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Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate In Southern California

While the mega rich from Silicon Valley have made headlines for their purchases of extravagant Los Angeles homes, the city has become increasingly appealing to a trove of angel investors and start-up entrepreneurs as well.


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Man Accused Of Milking $17M From Investors In OC’s Largest-Ever Ponzi Scheme Surrenders

Adam Boskovich, of Laguna Niguel, has surrendered on a warrant to face charges of cheating 80 Orange County investors out of millions of dollars.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2013

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Encino Investment Broker Charged In Window-Smashing Spree

A San Fernando Valley investment broker was charged on Thursday with a dozen felony counts in an alleged window-smashing spree earlier this year.


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Ex-IRS Agent Sentenced For $9M Investment Scheme

George Tannous, 55, will serve 33 months in prison after he scammed hundreds of victims out of nearly $9 million.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2012

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Victims Tell Judge How Financial Planner Stole Millions From Friends

Several longtime friends of a Coto de Caza financial planner told an Orange County judge Friday how he stole their retirement money as he looted a total of about $2.8 million from 33 victims.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2011

Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Mayor Backs ‘Common Sense’ Jobless Benefits Extension In DC

A panel of mayors from across the nation led by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Friday called for increased federal investment to create millions of new jobs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/02/2011

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Wedbush Executive Wraps Up Shaky Week On Wall Street

Wall Street is wrapping up a shaky week of investing and Michael Gardner of Wedbush visited the KCAL 9 studios to give viewers financial advice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011


Local Investors Brace For Continued Economic Uncertainty

Local investors are especially busy this week as they brace for continued economic uncertainty.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2011


Angie’s Best And Worst Remodeling Ideas For Homeowners

What are the five best remodeling projects for your home with the highest return on investment? Angie of Angie’s List visited the KCAL 9 studio Monday to give viewers the rundown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2011

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Money 101: Financial Planning In 2011

Certified Financial Planner Brett Ellen on what you should be doing with your portfolio.