Orange County Business Journal

Could Kashkari Take State GOP in New Direction? Titan Effort for García

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Kiani Also Into Africa; Moorlach’s Citron Meeting

OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan

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Reflections on Howser; Rogers That on Tri Pointe IPO; Walkie Talks Nice

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Ensign Makes 2 Buys

Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group Inc. said it has acquired a home healthcare provider and a hospice operator in separate deals.

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2013 Board of Achievement

Different Paths to Distinction

BUSINESS PEOPLE OF THE YEAR: 2013 Board of Achievement

Robinson Readies for Big Role in Toyota Case; Auto Auction, Anyone?

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Quest Board Gets “A” From Dealbook; Augie Gets More From Son

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

FDA, Allergan Warn of Possible Botox Counterfeits

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings to more than 350 medical practices that might have received counterfeit versions of Irvine-based Allergan Inc.’s flagship Botox drug.

Taking Stox of Anaheim Landmark; Laguna Draws Famed Duo; Holiday Buzz

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

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Momentum Vs. Far-Off Factors

2013 PREVIEW

Orange County’s economy heads into 2013 with signs of momentum that might only be slowed by far-off circumstances that are well beyond local control.

Rest of Sears’ South Coast Plaza Store for Rent; About OC’s Female Vets

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Much More Than Mazzo in AMO Caper; Potty Talk; Fuller’s Chair

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

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2012 YEAR in Review

Deals, Departures, Retirements Change Local Lineup

YEAR IN REVIEW: PEOPLE, COMPANIES, BIG STORIES

DeCinces Faces Criminal Charges on Advanced Medical Trading

LAW: Former major league baseball player Doug DeCinces was one of four persons indicted Wednesday on criminal charges stemming from accusations of insider trading related to Santa Ana-based Advanced Medical Optics Inc.’s sale to Abbott Laboratories in 2009.

DeCinces Faces Criminal Charges on Advanced Medical Trading

Former major league baseball player Doug DeCinces was one of four persons indicted Wednesday on criminal charges stemming from accusations of insider trading related to Santa Ana-based Advanced Medical Optics Inc.’s sale to Abbott Laboratories in 2009.

Group Plans Boycott of Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade

A group opposed to a proposal to raise rents on residential dock space in Newport Harbor said it is prepared to boycott next month’s 104th annual Christmas Boat Parade there.

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Group Plans Boycott of Newport Harbor Christmas Boat Parade

A group opposed to a proposal to raise rents on residential dock space in Newport Harbor said it is prepared to boycott next month’s 104th annual Christmas Boat Parade there.

Augie’s Athletics; Frank Flies Felines; Anteaters Double Up on Big Men

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Watson Farewell Lineup: Bren, Eisner, Cool Whip; Elder Nguyen’s Vision

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

OC Surfwear Brands Up for SIMA Awards

Orange County-based brands claimed a big share of the nominations for the Aliso Viejo-based Surf Industry Manufacturers Association’s annual SIMA Image Awards.

Life After Larry; Doti’s Name Carved in Stone; Martin’s Russian Party

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Awards for 5 Family Owned Businesses

Honorees at the 13th Annual Orange County Business Journal Family Owned Business Awards ranged from a beauty college to an asphalt company, with a reprographics firm, disaster recovery service and skateboard maker in the mix.

Awards for 5 Family Owned Businesses

Honorees at the 13th Annual Orange County Business Journal Family Owned Business Awards ranged from a beauty college to an asphalt company, with a reprographics firm, disaster recovery service and skateboard maker in the mix.

Bren No. 71 on Bloomberg’s List of World’s Wealthiest

Irvine Company Chairman Donald Bren is ranked No. 71 on a list of the world’s wealthiest individuals released last week by Bloomberg Markets.

Bren No. 71 on Bloomberg’s List of World’s Wealthiest

Irvine Company Chairman Donald Bren is ranked No. 71 on a list of the world’s wealthiest individuals released today by Bloomberg Markets.

About the Fastest-Growing Public Companies List

About the fastest-growing public companies list. Includes the 2012 OC's FASTEST GROWING PUBLIC COs list for download (pdf)

Register Boss Tight-Lipped on Plans to Buck Industry Trend

MEDIA: New publisher says his metro daily is unique

Register boss tight-lipped on plans to buck industry trend

$8 Million Later— It Was Julia’s Stage All Along

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Buffett’s New Real Estate Brand to Irvine

Warren Buffett will attach the name of his famed holding company to a newly formed residential real estate chain that will have headquarters in Irvine.

Watson’s Recollections: Why Irvine Company Went to Newport Beach

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

A-List for FFF; Register Boss Eyes Times, Looks Beyond Libertarianism

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Haddad on Hustings; Moskowitz’ Big Week; E&Y’s Mother of Year

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

OCMA Campaign Adds Director; Fisker Rejects Romney’s ‘Loser’ Label

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Billabong Halts Trading Amid Report of Bidder’s Cold Feet

Trading in shares of Irvine-based Billabong USA's Australian parent has been halted amid recent rumors about its possible sale.

Here She Comes, CdM; New Faces at FCD; Stonegate Gets Us

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

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About the Annual Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

SPECIAL REPORT - FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES: About the annual fastest-growing private companies list. Includes the 2012 OC FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COs list for download (pdf)

Taco Bell Seeks New Ad Shop for Media Planning

Irvine-based fast-food chain Taco Bell Corp. will put the media-planning portion of its adverting account up for review, according to a recent report in trade publication Ad Age.

Argyros Acts Against Type; Beer Pong at Center Club

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Nine OCers on Forbes 400

Nine OCers on Forbes 400

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UCI Touts Counsel College as Business Journal Lauds Lawyers

UCI announces Corporate Counsel College as Business Journal lauds local lawyers

Angels Say No Talks With City of Industry

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim say they are not in discussions about the possibility of moving the team to the City of Industry.

Report: Angels Talk With City of Industry

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have discussed the possibility of moving the team to the City of Industry, according to a report in the Los Angeles Daily News.

UCI Announces Corporate Counsel College as Business Journal Lauds Local Lawyers

The University of California, Irvine, plans to start a Corporate Counsel College at its law school, an announcement that came during the Orange County Business Journal's 3rd Annual General Counsel awards dinner.

Arrest in Death of Greater Newport Physicians President

An Anaheim man faces charges that the truck he was driving struck and killed Catherine “Kit” Campion Ritz, an Irvine resident who was president of the Greater Newport Physicians doctors group for the past 18 years.

9 OCers on Forbes 400

Nine Orange County residents made the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans, released today.

Rising Stars Report: Campbell to Rappers to Honored Execs

OC INSIDER Column by Jerry Sullivan

Freeman to Depart Irvine Company for Farmers Insurance

Erin Freeman will leave her post as senior vice president of communications for Newport Beach-based developer Irvine Company to become chief communications officer for Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles.

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Notes From Stage and Behind the Scenes for Chapman Arts Center

OC INSIDER by Jerry Sullivan

Freeman to Depart Irvine Company for Farmers Insurance

Erin Freeman will leave her post as senior vice president of communications for Newport Beach-based developer Irvine Company to become chief communications officer for Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles.

Nadia Lockyer Arrested in Orange

Former Santa Ana Board of Education Trustee and Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer—the estranged wife of California Treasurer Bill Lockyer—was recently arrested at a house in Orange where investigators say she was in possession of drugs.