| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting nastier.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called Monday for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the Irvine company's board of directors....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre.
Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
At the 35th annual Scholarship Recognition Breakfast on Friday morning in Costa Mesa, the student recipients' stories were varied, their successes exceptional.
The banquet, hosted by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Hilton Orange...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
With no offense to Diane Dixon versus Michael Glenn, or Michael Toerge versus Scott Peotter, or even Tim Brown versus Roy Englebrecht, we may soon have a Newport Beach City Council race to watch.
On Wednesday, the "Draft Duffy" movement will start with a...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Activist investor Bill Ackman warned Botox maker Allergan Inc. on Monday that it would be unwise to court potential acquirers as an alternative to the offer that he and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have made for the company.
| May 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders.
Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Botox-maker Allergan Inc. said it rejected a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., a deal the company said undervalued its worth and posed significant risks to shareholders.
Last month, the Irvine drugmaker received an...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures.
The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:32 AM
There are simple, yet vast ways to describe the Toshiba Classic.
It's known as one of the favorite, if not the best, stop for the players on the Champions Tour.
Who wouldn't want to play golf in Newport Beach? Yet this is the only pro tournament in...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Newport Beach, one of Southern California's most affluent cities, is about to transform an industrial area near John Wayne Airport into a distinctly urban community of homes and shops.
Uptown Newport Village will replace a pair of aging industrial...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:35 PM
The 20th Toshiba Classic won't disappoint when it comes to its annual Breakfast With a Champion, as World Golf Hall of Fame member Colin Montgomerie, a 41-time professional winner who joined the Champions Tour in 2013, will be the keynote speaker on March...