May 4, 1994 |
James and Alfred Baldwin, whose Orange County company has constructed more than 15,000 homes in Southern California since the 1950s, have been accused by a third former executive of wrongful termination, fraud and breach of contract. The suit, which seeks up to $5 million in actual and punitive damages, was filed Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court by Carole J. Greenwald of San Diego.
February 23, 1994 |
Another former top executive of Baldwin Builders has begun legal wranglings with the beleaguered Newport Beach home builder. Former Orange County division President Geoff Fearns, who resigned from the company in November, has filed an arbitration action against Baldwin. The action accuses the company's owners of breach of contract, forced resignation and fraud.
August 31, 1995 |
In a sign that his business woes may be taking a toll of his personal fortunes, multimillionaire developer James Baldwin has put his Emerald Bay mansion on the market for $10 million. Situated in an exclusive enclave of about 500 homes in a gated beachside community near Laguna Beach, the palatial home is a four-story granite and glass estate with an elevator.
August 12, 1995 |
Baldwin Co.'s plan to boost the annual pay of co-owners Alfred and James Baldwin by almost $1.7 million while the company is in bankruptcy came under fire Friday from the Orange County home-building company's court-approved creditors committee. In a formal objection filed in U.S.
December 27, 1998 |
In March 1987, Orange County developer Baldwin Builders Inc. did something it had done only twice in four years: It contributed money to a Los Angeles County supervisor, in this case $5,000 to Mike Antonovich. One month later, brothers James and Alfred Baldwin, who headed the firm, applied to Los Angeles County for permission to develop 1,500 homes across an environmentally sensitive, 1,270-acre tract of the Santa Monica Mountains.
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August 17, 1992 |
A self-described citizens committee backing a Ventura Freeway monorail project is well-financed by developers and other businesses and is headed by a developer with strong ties to county supervisor and project proponent Mike Antonovich, according to campaign statements and interviews.