Anyone else see former Federal Reserve boss Ben Bernanke around Pimco’s HQ in Newport Center last week?
Not many individuals can provide the spark for an entire column.
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.
Here are a couple of big OC names that make a natural marketing match: Pacific Life and filmmaker MacGillivray Freeman.
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.
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.
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?
What does St. Margaret’s Episcopal School have in common with UCI, USC, MIT and Portland State University?
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.
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
My, how you’ve grown. What else to say about Orange County’s business landscape over the past year?
Thanksgiving is in the books and you can see the year-end holidays from here.
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).
Are the powers that be rethinking the fate of the two hangars on the former Marine base in Tustin now that Google has signed a 60-year lease worth $1.2 billion for a similar structure and several others on surrounding grounds in the Silicon Valley?
A trot around the South Coast Metro district that covers corners of Costa Mesa and Santa Ana reveals several sizeable chunks of property in a state of flux.