Stories for June 2004
Monday, June 28
Take a quick glance at the volume of spam you're still getting each day and you'll conclude,accurately,that a recent federal law targeting unsolicited "junk" e-mail isn't having much of an impact.
Shares of Aliso Viejo-based QLogic Corp. and Costa Mesa's Emulex Corp.,two of the strongest technology stocks during the sector's downturn,have had trouble finding their wings in the past six months.
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top Commercial Developers
Developers Busier in '03, but on Small Buildings for Sale
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top 25 Commercial Construction Firms
InSight Health Services Holdings filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer a combination of debt and equity worth up to $675 million for its InSight Health Services Corp. subsidiary.
Businesses are stepping up their use of temporary workers,a strong signal that the recent upswing in overall job growth will strengthen.
Monday, June 21
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top 20 Venture Capital Firms
Howard Phanstiel, chief executive of Cypress-based PacifiCare Health Systems Inc., could have turned the health plan operator's recent annual investor day into a party.
The University of California, Irvine's May 17 symposium on "California: Prosperity Through Technology" gave corporate, academic and government officials a chance to share ideas and predict the future. The key takeaways: Orange County and Southern Californ
A retail advertising slowdown is at the center of poor results at the Los Angeles Times, which has prompted parent Tribune Co. of Chicago to seek voluntary worker buyouts and perhaps layoffs at the newspaper.
California truckers, ready to combust over rising diesel fuel prices, now have the added uncertainty of this month's Supreme Court decision allowing Mexican drivers to bring freight across U.S. borders.
Monday, June 14
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top 20 Computer Software Companies
The Orange County Tourism Council could be a victim of budget cutbacks.
California employers are readying for an expected surge in worker leave requests as the nation's first paid family leave law takes effect on July 1.
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top Computer Products Companies
Last year Wal-Mart Stores Inc. put its top suppliers on notice that it wanted radio-frequency identification tags on shipping crates and pallets by this January.
Monday, June 7
Taco Bell Rebound, Openings Lift Restaurant Chains
The Sares-Regis Group said it plans to develop and sell as condominiums roughly half of the 535 units slated for its Watermarke apartment complex.
REVIEW - CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Playing at South Coast Repertory, Segerstrom Stage, through June 27.
Mexico,not Iraq or China,is the most important country for the U.S., says Jeffrey Davidow, former U.S. ambassador to Mexico.
The Orange County Register is trying to move north,again.
The Orange County Business Journal's List of O.C.'s Top 15 OC-based restaurant chains