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The inaugural Heroes & Living Legends Gala, held on July 17 at The Duke Hotel in Newport Beach, brought together more than 200 business leaders, sponsors and supporters to help raise $729,000 to benefit Open Gate International, which provides vulnerable populations with vocational training for long-term economic stability.
‘White Glove’ Services, More Go for Pretty Penny
The Orange County coast is dotted with high-end residential condos that boast hotel-like amenities.
10 Guiding Principles Keep Staff on Same Team
All over America, companies large and small adorn their offices with images of the values that guide them, reminders of how they should conduct business on a day-to-day basis.
Creative youth development nonprofit organization The Wooden Floor welcomed nearly 200 guests for the opening night reception of its 34th Annual Concert: Connected Spaces at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on June 8.
Employees Collaborate To Keep Recruiter Competitive
They were trapped. The room was nearly dark, the scant light increasing the shadows rather than alleviating them. As the numbers on the timer continued their inexorable descent, the group searched fruitlessly for an escape route—a key to unlock a door, a hidden escape hatch, anything—growing ever more desperate. Meanwhile, they knew they were being watched via surveillance cameras and …
Managers Go Above Board To Make Them Feel Valued
It’s not unusual for lawyers and their teams to log long hours. What is unusual, though, is when they do so not only without complaint but willingly, even eagerly. That’s the scenario that Bisnar Chase LLC Managing Partner Scott Ritsema experienced when he found himself in a severe time crunch as he prepared an important case.
Some Boast Perks That Save Trips to Town
Fully equipped gyms, home movie theaters, and kitchens with commercial-grade appliances are almost a given in today’s luxury homes. Even indoor pools and elaborate wine rooms have become somewhat commonplace. And guesthouses are simply a bonus—in fact, there are 45 luxury homes on the market that boast a guesthouse among their selling points.
In June, Bank of America awarded $610,000 in economic mobility grants to 40 Orange County nonprofits.
Average 96% in First Two Weeks of June
Across Orange County, homes in the $4 million-plus market are fetching an average of 96% of their latest list prices, according to online real estate aggregator Redfin. Here’s a breakdown of OC’s most exclusive communities and how close selling prices are to list prices:
Bank of America, Charter/Spectrum, Albers Consulting, WealthWise Financial Services, Wells Fargo and other leading Orange County businesses joined forces to sponsor Orange County United Way’s 14th annual Women’s Philanthropy Fund Breakfast.