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JWA Named to Condé Nast List

John Wayne Airport was named the fifth best airport in the country by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, the magazine said.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.13% to 2,069.63 in midday trading.

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Irvine-Based Cafe to Open Third Site

Irvine-based Java Bakery Café plans to open its third location in Lake Forest on Saturday, with a fourth to follow in Mission Viejo in January and a fifth in Corona del Mar later in 2015, the company said.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.1% to 2,070.87 in midday trading.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.2% to 2,067.34 in midday trading.

Habit to Hone Focus on Company-Owned Stores

RESTAURANTS: Newly public, debt-free chain targets Fla., D.C.

Habit Restaurants Inc. Chief Executive Russ Bendel said the Irvine-based fast-casual burger chain plans to grow largely by units it owns and operates, not franchises, after its Nov. 20 initial public offering.

Nonprofit to Buy 56 Corinthian Schools

Santa Ana-based for-profit schools operator Corinthian Colleges Inc. said it will sell 56 campuses of its Everest College and WyoTech to Zenith Education Group Inc., an affiliate of Oakdale, Minn.-based student loan guarantor agency ECMC Group.

NB Amusement Operator Doubles Food, Drink Sales

HOSPITALITY: National accounts, franchises spur growth

Newport Beach-based leisure parks operator Palace Entertainment Inc. has doubled food and beverage sales in seven years, the company said.

Food Inc.: Entrepreneurs Take Recipes to Market

MANUFACTURING: Range from 2 people to $100M sales

The food business fills its plate as it fills ours.

Deans of Delivery

Aliso Viejo-Based Outfit Has Been Mobile Link Between Restaurants, Business Customers for 21 Years

Food delivery is a hot subject in the restaurant industry these days.

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