Items Tagged with 'Orange County, California'


  • Mortgage Woes Hit Orange County, Calif. Hard: Report

    In its annual economic forecast for Orange County, researchers at UCLA's Andersen Forecast projected that the U.S. and California state economies will move in tandem over the next few years, with income and employment deteriorating further before the housing market evenutally hits bottom.
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  • Glitzy OC reels in foreclosures

    The Orange County Register's Mathew Padilla notes that foreclosures in Orange County -- which includes such glamorous spots as Newport Beach and Laguna Beach -- are soaring. In fact, it only took the first five months of 2008 to surpass the total number of foreclosures filed during all of 2007. A look at a scary graph that would be good news if it were profits, and not foreclosures:
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  • The Subprime Epicenter

    Reading some weekend coverage this morning, I came across this story at the Washington Post -- too good not to post here, given that Irvine, CA is my hometown:
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