21 days 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...
2 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...
2 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...
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2 months ago | Breaking News
Last weekend at the 14th annual Lightning In a Bottle festival, a 20-year-old attendee named Baylee Gatlin from Ventura County suffered a medical emergency and was pronounced dead at Twin Cities Hospital in Templeton— a city in San Louis Obispo Co...
2 months ago | Music
Sasha Rodriguez was 15-years-old when she went to Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the Los Angeles Coliseum in 2010. After a night of experimenting with dance music’s beloved molly (MDMA, or ecstasy), Rodriguez overdosed and died at a nearby hospi...