| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The company: Allergan Inc.
Leadership: David E.I. Pyott, chief executive since 1998
Revenue: $5.8 billion in 2012
Net income: $1.1 billion in 2012
Stock price: $108.60 at Friday's close...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 10:46 AM
8 a.m. – Gates Open
11 a.m. – Monday Pro-Am Shotgun Start
7 a.m. – Breakfast with a Champion presented by The Allergan Foundation (at Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa). The special guest will be Steve Elkington.
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:11 PM
This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old.
I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Referring to IRS laws and regulations, the senior partner in my former accounting firm once told me that you complicate to deceive, simplify to tell the truth. Keep that in mind.
On July 16, anyone who wants to run for one of the three seats on the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:25 PM
William E. "Bill" Blurock, a Newport Beach resident and celebrated architect, has died. He was 90. Blurock died after never recovering from an emergency surgery to fix a ruptured colon June 12.
During his lifetime, and with the help of his architecture...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Hale Irwin is known as the only two-time champion of the Toshiba Classic. During the week of the 18th Toshiba Classic, he'll be known as keynote speaker at the annual Breakfast with a Champion, presented by the Allergan Foundation on March 13.
| Jul 29, 2012
If you're over 40, you probably remember that first time someone called you "Ma'am" or "Sir." It almost surely hurt, no matter how young and fit you felt. Evidently, your age was showing in those wrinkles and sags.
Some decide to live with it; others...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Workers at weight-loss surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign persuaded patients to have medically unnecessary surgeries and billed insurance companies for procedures that were never performed, a new lawsuit alleges.
Two women who...
| Jan 22, 2012
Several current or former workers for the people behind those 1-800-GET-THIN ads have made allegations about this weight-loss enterprise that government regulators should have gotten to the bottom of long ago. Taken together, the allegations are that...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:22 PM
The California Department of Insurance is investigating the business practices of Lap-Band surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to insurer Aetna Inc.
The insurance giant said in a statement that it was...