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The Thrill and the Agony of TranspacThe Transpac race is an experience that transcends generations. Will I do it again?

Arbonne Hires Chief Growth Officer

Christina Snyder tapped for new position

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Buddy Group Makes Friends: Sales Up 132%

Deutschman counts ties to Bain, Gray

Buddy Group reported $4.6 million in revenue for the year ended June 30, a 132% jump from the same period two years prior

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Chef Pangilinan Mixes it Up in Trying Year

Supply, staff issues; catering work

Business Journal’s Chef of the Year for 2019, Chef Ross Pangilinan, had an eventful 2020 after opening Long Beach restaurant and fighting back against pandemic woes

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Nicolaas Verheem: Building a Box Office Hit

Untethered video tech nabs a 2021 Oscar

Current company goal is to support the media and entertainment industry in its recovery as it begins its bounce back, while also continuing to support the local community

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Montage’s Studio, Others Get Top Marks for Wine

Wine Spectator Magazine gave recognition to more than two dozen restaurants in Orange County, including a perennial top-tier winner

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Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza Renovations Completed

Boasts Collage food hall; revamped jewelry, beauty, accessories floor

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WM Technology Buys Cannabis Tech Firm Sprout

Deal adds CRM, marketing software

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Del Taco Pushes into Virginia with Latest Franchise Deal

Agreement totals 10 restaurants

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Taco Bell Pilots Subscription Service

30-day program includes a taco a day

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Sole Tech CEO Looks To Build Momentum of Skate’s Olympic Debut

A Skateboarder in Paris

Paris is focused on appealing to more than just traditional sports fans as the Olympics wants to be more relevant to a new generation of viewers

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ESPN Taps Sports Commission for Wooden Tournament

Amateur focus for local commission

Orange County two years ago decided to strike out on its own in bringing sporting events to the region, but with a twist

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Business Journal Recognizes Six OC Innovators

The OC Business Journal hosted its 7th annual Innovator of the Year Awards ceremony at the Irvine Marriott on Thursday, Sept. 9.

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OC Auto Show Cancelled on Growing COVID Delta Variant Concerns

Originally set for Oct. 7-10 in Anaheim

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Family, Safety First at Blue Buoy Swim School

SPORTS: Counts ties to numerous Olympians

Churning out Olympians isn’t the goal at Blue Buoy Family Swim School but hasn’t kept the school from doing just that

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Pokéworks CEO Talks Influencer Marketing

Chain’s Former CMO on Why Influencer Relationships Matter

Marketing focus on a more genuine and authentic approach by using local influencers with perhaps a couple thousand followers, rather than megastars

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