Daily News

Navel Gazing
10:09 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Like the Weather, Anti-DUI Enforcement Heats Up with Checkpoints and Patrols TONIGHT Garden Grove Police Department has been holding checkpoints and extra patrols that continue through Labor Day weekend and are aimed at getting drivers under the influence off its streets. But it ... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
8:03 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
36. Plato's Salad Bowl At Falasophy Every day until the publication of our fantabulous Best Of Issue, we'll list our favorite meals this year in descending order. Enjoy, pass it on, and tune in daily! Some may feel that luxe lo... More >>
Navel Gazing
8:03 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
The 20 Best Lines From Matt Coker's Much-Missed A Clockwork Orange Column The following appeared in Matt Coker's column A Clockwork Orange, which ran from 1996 to 2003. His hilarity still appears daily on Navel Gazing. Nov. 21, 1996: "There's got to be a morning after... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
7:44 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
OC Japan Fair Starts Today at OC Fair & Event Center Right about now, you're having deep-fried food withdrawals. Right about now, you're missing the OC Fair. Right about now, you yearn for things served on sticks, cold beer in plastic cups, and th... More >>
Navel Gazing
7:04 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Environmental Groups Pull Poseidon Appeal After State Board Confirms Reapplication Requirement For Poseidon, the May amendment to California's ocean plan, which clarified desalination rules, is a double-edged sword. Yesterday morning, when an independent panel of scientists and economists... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
7:03 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Surfrider American Pale Ale, Our Drink of the Week! Heading into this hot-and-humid-as-H-E-double-matchsticks summer, I decided that for the season I'd put aside my usual suspects--India pale ales, double IPAs and anything with enough alcohol by... More >>
Navel Gazing
6:33 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Rose Apodaca Remembers Her Onetime Weekly Column, "La Vie En Rose" Rose Apodaca wrote La Vie en Rose from 1995 to 1998 before moving on to the big time in LA. Her columns are missing from the Weekly's online archives--sorry, Rose! ... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
6:33 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
10 New Dessert Spots to Try in Orange County OC dessert veterans--Joe's Italian Ice, Disneyland's dole whip--will always have a place in our hearts, but the county has been making room for the new. You know what that means: lots of liquid... More >>
Heard Mentality
6:04 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Why The MTV Video Music Awards This Sunday Are A Must Watch This Sunday night is the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards! For as much as people take shots at the network ("do they still play videos?" - a joke so old it's now regularly seen in 20 year old 90s ... More >>
Navel Gazing
6:03 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
OC Weekly Alumni Doing Good in the World of Journalism, From The Atlantic to Reddit! Weeklings have come and gone . . . usually to places far larger than the Weekly. Good for them! The following is just a partial list of former staffers doing great things in the journalism world... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
6:03 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
MAZ café con leche Opens TOMORROW A photo posted by MAZ café con leche ?? (@mazcafeconleche) on Aug 12, 2015 at 4:24pm PDT MAZ café con leche--a SanTana coffee shop specializing in Latino-inspired drinks like Mazapan, Abuelita... More >>
Heard Mentality
5:00 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
311 Talks About Band's Longevity 311 celebrated their 25th year as a band earlier this month. Now that the band has reached their 'silver' milestone, they are eligible to be added to the roster of influential bands from the '90... More >>
Heard Mentality
4:00 am
Aug. 28, 2015
Orange County News
Breath of Fire Latina Theater is Back With Reading in Memory of Co-Founding Member Santa Ana's Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble once revolutionized the stage with its daring productions. From its signature work The Mexican OC to providing a home in OC for iconic artists ... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
7:47 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Tebo Tebo Tea Lounge Coming To Irvine Tebo Tebo Tea Lounge, the boba milk tea joint based out of Westminster that serves its drinks in reusable glass bottles (Tea + Bottle = Tebo), is opening in Irvine at Culver near the 5 next to B... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
7:03 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
The OC Food Scene, 20 Years Ago Twice a month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau pops by Stick A Fork In It to chime in about a random OC food or drink musing of his choice. Enjoy!! "Time just gets away ... More >>
Heard Mentality
7:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Intimum Introitum Details Mat Hurtado's Crazy Life Journey The Loteria game-- a traditional Mexican-version of bingo-- is a staple in Mexican culture, especially for young Mexis who grew up playing it and are well versed in its bright, colorful illustra... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
6:33 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
37. The Benedict Omelette From Egg Cracker Every day until the publication of our fantabulous Best Of Issue, we'll list our favorite meals this year in descending order. Enjoy, pass it on, and tune in daily! We cruised up to Fullerton... More >>
Heard Mentality
6:30 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
The 2000 MTV Video Music Awards: An Industry's Turning Point This Sunday is the MTV Video Music Awards. Hosted by Miley Cyrus, this year's ceremony looks to continue the recent upswing of great shows after some middling years in-between. Yes, we consider... More >>
Stick a Fork In It
6:03 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
OC Chef Shuffle: The North Left, Crema Cafe, Outpost Kitchen And Oak Grill Did you hear about the one involving the chef who left his restaurant? You have? Bet you didn't know about all five guys we're ready to dish on. Let's break it down for you. We heart The Nort... More >>
Heard Mentality
6:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Jenny Lewis' Great Voyage Ends in Santa Ana Walking through the parking lot of the Observatory in Santa Ana, I pondered just who the touted "very special guests" accompanying Jenny Lewis for the last night of her "Voyager" tour might be. R... More >>
Heard Mentality
5:30 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Concert Celebrates the Afro-Cuban Flavored Bebop of Dizzy Gillespie and Chano Pozo! When Afro-Cuban musician Mario Bauzá introduced Dizzy Gillespie to Havana-born percussionist Chano Pozo in 1947, it paved the way for the emergence of Latin Jazz. Gillespie didn't know what a con... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
We Are Your Friends: Valley of the Beats Remake The Graduate today, and an adult might corner Benjamin Braddock and whisper, "Startups." Debut director Max Joseph gives that a good shot,... More >>
Features
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Netflix's Narcos Tries to Be The Wire for Colombia’s Drug War Narcos, Netflix’s new drug-war docudrama, is nearly as ambitious as its central character, Pablo Escobar. Over the course of 10 dense,... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Elisabeth Moss Makes Queen of Earth's Retro Unspooling Vital Sometimes a face is enough to anchor a movie. In writer/director Alex Ross Perry's Queen of Earth, Elisabeth Moss plays Catherine, a young... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
A for Apocalypse There's a strain of science-fiction writing that evokes a chilly kind of coziness, usually by introducing us to individuals or small groups of... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
Meet the Other and Run This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 27, 2015
Orange County News
But What About Nothing Happening? A comedy too listless to bother crafting jokes or comic incidents, a character study centered on a sweet-natured prick it's hard to believe could... More >>
Navel Gazing
5:00 pm
Aug. 26, 2015
Orange County News
An Oral History of OC Weekly on the Occasion of Its 20th Anniversary: An Introduction PROLOGUE A friend who recently moved back to Portland after a few years in OC explained before she left, "You know those shoppers at the Korean department store that collapsed, where the water pi... More >>
Navel Gazing
5:00 pm
Aug. 26, 2015
Orange County News
An Oral History of OC Weekly, Part 2: September 2000-September 2005 The Weekly began its second five years in September 2000 with a new ownership group. In two months, a new president is elected--kind of. In one year, two buildings fall in New York, and the build-... More >>
Navel Gazing
5:00 pm
Aug. 26, 2015
Orange County News
An Oral History of OC Weekly, Part 3: September 2005-October 2010 OC Weekly's 10th-anniversary edition, a 154-page tome, hit the streets Sept. 9, 2005, as one of America's most beloved cities was drowning. Rebecca Schoenkopf wrote the introductory column, subhea... More >>
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