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Local Coaches on Copter with Kobe

Harbor Day School, OCC staffers in crash

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Midday Stock Roundup

Opus Bank up after besting estimates

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Anaheim’s Sheraton Park Sells for $51M

HOSPITALITY: Latest change to convention area

One of Orange County’s largest hotels, located on the Anaheim Convention Center campus, is set for a facelift after a recent sale.

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DON DICOSTANZO

2019 OC 500

Co-Founder, CEO, Pedego Electric Bikes

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Top Dog

Chihuahua Builds Brewing Base In SoCal, Plans National Expansion

Costa Mesa beer maker Chihuahua Cerveza is the fastest-growing new microbrewery in the U.S., but officials with the startup have visions well beyond being a niche player.

Fast Funds for Fast-Grower: $85M for Sonendo

MEDTECH: Root canal alternative eyes expansion

Laguna Hills-based dental technology company Sonendo Inc., Orange County’s fastest-growing midsized private company for two years running, isn’t done growing.

Changes Hit Hurley After Sale Completed

APPAREL: Athletes dropped before Tokyo

New Hurley International LLC parent Blue star Alliance LLC has moved swiftly since closing in December on its purchase of the heritage surfwear label in Costa Mesa.

Meet Me By the Pool

Groups: More Water, Wellness; Less Stuffy

When ESPN chose Newport Beach’s Resort at Pelican Hill to host its annual three-day Women and Sports Summit last year, it wasn’t the guest rooms, ballroom or conference spaces that sold the Walt Disney Co.-owned global broadcaster on the venue.

Meeting Space Totals to Rise 6%

2 Luxe Hotels On Way in Anaheim

Hotel developers in Orange County are committing heavily to groups and convention-goers.

My Biggest Regret: That Corner Lot in Anaheim

I am sure that we have never met, but your article in the Orange County Business Journal, “How Walt Disney Picked Anaheim,” triggered a great many memories of myself at that particular time.

OCBJ INSIDER

Quarterback Keeper

Days before last year’s Super Bowl, I spoke at length with Newport Beach sports agent Leigh Steinberg, just as his biggest client, Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes, was about to be named league MVP.

Wanted: Best Places to Work For OCBJ’s 2020 List

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Website to take entries through March 6

Is your workplace great?

Razer Adds in OC; SF Office Closed

Singapore, Irvine Now ‘Dual Headquarters’

Video game products maker Razer Inc. is building up its Irvine office after announcing the closure of its San Francisco outpost and making the Orange County spot its domestic headquarters.

Panasonic Avionics Ups Air Entertainment Experience

Lake Forest Firm Explores Console Gaming

Lake Forest-based Panasonic Avionics is doing its part to improve air travel—at least in terms of in-flight entertainment options.

Obey Clothing Building In Irvine Sells

Mirror Co. Expanding; Leases IBC Industrial Site

A nearly 80,000-square-foot industrial building near John Wayne Airport, last used by Obey Clothing and owned by an investor with ties to the maker of urban-styled clothes, has a new owner and a new tenant.

True Family Sells Newport Beach Office

$463 PSF for Back Bay Property

First luxury homes, now a luxury office.

From Fast Food to American Cuisine

Kenwood’s Kitchen & Tap Opening in Costa Mesa

Ken Kenwood, a longtime In-N-Out Burger Inc. exec with 30-plus years at the famed Irvine restaurant chain, is striking out on his own to open an American cuisine concept in Costa Mesa.

Avid Names New Commercial Officer

Analysts Expect 25% Sales Growth in 2020

Tustin-based contract drugmaker Avid Bioservices Inc. named Timothy Compton chief commercial officer this month.

Masimo Pays $47M For NantHealth Unit

Soon-Shiong Praises Co. As ‘Best’ of Type

Masimo Corp. (Nasdaq: MASI), the Irvine-based maker of noninvasive medical monitoring equipment, will purchase the assets of Culver City-based NantHealth’s Connected Care business for $47.3 million cash.

STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Dog food maker Cali Raw Nutrition is ringing in the new year with new products, including two formulas for puppies and older dogs, in addition to raw bone treats and a salmon oil supplement.

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