Derek Olson

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  • 9 years ago | OC News

    Jim "Poorman" Trenton, local "celebrity" and self-described "most fired man in show business" (see "Enter Poorman," Nov. 8, and "Exit Poorman," Jan. 3] is once again caught up in controversy after his May 16 third-annual Bikini Mile at Hollywood P...

  • 9 years ago | OC News

    The first installment of this column is loaded with pillaged stories from OCWEEKLY's mother company Village Voice Media. This blog space will highlight investigative efforts of our colleagues and their stories' human interest qualities, literary m...

  • 9 years ago | OC News

    This past Saturday, my buddy Chuck and I - him driving - stopped for gas on Del Mar Ave. and Newport Blvd in Costa Mesa. The choice of this particular station, a hybrid of gas pump and Jack in the Box restaurant, was an intentional pick by Chuck, ...

  • 9 years ago

    The Telltale Paint Evidence seems to support Kamran Mashayekhi's story of being attacked in a Buena Park garage, but did it happen for the reasons he says? Kamran Mashayekhi, the self-proclaimed snitch who was featured in two Los Angeles Times col...

  • David Horowitz descended on UCI last night as part of his nationwide tour condemning a national student group called Muslim Student Association—a group with more than 150 chapters in colleges all over the country. Horowitz, a famous right-wi...

  • 9 years ago | OC News

    The Los Angeles Times today on its editorial page gave Tribune Co. Grandmaster and indelicate asshole Sam Zell the finger when it criticized Prop. 98 and asked readers for a big No vote. The Times sent out a press release mentioning how they weren...


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