Richard Gustav Forsberg got into an argument with his wife of nearly 40 years, beat her head with a small statue until she was dead, decapitated and dismembered her, stowed her remains in two freezers, trucked the freezers to a Ventura County campsite, burned the body parts and all the while lied to ... More >>
Richard Gustavo Forsberg, the Rancho Santa Margarita man whose ever-changing stories about the whereabouts of his wife of nearly 40 years led to a homicide investigation, was convicted this morning in Orange County Superior Court. The jury found the 63-year-old guilty of second-degree murder in the ... More >>
Opening statements are expected to begin this morning in the trial of a Rancho
Santa Margarita man accused of murdering his wife of nearly 40 years and then decapitating, dismembering and disposing of her.Marcia Ann Forsberg's body parts are believed to have been burned near the campground at Lake ... More >>
Upon the 25th anniversary of the terrorist act that claimed the life of Alex Odeh in Santa Ana, the FBI announced that the investigation into the events surrounding the October 11, 1985 incident was still an active one. A million-dollar reward was reaffirmed for those with information that would lea ... More >>
Crazy-but-true story: more than a decade ago, my best friend and I took a television course at Orange Coast College. One of our classmates was this funny-ass gabacho, whom we eventually teamed up with on a many projects, best one involving a PSA with a fat guy who died from eating so much. This whit ... More >>
UPDATES THROUGHOUT . . . Richard and Marcia
Forsberg were said by friends to be the perfect couple. They met in a
Ventura College journalism class and were looking forward to their
40th wedding anniversary at the end of this month.The pair of 61-year-olds,
who had no children, were often seen ho ... More >>
The office of state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) sent out an email containing the flier attachment above for the "Pathways to Higher Education Conference," a free event for high school students and their parents set for Nov. 21 at Coastline Community College in Garden Grove.
The confer ... More >>
It looks like Irvine Republicans may have finally developed their own alternative to the Hometown Voter Guide.
The Irvine City, School and Neighborhood Leaders Committee (ICSNLC) has paid for $28,011 worth of independent expenditures opposing Beth Krom, $7,612 to oppose Mary-Anne Gaido, another $7, ... More >>