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    Guilty Pleasures - 701-800

    701 Two words: corporate babes. 702 Best gangbang: OC freeway construction. 703 Compensation: the fun of guessing how long your favorite offramps and onramps will be closed. 704 "Dictum." 705 "Grand Dictum," heh, heh. 706 The quiet at Rock...

    on October 28, 1999
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    Guilty Pleasures - 601-700

    601 Conversations by OC favorite son Richard Nixon that have come to light recently, such as this phone exchange between the then-president and Attorney General John Mitchell regarding an LA Times report on an immigration raid that nabbed 36 illegal...

    on October 28, 1999
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    RedBatesing - El Toro Airport Watch No. 121

    Supporters of an airport at El Toro have long argued that El Toro's opponents have a secret plan: to expand John Wayne Airport and, so, destroy Newport Beach. It's a powerful emotional argument and one that generates huge political contributions t...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on October 21, 1999
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    Painters of the World Unite!

    Illustration by Bob AulThe Vietnamese art exhibit that drew hundreds of protesters to the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art three months ago closed on Oct. 3 with barely a whimper. When the final curtain came down on "A Winding River," all that was left...

    by Matt Coker on October 21, 1999
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    This weeks featured NFL game: St. Louis Rams (4-0) at Atlanta Falcons (1-4)

    Atlanta update: Isn't it great that the Civil War was fought over slave-loving states like Georgia so that today, Americans could enjoy the fruits of Ted Turner, the 1996 Olympics, Ty Cobb, Larry King/Robert Novak-foisting CNN, Coca-Cola, Jane Fonda...

    by Steve Lowery on October 21, 1999
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    Wheelchair Ruffians

    Illustration by Bob AulSend anonymous thanks, confessions or accusations--changing or deleting the names of the guilty and innocent--to "Hey, You!" c/oOC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-0247, or e-mail us at letters@ocweekly.com. Carr...

    by ANONYMOUS on October 21, 1999
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    C-SPAM - D.C. gets a dose of what we deal with daily

    Illustration by Bob AulI am guessing the menu at the House of Representatives' dining room doesn't regularly feature spam. But on Sept. 30, a new press secretary introduced Capitol Hill to a delicacy its constituents get to grapple with every day. ...

    by WYN HILTY on October 21, 1999
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    Letters

    Contact us via voice mail at (714) 825-8432, or by e-mail: letters@ocweekly. com. Or write to Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Or fax: (714) 708-8410. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. All correspon...

    on October 21, 1999
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    Squeak! - The fat girl at the orgy, plus Lit and No Doubt!

    Perhaps you have long since grown up and stopped having marathon sex with United States Marinesin the barracks at Camp Pendletonwhile your friend tries vainly to sleep in a bunk five feet away. Well, us, too! Luckily, we got to relive our pre-our-fr...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on October 21, 1999
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    Talking Shit - Words speak louder than action in cleaning OC beaches

    At two government meetings in north and south Orange County coastal towns last week, diverse groups of politicians, bureaucrats, scientists and environmentalists agreed that the time has come to keep more crap from fouling our ocean. There was tal...

    by Matt Coker on October 21, 1999
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    Its a Gas, Gas, Gas - LA controversy raises concerns about Brea-Olinda High Schools safety

    Photo by Myles RobinsonWith a price tag currently running over $200 million, the Los Angeles Unified School District's Belmont Learning Complex in downtown LA ranks as the most expensive high school project in California history. Built on an abandon...

    by Nick Schou on October 21, 1999
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    Hes Frickin Tony Hawk! - Skatings poster boy comes in for a soft landing

    "I haven't won the finals in a long time," says Tony Hawk, tired and catching his breath after his final run at the Oct. 1-3 Vans World Championships of Skateboarding at Huntington State Beach. "I'm not having as much fun competing. I think I'm done...

    by ARRISSIA OWEN on October 21, 1999
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    This weeks featured game: Miami vs. Indianapolis

    Miami update: The shooting death of an unarmed African-American man by police once again has the city on red alert. Three times in the past 20 years, civil unrest has followed such shootings. Civil unrest in Miami. Who'da thunk it? If brutish cops, ...

    by Steve Lowery on October 14, 1999
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    Break Time

    Art by Bob AulI disappear for a week into the Sierras and return to find there's been a coup d'etat and that you people are doing nothing about it. Leaving the Sierras, I get bagged by a CHP patrolman. My offense: tint on my driver's side window, wh...

    by ANONYMOUS on October 14, 1999
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    Sellouts

    Photo by Bob AulIn case you hadn't heard, the OC Weekly is for sale. Stern Publishing, which owns this glorious publication, announced on Sept. 22 that it's on the block. What's now in your mitts could be sold with other Stern alternative weeklies o...

    by Matt Coker on October 14, 1999
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    Poster Bored - El Toro Airport Watch No. 120

    On Sept. 28, 5th District Supervisor Tom Wilson tried and failed to remove a pro-airport poster hanging in John Wayne Airport. Given the poster's poor placement and audience, it's clear county officials are the ones who should worry. The poster's ...

    by ANTHONY PIGNATARO on October 14, 1999
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    Y2K: Now With Fewer Cranky Christians! - Christians stop praying for high-tech Apocalypse

    Art by Bob AulThe odds of the world coming to an end on Jan. 1, 2000, currently stand at a million to one. That's according to Costa Rica-based online gambling firm NASA International (www.betonsports.com), on whose page you can wager on the likelih...

    by WYN HILTY on October 14, 1999
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    Letters

    Contact us via voice mail at (714) 825-8432, or by e-mail: letters@ocweekly.com. Or write to Letters to the Editor, OC Weekly, P.O. Box 10788, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Or fax: (714) 708-8410. Letters may be edited for clarity and length. All correspond...

    on October 14, 1999
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    Galaxy Girl - And the New Irvine Order

    So there we were Sept. 29 at Costa Mesa's Galaxy Concert Theatrefor Other Star People, and the bouncer didn't seem to know he wasn't supposed to let us backstage. That would have been great--and don't think we didn't appreciate it!--except there was...

    by REBECCA SCHOENKOPF on October 14, 1999
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    Sign Language

    A few days ago, the county Board of Supervisors voted down a proposal to post inspection grades in restaurant windows: A for edible, F for it'll pretty much kill you. Third District Supervisor Todd "In This Restaurant, Please Don't" Spitzer said let...

    by BOB AUL on October 14, 1999
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