Orange County Business Journal

Will OC Economy Go From Good to Great?

ECONOMY: Potential for gain; post-recession mindset required

Orange County’s economy looks good as it heads into 2014.

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SJC-based Emerald Expositions Plans $350M Buy

San Juan Capistrano-based trade show producer Emerald Expositions Inc. will add some of the largest events in the U.S. to its portfolio with a pending $335 acquisition of George Little Management LLC in White Plains, N.Y.

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2013 Year in Review

New Energy Gets OC Back to Old Normal

Enough of all that talk about a “new normal” in the wake of the recent recession.

Register LA-Bound in More Ways Than One? Memory of Mandela

OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan

Gross Keeps ‘Alpha’ in Mind; China Syndrome; More Than Bit of Trend

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Spitzer’s Other Run; Busloads for Great Park; Real Orange Aftermath

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Haskell’s Big Shoes; Carpenter’s All-Nighter; Gladstone’s Comedy Act

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Update on Augie; Pelican Hill Preview; Yorba Linda Listed

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Jannard’s‘Behemoth;’ Cash Crop of Yesteryear; Arte Drills Down

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Brothers Bren Both Busy; Boehner’s Take on Leadership

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Boehner Back on Schedule; Solar Decathlon’s Break

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Haddad’s Hit Parade; Martin’s Reminder; Julia’s Hometown

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Grant’s Extra Edge; Sage Hill’s Crowd; Razin on Red Sox

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Haddad’s Fashion Sense; Brower’s Book; Folino’s ‘Selfless, Gracious Act’

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Chemerinsky’s Next Gig: U.S. Supreme Court; Fast Growers Show Range

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Choi’s Track Record on Business Retention; OC’s IFE Triangle

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

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$60 Million Worth of Difference

Low-Profile OC Couple High on “Institutions That Value Freedom and Education”

Dale Fowler says things changed a lot after he and his wife, Sarah Ann, “gave some money” to Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., in 2007.

Honors for Another Argyros at Sage Hill; Fowler Follow Up

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Plenty on philanthropy in this week’s Special Report, which starts on page 29.

OC’s Last Chance on Ryan? Little Ava’s Star Turn

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Fowlers’ Latest Leg: $55M for Chapman; Ryan Gets Big Kiss

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Will Chanteclair Spot Put on The Ritz? Doti Does It All Over

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UCI Starts Over on Search for Biz Dean; Prop 30 in Perspective

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Political Ricochet for Rohrabacher? Wing’s Secret

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Does Other Shoe Loom Over Register’s Plan in LB? Cox to Chair FCD

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Wang in New Yorker; Mussallem in Aliso Creek; Price is Right

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Simon Celebrates In Style; Sir Bruno; Monsignor’s Gift

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Walters Leads Line to Replace Campbell; Kang’s New Perch

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Private Cos. Set Faster Pace

Revenue Tops $63B, Local Hires Up 4.1%

There are reasons the economic recovery feels firmer in Orange County compared with the national picture. Includes the 2013 OC's LARGEST PRIVATE COMPANIES list for download (pdf)

Long Beach Register? Cell-ing Newport Coast; SA’s Downtown Legs

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

How OC Rates for Women; Haddad to Chair UCI Foundation

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Great Park Numbers Game; Pelican Hill’s Prize; OCers for AFI

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OC’s Deal With NBA: No Team, Plenty of Ties

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Will ICU Have a Ball With Sale Talk? Mike Makes $5M Statement

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OC 50: New Faces of Influence

Biggest Turnover in 21-Year History

This year’s OC 50 has an unprecedented infusion of new blood.

OC 50: Influences—and Influentials— From All Over

OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.39% to 1,630.63 in early afternoon trading Wednesday.

Reddam’s Derby Dibs: $40M; 51st Just as Special for Argyroses

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Martin’s Medal; Battle of the Bands?; Another OC Derby Connection

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Irvine Coatings Company Agrees to Sale

Irvine-based specialty coatings supplier Deft Inc. has agreed to be acquired by PPG Industries Inc. in Pittsburgh.

Will Walker Get Date With OC? WSJ West; SCR’s Black Mark

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Irvine Coatings Company Agrees to Sale

Irvine-based specialty coatings supplier Deft Inc. has agreed to be acquired by PPG Industries Inc. in Pittsburgh.

OC Irony in Dell Deal; Sunstone’s Status; Hueston’s Boost

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Villa’s Root System Leads to Coldwell; Saywitz the Seer

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Midday Stock Roundup

The markets are closed today in observance of Good Friday.

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Report: Fisker Considers BK

Anaheim-based luxury hybrid automaker Fisker Automotive Inc. has retained a legal team to work on a potential bankruptcy filing, according to a Wall Street Journal report based on information from “people familiar with the matter.”

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.15% to 1,565.17 in afternoon trading Thursday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.33% to 1,558.55 in afternoon trading Wednesday.

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The Ranch Gets Mr. Stox’ Recipes, Wine List

A recently closed stalwart of the fine-dining landscape in North Orange County will see its legacy carried on at a new entry about a mile away.

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Nieto Gives Demo of Progress on ALS

Corona del Mar resident and fitness-equipment entrepreneur Augie Nieto demonstrated the progress he has made against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis—or Lou Gehrig’s disease—by doing leg lifts at the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association’s annual show earlier this month in San Diego.