The Anaheim Ducks have been back on the ice since the NHL lockout ended earlier this year. The Honda Center, where they play their home games, still harbors worries about the future employment of other workers. Those who run the arena's concession stands are on the edge of an expiring contract and d ... More >>
"Something happened," William J. Ruehle matter-of-factly tells UC Irvine law students, who spent Wednesday's lunch hour being mesmerized by the former Broadcom chief financial officer's dissection of his virtual lynching by overzealous federal prosecutors. That something was a 2006 report by a Unive ... More >>
on Judicial Performance was all set today for a disciplinary hearing against Orange County Superior Court Judge Salvador Sarmiento, who is accused of trying to influence a fellow jurist's handling of a traffic ticket for his wife. But the so-called Panel of Special Masters called off ... More >>
Kiss your Royals NBA team goodbye, Anaheim.A tearful Gavin Maloof emerged from a meeting in Orlando, Florida, this morning to announce that the Kings are staying in Sacramento under a deal that promises the NBA franchise a new arena. The Maloof brothers who own the Kings had flirted with moving t ... More >>
Irvine chip maker Broadcom, which has been no stranger to courtrooms thanks to shareholder lawsuits, complaints that caused one co-founder to step away as owner of his NHL team and a scandalous divorce involving the other co-founder and his love dungeon, may be back in legal hot water.The company ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 12, 1:48 P.M.: Sactown Royalty, a fan site that kicked into high gear when the Kings were dribbling out the notion of moving from Sacramento to Anaheim last season, obviously doesn't share Orange County Register sports columnist Randy Youngman's biting take on Sacramento Mayor Kevin ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 2, 1:10 P.M.: We just had a royal wedding. Now comes a Royals funeral.After months of negotiations, seemingly done deals and obviously un-done deals, the NBA's Kings are staying in Sacramento at least one more season, dashing hopes of regular season home games by the renamed Anaheim R ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 26, 2:41 P.M.: After a weekend of reports claiming its unlikely the Sacramento Kings will move to Anaheim before next season--if ever--Anaheim officials expressed confidence that their proposal remains the best one on the table for the NBA franchise.ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the ... More >>
"The Henrys," as Henry T. Nicholas (right) and Henry Samueli are known, had their billionaire asses saved in 2009 when a federal judge accused the prosecution of misconduct and eventually dropped all charges against Broadcom's co-founders. The judge also disappeared the case against William Ruehl ... More >>
The Maloof Brothers-owned Sacramento Kings are ditching their outdated digs at Arco Arena (which has recently been renamed Power Balance Pavilion) for greener pastures at Anaheim's Honda Center. The move, which would make them the Anaheim Kings and bring yet another NBA team to ... More >>
When Orange County Register sports columnist Randy Youngman wrote a few days ago about the possibility of the Sacramento Kings moving into the Honda Center in Anaheim, it still read like a pipe dream. Several other cities could also land the NBA franchise, selling the team could send the team any ... More >>
The latest Forbes list of richest Americans is out, and Newport Beach's reclusive billionaire Donald Bren once again finds himself ranked the richest man in Southern California.Forbes pegs the Irvine Co. chairman's wealth at $12 billion, enough to make him the 21st richest man in these United St ... More >>
Henry T. NicholasIt was one of the most unusual dismissal of charges ever witnessed: Broadcom co-founder and Anaheim Ducks owner Henry T. Samueli was testifying in another executive's case in Santa Ana last week when U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney leaned over and said he was tossing out Sam ... More >>
Then can we seek criminal charges against the other guy?Henry Samueli is on a roll.Last month, the National Hockey League reinstated him as the owner of the Anaheim Ducks, as Clockwork informed you.This afternoon, a federal judge set aside the Broadcom
Corp. co-founder's guilty pleas and dismisse ... More >>
Henry Samueli's next uniform may be an orange jumpsuit.The Anaheim Ducks owner, Irvine's Broadcom Corp. co-founder and UC Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering namesake may be prison bound.
Orange County Register reports a federal court today dismissed an appeal ... More >>
Crunching numbers from the latest Forbes list of the wealthiest Americans, Orange County Business Journal concluded that local billionaires lost a combined $5.8 billion of wealth since September. That's not all that has shrunk: there are 793 billionaires on the latest Forbes list, compared with 1,12 ... More >>
As soon as news of Henry Samueli's guilty plea in his stock-option manipulation case broke yesterday, you might have noticed a brief, faint clickety-clacking sound rising over Orange County. The more engineers you work with, the more intense the flurry was.
It was the sound of two words being del ... More >>
We've got the George Argyros-owned apartment empire "systematically ripping off" its largely poor or lower middle class tenants by fabricating excuses for not refunding deposits to literally thousands of people.
We've got Donald L. Bren--owner of the Irvine Co. using strong arm tactics on small l ... More >>