Remember the out-of-work security guard from Garden Grove who engaged in a little bit of the ol'd class warfare by shooting up Fashion Island with his Glock semiautomatic gun because "that's where... More >>
By: Ben Westhoff, Andrea Domanick and Kai Flanders
A Coachella attendee named Kimchi Truong apparently overdosed on drugs and/or alcohol Saturday, collapsing at a show in the festival's taxi are... More >>
A prominent Orange County-based celebrity photography agency is suing a San-Francisco-based, gay website for alleged unauthorized use of six of the company's photographs of singer/actress Jessica ... More >>
Aloe Blacc is the man... the man... the man. So much so that we put him on the cover of our annual Coachella issue. This soulful singer songwriter killed it on the first day of Coachella and wil... More >>
See the update at the end of this post with details on Anaheim's Saturday night checkpoint.
ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 18, 6:09 A.M.: The Newport Beach Police Department holds a DUI/drivers license che... More >>
More and more each year, Los Angeles--the bands, the people, the fashion--comes to dominate Coachella's aesthetic and vibe. It has become the way the LA scene puts its best foot forward playing h... More >>
Week two of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is upon us and with it comes the grueling decisions on which stages to spend the most of your precious time. For EDM aficionados it's easy t... More >>
Activists and clergy members from numerous organizations gathered outside Irvine Embassy Suites earlier this month to support former employee Aaron Westly who claims management fired him after he... More >>
As a former cruise passenger on E Street in San Bernardino--because I didn't have a car and there was absolutely nothing else to do in San Berdoo--I find it disturbing that no one's invited me t... More >>
Kobe Bryant didn't exactly win a great reception after opening up to The New Yorker recently (click on the link after the jump), so it may be deja vu all over again when he exposes his on- and off... More >>
You've recovered from Sunday's double whammy of egg hunting and pot smoking. What next? Another tasting event, of course. Sunday, April 27, is when locals can attack an all-you-can-eat lineup ... More >>
This just in: Dodger blue bleeder Tommy Lasorda loves The Dick.
Yep, it's true. Upon coming to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda--or what the hep cats call The Dick... More >>
UC Irvine law school students find out this evening what they should do with their post-lawyering days--you know, when they can really make the big bucks--as lawyer-turned-bestselling novelist Sc... More >>
Let's get this out of the way: Sour beers can be kind of weird -- especially if you've never had them before. They're tart, they pucker your mouth, they're full-on sour, but they're also habit... More >>
So there's this new restaurant called Burntzilla that's slated to open in the Trader Joe's-anchored plaza in Irvine at Walnut and Culver, taking over the Pizza Hut Golden Spoon* spot.
If you'r... More >>
Ever since Coachella expanded to two weekends in 2012, the dirty little secret is that both weekends are almost exactly the same. With some exceptions, the lineups are the same, the order the ba... More >>
Age, of course, is a state of mind. But it's easy to feel like you've aged 30 years after three busy days at Coachella. Whether you've gone to the festival since the first year in 1999 or just s... More >>
It's the week in between Coachella weekends, and while some bands descended on Pomona, Orange County and Los Angeles as part of Golden Voice's "Localchella," others opted to retreat to Las Vegas ... More >>
More than a year after Joe Byron and Joe Grumbine--who were featured in this Weekly cover story--were convicted of selling marijuana in Long Beach, a Superior Court judge in that city dismissed a... More >>
The ringleader of a huge, Southern California medical marijuana distribution network has won a whopping 94-month reduction in his punishment, according to federal court records reviewed by OC Week... More >>
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!!
Winter here in the OC m... More >>
We don't see Chicana femcees like Cecy B representing OC all too often. We'd have a lot more people paying attention to us if we did. With her endless swag, speedy flow and devastating sexy appea... More >>
Huntington Beach gets some lovin' next month, as another craft brewery makes its official debut. They are currently promoting a free event on Facebook as a 21+ only party, so hire a sitter. Be... More >>
Do you lack the knife skills to cut cherry tomatoes without wasting precious, precious seconds? Do you wish there was a better way to individually halve them? Well, you could either practice ... More >>
I am, for the most part, not one for food mashups. Cronuts? Meh. Ramen burgers? Eh. Pizookies? Only when I'm in the mood. But I have to admit, there's one food mashup that's piqued my interest ... More >>
Here we go. It happened with Kogi's tacos and Dominique Ansel's cronut; now it's happening to Keizo Shimamoto's Ramen Burger. It's the attack of the clones.
As you may recall, about a month ag... More >>
Gareth Emery exudes a rock-star personality, with his black leather jacket paired with jeans and chic shades as he walks out of his Burbank studio in 80-degree weather. After all, aren't DJs the ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Jack Grisham is an author, hypnotherapist, T.S.O.L. front man and all-around troublemaker. This column, True Story, may or may not be factual, with characters who may or may not b... More >>
Eight months into the sensational U.S. Department of Justice case against a Little Saigon loan-sharking operation that allegedly used a police officer as an enforcer, it's clear feisty defense lawyers… More >>