By: Corey Deiterman
Metal is an ever-turning and twisting genre, following wormholes into subgenres and melding any and all techniques and sounds along the way in a constant struggle to create s... More >>
[Editor's Note: Quick Questions is our semi-regular feature where we ask comedians a ton of random questions without giving them time to think of anything funny to say. Surprisingly, they still... More >>
The Associated Press, citing state data, reported on July 16 that water consumption increased 65 percent from May 2013 through May 2014 in the City of Santa Ana.
That was apparently news to the... More >>
Behold our annual 100 Favorite Dishes countdown! 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... More >>
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
From alt rock acts to classical orchestras, the cozy and scenic Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, formerly (and more dignifiedly) known as Irv... More >>
Those converging on Santa Ana for the annual creation conference kicking off today can expect two straight days of uninterrupted bliss at Calvary Chapel. "Uh, but isn't this a four-day conferenc... More >>
Christophe won't admit to the last thing he looked up online, but he will discuss his love of gardening. I ask a few more questions to our Frenchman before he heads back in the kitchen.
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Who doesn't want to be at the shiny and new place? It's only been open a week, but Meet Fresh in Irvine isn't hurting for business. In fact, I stood in line for at least 20 minutes opening nig... More >>
The restitution hearing for Peter David Nitschke sounds like it was wild. The 47-year-old suspended Newport Beach attorney and former church president--who stole more than $780,000 from nine v... More >>
Around April of last year, a Mexican restaurant and cantina by the name of El Corazon opened at The Triangle. It didn't do so well. Despite the flaming cocktails, the place was finally sold off ... More >>
In January 2008, Larry Agran--the leader of a three-council-member, Democratic alliance that then controlled the city of Irvine for more than half a decade--desperately needed to enlist outside p... More >>
See the update at the bottom of Page 2 on Saturday's well-attended fracking forum in Brea and details on an upcoming event involving seven North County cities.
ORIGINAL POST, JULY 18, 8:33 A.... More >>
See the update at the end of this post with Irvine Police results on Friday night's checkpoint.
ORIGINAL POST, JULY 18, 6:30 A.M.: The Irvine Police Department holds a sobriety checkpoint fro... More >>
The defense in the Kim Pham trial rested today after testimony by Candace Brito, one of the two defendants in the murder case and the only witness to take the stand today. Closing arguments w... More >>
The Orange County district attorney's (OCDA) office published reports from two completed investigations last week. The first dealt with a non-fatal, officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana; the sus... More >>
The perfect hangover breakfast is the holy grail of breakfasts. It needs to be hearty, it needs to be filling, it needs to stay down, AND it needs to be easy enough to cook with a horrible heada... More >>
A Frenchman who enjoys his wine is our chef de la semaine. Christophe Jardillier's talents in the kitchen (paired with a great beer selection) brings loyal diners to his Globe GastroPub in Gar... More >>
Are you up on your social-media skills? And (more important) do you like breakfast? If you can answer yes to both, then stick around for details on an easy-peasy contest.
Our friends at Pie-... More >>
In 2010, Marcus Haney was your typical college kid with a lust to get closer to the core of any modern music-lover's dream -- the music festival. But unlike most people wanting to go to Coachella,... More >>
See the update at the end of this post with the coroner identifying the man killed at Mission Viejo High School.
ORIGINAL POST, JULY 18, 9:44 A.M.: A man in his early 20s was electrocuted and... More >>
Comedian Vince Royale is a true well-rounded talent handling business from the stage to big screen. This year he's been blowing up by popping up in a commercial, a movie, and on Logo TV's "Bad S... More >>
Pita Grill, the well-liked Lebanese purveyor of shawarma in Irvine Company's Crossroads shopping center which was suddenly and unceremoniously closed about a year ago after a struggle with its l... More >>
Summer Slaughter Tour
Extreme metal took over the Observatory on Santa Ana Saturday, for the first date of the all day Summer Slaughter Tour, featuring headliners Morbid... More >>
Don't forget to check out our constantly updated OC Concert Calendar
Monday, July 21
Purple Mountains Majesties
Honored with the very first Monday night residency at the Wayfarer, ... More >>
By Leandra Romero
Most jobs don't include standing on a stage in a wig with fireworks shooting out of a violin. For Diamondback Annie, the Star Girls burlesque show at the Yost Theater on Jul... More >>
"Weird Al" Yankovic has been the mainstream music jester for children (and adults) since the early '80s. Now, anyone and their grumpy father can create parodies and become YouTube sensations, but... More >>
Jenny Lewis knows one way to make a music video go viral: feature a handful of celebrity starlets... disguised as dudes. Lewis debuted 'Just One Of The Guys' this week as the first single from her... More >>
For the last three years, Long Beach's Beachwood BBQ and Brewing has been blowing minds and winning awards with a slew of impressive house beers made by rocket-scientist-turned-professional-brew... More >>
Happy Friday, dudes! Let's take a look at what happened this week in food...
Edwin gorged himself on brunch at O'Neill's Bar & Grill, a hoity toity restaurant inside the Arroyo Trabuco Golf Clu... More >>
Between 1975 and 1979, 2 million Cambodians died during their nation's four-year experiment in stone-age communism. In 1994, I began documenting atrocities carried out by the Khmer Rouge, the peasant… More >>
Accompanied by a solemn U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) official to insure she didn't reveal secrets of WITSEC, the federal witness protection program, Superior Court Judge Terri Flynn-Peister entered a… More >>