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  • Surprising plea deal in state Rep. Ford's bank fraud case

    Surprising plea deal in state Rep. Ford's bank fraud case
    The odds were undoubtedly stacked against state Rep. LaShawn Ford when federal prosecutors indicted him on felony bank fraud charges more than a year and a half ago. The already sky-high conviction rate at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse rises to near 100...
  • Ford expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor tax charge

    Ford expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor tax charge
    LaShawn Ford, a state representative charged in 2012 with federal bank fraud charges, is scheduled to plead guilty this morning to a misdemeanor tax count, not felony bank fraud charges on which he was initially indicted, according to a source. The U.S....
  • Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]

    Workers who serve society are not rewarded for dedication [Commentary]
    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion ...
  • Robert B. Reich: Workers who serve society aren't rewarded for dedication

    What someone is paid has little or no relationship to what their work is worth to society. Does anyone seriously believe that hedge-fund mogul Steven A. Cohen is worth the $2.3 billion he raked in last year, despite being slapped with a $1.8 billion fine...
  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone settles bribery case for $100 million

    F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone settles bribery case for $100 million
    A bribery case against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone was dropped Tuesday after a German court agreed to accept a $100-million payment from the billionaire. The settlement came after more than three months of evidence and testimony at the Munich...
  • LCAD buying land previously marked for storage facility

    Laguna College of Art + Design is in escrow to buy a 1.5-acre parcel at Big Bend on Laguna Canyon Road that had previously been considered for a self-storage facility, college President Jonathan Burke said Monday. Burke said he could not disclose the...
  • Aug. 12: Social media seminar with Tidewater Mortgage Bankers

    Aug. 12: Social media seminar with Tidewater Mortgage Bankers
    Damien Smith, the director of marketing for Farmers Bank, will share the secrets of successful social media during the Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association’s upcoming seminar, “Relationship & Content Marketing Reboot: A New Approach to...
  • Bank of America near $16 billion settlement over mortgage bonds

    Bank of America near $16 billion settlement over mortgage bonds
    Bank of America is close to a deal with the Department of Justice to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, a person familiar with the matter...
  • La Cañada History: Area PGA player named Golf Professional of the Year

    La Cañada History: Area PGA player named Golf Professional of the Year
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada High School received a face-lift in the summer of 2004 when about 3,000 gallons of paint, most of it in the shade "Ventura Yellow" covered its previously gray walls. "I think it looks great," said Cynthia Keech, then principal of...
  • Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November

    Discovery Science Center's L.A. offshoot museum to open in November
    Turning a lingering and expensive civic embarrassment into a new asset for science education, a never-used, $21.8-million building paid for by the city to give the San Fernando Valley its first major museum finally will open Nov. 13 at Hansen Dam...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Thomaston Savings Bank Supports The Boys And Girls Clubs

    Thomaston Savings Bank has continuously supported the Boys and Girls Clubs of America within the communities it serves through grants, donations, and employee volunteer efforts. The Bank is proud to support an organization which positively impacts so...