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Wet Seal+ to Open in the Shops at Mission Viejo

Wet Seal+ to Open in the Shops at Mission Viejo

It's one of 30 plus-sized shops opening nationwide.
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlours Launch Franchise Program

Farrell's Ice Cream Parlours Launch Franchise Program

Ben Kramer, V.P. for parent company Parlour Enterprises, says t’s time to bring the concept outside California, and maybe go international.
Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Employees at participating stores will be serving 12 ounce servings of their juices blended with whole foods, such as yogurt.
Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

The deal will create a network of 2,000-plus stores, 27 distribution warehouses and more than 250,000 employees across western states.
Free Pizza Friday in Mission Viejo, That's Right, Free

Free Pizza Friday in Mission Viejo, That's Right, Free

Blaze Pizza is opening at The Shops at Mission Viejo.
Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

Closeout sales expected in early May both in store and online.
Health Inspectors Close Persian Restaurant

Health Inspectors Close Persian Restaurant

Officials uncover a number of violations, and conditions do not improve on two subsequent visits.
The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

The End of Guacamole as We Know It?

Chipotle tells investors climate change is affecting the price of avocados and a favorite Mexican dip hangs in the balance.
Nuke Shut Down: Edison Taps UC Prof as Liaison to Public

Nuke Shut Down: Edison Taps UC Prof as Liaison to Public

David Victor will serve as chairman of a new Community Engagement Panel formed to educate and involve the public.
Free Bagels Sunday in Mission Viejo

Free Bagels Sunday in Mission Viejo

What's your favorite kind. Ours technically isn't even a bagel, but it's still free.
Hot Dog on a Stick Files for Bankruptcy

Hot Dog on a Stick Files for Bankruptcy

Its 93 locations, including Mission Viejo, are expected to continue with business as usual.
Food Trucks: Babes and Burgers in Mission Viejo Wednesday

Food Trucks: Babes and Burgers in Mission Viejo Wednesday

See what food trucks will be in town Wednesday night.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Who's Hiring Near Mission Viejo/Laguna Niguel and Dana Point this Week?

Who's Hiring Near Mission Viejo/Laguna Niguel and Dana Point this Week?

The latest employment opportunities from Patch partner CareerBuilder.
Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

Passenger Traffic Increased at John Wayne in December

But total aircraft operations decreased in December when compared to the same month last year.