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    Clean Water, Murky Politics - The developers win again

    Photo by James BunoanOnly in California would a $6.9 billion bond issue paying off the biggest developers up and down the state sport the name "Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002." The giant November ele...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on October 17, 2002
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    Free Doesnt Come Cheap

    Two weeks ago, we ran "Natural Causes," the story of how 28-year-old Playboy Playmate Elisa Bridges died of a drug overdose under mysterious circumstances in the house of a longtime acquaintance of Hugh Hefner. In the story, we noted that Bridges' d...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on October 17, 2002
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    Answer the Question, Rummy!

    In its October issue, OC Family magazine offers a special report on Alcoholism--they're against it--part of which involves a short "refrigerator clip" guide with four questions to determine whether you, a loved one or friend who'll soon not be speak...

    by KURT STRONG on October 17, 2002
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    Mr. Clean - Deputy bids to white Costa Mesas wrongs

    Illustration by Bob AulAccording to Allan Mansoor, Costa Mesa is "going in the wrong direction." He isn't referring to homosexuals, whom he believes are disproportionately likely to engage in pedophilia. Nor is he talking about the increasing numb...

    by Nick Schou on October 17, 2002
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    Our New Fashion Column

    (left): What do we do?... Um... Well... We only do this journalism thing when we're not busy being with really, really rich guys in nice cars. Photo by James Bunoan (right) You might think we're bagging on the Britney slut. We're not. Check out...

    by STAFF on October 10, 2002
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    Diary of a mad county

    SUNDAY, Sept. 22 Today is the Fall Equinox, one of the two times each year the sun crosses the equator. Legend has it that spectral activities--i.e. weird shit--pick up beginning today. Which explains the freak show on the streets of sleepy Aliso Vi...

    by Matt Coker on October 10, 2002
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    Jet Set! - Hangin with homos in OKC and RepCon 2002, dawg

    I was absolutely fried at the Republican Convention Saturday night in the Garden Groveor Anaheim Hyatt Regency--the town changed depending on whether the person mentioning it was more afraid of the Vietnamese or Mexicans. I had just jetted in from a...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on October 10, 2002
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    Mightier Than the Sword - Bill Mauldins enduring war cartoons

    You do not know where life will lead you. At age 5, before I could read most of the words, and certainly long before I could appreciate their context, I fell in love with the World War II cartoons of Bill Mauldin. Kids are fascinated by war, and t...

    by JIM WASHBURN on October 10, 2002
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    Patience, George

    In a desperate effort to monkey-wrench President Bush's drive to win congressional backing for an attack on Iraq, 74 Democratic members of the House have called on Minority Leader Dick Gephardt to convene the full Democratic caucus to discuss the is...

    by JAMES RIDGEWAY on October 10, 2002
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    Barrels of Fun! - Register engages in reckless gunplay

    Editorial writers at The Orange County Register are seething again at Governor Gray Davis. On Sept. 27, the paper blasted Davis for listening to the "most dangerous" concerns of--gasp--"anti-gun rights backers" In typical hysterical fashion, the pap...

    by R. Scott Moxley on October 10, 2002
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    See No Evil?

    Illustration by Bob AulI overheard you the other day in the bar of a popular Newport Beach restaurant speaking your "patriotic" mind about what a wonderful country this is and how "evil"--as you put it--those terrorists are. You mentioned unequivoca...

    by ANONYMOUS on October 10, 2002
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    Mr. X Marks the Spot

    Photo by James BunoanIllegally Converted Industrial Space, Laguna Canyon Occupant:Mr. X, painter Rent: $1,400 per month Mr. X is 47 years old. He is a painter--a fine one--and that is all you get to know about him because he really doesn't want ...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on October 10, 2002
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    Spitting Mad! - Copeland hocked a loogie for libertyand geeks everywhere

    Photo by Jenne RiceNot since President George H.W. Bush ralphed upon an unsuspecting Japanese prime minister has an act of political excretion caused as much uproar as when Gary Copeland spat upon radio host Brian Whitman. Copeland is no stranger ...

    by VICTOR D. INFANTE on October 10, 2002
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    Stupid Green People - Greens struggle to be taken seriously

    Photo by Gustavo ArrellanoJudging solely on attendance and fiscal standards, the Orange County Green Party hosted a triumphant fund-raiser on Sept. 20. Held at Garden Grove's GEM Theater, the rally raised more than $2,000 and attracted an audience t...

    on October 10, 2002
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    Its Her Party and Shell Sigh if She Wants To - Democrats leave Gerrie Schipske to battle Rohrabacher alone

    Photo by James BunoanGrassroots democracy smells like hair-care products, the undersides of old sofa cushions and the nose-itching suspicion that microscopic life forms are springing airborne from the fibers of a dusty old carpet. But Gerrie Schipsk...

    by DAVE WIELENGA on October 10, 2002
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    Letters

    Contact us via e-mail (letters@ocweekly.com), regular mail (Letters to the Editor,OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627) or fax (714-708-8410). Letters will be edited for clarity and length. By submission of a letter, you agree that we can...

    on October 10, 2002
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    Rackauckas Gives Aides Reason to Belch

    Soft-spoken Tony Rackauckas proved he has balls. On Oct. 1, the embattled Orange County District Attorney, who likes to use his office to aid political allies and punish enemies, sent a big "fuck you" to state Attorney General Bill Lockyer and the O...

    by R. Scott Moxley on October 10, 2002
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    Disneyland Primeval - A pre-Eisner photo history of Walts unreal world

    Courtesy Carlene ThieA woman gently rubbing crocodile noses. Jimmy Durante schnozzing an Indian tribe. Seahorses strung from a wire. The Andrews Sisters brandishing revolvers. A man with a six-foot octopus on his shoulder. In Mell Kilpatrick's colle...

    by NATHAN CALLAHAN on October 10, 2002
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    Ratting Out the Mouse - Is Disneyland a haven for rodents?

    Illustration by Bob AulThe Disney Resort is teeming with rats, according to current and former Disneyland employees reacting to media reports of rodent problems inside the Goofy's Kitchen restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel. Longtime complaints by ...

    by Nick Schou on October 10, 2002
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    Terror Threads - Does al-Qaida shop at REI?

    Orange County is famous for its myriad devotees to action sports. The county boasts surfers, wakeboarders, scuba divers, snowboarders, skiers, skaters and mountain climbers. Action Sports Retailer magazine has its headquarters in Laguna Beach. Store...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on October 10, 2002
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