December 8, 1997
* L.J. Edgcomb has been named president of the Orange County division of John Laing Homes in Irvine. He succeeds Larry Webb, who continues as California division president. Edgcomb joined the company earlier this year as senior vice president of operations. Before that, he was Orange County division manager at Warmington Homes. * Arthur B. Branstine has been appointed vice president, fluid handling products for Furon Co., a Laguna Niguel manufacturer of engineered polymer components.
July 12, 1998
* Don M. Bailey, president and chief executive of Comarco Inc., has been named to the additional position of chairman. He succeeds Gerald D. Griffin, who will remain a director. Bailey has been president of Comarco since 1990, and president and chief executive since 1991. Griffin, who joined the board of directors in 1986, became chairman in 1988. Yorba Linda-based Comarco provides wireless-communications products and services. * Robert B.
November 12, 1997 |
Hollywood films and high tech have the sizzle. The defense industry still packs plenty of political clout. But when it comes to attracting venture capital in Southern California, the eyes have it. And the brain catheters. And artificial pancreases.