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OC-Based Charter Services Catch Recovery’s Tailwind
Charter air service is finding friendly skies over Orange County, where demand for private flights has gained altitude in recent months.
Agencies Pay PR Shop to Craft Police Perspective Into Site
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TECHNOLOGY: Plans to debut audio product in Q2
A startup led by a former engineering head at Broadcom Corp. and a private equity veteran and has attracted an eclectic mix of early investors as it vies for a spot in the crowded accessories market with a high-end smartphone case that also functions as a speaker and charger.
REAL ESTATE: $1.4M-per-room sale of Montage an OC record
The Chicago-based investor that was reportedly exploring a sale of its lone Orange County property just 18 months ago has instead added to its local resort holdings.
RESTAURANTS: Bucks trend of fast-casual, eyes Westminster
John’s Incredible Pizza Co. is in talks to open a restaurant in Westminster Mall as it doubles down on its long-standing family-oriented approach amid the recent popularity of fast-casual restaurants that appeal to food afficianados.
Ready to Exit London Exchange for Nasdaq
The directors of Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. are scheduled to vote this week on a proposal to delist its shares from the London Stock Exchange.
Irvine-based video game maker Blizzard Entertainment Inc. reported a strong fourth quarter after the close of intraday trading Thursday, with revenue and operating profits rising.
Irvine-based fast food hot dog chain Wienerschnitzel said it named Doug Koegeboehn chief marketing officer.
John Wayne Airport said the Orange County Board of Supervisors named Lawrence Serafini acting director, following the departure of current Airport Director Alan Murphy.
Mel Rogers will retire from his post as president and chief executive of Costa Mesa-based PBS SoCaL effective April 30.
Executives were honored in five categories last night at the Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards, which drew a crowd of about 600 to the Hotel Irvine.
Irvine-based Ruby Restaurant Group Inc. said it wants to add 20 franchises of its smaller “dinette” restaurants in 2015 as part of a bid to bring the casual dining chain into the popular fast casual trend.
Brea-based PennySaver USA will stop delivering local editions of its weekly PennySaver publications to the South Bay and the East Bay areas of Northern California, effective April 15.