A candlelight vigil took place last night on West Guinida Lane in Anaheim in memory of David Raya and Joel Acevedo, two young men killed in officer-involved shootings not too far from each other... More >>
See Update No. 4 at the bottom of page 2 about K.C. Joy answering "hell no" when asked if he murdered his "dream," Maribel Ramos. Update No. 3 on page 2 is about unrequited love being a possible m... More >>
Despite the urging of county Supervisor Todd Spitzer, the Board of Supervisors decided against charging teen hikers in Trabuco Canyon for $160,000 in rescue costs--although the board did agree Tu... More >>
Perhaps they will sentence war veteran-turned-Westminster cop-turned-brutal rapist Anthony Nicholas Orban over his dead body. Literally. The detective who kidnapped and raped a waitress at gunpoin... More >>
Orange County Republican Party boss Scott Baugh is apparently taking diversity in politics seriously after all.
Baugh--often under fire from liberal critics for running a political party of cran... More >>
Scroll down to the end of this post for an update on Ronnie Chang's case in the wake of Mayor Bob Filner's press conference Monday.
Original Post, May 21, 1:30 p.m.: In the midst of a major crac... More >>
See Update No. 2 on page 2 about employee absenteeism being up significantly but surgeries only being slightly down, with UCI Medical Center officials vowing, "We're taking care of the patients we... More >>
Orange County mail thief Salvador Alex Escamilla has led a tough life.
Escamilla grew up in a poor, dysfunctional family with an abusive, convicted felon father. He accidentally consumed his dad... More >>
The conduct behind bars of the suspected worst mass killer in Orange County history may play a role in his death penalty trial, according to a prosecutor.Assistant District Attorney Dan Wagner wil... More >>
I think it was about a decade ago that I first encountered the work of UCLA professor Otto Santa Ana--how else do you explain how I was able to obtain a galley of his excellent Brown Tide Rising: ... More >>
Who did better work identifying Kwang Choi "K.C." Joy as the suspected murderer of Maribel Manriquez Ramos? Police investigators or a YelperThere's no doubt police quickly had 54-year-old Joy in ... More >>
Lisa Guerrero, the centerfold-worthy "hardest-working sports reporter" per the Los Angeles Times who now does ambush reporting for the syndicated Inside Edition program, recently confronted repres... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about Baback "Bobby" Azadgilani turning himself in to police and allegations of past harassment.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 17, 11:56 A.M.: Have you seen this fellow ... More >>
Former Republican Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has his fans and his enemies--and then there are the energetic members of Code Pink, the self-described "women-initiated grassroots peace-an... More >>
A Costa Mesa man who is the nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley faces trial in the Windy City for manslaughter. Richard Vanecko, 38, allegedly punched a Mount Prospect man in the face ... More >>
Last week, we reported the conclusion of a bizarre lawsuit filed by one Carla "Kaya" Lewis, the sister of TapouT co-founder Charles "Mask" Lewis, regarding her deceased brother's ashes. Now comes ... More >>
This coming Thursday, make sure to pick up the dead-tree edition of your favorite infernal rag--scratch that. EVERY Thursday, make sure to pick up the dead-tree edition of your favorite infernal r... More >>
A federal judge in Orange County this week punished a Vietnam War refugee--who eventually became an accomplished U.S. Secret Service (USSS) special agent assigned to protect former First Lady Nan... More >>
Every Monday, adult superstar/OC girl Tasha Reign gives us her thoughts on life, sex, politics and everything in between. Today, Tasha weighs in on the porn conventions--it ain't all booth babes b... More >>
A man who allegedly wrapped a 17-year-old Barnes & Noble shopper in a bear hug and began carrying her out the front door of the Aliso Viejo bookstore saying he wanted to marry her was arrested Sat... More >>
Real A.D.: George Bluth Sr.Character: Patriarch of the Bluth family. Founded the Bluth Co. land-development firm. Stole millions. Unlawfully built houses in Iraq for Saddam Hussein. Incarcerated for a year.… More >>
Veteran Orange County criminal defense lawyer Lawrence Anthony Witsoe closed his eyes and remained motionless late Tuesday afternoon as a court clerk read a series of guilty verdicts against him… More >>
The medical-marijuana bubble has officially burst in California.
Until recently, anyone with a $20 doctor's note and a hankering for Hindu Kush could walk into his or her corner marijuana dispensary—one… More >>