Brentwood Local Business
Local business in Brentwood, CA
2 hrs ago | via Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A Contra Costa County man accused of defrauding homeowners in California and elsewhere has been convicted in federal court in Sacramento for his role in a multimillion-dollar foreclosure rescue scheme. After a one-day bench trial, U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley on Monday found 46-year-old Alan Tikal of Brentwood guilty of 11 counts of mail fraud and one count of money laundering, according to a U.S. Attorney's Office news release. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Curbed
Looks like Reese Witherspoon is on something of a real estate roll as of late, first listing her Brentwood, Calif., home for $14M, next scooping up a fixer-upper in Nashville, and now dropping $12,705,000 on a secluded manse in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Previously owned by architect Ken Ungar, the five-bedroom, 4,344-square-foot property recently received a full renovation-he "created an estate worthy of an A-lister" says Trulia Luxe Living-which actually looks pretty bland, with a whole lot matching beige carpeting and walls. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via Business Journal
That's according to industry watcher and N.C. State University adjunct cyber-security instructor Sammie Carter , who predicts the breach could be the biggest so far - and what has been reported "could just be the tip of the iceberg." "Target was about 40 million credit cards and it happened over a three-week window," he says. Comment?
Thursday Aug 28 | via Contra Costa Times
UP CALL: Dozens of young ballet dancers from Rio Vista to Antioch woke up to a happy surprise this month that might have had some of them doing an impromptu grand jete. Comment?
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