A 35-year-old man who allegedly rode a motorized scooter through a Santa Ana grocery store before getting up and robbing the manager was charged with several felonies Monday, according to police, who add he faces several more counts for a violent apartment invasion.
Careful before you snack everyone, there's another nut butter recall going on. nSpired Natural Foods, a food company that produces nut butters for Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger, and a bunch of other stores issued a voluntary recall Tuesday over some salmonella concerns. The recall affects peanu ... 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 >>
See the update on Page 2 with Wade's lawyer saying he's guilty of rape and murder but was out of his mind so he should be spared the death penalty. The prosecution disagrees. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 26, 7:30 A.M.: A death penalty trial begins this morning for--if authorities are to be believed--a dirty ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 19, 11:50 A.M.: After an lengthy session that extended well past the end of the union's declared cutoff time, negotiators have announced that they have reached a preliminary agreement with the grocery stores; it looks like the strike is off for now, pending a vote by the union members. ... More >>
American Team Mortgage of Mission Viejo improperly charged 32 Oregon homeowners for loan application fees and repeatedly violated that state's Unfair Trade Practices Act and Mortgage Rescue Fraud Protection Act, charges Attorney General John Kroger.Oregon's top cop alleges in a lawsuit that the f ... More >>
UPDATE: The Orange County District Attorney announces indictment of Anthony Darnell Wade in the murder of Bessie Mae Whyman (details at end of post) . . .Courtesy of Anaheim Police DepartmentAnthony Wade is eligible for the death penalty.Friends and former co-workers remember 84-year-old Bessie M ... More >>
What started as a gag gift by the Offspring singer is becoming a serious business
Be more jolly!Gustavo blogged about California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe forwarding to her knuckle-dragging followers an article critical of Best Buy's all inclusive Thanksgiving greeting including a happy Eid Al-Adha wish to Muslims, which naturally forced Babs to conclud ... More >>
One thing I do miss about my life before the soul-crushing debt, round the clock collector calls and general feeling of numb is my nightly Newcastle. Ironically, it was around the time my financial house was falling down that I noticed the price of six packs, across the board, going up. Actually, th ... More >>
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