TOURISM AND MEDIA

Family-Owned Firms Feted

Five companies were honored at the Business Journal’s 20th annual Family-Owned Business Awards luncheon on Tuesday, June 4, at Hotel Irvine.

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The Happiest Place on Batuu, and Anaheim

TOURISM: D’Amaro’s job: maintaining legacy

Inside Oga’s Cantina at the brand new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction, Disneyland Resort President Josh D’Amaro is relaxed.

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Five Family-Owned Firms Feted

Five businesses were honored at the Business Journal’s 20th annual Family-Owned Business Awards luncheon on Tuesday at Hotel Irvine.

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The Business Journal Adds 2 Reporters

Costelloe, Corbett Covering Tech, Healthcare

Kevin Costelloe and Alexa Corbett have joined the Orange County Business Journal as reporters.

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REVIEW: A First Take on Galaxy’s Edge

It’s easy to forget you’re in Disneyland as you walk through Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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Long Beach Airport Traffic Down 15%

Long Beach Airport traffic decreased 15% year-over-year in April to 297,000 passengers.

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Walker Speaks of Tenacity, Duty to Serve

Great Park Cancer Center In Irvine Moves Ahead

Annette Walker is already one of Orange County’s most prominent business executives, with more than 30 years in the healthcare industry, including a top role at one of the area’s top healthcare systems.

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Taco Bell Plans Palm Springs ‘Hotel’

Taco Bell Corp.’s next marketing zinger is a “Tacoasis” in Palm Springs for five days in August.

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Emerald Names CEO

San Juan Capistrano-based Emerald Expositions Events Inc. (NYSE: EEX) named Sally Shankland president and chief executive on Monday, succeeding former CEO David Loechner, who stepped down late last year.

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Women in Business Honored

Orange County’s business community came together to celebrate five honorees at the Business Journal’s 25th annual Women in Business Awards luncheon on Wednesday at Hotel Irvine.

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Six on Ellis Island List

Six people with OC connections were named 2019 Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipients.

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OC Insider

Opioid Avenger

There were no signs of Iron Man, flying armored suits, or other comic book-type next-gen tech toys anywhere on display at the futuristic headquarters of Masimo, a few days after the latest “Avengers: Endgame” movie was released.

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David Wilhelm Builds New Tavern in Newport

Mind Behind JFAT, Chat Noir, Plans PCH Tavern

David Wilhelm is back. The famed chef-restaurateur created some of the most noted restaurant concepts in this area over the past three decades, including Rouge, Chat Noir, French 75, Chimayo, Diva, Kachina and many others.

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Asics Runs Back to LA Marathon

2020 Return After 5-Year Race Gap

Asics North America is going the distance.

STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

A new coworking space and business accelerator for women entrepreneurs will open in Irvine this month. Hera Hub has leased 6,000 square feet at 16480 Bake Parkway, near the Spectrum Center mall.

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