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Woman Arrested for Embezzlement

Woman Arrested for Embezzlement

A 14-year employee of a Newport Beach architectural firm was arrested this week for allegedly embezzling more than  $150,000 to finance personal expenses including a license for her new business. According to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, Suzanne Denise Baumann, 40, Anaheim Hills, is charged with two felony counts of grand theft and one […]

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Alarming Increase in Toxic Ocean Organisms

Alarming Increase in Toxic Ocean Organisms

Five of the last seven years have seen blooms of Pseudo-nitchia, a species of phytoplankton that produces domoic acid (DA), a deadly neuro-toxin, in the waters off California. Harmful algal blooms (HAB’s) occur when conditions – namely sunlight and nutrients – are favorable for the growth of phytoplankton. The only recorded human case of DA […]