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Pelican Hill Offers Food, More for Locals, Guests

Trio of Restaurants Get Fifi’s Seal of Approval

There’s so much happening at The Resort at Pelican Hill all during the year. I’ll try to capsulize it but nevertheless want to bring you the best of the resort.

Primo Restaurants for Fresh, Creative Spring Fare

From French Countryside to Sushi With a Flair

Springtime brings thoughts of colorful flowers emerging, a climate conducive to beaches and boating, and getting out as the winter fades, even though we’ve had such a mild winter.

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March 3-12

This week's business and other event listings.

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Rutan Names Nichols Managing Partner

Cotsa Mesa-based law firm Rutan & Tucker LLP has elected Steve Nichols as its new managing partner.

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OC 2013 Visitor Spending Rebounds to $9.6B

Visitors to Orange County spent $9.6 billion last year, up about 10% from a year earlier, according to the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau.

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Clean Energy Misses Q4 Estimates

Newport Beach-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. on Thursday reported revenue and adjusted profits for the fourth quarter that missed Wall Street expectations.

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Tiger Woods Foundation Exec Moves On

Greg McLaughlin is leaving his post as chief executive and president of the Tiger Woods Foundation in Irvine to take an executive leadership position with the PGA Tour in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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New Center for Commercialization of Research at UCI

University of California, Irvine, has announced the establishment of its Institute for Innovation, the latest in the school’s efforts to foster entrepreneurialism and technology development that will help create commercial applications for the school’s research.

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Taco Bell Breakfast Set for March 27 Rollout

Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. released additional details on its expansion into breakfast that will be supported by what company executives called the largest advertising campaign in company history.

Marriott’s Makeover Beckons Generation Next

HOSPITALITY: Starts with new look for lobby, lounge areas

Irvine Marriott spent about $5 million to hit the restart button on its lobby and lounge area in a project aimed at attracting the next generation of travelers staying at the hotel or just visiting.

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Kawasaki Names Local President

Irvine-based Kawasaki Motors Corp. USA said it named Masafumi Nakagawa president.

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BJ’s Set for New Menu Rollout

Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc. is set to launch a new menu next week.

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Preferred Outcome

Marketing Programs Behind Growth of Service Provider for Independent Hotels

Preferred Hotel Group’s 1,600-point hotel inspection is intense.

Friedman’s New Gooaaalll!!! Co-Owner Fires Up

Robert Friedman didn’t sink much into—a 1994 bargain at $70.

Kiani’s Patient Safety Bid Gains Look of Movement

HEALTHCARE: More companies, hospitals join Masimo-led initiative

More companies and hospitals are being drawn to the patient safety movement spearheaded by the chief executive of Irvine-based patient monitor maker Masimo Corp.