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.
14 hours ago | Anacrime
The Anaheim Police Department is hunting a "preppy" killer. No, the wanted man is not slaying those given to wearing their Ivy League school pins on their Tommy Hilfiger V-necks while holding a lacrosse stick. He is Hispanic, 20-30 years...
1 day ago | Court
A Huntington Beach woman is suing oh-so-soon U.S. President Donald Trump for defamation. As Gloria Allred had when Summer Zervos alleged at an October news conference that The Apprentice cast member kissed her and grabbed her breast without ...
2 days ago | Cha-Ching!
Anyone have $20 million or so to splurge on a clifftop Laguna Beach home? If so, the open bidding starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, for 33 Smithcliffs Road. "I've got an exceptionally unique property going up for live auction this month in Lagu...
2 days ago | Crime-iny
Representative Dana Rohrabacher's former volunteer treasurer on Tuesday became the latest convicted criminal tied to the veteran Costa Mesa Republican lawmaker. Who else is there? Glad you asked. RHONDA CARMONY ROHRABACHER The Orange County GOP ac...
2 days ago | Film and TV
Miracle In Cell No. 7. As part of the East Asian Cinema Series, Graduate Students of East Asian Languages and Literature present director Lee Ewan-kyung's comedy about a wrongfully accused death-row inmate who experiences a miracle in the form of ...
3 days ago | Anacrime
The body of a man in his 20s was found Monday morning in an Anaheim industrial park, and police believe he may have been murdered and dumped there. No identity has been released yet nor has the cause of death, and there are no named suspects. Raym...