Orange County Business Journal

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CureDuchenne Puts $800,000 Toward Hopes for R&D

Ducks’ Niedermayer, Wife Honored for Long Support

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Laguna Oceanfront ‘Immediately Spoke’ to Buyer

Gets One-Time Home of “King of Botox” for $7.1M

Laguna Beach oceanfront “immediately spoke” to buyer, in Luxury Homes

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Bit Like a Boom for Luxury

Economic Recovery, Tight Inventory Push Prices Up, Time on Market Down

SPECIAL REPORT - RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE: Latest on luxury: pace, prices on rise.

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Special Place for Special Needs

Glennwood House Takes Shape in Laguna Beach

Glennwood House takes shape in Laguna Beach

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Mission Hospital Gets the Spirit, Raises $1.1 Million

Nolet Family, Execs Among Donors, Mazda Gives Miata

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Noted Builder’s San Clemente Creation Fetches $4.2M

Cyprus Shore Place Has 2 Bedrooms, Room to Add

Noted builder’s San Clemente creation fetches $4.2 million, in Luxury Homes

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Blizzard’s Gamers Give $2.3 Million for Sandy Relief

“Adoption Fees” on Virtual Pets Add Up for Red Cross

Philanthropy Column by Sherri Cruz

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New Owners Will Finish Off ‘Museum Masterpiece’

New owners will finish off “museum masterpiece,” in Luxury Homes

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Western Digital Workers Raise $1M for OC United Way

Company is 1st to Reach Milestone in 14 Years

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Calle Isabella Sale Ends ’12 With Bang in San Clemente

$6.1 Million for Home in Nixon’s Old Neighborhood

Calle Isabella sale ends 2012 with a bang in San Clemente, in Luxury Homes

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Women of Chapman Bring in $188K at Holiday Lunch

Money Will Help Support University’s Programs

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Villa Rockledge Skips Auction With $14 Million Sale

European Couple Gets LB Mansion With Pedigree

Villa Rockledge skips auction with $14 million sale, in Luxury Homes

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$192,000 Gala for Blind Children’s Learning Center

Annual Fundraiser Fetes 50 Years of Service

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Giving Struggles to Climb Back After Tough Times

PHILANTHROPY: Mainstay local donors behind biggest gifts

Giving increases this year, albeit at more modest levels than before recession

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Waterfront Craftsman Goes Quickly for $5.9 Million

Its Open House Attracted Several Interested Parties

Open house for 120 S. Bayfront in Newport Beach results in $5.9 million sale, in Luxury Homes

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Solomon Society Raises $500,000 at Comedy Gala

Grove of Anaheim Event Features Actor Paul Reiser

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Unlisted Ocean-View Home in Corona Sells for $3.8M

Pharmaceutical Exec Buys Harbor View 4-Bedroom

Unlisted ocean-view home in Corona del Mar sells for $3.8 million, in Luxury Homes

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Dana Point Gala Raises $750,000 for Miracles for Kids

Everett Hosts, Leonard Adds Some Auction Punch

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Father-Son Team Wraps $11M Balboa Sale in 6 Weeks

Multigenerational Home Has 80 Feet of Waterfront

Father-son team wraps up $11 million Balboa sale in six weeks, in Luxury Homes

March of Dimes Cooks Up $206,000 at Chefs Auction

Culinary Demos, Tastings Highlight Annual Event

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Lido Isle Home on Double Lot Hits $8.4M Asking Price

Buyer Intends to Raze Bayfront Property, Rebuild

Bayfront home sells for $8.4M, about the same as asking price, in Luxury Homes

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Girls Inc. Luncheon Dishes Up $205,000 for Education

USMC, Disney Reps Share Insights

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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$4.7M Sale in Shady Canyon Sign of Improved Market

“Well-Priced” Property Went for $4.5M in ’08

$4.7M sale in Shady Canyon sign of improved market, in Luxury Homes

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OC United Way Kicks Off Campaign, Aims for $19.6M

Goal Represents 3.4% Hike From Last Year

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Sales Ahoy!

Improved Conditions Buoy Yacht Sales

Yacht sales are up in Orange County. So are prices.

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Oceanfront Home in Irvine Cove Sells for $4.3 Million

Four-Bedroom Had Been Listed for $5.5M in April

Oceanfront home in Irvine Cove sells for $4.3 million, in Luxury Homes

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Orange Catholic Foundation Unveils $11M in Grants

Schools, Parishes, Food Banks Among Recipients

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Ocean-View 5-Bedroom in White Sails Sells for $4.4M

After Seller Nabs $4.7M Foreclosure Bargain

Ocean-view five-bedroom in White Sails sells for $4.4 million, in Luxury Homes

Fluor Foundation Gives $15K to MIND Research

Lobsterfest Raises $12K for Scholarships, Make-A-Wish

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Family Saves for Seaside Dream Home, Pays $7.7M

Newport Beach Property Has Separate Guest House

Family saves for seaside dream home, pays $7.7 million, in Luxury Homes

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Poignant Passion

Parents Devote Time, Resources to Deeply Personal Causes

SPECIAL REPORT: PHILANTHROPY - Many OC parents have become active in causes, inspired by their own children

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Think Together Campaign Raises $1.2M for Education

Board Member Gives $500K in Matching Challenge

Philanthropy Column by Sherri Cruz

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He’s in High Demand for Lowdown on Auctions

Former insurance agent hosts up to 20 charity events monthly

SPECIAL REPORT: PHILANTHROPY - Jim Nye the Auction Guy in high demand for charity events

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Teardown on Oceanview Acre Sells for $15 Million

Corona del Mar Home Sits on Bluff, Was Built in 1959

Oceanview property at 103 Shorecliff Road in Corona del Mar sells for $15 million, in Luxury Homes

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Public Law Center’s Annual Dinner Raises $660,000

Benavidez Honored as Attorney of the Year

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Laguna Looker Goes for at $6.7 Million, Above Listing

Three Arch Bay Popular As Buyers Begin to Pounce

Laguna looker goes for above listing, at $6.7 million, in Luxury Homes

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Alzheimer’s Group Raises $255,000 at Annual Gala

Silverado Event to Fund Support, Disease Research

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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All in the Family

Roberts-Reinhardt Empire Runs from Cupcakes to Kettlebells

All in the Family: Roberts-Reinhardt empire runs from Cupcakes to Kettlebells

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Opportunity Knocks Again for Couple in Ocean View

Pays $5.2M for 3-Bedroom Home in Corona del Mar

Londoners purchase home that they had missed out on buying a few years ago, in Luxury Homes

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Vons, Pavilions Raise $1.4M for Easter Seals Locally

Customers Donated to Charity at Checkouts

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Buyer’s Castaways Home + Cash = Bayshores Spec

Five-Bedroom Goes for Equivalent of $4.5M

Buyer’s Castaways home + cash = Bayshores spec, in Luxury Homes

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Pacific Symphony Raises $1.3M With Parisian Gala

Cabaret Acts, Charity Auction Draw 350; John Tu Gives $100K

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Newport Agent Lands Business Going and Coming

Reps Buyer of Snug Harbor Home, Seller on Lido Isle

Newport agent has busy June, representing a buyer and seller on two transactions, in Luxury Homes

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Laguna Foundation Raises $338,100 for Local Schools

Boost From Events at Montage, The Deck

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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Hard-Driver Says It’s ‘Not Really Moral’ to Loaf

Honoree juggles charity work, real estate sales, tennis

Women In Business: Hard-Driver Lee Ann Canaday says it’s “not really moral” to loaf

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Arizonans Buy Oceanfront Home in Laguna for $7.5M

4,200-SF Property Listed for $14M Two Years Ago

Arizonans buy oceanfront home in Laguna Beach for $7.5 million, in Luxury Homes

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Group Raises $1.75M for Research Into Rare Disease

Dinner Caps Conference on Cystinosis Research

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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SUP Fun

Paddleboards’ Broad Appeal Grows Into Business Plans

Paddleboarding’s broad appeal grows into business plans

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Bayfront Beauty Brings $4.1 Million, and Quickly

“Realistic” Pricing Helps; Couple Sticks to Coast

Bayfront beauty brings $4.1 million, and quickly, in Luxury Homes

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PBS SoCal Raises $852,000 at Masterpiece Ball Gala

WGBH Exec Producer Feted for Downton Abbey

PHILANTHROPY Column by Sherri Cruz

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