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Opus Shares Plummet on Q3 Report

Shares of Opus Bank (Nasdaq: OPB) plummeted 18% after the Irvine bank reported third quarter earnings that missed analyst estimates.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 fell 0.4% in midday trading to 2,757.12.

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General Counsels Grow Roles to the Strategic

Say Corporate Trends Include AI, Fees, #MeToo

Glaukos Corp. (NYSE: GKOS) General Counsel Robert Davis, besides handling strictly legal matters for the San Clemente-based medical device maker,

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OC 500: Raymond Lawler

Hines one of most active buyers, sellers of OC office properties past 7 years … unwrapping Intersect, large airport-area office campus … redevelopment there followed Hines-PIMCO purchase of site 2015 … Hines sold 4000 MacArthur office tower to Goldman Sachs for some $180M … has served on NB planning commission ... ex-USMC pilot

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Charged Office Sale

REAL ESTATE: NFL team’s HQ sells for $84 million

The Costa Mesa office complex that’s home to the operations of the Los Angeles Chargers football team has traded hands at a 75% premium to its prior sale.

Glidewell Labs Adds 2 More Offices to Irvine Campus

REAL ESTATE: $88M buy its largest to date

Newport Beach-based dental products maker Glidewell Laboratories, already one of the largest owner-users of commercial real estate in the area around John Wayne Airport, has made what appears to be its largest-ever local property acquisition.

Production Surge Planned for OC in Q4

MANUFACTURING: Growth grinds against headwinds

Orange County manufacturers continue to defy expectations and plan to expand output, if not payrolls.

Willdan Again Finds Fans on Wall Street

ENGINEERING: Price high after Lime Energy buy

It appears Wall Street once again really likes Willdan Group Inc.

Regulatory Filings Reveal Hidden Legal Stories

Publicly traded corporations are often involved in lawsuits that stay under the radar, yet involve large amounts of money, not to mention the time of well-compensated executives.

City Divided

Anil Puri’s CSUF survey asked execs to rank the threats to the economy: No. 1 was polarization of our politics.

City Ventures Sees Green in Eco-Friendly Homes

REAL ESTATE: On pace for 600 sales this year

You could call City Ventures the Prius of homebuilders.

Crisp Imaging Managing the Digital Revolution

MARKETING: 2 buys this year, third in works

It will be another year of double-digit growth for Costa Mesa-based digital printer Crisp Imaging—at a time others in the commercial printing industry are struggling to keep up with the digital revolution.

Health Rewards App Getting to the ‘Poynt’

INNOVATION: $5 million round for Carepoynt

Newport Beach-based startup Carepoynt LLC, which created an app-centric, incentive-based health platform, has finalized its second notable funding deal in four months.

CHOC Children’s Finds Partners in Pediatric Mental Health Fight

Segerstrom, PacLife, Others Take Lead On a Crisis ‘Not Talked About’

“If only he had told me he was in pain … if only she had told me she was struggling … if only I had known … if only.” The words are heart-rending.

Daughter’s Phone Call Became Parents’ Passion

This past spring, the Thompson Foundation and CHOC Children’s in Orange unveiled a partnership to expand Orange County’s ability to address the needs of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

PAAMCO-Prisma Lays Off Local Employees

FINANCE: Eliminates duplicative jobs after merger

PAAMCO Prisma Holdings LLC, a fund of funds with $30 billion in assets under management or advisement, has laid off some local employees.

Broadcom Fights ‘Fake’ Memo on CA Tech Purchase

Cylance Teaches Classes; Soccer Club Hires Gamers

San Jose-based Broadcom Inc., which has more than 1,000 workers at its Irvine operations, says a memo claiming the Department of Defense is probing its pending deal for CA Technologies is fake.

Aerospace, Defense Firms Add Few OC Employees

Seeing Pickup as Pentagon Expands Military Budget

Local employment at Orange County’s largest aerospace and defense contractors was flat in the past year in a wave of industry consolidation and increased spending on national defense.

STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Irvine-based Koder Inc. is hiring as it tries to establish an online marketplace for freelance coders.

Edwards Keeps Busy With Trials as its Stock Swings

Starr Surgical, Venture Heat Get FDA Nods

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) has kicked off a pivotal domestic trial of the Centera transcatheter heart valve.

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