Orange County Register: Business

  • The high cost of affordability
    Sunday - 11/23/2014 - 02:51 PM

    You don’t need an economics degree to know that housing affordability is a challenge in and around Orange County.
    Another wave of studies depicts the region’s unenviable position of being a significant national laggard in having a plentiful...

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  • Tour 14 landmark Orange County homes
    Saturday - 11/22/2014 - 11:00 PM

    Some Orange County residences tell compelling stories that transcend the topic of real estate. They are part of the rich fabric of this place and its changing fortunes.
    The landmark homes featured here couldn't be more different.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Colleagues quitting? You might get you a raise out of it
    Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:27 PM

    People are quitting their jobs like it’s 2007, which may be good news for worker paychecks. Almost 2.8 million Americans voluntarily left their employers in September, representing 57.5 percent of total separations, based on seasonally adjusted...

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  • 'It's my chance to give back,' architect says
    Friday - 11/21/2014 - 03:00 AM

    Architect and business owner Annette Wiley recently won an award that put her among the most elite architects in the country. She was named Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, an honor that fewer than 4 percent of AIA members have...

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  • Habit stock soars on IPO
    Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 07:56 PM

    On its first day of trading on Wall Street, Irvine-based Habit Restaurants’ shares proved to be as addictive as its charburgers. The parent company of Habit Burger Grill restaurants saw its stock price more than double Thursday before closing at...

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  • Lime Truck celebs reach milestones
    Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 08:08 PM

    TLT Food, the brick-and-mortar version of the popular The Lime Truck, opened Wednesday at the Irvine Spectrum Center. TLT is inspired by The Lime Truck’s Food Network-winning dishes. Created by truck co-founder Daniel Shemtob, TLT brings together...

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  • Ask Emily: On Medicare? Drop Covered California
    Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 03:00 AM

    It’s open-enrollment season again, and I’m not just talking about Covered California. Among those making important health care decisions right now are more than 50 million Americans – including more than 5 million Californians – who have...

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  • Habit burgers hope to sizzle on Wall Street
    Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 06:02 PM

    Irvine-based Habit Restaurants is set to launch its initial public offering today as HABT on the Nasdaq exchange.
    The parent company of The Habit Burger Grill fast-casual restaurants will offer 5 million shares at $14 to $16 a share.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Strike by port truck drivers expands, now includes six companies
    Tuesday - 11/18/2014 - 06:33 PM

    Port truck drivers on Tuesday expanded their strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to include two new companies. That brings to six the companies being struck.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Allergan to be sold for $66 billion
    Monday - 11/17/2014 - 09:01 PM

    Allergan Inc. halted a bruising seven-month takeover fight with its unwanted suitor, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, by agreeing on Monday to sell itself to Dublin, Ireland-based Actavis Plc for $65.7 billion in a friendly cash and stock deal.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share