As we wrote way back in May, a filmmaker by the name of Griffin Hammond decided that it was due time someone made the definitive documentary about the hot sauce on everyone's consciousness.
And ... More >>
For all the bro bars and parking dramas that keep the sane away from Belmont Shore's Second Street at night, there are an equal number of tempting lunch specials and winter beach vibes that make... More >>
An Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) investigation into the in-jail death of Stephen Gage has found no "criminal culpability" by Laguna Beach Police. The 43-year-old homeless man die... More >>
Tomorrow night, Boston hardcore legends American Nightmare are getting back together to play two back-to-back shows for a sold out crowd. These two dates were specifically chosen at Orange County'... More >>
During Tuesday's testimony in the Kelly Thomas murder trial, a veteran UCI trauma surgeon told jurors that police broke numerous bones in the unarmed, homeless man's face and ribs, caused massiv... More >>
Brand New decided to resurrect their entire discography at the Observatory for a two-night event that until now, their diehard fans could only dream of. The onl... More >>
Who was the Mexican Schindler? That's the question Lilian Lieberman aims to answer in her 2010 documentary Visa al Paraiso (Visa to Paradise). During World War II, Gilberto Bosques, the Mexican ... More >>
Westfield Malls, which owns hundreds of shopping malls in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.--including MainPlace in Santa Ana--is shortchanging local communities out of more than $116 ... More >>
The tables at Vien Dong are undersized for the amount of food they serve--$50 will blanket an entire four-top and leave platters of herbs and rice noodles precariously balanced above the main dis... More >>
A 41-year-old Coto de Caza woman who ran a Long Beach tax preparation business was sentenced this week to a year in prison, a year of supervised release and an order to pay $103,736 to the IRS in ... More >>
Someone can easily make a list of "50 Signs You Grew Up Eating Mexican Food" and get a kajillion hits--but we're not going to do that. Instead, we're going to get as provincial as possible and ... More >>
Trial is scheduled to begin this morning for a 23-year-old Lake Forest man accused of beating Hotel Laguna's longtime catering manager to death with a baseball bat in 2009.
Matthew Thomas Dragna ... More >>
Bristol Food Court in Santa Ana, which Gustavo Arellano has called "a microcosm of what Mexicans really want to eat", just got a new tenant called Somboon Thai Food. It joins Hon's Wok; May's Ice... More >>
A Long Beach pimp--who was sentenced in 2000 to 14 years in prison for shuttling two teenage girls to Orange County from Washington and forced them to work as prostitutes near Disneyland--is expec... More >>
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal... More >>
Dave Mustaine has been at the helm of Megadeth for over 30 years. One of American speed metal's most riveting bands, Megadeth is considered one of The Big 4, alongside Slayer, Anthrax and his f... More >>
Pete Yorn and J.D. King's new band have nothing to do with fiery, four-chord rebellion. But if not for the wife of a punk legend, the Olms might've never existed.
Yorn first met Johnny Ramone in ... More >>
Owen Benjamin is a triple threat in the comedy world. As an actor, Benjamin has lit up the big screen in flicks like All's Faire in Love and The House Bunny and kills it on the TBS hit show Sulliv... More >>
[Editor's note: Rap pioneer and Geto Boys member Willie D answers reader questions for our sister paper, Houston Press. Something on your mind? Ask Willie D!]
CLASHING WITH MY LAZY, ENTITLED BRO... More >>
The Orange County Film Society presents a special screening of the critically-acclaimed, Oscar buzzworthy film 12 Years a Slave at the Lido theater in Newport Beach this Wednesday night. Additiona... More >>
"Santa's real. . . . It's the stories that are fake."
—Uncle Bill, grandma's house, Christmas 1957
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Ric Erwin, "Singin' Santa," the most vibrant performing professional Santa Claus I've ever… More >>
Irvine's Orangetree neighborhood is a Don Bren wet dream: beige-ish, single-family homes set on maze-like streets kept spic-and-span by an HOA, with the biggest controversy usually being how much more… More >>