Jerry Sullivan is editor of the Business Journal. He directs the paper's coverage and layout and oversees a team of award-winning reporters. He also oversees the paper's website. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Sometimes the global financial media does math with words rather than numbers.
The Orange County Forum served up humor, straight talk and useful insights at last week’s Housing Outlook 2016 at the Hilton Irvine, where FivePoint Communities CEO Emile Haddad and Larry Webb, his counterpart at New Home Co., joined the Business Journal’s Richard Reisman for a chat.
UC-Irvine Librarian Lorelei Tanji hit upon a point that you’ll regularly find under the Business Journal’s front-page banner during her opening remarks to a crowd of about 300 who gathered at the Beckman Center last week to celebrate the debut of Chuck Martin’s coffee-table tome,
Anyone else notice former L.A. mayor, current Banc of California adviser and potential 2018 gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa introduced Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido at last week’s State of the City Address?
David Pyott hasn’t been the boss of Allergan for more than a year, but events conspire to keep him in the public eye.
Have to wonder how much longer Sears will remain at South Coast Plaza, where its 300,000-square-foot store is now among the properties the once-colossal retailer has put up for sale or lease …
Early take on Dan Young’s decision to step away from the Irvine Company: Donald Bren’s master plan continues to morph into something that increasingly looks like more of an operating company than a developer.
We sure can pick ‘em: Tam Nguyen of Advance Beauty College was honored—along with his sister, Minh Nguyen—with one of the Business Journal’s Family Owned Business Awards in 2012.
Howard and Roberta Ahmanson wrapped several pleasant surprises into the salon they hosted recently at Fieldstead & Co. Inc. It’s their family office, which looks after a fortune that started with Howard Ahmanson Sr., the late founder of Home Savings of America and a giant in the development of Southern California as a powerhouse fueled by a middle class that had room to grow in nearly every sense of the word in the decades after World War II.
Reports from the Lincoln Club’s recent annual dinner at the Island Hotel indicate Al Frink captured the mood of many of the assembled GOP stalwarts with a turn as a prop comic.