Orange County Business Journal

Aitken on Angels; Segerstom Memorial; OC-China Update

Anyone who doubts Wylie Aitken’s will probably hasn’t seen him in a court of law.

By Jerry Sullivan April 13, 2015 midnight share »

Will Times Lien in on Register? Picture This on Pimco

The $4.2 million lien slapped on Freedom Communications and its flagship Register seems to carry extra significance since it came at the request of the L.A. Times, which has a claim pending on bills for past work distributing the OC daily.

By Jerry Sullivan March 23, 2015 midnight share »

Ben Up for Bill’s Old Spot?; Morr on Ports Drama

Anyone else see former Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke around Pimco’s HQ in Newport Center last week?

By Jerry Sullivan March 9, 2015 midnight share »

This One Is All About Henry

Not many individuals can provide the spark for an entire column.

By Jerry Sullivan March 2, 2015 midnight share »

Pyott’s Victory Lap; New at Modo Mio; Just-Right Joyce

You heard it here first back in November, when the Insider picked up on vibes that Actavis PLC might take the Allergan name once it got its deal for the Irvine-based drugmaker done.

By Jerry Sullivan February 23, 2015 midnight share »

Whale of a Tie-In; NBFF Scores in UK; Doti at Shea Center

Here are a couple of big OC names that make a natural marketing match: Pacific Life and filmmaker MacGillivray Freeman.

By Jerry Sullivan February 9, 2015 midnight share »

When Donald Met Steve; Whitaker Gets Off to Strong Start

A big chunk of the Irvine Company’s operations outside of OC got a lengthy overview in a recent issue of the Silicon Valley Business Journal, which put some meat on the bones of a 25-year process that has seen Donald Bren amass 7,000 apartment units and 4 million square feet of office space in the region.

By Jerry Sullivan February 2, 2015 midnight share »

Times Taps OC for Big Hire; Revenge of Mt. Rushmore?

The L.A. Times plucked its latest big hire from the OC Register’s backyard, tapping UCI grad and Monarch Beach resident Don Reis as chief revenue officer.

By Jerry Sullivan January 26, 2015 midnight share »

Pimco’s ‘Fade’; Oakley’s Got Games; ‘Musco Match’

Anyone else take note of some particularly colorful words that turned up in a story about Pimco in the Dec. 15 issue of the Wall Street Journal?

By Jerry Sullivan January 20, 2015 midnight share »

Maseeh in Middle; Plenty of Ties to Presidential Timber

What does St. Margaret’s Episcopal School have in common with UCI, USC, MIT and Portland State University?

By Jerry Sullivan January 19, 2015 midnight share »

OC Tech on Target; Sage Hill’s Science Scholar; Early Picks

Anyone who doubts that science and technology are all over the place—or that Orange County is all over tech—can check our Chris Casacchia’s front-page piece on the CES show in Las Vegas.

By Jerry Sullivan January 12, 2015 midnight share »

Allergan Effect: Healthcare Hotter Than Ever Here

Healthcare remains integral and then some to OC’s economy, even as Irvine-based drugmaker Allergan Inc. gets ready to exit the stage as the largest publicly traded company based here

By Jerry Sullivan January 5, 2015 midnight share »

2014 in Review: Big Deals, Doings

My, how you’ve grown. What else to say about Orange County’s business landscape over the past year?

By Jerry Sullivan December 15, 2014 midnight share »

Taco Bell on Its Own in Irvine?; $3M for ‘Popcorn’ at Westin

Thanksgiving is in the books and you can see the year-end holidays from here.

By Jerry Sullivan December 1, 2014 midnight share »

Herberts’ Triple Play; Allergan Name Game; Bully for Campbell

It seemed altogether fitting that three generations of Herberts—all Gavins, by the way—were on hand for the Business Journal’s 15th annual Family-Owned Business Awards last week (see related item, page 8; profiles of winners in next week’s edition).

By Jerry Sullivan November 24, 2014 midnight share »