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  • Newport man accused of stealing nearly $3M arrested in Panama

    A Newport Beach man who prosecutors say ran a Ponzi scheme that stole nearly $3 million from investors has been extradited from Panama to face trial in Orange County.   Thomas F. Tarbutton allegedly fled to Brazil in 2011 after charges were filed and...
  • Fair deal debated in court

    SANTA ANA — The battle over selling the Orange County Fairgrounds moved from Sacramento to a Santa Ana appellate courtroom Friday. Attorneys for the state, which is trying to sell the 150-acre Costa mesa property, and for a Newport Beach company...
  • Jergler: Merry Christmas! Now list your ho-ho-house

    While many people are busy planning holiday parties and shopping for presents, Sari Ward is working just as hard, or possibly harder, than she's worked all year. Ward, a real estate agent with Prudential California Realty in Laguna Niguel, views the...
  • Forecast: Modest O.C. job growth in 2012

    COSTA MESA — Orange County will add an estimated 21,000 new jobs next year, but housing sales and prices will remain flat, according to Chapman University's economic forecast for 2012. The forecast delivered this week at the Segerstrom Center for...
  • Jergler: Real estate experts share predictions for 2012

    Editor's Note: This is a two-part story forecasting real estate experts' top predictions for the market in 2012. * Perhaps sometime between now and Dec. 21, 2012, will be beginning of the end. In fact, some think the end is already here, and they...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Want green? Invest in your landscape

    Home prices throughout Southern California continue to fall. The median price paid for new and resold Southland houses and condos last month was $280,000, down 8.2% from a year earlier and the largest drop since September 2009. Don't even look at home...
  • Jergler: All-cash buyers pump up the market, but may hurt other buyers

    Cash is king in the real estate market throughout Southern California in general and in Orange County in particular, where thanks to falling home prices, more people with the means seem interested in plunking down a lump sum and getting a home free and...
  • Jergler: Don't overprice yourself out of a sale

    Home prices have continued to sink, but not low enough to dampen seller expectations. That has created yet another market fundamental that's dragging on sales, one in which buyers and sellers cannot get on the same page, some experts say. Steven Thomas,...
  • School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out

    School Flight Part 1: Why Mesa Verde families transfer out
    First of three parts. COSTA MESA — As he tours Mesa Verde with prospective home buyers, Realtor Larry Weichman boasts of the neighborhood country club's heated swimming pool and acclaimed golf pro. But when clients ask about the public schools,...
  • Jergler: Early 'spring fever' has sprung

    The unseasonably hot weather has many people dressing, acting and thinking like it's spring. In fact, the season isn't all that far off — it's a little less than two months away, starting March 20, according to Farmer's Almanac. But some real...
  • Sisters sentenced to prison for real estate fraud

    An Orange County judge sentenced two sisters to eight and 10 years in prison, respectively, for their part in a conspiracy with two other members of their family to commit $16 million worth of real estate fraud, prosecutors said Monday. Suniti Shah, 51,...
  • Apodaca: Telecommuting not so black and white

    File this one under "Are you kidding me?" Internet firm Yahoo recently banned its workers from telecommuting, and suddenly we have a nationwide debate blazing over an issue that had previously appeared settled solidly in the corner of increasing...