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  • The Harbor Report: Rapid recession hit boating industry hard

    This column is the last of a three-part series reviewing the history of boatbuilding in Costa Mesa. "I never noticed an industry fall so fast and so complete," Roger MacGregor, founder of MacGregor Yacht Co., recalled. The year was 1980 and the screws...
  • Costa Mesa woman gets three years for identity theft ring

    A Costa Mesa woman has been sentenced to three years in state prison for her involvement in an identity theft ring that charged thousands of dollars in merchandise at Best Buy stores throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. Georgia Lichia Su, 41,...
  • Costa Mesa's credit rating drops one grade

    COSTA MESA — The city's credit rating dropped one grade because of its "weakened financial profile," according to a news release issued by City Hall on Friday. In its reasoning, Moody's Investors Service cited an above-average exposure to...
  • Sentencing is Friday for Irvine firm embezzler

    A 36-year-old man convicted of embezzling more than $1.9 million from an Irvine-based architecture firm is scheduled to appear for sentencing Friday. Salvatory Josef Fulwider of Yorba Linda pled guilty to 48 felonies, including grand theft, making...
  • Former executive gets 13 years for embezzlement

    A former Irvine architecture firm executive was sentenced to 13 years in prison and ordered to pay millions in fines and restitution for stealing $1.9 million from his former company. Salvatory Josef Fulwider, 38, of Yorba Linda, was ordered to pay $3....
  • O.C. Bargainista: Wash your car and feel good

    Freebie of the Week: Cross a task off your to-do list and support the community, too. Stop by Carsmetics Expert Accident Repair's grand opening at 2861 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and get a free car wash courtesy of Estancia...
  • Newport bookkeeper charged with theft, commercial burglary

    A financial bookkeeper at a Newport Beach architectural firm is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on charges that she used company money to pay for more than $160,000 in personal expenses. Suzanne Denise Baumann, 40, of Anaheim Hills, is charged with...
  • Bookkeeper pleads not guilty to grand theft

    A financial bookkeeper for a Newport Beach architectural firm accused of siphoning off hundreds of thousands of dollars from her company for personal expenses pleaded not guilty Thursday. Suzanne Denise Baumann, 40, of Anaheim Hills, pleaded not guilty...
  • Lobdell: Chief's expense reports offer clues

    I've been looking through the expense reports of Costa Mesa Police Chief Christopher Shawkey and Capt. Ron Smith, searching for clues as to why they were unexpectedly put on administrative leave in November. After poring through more than 200 pages of...
  • Woman arrested on suspicion of stealing credit card

    An Anaheim woman is out on bail after being arrested earlier this week on suspicion of stealing an Irvine woman's credit card and buying designer handbags. Judy Nguyen, 28, was booked on suspicion of identity theft and grand theft and unauthorized use of...
  • Suspect in Irvine office thefts arrested

    Suspect in Irvine office thefts arrested
    Irvine police have arrested a man suspected in 13 workplace burglaries that netted credit cards, wallets and purses, officials said Wednesday. John Steven Gachupin, 47, whose last known residence was in Chula Vista, was arrested Tuesday in Tustin,...
  • It's A Gray Area: When it comes to our failings, pick a card

    Yes, our great country has some problems. But there is nothing going on today that could not be addressed and resolved by good proactive leadership. In this case, I define leadership as identifying and addressing a problem area from a human and economic...