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Former auto shop owner Blaine DeJong arraigned

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Posted: Thursday, June 25, 2009 10:00 pm

In the lobby of Blaine DeJong's now-closed North Cluff Avenue business, 18 plaques hang on the wall, most with photos of Little League teams and many reading, "To the best coach."

DeJong was active in the Boosters of Boys and Girls Sports, serving as president twice, and helped put up scoreboards at Salas Park.

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  • posted at 7:37 am on Wed, Jul 1, 2009.


    In the summer of 2008, DeJong tried to do some smog work on my truck under the smog assistance program. He used all the funds, plus some that I did not authorize, didn't fix the truck after six weeks, and when I went to pick it up, threatened me and used profanity towards me after 5 PM when no one else was there, purposely trying to intimidate me. I still have a truck that won't pass smog, can't get any more assistance from the state, was totally shocked and disappointed that there were businessmen out there like this, but at least now maybe what goes around comes around is really true. YEAH!

  • posted at 6:02 am on Sat, Jun 27, 2009.


    I always believed that the California smog certificate program was a scam on consumers. Most vehicles that pollute are old American made clunkers. You can easily find a smog station that can "smog a horse", for the right amount of cash.

  • posted at 4:34 pm on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    Sounds like no one likes this guy. It's amazing how people delude themselves into believing their own lies.

  • posted at 7:59 am on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    He has taken advantage of my mother for years....I was very glad to see he has been exposed.

  • posted at 7:54 am on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    he has a huge mortgage on his shop and is trying not to lose it in this bad economy.So he just charged people for work they did'nt need done, So does that make him a bad guy? LoL

  • posted at 5:16 am on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    I know too much about this man. All I can say is that he is getting what he deserves. What he has done, IMO, is simply robbery. He had all the customer service skills of a rattlesnake to top it off. This doesn't surprise me one bit.

  • posted at 4:25 am on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    Sounds like he may have been the schoolyard bully, too. Anybody know this person way back when?

  • posted at 2:36 am on Fri, Jun 26, 2009.


    He still doesn't get it...you cannot put your hands on people.I thought he would have learned that in his 52 week domestic violence class...LOSER!!! BOB'S must be proud of this clown,being around those children,the real guy has emerged for everyone to see...



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