Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before "graduating" to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper's first calendar editor. He has contributed as a freelance editor and writer to several publications and been the subject of or featured in several reports online, in print and on the radio and television. One of countless times he returned to his Costa Mesa, CA, home with a bounty of awards from a journalism competition, his wife told him to take out the trash.
8 hours ago | Film and TV
The Widowmaker. UC Irvine Health presents Patrick Forbes' documentary about whether America's medical establishment is needlessly condemning certain heart-attack victims to death. UC Irvine, Nelson Auditorium, 1003 Health Sciences Rd., Irvine; htt...
12 hours ago | Bat Shit Nuts
A 27-year-old woman is being treated at a local hospital after being shot by Santa Ana Police following a wild rampage Tuesday night that passersby caught on video. Alma Ramirez is expected to be arrested and charged with carjacking and assau...
19 hours ago | Environment
Lonnie Dupre made the first Pacific to Atlantic winter traversal of the Northwest Passage by dog sled in 1991 and the first human-powered circumnavigation of Greenland, by sled and kayak, in 2001. Three years later, he was honored with the Rolex A...
2 days ago | Court
An Anaheim man has been sentenced to four months in jail and ordered to pay $225,000 in restitution for bringing thousands of aluminum cans into Southern California from out of state as part of a recycling-fraud operation, state official...
3 days ago | Court
The younger half of a father and son arrested in February for an attack on a Huntington Beach police officer has been sentenced to seven years in state prison. Bryce Headrick, 23, of Huntington Beach, pleaded guilty on March 17 to felony aggravate...