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February 23, 1994 | Debora Vrana / Special to The Times
Bond Report: In the wake of the legal proceedings at Baldwin, Amin Arjomand, a distressed real estate analyst with Dabney Resnick Inc. in Beverly Hills, a securities firm that specializes in junk bonds, is preparing a report for its clients on the quality of the $155-million bonds that Baldwin sold. He has found the company is more leveraged than other regional home builders, and said that at current trading levels the Baldwin notes are trading at higher levels than might be expected.
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August 31, 1995 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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February 8, 1994 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what promises to become an acrimonious and embarrassing lawsuit, a former top executive of Baldwin Builders is seeking at least $35 million in a breach of contract and fraud claim against the company and owners James and Alfred Baldwin. Robert B.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1994 | By DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
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May 4, 1994 | By DEBORA VRANA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
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February 23, 1994 | Debora Vrana / Special to The Times
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.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1995 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
BUSINESS
August 12, 1995 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
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December 27, 1998 | T. CHRISTIAN MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
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.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1994 | Debora Vrana / Special to The Times
Bond Report: In the wake of the legal proceedings at Baldwin, Amin Arjomand, a distressed real estate analyst with Dabney Resnick Inc. in Beverly Hills, a securities firm that specializes in junk bonds, is preparing a report for its clients on the quality of the $155-million bonds that Baldwin sold. He has found the company is more leveraged than other regional home builders, and said that at current trading levels the Baldwin notes are trading at higher levels than might be expected.
BUSINESS
February 23, 1994 | Debora Vrana / Special to The Times
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.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1994 | JOHN O'DELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what promises to become an acrimonious and embarrassing lawsuit, a former top executive of Baldwin Builders is seeking at least $35 million in a breach of contract and fraud claim against the company and owners James and Alfred Baldwin. Robert B.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1989 | FRANK MESSINA
Leaning heavily on corporate Orange County, recall organizers trying to unseat City Councilman Robert A. Curtis have raised $155,422, according to financial statements filed Thursday. The largest contributor, the Mission Viejo Co., spent $35,717, while 13 other businesses and political action committees--some as far away as Covina and Los Angeles--contributed $95,750, the statements filed by the Coalition to Recall Councilman Curtis show.
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August 6, 1987 | JOHN NEEDHAM, Times County Bureau Chief
Three Orange County supervisors shook the money tree for nearly $400,000 in campaign contributions in the first half of 1987, much of it from developers, firms doing business with the county and county employee groups, campaign finance records disclosed Wednesday. Supervisor Roger R. Stanton reported raising $187,805 in the first six months of the year. With funds carried over from last year, Stanton has $285,623 in cash on hand, the reports showed. Supervisor Gaddi H.
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