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Apr 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
April 15 Press Conference at Disney's California Adventure to announce largest singular group of Chinese travelers ever to visit the U.S.  First stop is Orange County, CA.  Speakers: Caroline Betata, VisitCalifornia; Ed Fuller, Orange County Visitors Association; Jay Buress, Anaheim/OC CVB; Nicky Tang, Disney. (PRNewsFoto/Orange County Visitors Assoc.)

Largest Chinese MICE Group Coming to Orange County, CA

 The Orange County Visitors Association (OCVA) and the Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau (AOCVCB) announced that Orange...

Apr 01, 2014, 14:01 ET

Pacifica Christian Orange County Announces Head of School Hiring

 Pacifica Christian High School of Orange County ( announced today the hiring of David O'Neil as the school's first...

Mar 24, 2014, 06:07 ET
Orange County School of the Arts, one of the nation's premier arts schools, will break ground on a 60,000-square-foot instructional center in summer 2014. The school has raised $9.5 of a $20 million Masterpiece in the Making campus completion project.  (PRNewsFoto/Orange County School Of The Arts)

Orange County School of the Arts Announces $20 Million Masterpiece in the Making Campus Expansion

The Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) announced at its 2014 Gala "One Night Only," held on March 22, the public launch of its Masterpiece in...

Mar 06, 2014, 01:50 ET

Orange FY 2013 - Interview with Chairman & CEO Stéphane Richard

Orange, France's largest telecoms operator and one of the leaders in Europe, reports 2013 results. Stéphane Richard, Chairman & CEO of...

Mar 06, 2014, 01:50 ET

Orange RN 2013 - Interview du Président-directeur général Stéphane Richard

Orange, premier opérateur français de téléphonie et l'un des leaders européens du secteur, publie ses résultats pour...

Feb 18, 2014, 14:02 ET
Pacifica Christian Orange County campus (artist rendering). Scheduled Opening Fall of 2015.  (PRNewsFoto/Pacifica Christian of Orange County)

New Private High School Coming to Orange County

 A faith-based college preparatory high school is coming to Orange County with plans to launch in the fall of 2015.  Pacifica Christian...

Feb 18, 2014, 10:42 ET
The Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County aims to take expectations to new heights as it begins a $3 million renovation project to create even more comfortable suites for guests to enjoy. The 174 rooms at the all-suite Orange County hotel will be reimagined from top to bottom with furniture, draperies and carpet. For information, visit or call 1-949-261-2020.  (PRNewsFoto/Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County)

Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County Begins $3 Million Guest Room Renovation Project

The Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County aims to take expectations to new heights as it begins a $3 million renovation project to...

Feb 13, 2014, 12:50 ET

Orange Capital comments on meeting with InnVest REIT

- InnVest Trustees presented nothing of substance to address Orange Capital's concerns. - Notes overwhelming private and public support...

Feb 07, 2014, 18:10 ET
Blue Orange Games, award winning makers of tabletop games for kids and families, launches 8 new games at Toy Fair 2014. Suggested ages range from 6 years old to adult and game prices range from $9.99 to $29.99. The company is known for its best selling Spot It brand and its commitment to eco-friendly initiatives.  (PRNewsFoto/Blue Orange Games)

Blue Orange Games Diversifies Catalog with Eight New Family Games at New York Toy Fair 2014

 Blue Orange Games, leading designer and manufacturer of tabletop games for the family, announces their new product lineup premiering at The...

Feb 04, 2014, 22:58 ET

Orange Capital, LLC Files Updated Early Warning Report

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - As disclosed earlier today, Orange Capital, LLC ("Orange Capital") formally requisitioned the board of trustees (the...

Feb 04, 2014, 05:00 ET

Orange Capital to nominate seven independent trustees to the Board Of InnVest REIT

- Orange Capital's highly experienced nominees are committed to transforming InnVest into the premier hospitality REIT in Canada and support...

Jan 30, 2014, 22:54 ET

Orange Capital, LLC Acquires Trust Units of InnVest REIT

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - On January 30, 2014, Orange Capital, LLC ("Orange Capital") on behalf of Orange Capital Master I, Ltd. ("OCMI")...

Dec 11, 2013, 13:07 ET

The Orange Chef Company™ Developer of Smart Kitchenware for iOS Devices Secures $1.2 Million in Seed Funding

 The Orange Chef Company,widely regarded as leaders of the connected kitchen category, today announced securing $1.2 million in seed funding...

Dec 06, 2013, 12:15 ET
The Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County is offering its Park Here, Fly There ... US and Canada Package from now through the end of the year. With this deal, the hotel near John Wayne Airport offers deluxe overnight accommodations from $99 to $259 per night, complimentary parking and shuttle service to and from the airport. For information, visit or call 1-949-261-2020.  (PRNewsFoto/Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County)

Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County Encourages Travelers to Park, Fly With Soon-To-Expire Deal

There's no place like home for the holidays, which is why the Residence Inn Irvine John Wayne Airport/Orange County wants to help guests get to...

Nov 15, 2013, 11:55 ET

Orange Capital makes binding cash offer to buy League Assets Corp's interest in Partners REIT and the LAPP Global Asset Management Corp. Partners REIT Management Agreement

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Orange Capital, LLC ("Orange") announced on November 14, 2013 that it submitted an offer letter to League Assets...

Oct 22, 2013, 18:12 ET

Orange Health Solutions chooses MyDirectives® to support its Advance Care Planning Programs for Accountable Care Organizations

  Advanced Care Planning is one of the most controversial yet crucial issues in healthcare today.  Orange Health Solutions and ADVault,...

Oct 15, 2013, 19:34 ET
L to R: Row 1 - Lily Zhu (OCVA Sales Director, Beijing), Cherrie Yang  (OCVA Sales Director, Shanghai); Row 2 - Paulette Lombardi-Fries (Costa Mesa DMO Pres.), Gary Sherwin (Visit Newport Beach Pres.), Ed Fuller (President/CEO, OCVA), Cynthia Hooper (GM Red Lyon Anaheim) Harry Sladich, (Executive VP Red Lion Hotels), Chip Stuckmeyer  (VP International Sales Pelican Hill Resort), Ned Snavely  (Laguna Strategic Advisors); Row 3  - Jeff Levy (Publisher Southern California Media Group), Kim Glen  (VP Sales Costa Mesa), Ruby Gualberto (VP, Visit Newport Beach), Debbie Snavely (GM Newport Beach Marriott), Elaine Cali (VP Public Relations Anaheim CVB).  (PRNewsFoto/Orange County Visitors Association)

Orange County Visitors Association Expands Sales Office, Offers Special Rates, Introduces Tourism Website In China

Building on the momentum achieved since opening its first sales office in Shanghai, China earlier this year, the Orange County Visitors...

Oct 08, 2013, 08:40 ET
Orange Guard Label. (PRNewsFoto/Orange Guard)

Orange Guard Kills Bugs but Keeps People and the Environment Safe.

 To get rid of bugs, most people take a dangerous container of chemical filled pesticide and spray the infested area.  We try to avoid...

Sep 25, 2013, 17:00 ET
TerraVITA Food & Wine Event Grand Tasting on the Green is in Southern Village in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday, October 12 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm. Delicious food from exceptional restaurants across North Carolina will be offered alongside more than 100 sustainably-produced beverages from around the globe. The Grand Tasting is the closing event of the 4th Annual TerraVITA Food & Wine Festival, named one of the "Top 10 Southern Food Festivals You Need to Taste".  The 3-day event is October 10-12, 2013. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit  (PRNewsFoto/Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau)

TerraVITA 4th Annual Food & Wine Event is Oct. 10-12, 2013 in Chapel Hill, NC

In three short years, Chapel Hill, North Carolina's popular TerraVITA Food & Wine Event has earned its reputation as a premier...

Sep 18, 2013, 07:00 ET
Orange Leap Company Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Orange Leap)

Massey Consulting Joins Orange Leap Partner Channel

 Orange Leap ( announced today that Massey Consulting, based in Raleigh, N.C., has been accepted as an Authorized Orange...