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Big Plans at Taco Bell

Taco Bell Corp. again updated mid-range goals at its annual investor and analyst day this week with big plans for annual revenue, international expansion and unit totals.

By Paul Hughes May 26, 2017 9:44 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.5% in midday trading to 2,415.77

By Paul Hughes May 25, 2017 11:18 a.m. share »
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JWA Traffic, Flights Down

JWA Traffic, Flights DownJohn Wayne Airport passenger traffic fell to 851,000 in April, from 861,000 in the same month last year—a decline of 1%, or about 10,000 passengers.

By Paul Hughes May 24, 2017 6:01 p.m. share »
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OC’s Pre-Pay: $27M

Orange County will redeem about $27.2 million in airport revenue bonds July 1 after supervisors yesterday approved the move in a 5-0 vote yesterday. A four-fifths majority was required for passage.

By Paul Hughes May 24, 2017 2:11 p.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.1% in midday trading to 2,400.16.

By Paul Hughes May 24, 2017 10:56 a.m. share »
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Brea Food Maker Names COO

Ventura Foods LLC promoted John Buckles to chief operating officer, a new position at the Brea-based maker of branded butter, margarine, mayonnaise, dressings and dips.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 10:53 a.m. share »
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Juice It Up Adds in Inland Empire

Juice It Up plans in June to open a new franchised location in San Bernardino County, purchased by a husband-and-wife team that also franchises three Wienerschnitzel locations in San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 10:25 a.m. share »
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Unemployment, Jobs Down

OC’s unadjusted unemployment rate was 3.3% in April, down from a revised 3.7% in March and below the 4% reported in the same period last year, despite a net loss in jobs during that period, the state Employment Development Department said.

By Paul Hughes, Peter J. Brennan May 19, 2017 9:40 a.m. share »
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OCVA Focus: Mideast, Mexico

Orange County Visitors Association worked in the Middle East in March and plans new efforts in Mexico, through a California tourism team’s visit, to tell business travelers and tourists they’re welcome locally.

By Paul Hughes May 19, 2017 9:38 a.m. share »
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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.6% in midday trading to 2,371.33.

By Paul Hughes May 18, 2017 11:21 a.m. share »

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