephanie Gilmore—who have collectively won 12 world surfing titles.

Von Karman’s Cluster of Data Centers Could Expand

Menlo Equities Plans To Reconfigure Warehouse

Menlo Equities LLC hasn’t found too much success leasing out its Quintana office campus near John Wayne Airport. But the Palo Alto-based company appears to be seeing strong user interest at an industrial complex it owns next door, thanks to tenants of a different type.

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OC Firms Score at SIMA

Orange County brands dominated the Aliso Viejo-based Surf Industry Manufacturers Association’s 12th annual Image Awards Thursday evening, winning in the nine out of 13 categories.

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Vacation Rental Tech Firm Gets $5M

Irvine-based travel-technology company BookingPal Inc. got $5 million in a venture capital round.

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Montage, Pelican Hill, St. Regis Make Forbes List

Three Orange County resorts have earned Five Star rankings in the Forbes Travel Guide.

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Chronic Tacos Charts Growth

Aliso Viejo-based Chronic Taco Enterprises said it has signed multiunit franchise deals for 12 locations in Colorado, three to 12 locations in Washington, and up to 14 in Arizona.

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Actavis Cutting More Jobs

Actavis PLC will cut more jobs just over the county line in Corona, as it awaits the finalization of its buy of Irvine-based Allergan Inc., according to a state filing.

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Broadcom, UCI Plan Tech Tourney

Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. and the University of California-Irvine will produce a one-day technology and entrepreneurship competition on Saturday, Feb. 28 at UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business, Broadcom said.

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Report: Del Taco Near Sale

Lake Forest-based Del Taco LLC may be bought as early as this week by Chicago-based Levy Acquisition Corp., according to Reuters.

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Taco Bell to Marketing Top 10

Fast Company magazine in New York named Taco Bell Corp. to its top-10 list of most innovative companies of 2015 in advertising and marketing.

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Confie Buys in Texas

Huntington Beach-based Confie Seguros Insurance Services has acquired Baja Auto Insurance in Dallas on undisclosed terms.

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Hotel Sales Spike in 2014

The number of hotels sold in Orange County more than doubled and their dollar value increased five-fold in 2014 compared with a year earlier, according to Irvine-based hospitality consultant Atlas Hospitality Group.

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OC-Based Charter Services Catch Recovery’s Tailwind

Charter air service is finding friendly skies over Orange County, where demand for private flights has gained altitude in recent months.

Behind the Badge Business Plan: Keep Cops in Front of Story

Agencies Pay PR Shop to Craft Police Perspective Into Site

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