1 month ago | Longform
"The summer is the most unfavorable time to plant," a young mom writes down in a small notebook as her pigtailed toddler stomps on the gravel between the white Canyon Snow Irises and the Asclepias speciosa. The latter is better known as "Showy Mil...
2 months ago | Breaking News
“The day that we found out I was super, super sick and really under the weather,” says Phil Pirrone, recalling the moment he found out Iggy Pop confirmed a headlining spot at his festival, Desert Daze. “I yelped like a wounded animal—it was the on...
3 months ago | Longform
At around 8 a.m. on Jan. 26, a group of officers from the Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) lined the shopping center at the intersection of Jefferson Place and 17th Street with yellow caution tape. That same morning, a separate group of officers...
4 months ago | Bong Blotter
After three years and several rescheduled court dates, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kristoffer Lewandowski, who faced life in prison for growing six pot plants, can finally breathe easy. On May 26, the San Juan Capistrano resident reached a plea agre...
4 months ago | Festivals
Fire dancers, whimsical aerial artists, haute couture and elaborate headdresses—the Lucent Dossier Experience has become a festival culture staple. Whether you’ve stumbled upon them in the dust at Burning Man, sought them out at the Do Lab stage a...
4 months ago