Pete Weitzner

Contributing Editor

Email: Weitzner@OCBJ.com
Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 216

Recent Stories

How Pedego Bikes Tackled the Tariffs

MANUFACTURING: And signed legend William Shatner

The call to Pedego Electric Bikes’ Fountain Valley headquarters came about a year ago.

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Mazzo Criminal Case Dismissed

“Mr. Mazzo, you must be very happy.”

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No Mazzo Deal Yet

Late Tuesday, Judge David Carter ordered a second hearing, set for Thursday, before he will sign off on James Mazzo’s agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle insider trading charges.

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OC Consumers: ‘This Is as Good as It Gets’

ECONOMY: Sentiment index dips from 100 to ‘still-high’ 97

Orange County consumers are losing a little of that bullish feeling.

Always Be Humble And Sing

So saddened by the news of the passing of my friend, Orange County Business Journal family member Patrick Chao, this past Tuesday.

Let’s Make a Deal

Cybersecurity leader Cylance gets an offer it can’t refuse; Aliso Viejo lures device-maker Glaukos to new and bigger digs; Orange-based Allied Universal could be readying a big IPO for 2019.

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Philanthropy Day Honors Zhangs, Ueberroths

OC’s chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals honored nine of the county's outstanding givers at the annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon Thursday before a crowd of 700 at City National Grove in Anaheim—part of a day of recognition, nationwide.

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Fandom of the Opera

Paul Musco Built Gemini Industries Into Powerhouse; Now He Uses Profits to Spread Love of Arts

On a Monday evening in early October, Sebastian Paul Musco spent a few hours doing what he loves—watching his friend Plácido Domingo perform at his award-winning Musco Center for the Performing Arts at Chapman University.

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A CEO’s Tell

My first month as editor, I had lunch with Alteryx Inc. CEO Dean Stoecker.

Trace3 Teaches Techies to Think Like CEOs

TECHNOLOGY: Year two of UCI partnership

Trace3 Inc. Chief Executive Tyler Beecher is betting his company can turn CTOs into CEOs.

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