Michael de los Reyes

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Recent Stories

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading to 2,268.41.

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Consultancy Names CEO

Resources Connection, Inc. in Irvine named Kate W. Duchene president and chief executive, effective Dec. 19

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,269.28.

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OC Placement Firm Acquired

National placement firm Decision Toolbox in Irvine has been acquired on undisclosed terms by Engage2Excel in Statesville, N.C.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,263.70.

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Confie Buys in Arizona

Huntington Beach-based insurance provider Confie acquired on undisclosed terms Oasis Insurance in Mesa, Ariz.

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Unemployment Falls on Holiday Hires

Orange County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in November from a revised 4.1% in October.

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Chapman: OC’s Job Growth Slowing

A report released by Chapman University on Thursday said Orange County’s job growth is slowing along with the rest of the state, though the local rate will still exceed California’s next year.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in midday trading to 2,267.79.

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Alloy Maker Names Chief

Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. in Rancho Santa Margarita named Chinese businessman Yeung Tak Lugee Li president and chief executive.

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Midday Stock Roundup

Markets were flat in midday trading as investors waited for the Federal Reserve to speak on interest rates.

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Genetics Nonprofit Grows Board

Global Genes in Aliso Viejo expanded its board from eight members to 11 with the additions of Wendy White, Natalie Douglas, and Nauman Shah.

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Galardi Gets Senior Slot

Wienerschnitzel in Irvine named J.R. Galardi executive vice president of the fast food hot dog chain.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,276.33.

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Pacific Premier Buys in Central Coast

Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. in Irvine will acquire Heritage Oaks Bancorp in Paso Robles in an equity deal for about $405.6 million.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,254.61.

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Bank Files to Sell $200M in Stock

First Foundation Inc. in Irvine filed a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell up to $200 million in shares.

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De Novo Bank Cancels Bid to Join Field

FINANCE: Falls short on requirement to raise $25 million

Organizers of Core Commercial Bank have put the effort on the shelf in a move that comes about a year after they received government approval.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,253.20.

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Gross’ Wife Files for Divorce

The wife of “bond king” Bill Gross filed for divorce last month.

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Engineering Firm Acquired

CivilSource, Inc. in Irvine has been bought by NV5 Global Inc. in Hollywood, Fla., for an undisclosed cash price.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,247.85.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in midday trading to 2,224.21.

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Ingram Micro Merger Closes

Ingram Micro in Irvine completed its $6 billion merger with Chinese conglomerate Tianjin Tianhai Investment Company Ltd.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,208.41.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,203.84.

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Nonprofit Revenue up 3%, Client Base Rises 2%

Volunteers Increase 10%, Staff Up 4% at 93 Groups

Orange County’s nonprofit organizations continued to grow revenue in the past year as more OC residents requested their services.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,194.74.

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PIMCO to Pay SEC $20M

Pacific Investment Management Co. in Newport Beach agreed to pay $20 million in penalties, fees and interest to the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle charges that it misled investors about one of its funds.

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Architects Buy New HQ

Architecture Design Collaborative in January will move its headquarters from Costa Mesa into a building it bought in Laguna Hills with plans to hire 10 to 15 architects and related staff through the first quarter of 2017.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.4% in midday trading to 2,190.41.

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LoanDepot Buys Title Firm

LoanDepot LLC on undisclosed terms bought Closing USA LLC and will buy American Coast Title Co. Inc.

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LoanDepot Buys Title Firm

LoanDepot LLC on undisclosed terms bought Closing USA LLC and will buy American Coast Title Co. Inc.

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American Vanguard Backs Harvard on Zika

American Vanguard Corp. in Newport Beach said its AMVAC Chemical Corp. subsidiary would help pay for research at Harvard University “to develop and potentially commercialize” technology aimed at killing the mosquito that spreads the Zika and other viruses.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,207.29.

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Snyder Langston Names CFO

Irvine-based Snyder Langston named Gary Campanaro chief financial officer.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading at 2,213.35.

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Snyder Langston Names CFO

Irvine-based Snyder Langston named Gary Campanaro chief financial officer.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.1% in midday trading at 2,201.91.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,198.78.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.7% in midday trading to 2,197.26.

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Biggest Employers Get Bigger

Grow Local Workforces 2.5% to 273,000, Up 3.5% Companywide

Orange County’s biggest employers continued to expand their workforces over the past year, though at a slightly slower pace than last year.

Turning a New Tea Leaf

Beverage Chain Brings Asian Recipes, Complementary Approach to Market

7 Leaves Cafe will happily follow in Starbucks Corp.’s footsteps.

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.2% in midday trading to 2,182.38.

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Unemployment Rate Up, Leisure Industry Cuts Jobs

Orange County’s unemployment rate ticked up to 4.1% in October from a revised 4% in September.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.4% in midday trading to 2,186.60.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.3% in midday trading to 2,174.50.

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Boeing to Shift 2,500 Jobs From HB

Boeing Co. plans to move 2,500 jobs from Huntington Beach within the next four years, with a fraction staying in Orange County at facilities in Seal Beach and the majority going to El Segundo, Long Beach, St. Louis and Huntsville, Ala.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.3% in midday trading to 2,170.71.

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Taco Bell Unveils New Logo, Clothing Line

Irvine-based Taco Bell Corp. unveiled a series of new moves Monday: its new flagship restaurant in Las Vegas, a logo refresh, and its debut company-branded clothing.

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