OCBJ SPECIAL REPORTS

Ranks of OC’s Wealthiest Rise

ECONOMY: 20th edition counts 47; 31 billionairesLocals, weekenders — $111B

UCI Medical School Stays Connected During Pandemic

EDUCATION: Dean Stamos on adopting new technologies

For University of California-Irvine’s medical school, the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis have increased and emphasized the use of technology-based teaching innovations that were already underway.

Hoag Experiments with Pilot Health Center

CLINICS: Wellness coaches, tech bar, ‘prescribed’ workouts

The Hoag Health Center in Foothill Ranch isn’t your typical medical clinic.

Healthcare Insurers See Increase; Delivery Models Shift

Telehealth, Devices See Increased Member Usage

Orange County’s largest health maintenance and primary provider organizations (HMOs and PPOs) saw stable membership levels in the past year, though the disruption to the healthcare industry due to the coronavirus pandemic has kept providers on their toes, implementing new services and embracing innovative delivery models in recent months.

Luxury’s Allure

Buyers, Brokers on What the Super Wealthy Want

The location, location, location of Bill Gross

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Women-Owned Companies See 2019 Growth Slow

Figures Don’t Reflect COVID-19’s Impact

The 70 largest women-owned businesses in OC generated a collective $4.2 billion in 2019 sales, up 2% from a year ago.

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How COVID-19 is Changing Space, Designs

Top CRE Brokerages Address Return to Office

In the wake of COVID-19, commercial real estate brokerages have been wearing a few new hats, helping office clients re-evaluate their leases, and the use of their space to adjust to social distancing protocols.

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Loan Designers

Local PPP Recipients Get $50M+, Docs Show

Orange County’s cluster of architecture, design, and tenant-improvement focused construction firms are among the largest local beneficiaries of the Paycheck Protection Program, according to newly released federal documents.

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TI Trends Expected to Withstand COVID-19

Execs Say Collaborative Offices are Here to Stay

Open, collaborative, modern: buzzwords for office design in recent years have centered on a floor plan that defies a traditional cubicle-based atmosphere for a flexible space that encourages face-to-face interaction.

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OC’s Publicly Traded Companies Boost Market Caps 16%

STOCKS: Gains not widespread, 30 see drop

Orange County’s 50 biggest publicly traded companies reported a combined 16% gain in their market capitalizations for the 12 months ended June 30.

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OC Accountants Interpret Fine Print on Coronavirus Rules

Local Experts Explain PPPs, NOLs, Taxes

This month marks 28 years since Kim Letch began her career at Ernst & Young LLP.

OC Accounting Firms Grow 3.9% Despite Coronavirus

E&Y Reports 15% Annual Growth Again

Orange County’s accounting firms have managed, thus far, to survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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Increased Consulting Headcount: 3.1% Jump to 1,570

Accenture, Deloitte Exchange Top Spots

Growth slowed at Orange County’s management consulting firms, but didn’t fall off a cliff like other industries because of the coronavirus shutdown.

LoanDepot’s Hsieh: From Fearful to Full-Throttle

FINANCE: Boom in mortgages, new hires

Could he have lost loanDepot.com?

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Kingston’s Quiet Ride To Top of OC Private Cos.

TECHNOLOGY: Services unit counts revenue of $12.8B

It’s no secret that computer memory company Kingston Technology Corp. in Fountain Valley has long stood among Orange County’s largest private companies.

Diary of loanDepot’s CEO During the Coronavirus

Anthony Hsieh, founder and CEO of loanDepot.com LLC, OC’s 16th-largest private company, is known for his yachts and love of deep-sea fishing.

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