Jose Zarate Alvarez received good news and bad news recently. How do you want it, Orange County? ... Glad you're the glass half full type. The good news is the 36-year-old had charges dismissed alleging he conspired to rip off $32,000 from a Costa Mesa convenience store. The bad news is he is f ... More >>
On Dec. 21, 2013, Long Beach Fire Department officials summoned police detectives to an East Anaheim Street apartment, where the the three-day-old corpse of 24-year-old Angelica Chavez was found in bed after a drug overdose. Seven weeks later, Chavez's father received Citibank statements showing th ... More >>
We've got a packed round-up this week, dead readers. Let's take a look at what happened in food news... Edwin felt comforted by the poutine at Biggie Baguette in Newport, he shared Afters Ice Cream's food truck addition, he announced the opening of a Dickey's BBQ in Fullerton, and he told us where ... More >>
Not to be confused with the East Coast convenience store chain of the same name, Long Beach's Wa Wa is a quick-n-dirty Chinese restaurant with cheap combo plates and made-to-order specialties that has dragged office zombies out of their Downtown cubicles for more than a decade. The red-and-white til ... More >>
Two Pakistani males who unwittingly tried to sell 335.6 grams of methamphetamine for $12,000 in the Brea Mall parking lot to two confidential, government informants have both now been sentenced for their 2010 crime. We told you about the fate of 30-year-old, Orange County 7-Eleven clerk Noman Saeed ... More >>
Before he became a wildly successful Verizon franchisee in Southern California, Michael Scott Grayson was a crook.We know this fact because in 2008 the FBI arrested Grayson for his role in a 2004-2005 conspiracy that used false statements and fake documents to steal enormous amounts of money in ... More >>
With a deal with Snoop Dogg in the works, the rapper was about to hit hip-hop heaven. Now he faces decades behind bars. But is he guilty?
With the help of a buddy, Pakistani national Noman Saeed, an Orange County 7-Eleven clerk, plotted to sell 12 ounces of methamphetamine for $12,000 at Brea Mall in November 2010.Saeed and partner Mohammad Masud hoped to split a $1,000 profit as a way to cushion their poor finances, according to cour ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Did Fullerton cops kill the schizophrenic homeless man because he annoyed them?
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UPDATE, MARCH 21, 2:17 P.M.: The Orange County District Attorney's (OCDA) office has announced the 17-year-old accused of fatally stabbing Edgar Cervantes, 19, of Riverside, in Anaheim Monday night will be tried as an adult.As such, the OCDA identified him as Ryan Nichols Coale of Anaheim.
Trial is scheduled to begin today for a guy accused of attacking two Latinos at a Costa Mesa 7-Eleven without provocation in March, allegedly yelling "Fucking Mexicans" as he punched a 42-year-old man and his 26-year-old nephew.Chad Martin Jurjaks, 30, of Costa Mesa, faces up to seven years and f ... More >>
Dave LiebermanAs we posted at the end of last year, PepsiCo bottlers are making limited-edition "Throwback" versions of Pepsi and Mountain Dew. These are made the old-fashioned way, with sugar instead of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). While OC is no stranger to sugar soda (a lot, but not all, o ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--actually the Weekly's TWO weekly round-up as an attempt is made to make up for lost vacation time.Left courtesy of E! Entertainment, right courtesy of Orange Police DepartmentRyan Seacrest (left) gets paid another visit from his No. 1 Army spe ... More >>
FACES OF TAWNY Actress, ex-Anaheim Angel wife, car hood buffer, supposedly reformed druggie and all-around hot mess Tawny Kitaen is shown on a February 2004 Weekly sex issue cover (left); in a booking photo from her April 2002 assault on then husband Chuck Finley in Newport Beach (top right); and wr ... More >>
Veronica Paz smoked pot with and repeatedly had public sex with Diego Gonzales, a 17-year-old high school wrestling champion, on a hillside perch overlooking Orange County. Yes, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor, but that’s the least of Paz’s worries. The 26-year-old Stater Bro ... More >>
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