August 7, 2020

By Victoria Kertz, California Business Journal.The woman was strolling through a Southern California Costco store one day, checking off items on her grocery list when something caught her eye.Several paintings were being shown in a display inside the store. One painting however, was very familiar

By Daniel Coats, California Business JournalWhen veteran Orange County criminal defense lawyer Michael Molfetta surveys his three decades of legal representation for high-profile clients, there is one moment that stands out as an example of his tenacity and commitment. A few years into his private

(Photo: Jeremy Jacobs)By Lee Barnathan, California Business JournalTrivia question: Which U.S. President grew cannabis?Jeremy Jacobs and Colby McKenzie know the answer because they supply intriguing tidbits such as that as part of the retail media platform that they provide to more than 500 dispensaries

By Daniel Coats, California Business JournalTimes are good in the Southern California commercial and multifamily real estate sector. As the region’s metropolises emphasize infill development and urban revitalization efforts, the field is expanding further with an unprecedented connection with the East Asian business community. It

(Photo: Kimberly Benson)By Eve Gumpel, California Business Journal.San Bernardino International Airport officials wanted to attract commercial and private jet traffic – and grow the facility’s air cargo operation.Enter Kimberly Benson, President of Zenaida Global and a specialist in international business development.The airport hired Benson to

By Daniel Langhorne, California Business Journal.Fred Whitaker enjoys playing chess because skilled players must sacrifice in the short-term to achieve victory.He sees the classic strategy game as a useful exercise to sharpen his skills for negotiating business deals as an outside general counsel for privately-held