TOURISM AND MEDIA

JWA Up in July

John Wayne Airport saw about 919,000 passengers in July, up 1.7% year-over-year.

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SEC Revokes Stock of Irvine’s Ubiquity

The Securities and Exchange Commission said today that it's officially revoked the stock of Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc.

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Paciolan to Buy Two Firms

Paciolan in Irvine will buy TicketsWest and West Coast Entertainment in Spokane, Wash., on undisclosed terms, a trade journal reported.

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JetSuiteX Connects More Dots

JetSuiteX plans 12 flights a week between Burbank and San Jose starting Sept. 12.

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Evolution Sells LAX Hotel for $54M

Evolution Hospitality in San Clemente and Argosy Real Estate Partners in Wayne, Pa., sold the 216-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel LAX in El Segundo for about $54.1 million, sales records show.

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Ayres SD Hotel Breaks Ground

An Ayres Hotel is part of a development breaking ground tomorrow in Chula Vista.

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Veritone Takes AI-Centric Business to Costa Mesa

New HQ at The Met Follows May IPO

Artificial intelligence technology and media firm Veritone Inc., fresh off an initial public offering in May that raised $37.5 million, is moving its headquarters to a larger space in Costa Mesa.

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Fashion Island at 50

‘You had to dream a lot’ in ’67

Every pair of shoes Tom Gazsi wore until he reached high school, his parents bought at Dick Marowitz’s Newport Children’s Bootery at Fashion Island—“Adidas, saddle shoes, dress shoes, everything!”

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OC’s PR Shops Grew in Past Year

Social Media, Digital Storytelling in Toolset

The role of public relations professionals is changing—even the president is tweeting daily, bypassing the media.

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Entrepreneurs Stars of Livestreamed Show

MyStartup.Live Focuses On Founders’ Passions

A public relations and marketing expert harnessed the passion around Orange County startups into a weekly livestreamed show that debuted in June.

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Businessman Eric Davidson, Breakers Live the Dream

SPORTS: Team rewards owner, fans, sponsors with televised title

Orange County’s professional tennis team is looking to build momentum off the court after winning the Mylan World TeamTennis championship under first-year owner Eric Davidson.

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San Clemente Site Looks to Add Hotel, Restaurants

Land Next to Outlets Mall Trades for $10 Million

A long-awaited hotel project at San Clemente’s Marblehead Coastal property appears to be taking steps toward construction.

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ACC North Gives NAMM Room

The 200,000-square-foot Anaheim Convention Center expansion has driven official notice by its biggest client that it, too, is in growth mode.

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Blizzard Sells E-Team to Rams Owner

Blizzard Entertainment Inc.’s Overwatch League, a professional video gaming competition, will include an e-sports franchise fielded by Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and his son Josh.

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Hotel Sales Mid-Year Tally: $372M

16 OC hotels sold for more $372 million in the first six months of the year—an average of $23.3 million and 201% higher by dollar volume than in the same period last year.

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