Pete Weitzner

Editor

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

Recent Stories

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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‘I Just Wanted Tenure’

Props to Chris Casacchia, Research Director Meghan Kliewer and former Editorial Asst. Rebecca Mondon for weeks of work developing our page 1 feature on female representation on public company boards.

CSUF Economists Say Longest Expansion Still Has Steam

ECONOMY: Job growth here will slow, but ‘let’s enjoy the sun’

Tough week to deliver a rosy economic forecast. The global equities markets were pounded by more than 10%, and earnings season here disappointed (see Q3 bank story, this page).

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Growth Stories

Even an 86-year-old food company can boost sales double digits, and this one’s got plenty of younger company too in our annual review of fastest-growing public companies.

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Production Surge Planned for OC in Q4

MANUFACTURING: Growth grinds against headwinds

Orange County manufacturers continue to defy expectations and plan to expand output, if not payrolls.

City Divided

Anil Puri’s CSUF survey asked execs to rank the threats to the economy: No. 1 was polarization of our politics.

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