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FAU Registration Servers Crash, No Fix Until Spring

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University, spending tremendous amounts of money in its efforts to be taken seriously as an academic and medical school powerhouse, may need to budget more for IT support. Our friends at UPressOnline, the school’s newspaper, report that FAU’s registration servers are crashing, preventing and delaying students from registering…

License Plate Thefts On Yamato Road In Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Yamato Road, which is not exactly a hotbed of criminal activity in Boca Raton, is oddly the home to two license plate theft in the past few days. The first one happened at 690 Yamato Road which is in the area of Einstein Bagels. Someone apparently stole Florida plate F400TK…

Shopping Cart Shoplifted From Boca Raton Publix

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s not that the shopping cart had LoJack. It’s that the shopping cart said “Publix” and clearly didn’t belong in front of 399 Glouchester Street. That’s where police were called by a Publix manager who reported a shoplifting with a quasi-happy ending for the store. The Publix manager reported that…

Polo Shirts Shoplifted At Boca Raton Bloomingdales

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It was all caught on tape, but the suspect is still free. Bloomingdale’s security and Boca Raton Police say video tape shows a black male grabbing 18 assorted polo shirts and walking out of the store’s south doors at Town Center Mall. The video suggests, although only suggests, that the…

Rainy, Foggy Morning In Boca Leads To Difficult Commute

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — What a difference a few hours makes. The gorgeous weather of yesterday has given way to a foggy, rainy morning in south Palm Beach county. There have been — and are — several accidents throughout the area, and roads continue to be slick. Check out our live traffic link above…

Weather Record Possible For Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — There’s at least one local media outlet reporting that Boca Raton hit its all-time temperature-wise for today’s date. Our friends at Weather Underground aren’t so convinced, reporting that the high today of 86 was 3 off from the record high of 89 back in 1989. But even if we agree…

Arrest Photos Of John Mattera Obtained By BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident John A. Mattera stands accused by the SEC — the Securities and Exchange Commission — of taking part in a scam to offer pre-IPO shares of hot stocks like Facebook and Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN). We reported on the SEC action in an earlier post. See it by clicking…

Boca Raton Kmart Shoplifting Leads To Blue Light Special

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Janielle Gulston and Kaitlyn McLaughlin may have thought they were getting a great deal on the nail polish, makeup, perfume and underwear that they allegedly stuffed inside their purses at the Kmart  — 1401 West Palmetto Park Road. But it turns out the only Blue Light they saw was on…

Boca Raton's John Mattera Accused In Facebook Stock Scam

UPDATE AVAILABLE: CLICK HERE AFTER READING THIS POST. WASHINGTON, DC (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Private Equity firm Chairman John A. Mattera — who runs “The Mattera Fund”  has been accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of trying to take advantage of investors hoping to get in on the ground level of the IPO’s of…