Monthly Archives: November 2013

Save the Date: Turning Red Tape Into Red Carpet Awards Reception

On Wednesday, November 20, the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) will hold its third annual “Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet Awards Reception”. During this event, the OCBC gives out awards in different categories to Orange County public agencies. In order to receive an award, the agency must have a program that has cut through the red tape to open a new door for business growth and general success. The programs that receive awards have innovative designs in business and/or economic development. They generate or retain jobs and invest on a continual basis. A program must have a stated objective … Continue reading

Orange County Business Spotlight: First Team Real Estate

If you’re in the market to buy or sell a home in Orange County, chances are you’ll be doing business with First Team Real Estate, and that’s a good thing for you. Nearly one out of every six homes listed in the O.C. in the first half of 2013 was listed by First Team Real Estate and its 1,800-plus agents. With more than 40 offices spread across the county and a team of professionals that puts their clients first, it’s no wonder First Team Real Estate has risen to prominence locally and gained national accolades. Not only it is the … Continue reading

Orange County Business Spotlight: The Jewelry Box

Are you in the market for one of a kind, affordable jewelry in Orange County? Look no further than The Jewelry Box. This full-line store buys and sells all sorts of jewelry from rings to watches including gold pieces as well as high-end flatware, silver and gold American coins and gift items. They purchase previously owned jewelry from customers, refurbish it and then sell it at great prices. Typically these prices are lower than the prices for comparable new pieces. If you are looking for diamond engagement rings and wedding bands, it’s definitely worth taking a trip to The Jewelry … Continue reading