Orange County Business Journal

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

Recent Stories

Chapman’s Pace on Immigrant Engagement: Unplanned, Impressive

Who figured a university with fewer than 10,000 students nestled on a quaint campus just up the street from the old-timey, Middle American look and feel of the Orange Plaza would become a showcase of modern immigrant engagement and achievement that drives forward in spite of all the political palaver and high emotions attached to the subject these days?

New Perspectives on Diapers, Lawyers, Football, Politics

You don’t necessarily have to do a lot to get a fresh perspective—sometimes a slight shift in vantage point is all it takes …

Lots of Good On OC To-Do List

What to do if you’re unsettled by the harsh tone and tenor of politics today?

OC All Over— From Wayne’s World to Ebell

Put Wayne Gross at the head of the line on a recent trend that has OCers popping up in all sorts of prominent places.

About Our New Look; OC Star Power: Clinton Keys & Bridges

For Your Consideration: the update to our front-page design, which now is a bit more horizontal than vertical, with the banner at the top a tad leaner and cleaner.

Gardner to Step Down; Hill Steps Up; New Bank Steps Forward

A couple of changes in command coming up at organizations that operate outside the private sector but nevertheless play key roles in OC’s community of business …

Hueston’s Draw; Julia’s Shine; Chuck’s Birthday

Check our front-page report on the latest joint venture between Hyundai Motor America and the Tiger Woods Foundation—and kindly note that they aren’t the only ones who poke around north of here from time to time …

Argyroses Give on Both Sides of Bristol; Happy Birthday Bobby Mac!

It will be tough to find a clearer example of acting locally and thinking globally than the Argyros family will provide this week.

GG Tops Cravath; Craig Sets Own Scale; Buchanan’s Cheap Trick

Just a few additions to this week’s front-page coverage of our Business People of the Year—notes on some recent moves that also merit mention as our community of business gets set to take on whatever 2017 has to offer …

OC 500’s Place in the Pulpit; Man’s Lamb Chops

Howard and Roberta Ahmanson recently hosted another intriguing salon at their family office on Von Karman, providing the Baroness Caroline Cox, a long-standing member of the British House of Lords, a platform to talk about her ongoing efforts to give voice to peoples under religious prosecution around the world—you can check out her book titled “The Very Stones Cry Out” for more.

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