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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.
Expect to hear more from various sources around the state about the growing stature of Emile Haddad and Aliso Viejo-based FivePoint Holdings Inc.
The Insider hears that the “Segerstrom family and South Coast Plaza” intend to build on ties to Carnegie Hall in New York and “other respected arts institutions” in coming months.
Last week’s annual OneOC Spirit of Volunteerism Awards luncheon at the Disneyland Hotel added humor, insight and style to the standard heartwarming fare of the nonprofit circuit, giving the crowd of more than 1,000 a mix that felt fresh as it highlighted the extraordinary levels of support the community of business provides nonprofit organizations that serve Orange County …
You might want to think again if you think the situation over at the Register is settled under new owner Digital First Media. DFM is ultimately owned by N.Y.-based hedge fund Alden Global Capital, which gives no signs of a long-term interest in the publishing business.