The S&P 500 rose 0.35% to 1,993.47 in midday trading Thursday.
A University of California-Irvine chemistry professor is an equity partner in Novonco Therapeutics Inc., a new company in Los Angeles founded to treat cancer patients.
The S&P 500 was up 0.2% to 1,985.40 in midday trading Wednesday.
The S&P 500 rose 0.45% to 1,980.52 in midday trading Tuesday.
Irvine-based Brandman University received $99,600 from the Ahmanson Foundation in Los Angeles to fund technology purchases to help disabled students.
Irvine-based restaurant chain and franchisor LYFE Kitchen received a minority investment from Carlisle Corp. and will move to that company’s Memphis, Tenn. headquarters, according to reports.
The S&P 500 rose 0.81% to 1,970.91 in midday trading Monday.
The Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau said it would integrate sales efforts with two other cities to target meeting professionals for multiyear bookings.
RESTAURANTS: Farrell’s, Creamistry proceed separately
Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurants’ parent, Lake Forest-based Parlour Enterprises Inc., and Irvine-based Creamistry separately said they will begin franchising.
The S&P 500 fell 0.27% to 1,949.85 in midday trading Friday.