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Mick Jagger’s Daughter Considered Weak Choice
Volcom LLC, looking to shed its surf-only brand image, hired Georgia May Jagger, daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall to be the Costa Mesa-based footwear and apparel manufacturer’s new global brand ambassador.
‘Shark Tank’ Investment, Beach Cleanup Lift Brand
A startup that created a brand of handboards, a one-handed surfboard that straps to a surfer’s hand for bodysurfing, started its summer tour over Memorial Day weekend.
More Than 7,000 Rooms Proposed in Four Cities
The four Orange County cities with the heaviest volume of hotel construction are seeing a divergence in the type of properties being built there and the sorts of guests the hotels will target.
Nicholas Mitsakos today was named interim chief executive of Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc. as part of its corporate restructuring.
Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park said it plans to begin building two new slide structures at its Knott’s Soak City water park and open them next summer.
Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc., a technology-focused media company, will spin off its Ubiquity Studios.
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. today announced a partnership with Facebook Inc. that aims to connect millions of gamers while boosting content on the world’s largest social network.
Automaker’s Research Indicates NBA Ties Lift Brand
Kia Motors America Inc. is playing some impressive moves on the sponsorship court.
HOSPITALITY: Move came as Parques Reunidos prepped IPO
Palace Entertainment Holdings LLC President and Chief Executive Fernando Eiroa has taken on chief executive duties at its parent company.
San Clemente-based Stance Inc. now provides the official Major League Baseball sock.
Jon Storbeck was named vice president and general manager at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim signed Santa Ana-based Amusement Park to create a campaign targeting “women and other groups typically outside the scope of MLB marketing.”
Ironwood Impresses With Unexpected Food, Facility
Ironwood in Laguna Hills opened only a month ago, and we have been busy introducing friends via word of mouth and by taking them there. It’s rare for me to keep wanting to return to the same restaurant—there are just too many places I need to try, and there’s only one of me. To say that Patrick and I are quite taken by Ironwood would certainly be an understatement, and we are enjoying our multiple visits a lot.
2,100-SF Shop Opens With Exhibit on Grant Recipients
Rolex helped watch retailer Baron & Leeds celebrate the reopening of its 2,100-square-foot boutique at South Coast Plaza with a photo and video exhibit showcasing Rolex Awards for Enterprise recipients in the Costa Mesa-based shopping center’s Jewel Court.