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Mission Viejo-based Jobrivet said it had signed to provide employment services to 146 offices in Southern California of Orange-based Western Dental Services Inc.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts notified the state Employment Development Department on Jan. 15 it will lay off 85 employees from a Fullerton location, effective May 29.
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. has bought the Montage Laguna Beach for $360 million, the Chicago-based hotel investor said on Thursday.
OC Weekly is up for sale, according to Denver-based Voice Media Group Inc., parent of the alternative newspaper.
John Wayne Airport reported more passengers flying on fewer commercial flights in December, the fourth straight month of airlines flying fuller planes.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors will meet in closed session today to plan the search for a successor to John Wayne Airport Director Alan Murphy, who will step down from the post on Feb. 5.
Irvine-based Auction.com LLC said it has formed a unit focused on selling hotel properties.
Grupo Gallegos in Huntington Beach made Advertising Age’s "Agencies to Watch" List.
Cypress-based Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. said it plans to advertise during NBC Universo’s Spanish-language telecast of the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.
NextVR Inc. in Laguna Beach said it conducted the “first ever live, broadcast-quality transmission of a virtual reality experience” over the weekend.
Three Orange County resorts—the Montage Laguna Beach, the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, and the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast—made Travel & Leisure magazine’s annual list of the world’s 500 best hotels.
San Clemente-based automotive customer service firm DealerSocket Inc. has acquired DealerFire, a web design and digital marketing firm in Oshkosh, Wis.
Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. president John Arabia has been appointed chief executive of the Aliso Viejo-based company.
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A Laguna Beach-based energy drink maker with $150 million in sales was sold Jan. 9 to Ada, Mich.-based Amway Corp., its exclusive distributor, the two companies said.