U.S. Secret Service agents have busted an alleged identity theft ring involving young adults with Israeli passports who flew into California, stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes from businesses like Sam's Club in Orange County with fraudulent credit cards and hoped to get heft ... More >>
Corporate executives of a successful Los Angeles light bulb company that misrepresented the life and power of its products for years to fraudulently entice sales are liable for cheating consumers out of more than $21 million in gross sales. That's the ruling of U.S. District Court Judge James V. Se ... More >>
The Orange County Sheriff's Department is looking for two older men who abducted a mother with her 18-month-old child in tow and forced her to buy them two iPads at the Stanton Sam's Club.
Hey, we all know that video gaming is one heck of an expensive hobby. Considering the daunting amount of great games that are have been released within the past three months, your wallet is going to be begging for mercy if you decide to purchase all of your games at retail price. Luckily for game ... More >>
Flickr user gomattolsonCome on, you remember. As a kid out trick-or-treating, you knew exactly which house was the "cool" one. You'd plod along, rolling your eyes inwardly as Mrs. Eggleston gave you yet another piece of some candy last popular in Topeka in 1953 and Mr. Jackson, the dentist whose ... More >>
Something's rotten in Denmark and Foothill Ranch.Toxic fertilizer dumped behind the Foothill Ranch Wal-Mart store was cited in today's announcement that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. agreed to a $20 million-plus settlement with 20 prosecutorial agencies, including the Orange County District Attorney's O ... More >>
Our friend Brekkie Fan tipped me off to a Jersey Mike's opening right underneath my nose. But it's even more notable because the chain's seventh store in O.C.is taking root in a shopping center that's practically a ghost town these days. The once thriving Irvine minimall, at the corne ... More >>
It happened so slowly it seemed unnoticeable, but as one food stall after another called it quits, the writing on the wall became more obvious: Cafe Court was dying. If your office wasn't nearby -- like say within the area bordered by Redhill, Alton, Jamboree and Barranca -- you probably didn't re ... More >>