What Recession? SoCal's Richest People Measure Their Money In Billions
Even though the recession allegedly ended in June, 2009, times are still tough. Soup is a staple. Souplantation a luxury. Soup kitchens -- a necessity.
But Forbes magazine's annual richest people list (via LA Biz Observed) shows Southern California's wealthiest are doing fine, including a few you're sick of hearing about and one guy you've probably never heard of:
Donald Bren, chairman of the Irvine Company, which sits on a lot of expensive land in Orange County. Worth: $12 billion.