Orange County Business Journal

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Knott’s Hires Disneyland Vet as VP

Jon Storbeck is the new vice president and general manager of Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, effective Monday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.2% in midday trading to 2,095.02.

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JWA Traffic Up 8% in April

John Wayne Airport passenger traffic increased about 8% in April compared with the same month last year.

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Carbon-Capture Co. Gets $29M

Costa Mesa-based Newlight Technologies LLC, founded to make technology that captures and converts carbon and methane into plastics, received $29.2 million in “Form D” venture funding, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading at 2,090.00.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was up 0.8% in midday trading to 2,092.66.

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Midday Stock Roundup

Indices rose in midday trading on gains in financial and technology stocks.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was flat in midday trading to 2,051.74.

Cities, Hoteliers Dig Data When It Comes to Business

Destination Marketers, Others Hunt for Ways to Stand Out

More local cities, marketing groups and hotel companies are using data to decide how to reel in new business.

Q&A

Orange County is known for drawing visitors from across California and the rest of the country—and from many points around the world. Less attention goes to day-trippers, or those who come to Orange County without staying overnight, yet make a significant contribution to the tourism industry. The Business Journal’s Paul Hughes asked some local tourism and hotel executives about the value of what turns out to be a big segment of their business, and how they work to attract day-trippers to the county. Here are edited excerpts of their responses:

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