15 days ago | Bong Blotter
Three Santa Ana police officers caught on tape last year destroying cameras, throwing darts, eating what look like pot edibles and insulting a disabled cannabis patient, have been fired, a Santa Ana Police Department (SAPPD) spokesperson has confi...
17 days ago | Bong Blotter
On July 1, the California Secretary of State's office formally announced that California's first recreational marijuana legalization initiative, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, or AUMA, will appear on this November's ballot as Proposition 64. Now,...
22 days ago | Breaking News
In the wake of two back-to-back officer-involved shootings around the country, not to mention an attack last night that killed several police officers in Dallas, Orange County anti-police brutality activists are holding a "healing vigil" toni...
30 days ago | Bong Blotter
The Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) is offering $100,000 to anyone who can identify the young man caught on surveillance footage shortly before shooting a marijuana dispensary owner last November. According to an SAPD press release today, anony...
1 month ago | Breaking News
If you read my recent feature story about Curtis Rainbow, the brainchild of the December 1970 "Laguna Happening," the biggest outdoor music festival in Orange County History, then you already know that he and his wife Melissa are homeless. Fo...
1 month ago | From the Dead Tree Edition
Editor's Note: The following in an excerpt of Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood by OC Weekly managing editor Nick Schou. (Part of a series of investigative works edited by Hot Books creator and Salon co-founder Dav...