Orange County Business Journal

Jane Yu covers finance, education, manufacturing and professional services for the Orange County Business Journal. She can be reached at yu@ocbj.com.

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NB Management Consultant Acquired

Beacon Resources LLC in Newport Beach has been acquired by Woodland Hills-based professional services firm DLC.

OC Cities Post Population Growth, Irvine Up Nearly 5%

Combine for 1% Increase To About 3 Million Residents

Orange County cities continued growing last year, combining for a net 1% increase in population to about 3 million.

Security Firm Grows in Anaheim, SD

Anaheim-based Firstline Security Inc. has expanded its facilities in Orange County and San Diego in line with its fast-growing business.

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CSUF Study: OC Exports to Grow Modestly, $28B by 2015

Orange County exports are expected to grow by nearly 6% this year to reach about $26.2 billion, according to a study by California State University Fullerton’s Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting.

Irvine Firm Builds on YouTube Business With New Unit

FINANCE: Semaphore rollout helps ‘Tubers’ brand and more

Irvine-based financial services firm Semaphore is betting on the growing field of YouTube entertainment and its increasing capacity to attract brands to advertise to the younger crowd.

Golden State Buys Again in New Zealand

Irvine-based food manufacturer and distributor Golden State Foods Corp. acquired a vegetable supplier in New Zealand on undisclosed terms.

Tasty Brews to Satisfy New Appetites

MANUFACTURING: Rising craft-beer sector part of US trend

Craft beer is briskly bubbling toward the surface of Orange County’s economy as a small but growing sector catering to increasing tastes for locally made food and beverages.

Firms Acquire Stake in Movie Company

Two Orange County-based investment firms have partnered to acquire a majority stake in Mob Scene LLC, an entertainment marketing and production company in Beverly Hills.

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OC Loses Jobs, Unemployment Rate Ticks Up

Orange County lost 13,900 jobs in July, breaking a five-month streak of job gains.

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Golden State Foods Buys Salad Supplier in NZ

Irvine-based food manufacturer and distributor Golden State Foods Corp. has acquired a vegetable supplier in New Zealand.

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