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Del Taco Promotion: New COO

Lake Forest-based Del Taco Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: TACO) promoted Chad Gretzema to chief operating officer, a new position.

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If You Rebuild It, They Will Come Back

30-Year-Old Restoration Contractor Makes It New

When you visit the newly redesigned, renovated, redone, and more than lightly refreshed Anaheim headquarters of American Technologies Inc., ask to use the restroom.

Cooking Up Healthy, Deliverable Food

Sibling Owners Lean In On Ready-to-Eat Meals

Sister-and-brother owned, ready-to-eat food-maker and deliverer Fresh n’ Lean in Anaheim is bringing some of the best sales growth of any area food company.

Coloring Bikes Red, White, Blue; 9,997 Other Hues

Electric Models Made In Orange County, USA

Electric Bike Co. in Newport Beach has an update on Henry Ford’s dictum, “Any color you want, as long as it’s black.”

Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.5% in midday trading to 2,995.05.

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UCI Names Andriola IT Chief

University of California-Irvine named Tom Andriola its vice chancellor of information technology and data, a new position.

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New No. 1 Among Local Architects in Strong Year

17 Firms See Double Digit Growth; List Tops 8% Up

A strong year for architecture firms may or may not presage more development and construction in the not-too-distant future, but it definitely altered the upper echelons of the Business Journal’s list of top local shops ranked according to OC office billings for 12 months ended June 30.

Two Public Engineering Firms: Triple-Digit Growth

Big Firms Hit High Notes; Salas O’Brien Up 311%

Engineering firms with operations in OC posted 13% growth to $1.2 billion in local annual billings—and only about a third of that expansion came from the perennial big three.

Angels In Action

Pujols Combat Human Trafficking

Where to begin? That’s one thing Deidre Pujols didn’t know when she first encountered human trafficking: how to help the tens of millions of people, often children, violated in terrifyingly intimate ways, daily and worldwide.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 rose 0.8% in midday trading to 2,930.27. (continue reading)

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