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    Badgering the Witness - Controversy clouds Santa Ana police shooting

    Photo by Nick SchouFour months after Santa Ana police fatal- ly shot Elmer Bustos, critics say department officials are intimidating witnesses and activists instead of investigating the shooting. "The police are harassing the witnesses," alleged M...

    by Nick Schou on May 29, 2003
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    In the Shadow of the Mouse - The also-rans have their charms

    Photo by Keith MayAs far as OC attractions go, there's Disneyland, and then there's everybody else. It's actually kind of sad the way everybody else knows that they're everybody else, often going so far as to remind you in their brochures they're si...

    by GREG STACY on May 29, 2003
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    Summer Reading - A five-part course in Don DeLillo

    It's one thing to be a great writer; it's another to be a great Zeitgeist writer, one of those who seem to write with the inner life of the culture in their bones. Hemingway and Fitzgerald were Zeitgeist writers in the '20s; Mailer and Bellow took o...

    by CORNEL BONCA on May 29, 2003
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    Sand Traps - Avoiding summer movies that sound like fun

    Summertime is the silly season; it gets too damn hot to do any rational thinking, and people who aren't flocking to the beach are flocking to air-conditioned movie houses to watch silly movies . . . which are, fairly often, set on the beach. If you'...

    by GREG STACY on May 29, 2003
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    In Praise of. . .Disneyland? - It may not be the happiest place on Earth, but its damn close

    I know this could make me persona non grata around the Weekly offices--not to mention among county hipsters in general--but I have always loved Disneyland. Show me somebody who could emerge unsatisfied from the Haunted Mansion or the Pirates of the ...

    by GREG STACY on May 29, 2003
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    Loud, Rude and Hungry - 7 promising plays on local stages

    The Houseguests. Hunger Artists Theater, May 23-June 15. This is the Orange County premiere of Harry Kondoleon's Obie-winning black comedy of middle-class mores, described as Samuel Beckett writing Grand Guignol. Kondoleon was one of the hottest t...

    by Joel Beers on May 29, 2003
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    Rendered by Verse - Summer music haiku-o-rama!

    Zeke at Alex's Bar, May 30 Noise-rock hurricane Makes eardrums bleed. "More!" you scream A good kind of pain Pearl Jam at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, June 2-3 "Bush sucks!" cries Eddie Yet unbeknownst to him, so Do Eddie's new songs Goo...

    by Rich Kane on May 29, 2003
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    Nippies: Patch of Freedom

    Nipples are no-no's--but only female nipples. You see, the rosy ducts that deliver nectar to the newborn are shameful and must be hidden from sight--at least according to our government. California Municipal Code section 10.12.030 B defines nude a...

    by Stacy Davies on May 29, 2003
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    Things We Love About Summer

    THE PLACE TO DRINK BEER IF YOU'RE REALLY THIRSTY The Yard House, which has locations in Long Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine and Rancho Mirage, has the world's largest selection of draft beer--not including Ed McMahon, that is. Hi-oooooh! They've got ev...

    on May 29, 2003
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    Balboa Fun Zone

    Photo by Tenaya HillsAs a young boy from the Inland Empire, I first learned how the monetary system works at the Balboa Fun Zone. It wasn't the bayfront Ferris wheel or famous ferry boats or chopped nut-covered Balboa Bars that unlocked the secrets ...

    by Matt Coker on May 29, 2003
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    Heaven on dirt - Ladies and gentlemen, your Anaheim Angels

    Photo by James BunoanBaseball is the summer game--you'd think it would be Ding Dong Ditch, but, no, it's baseball. So this summer you might want to check out a team called the Anaheim Angels. You may have heard of them, alternated between tragic bad...

    by Steve Lowery on May 29, 2003
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    Scorecard

    Photo by Deborah Robinson/ Ducks PhotographerThis just in: Surfing is now popu- lar with women. This stunning revelation comes from a press release sent out by Los Angeles-based Pollack PR Marketing Group. According to "Account Coordinator and Surf...

    on May 29, 2003
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    Hang Four - Check out these surf contests

    Photo by Frieden/Surfing MagazineNational Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) championships The surf industry considers this organization's championship "the highest level of surfing competition in the western United States." Of course, I got th...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on May 29, 2003
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    Go Take a Hike

    Five that are worth the effort: Santiago Peak via Holy Jim Trail: 16.1 miles roundtrip with 4,000 feet elevation gain. Follow Holy Jim Canyon Road half a mile to the trailhead, and then four and a half miles to Main Divide Truck Trail (3S04). Go l...

    by SCOTT GIFFIN on May 29, 2003
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    My Laguna - Feeling most at home at a place that's not

    I went home to Laguna Beach this weekend. I say "home" knowing full well it has never actually been my home. I was never a beach child. I didn't grow up in the water. When I was seven years old, my bunk bed didn't face a North Laguna sunset--my apar...

    by LEYLA MOMENY on May 29, 2003
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    A Byrd in hand is worth two Bushes

    Robert Byrd is more than just a lone voice in Congress speaking out against the war. He is one of many people in Washington who have had enough. And Bush will be hard put to get the 85-year-old Byrd. The senator has nothing to lose. Not only has h...

    by JAMES RIDGEWAY on May 22, 2003
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    Baskerville

    Illustration by Bob AulYou got a heads-up a month ago when your huge dog chased my mom's 13-pound dog under a car and snagged it by the leg. But did you get the message? Nope. Your dog was off the leash again, crapping on your neighbor's lawn when i...

    by ANONYMOUS on May 22, 2003
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    Diary of a Mad County

    MONDAY, May 5: Mighty Ducks win . . . Bill Bennett doesn't. The holier-than-thou conservative land mass who has made millions telling people how they should live lost millions gambling--the Washington Post reports more than $8 million. He says his g...

    by Steve Lowery on May 22, 2003
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    Scorecard

    Too bad the San Antonio Spurs didn't stomp all over the Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals. Even when they barely beat back the Minnesota Timberwolves to get here, the Lakers looked clunky and old. Losing badly to San Antonio would have mad...

    on May 22, 2003
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    Serious Stuff - Whitey and War

    Photo by James BunoanCool LA comics like to come down to Satan's stronghold--The Irvine Spectrum--and make fun of Orange County. (The one that warmed my heart most was Dave Chapelle, the star of many movies about the weed, humming the theme from The...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on May 22, 2003
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