More evidence it’s been a cool summer at the top of Orange County’s real estate heap: The mid-August sales pace in million-dollar neighborhoods ran 12 percent slower than a year earlier.
Regional burger sensation Slater’s 50/50 announced plans to close its Lake Forest location, calling the former Hooters site a bad location.
“It was a poor location,” owner Scott Slater said.
Sometimes a “news event” is so predictable, you wonder how anyone could possibly have been surprised by it. The most recent example is the spectacular failure of the Haggen supermarket chain’s expansion into Southern California and throughout...
The Newport Beach home on TV's once-hot "The O.C." - actually a gated villa in Malibu - is for sale at $6.25 million.
Set on four acres on a hill above Zuma Beach and surrounded by state parklands, the 6,376-square-foot house has a chef's kitchen...
On the Move Philip Pipal has joined Irvine-based Taylor Design as project director. He will work to expand the firm into the education, science and technology markets. With 34 years of experience, Pipal is known for his design of healthcare...
Two Orange County attorneys announced Thursday that they have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing builders in San Clemente’s 3,800-home Talega community of using copper pipe that is prone to developing leaks.
Greg Figge, 68, has worked in the photography business his entire life.
But neither Figge nor the bride was prepared for what happened at this particular wedding, some 40 years ago.
Oil surged, capping the best two-day rally since 2009, while U.S. equity investors found some relative calm in a turbulent week as Federal Reserve officials meet at Jackson Hole. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index was little changed after the U.S....
U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in midday trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week.
Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China’s economy.
Two Midwest sports equipment companies are merging, and the new company will move to Orange County next year. Minnesota-based Shock Doctor Sports and Chicago-based McDavid Inc. announced Wednesday that their newly combined company, United Sports...
Local travel for Labor Day weekend is expected to increase this year, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California.
Of the roughly 2.5 million Southern California residents expected to take trips, 2 million will drive to their...
U.S. stocks declined, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index posting its worst month in more than three years, as investors harbored concerns about slowing global growth and the impact of a potential interest-rate increase by the Federal Reserve as...
Think of it as corporate speed-dating, where the prize is not love but money: a slice of the $4.4 billion Southern California Edison et al will spend to permanently shutter the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station and return the ocean-front bluff to...
ANAHEIM – A developer has submitted plans to build a luxury hotel at the GardenWalk mall near Disneyland, becoming the first to take advantage of a hefty city subsidy that aims to entice more-affluent tourists to stay in Anaheim.
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Great Wolf Lodge
Fashion Island condos
The Source retail project...
When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of MarketPsych, a firm that applies research from behavioral science to financial markets....
In-N-Out Burger’s first Oregon restaurant is expected to open in September, officials told the Register. The Medford location is a milestone for the Irvine-based chain, as it marks the burger institution’s entrance into a sixth state.
Fancy food court. Culinary cafeteria. Gourmet marketplace.
Call 4th Street Market whatever you want. Orange County’s latest – and possibly greatest – communal dining hall is off to a roaring start.
This vintage bungalow in Old Towne Orange is "a 'wow' home," says Tony Trabucco of Orange Realty, the listing agent.
For one thing, it was built in 1899.
The remodeled, three-bedroom Craftsman is a blend of old and new.
Christian Ziebarth might own the Naugles name. But Jeff Naugle – the 67-year-old nephew of the restaurant’s founder – says he possesses the one thing that makes the Mexican fast-food brand a legend among fans.
Shops at Anaheim’s Downtown Disney and Walt Disney World will join Walmart, Toys R Us and Target stores across the country at 12:01 a.m. Friday to begin selling merchandise tied to the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie.
Bidding wars broke out all over Orange County this summer.
Not just to buy houses. But to rent homes, too.
Jane Lewis, property management director for Seven Gables Real Estate, got 52 calls on a recent Saturday for a two-bedroom condo in Anaheim...
Here’s a roundup of restaurant and retail news from across Orange County. Take a look at the slideshow for more details on each. Savers: Savers thrift store will open a Yorba Linda location Thursday.
Presentation is one of the three most important aspects determining how quickly your home will sell.
Much like the organic produce piled neatly in handy bins at the grocery store, and the way the makeup is displayed on the mirrored counters at the...
Facing a deadline to get a green card or go home, Chinese immigrant Xiaoyu “Hugh” Hou narrowed his options to two: Marry an American or come up with $500,000 to invest in a jobs project.
Western Digital Corp. has cut 81 jobs at its headquarters in Irvine and is also cutting 56 jobs at its Mountain View location. In total, the company cut 180 positions, it confirmed.
Downtown Santa Ana’s much talked about food hall, 4th Street Market, has lost its first tenants.
Next week, Playground chef-owner Jason Quinn, a multiunit operator at the food hall, said he’s closing Honor Roll market and Dough Exchange, a bakery...
For some, it’s scarier than Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Disneyland. No, I’m not talking about the stock market gyrations. I’m talking about the recent slow and stingy rate improvement for fixed mortgages that usually shadow the 10-year U.S....
For the millions of Californians with job-based health coverage, this one’s for you. And it’s a doozy. Starting in 2018, a hefty Obamacare excise tax – known informally as the “Cadillac tax” – will target high-cost health insurance...
Chipotle Mexican Grill is going on a hiring spree.
The Denver-based chain – with some 30 locations here in Orange County –plans to hire 4,000 employees Sept. 9 during its first ever National Career Day.