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The Pacific Club Impact Foundation in Newport Beach announced two new initiatives geared for elementary and high school students, outlining the programs during a luncheon for National Football League Hall of Famer and onetime USC star Ronnie Lott’s annual award program.May 14, 2014 3:12 p.m. Share
Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport grew in June compared to the same month last year, the airport said.
The 2014 Ms. America Pageant will be in Brea this year at the Curtis Theater on Aug. 9.
Newport Beach-based hotel sales and marketing company Preferred Hotel Group said it produced $420 million in reservations for member hotels in the first six months of the year.
The Laguna Cliffs Inn in Laguna Beach named Rachel Tejada general manager.
Renovations, New Construction Emphasize Open Design
Look to the lobbies of Orange County’s newest and most recently redesigned hotels to see the hospitality industry’s latest generation of interior design on display.
New Quiksilver Video Part of ‘Season of Freedom’
Apparel manufacturer Quiksilver Inc. in Huntington Beach has launched a one-minute video, “Loving Lost in Venice.”
Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. saw a 3% dip in revenue in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, according to results from parent Yum Brands Inc.
I-5 Publishing LLC in Irvine has acquired San Francisco-based Say Media Inc.’s Dogster and Catster websites, which attract a combined 2.5 million visitors each month, according to the company.
The Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County said it completed its $3.3 million renovation of 174 suites.
Newport Beach-based Qliktag Software Inc. acquired two companies on undisclosed terms.
The Orange County Museum of Art said on Monday that it is negotiating with a unit of New York-based developer Related Companies to sell its Newport Center property.
DINING: High-end concept in downtown LA, Santa Monica
Costa Mesa-based restaurant operator King’s Seafood Co. plans to put a minimum of $5 million into an Orange County location of its high-end Water Grill.
MEDIA: Eyes role as manager of information in mobile world
Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc., an Irvine-based print product powerhouse, has seen the writing on the wall for some time now—advances in mobile technology are changing the way companies communicate, a shift that’s pushing its once-legacy business toward oblivion.
Irvine-based Oculus VR Inc. announced another acquisition and plans to host a September developer conference in Los Angeles.
Gadgets Save Boyfriend Bored By Girls’ Day Out
Kingston Technology Co.’s TV spot—“This is Sam—the story of the DT microDuo”—uses gender stereotypes to tap into consumers’ inner geek.