It's a good thing Lindsay Lohan blew off Morningside Recovery for the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage because the Newport Beach rehab may have closed with her in it!Following an Orange County Superior Court judge's preliminary ruling that the Lido Village location violates city law, Newport Beach ... More >>
This is for all you mothers out there: if you were in rehab for 30 days, wouldn't your babies be the first people you would want to see? How about if it was after a few days inside or overnight? Same deal, right--if a therapist cleared you to return to your family, of course. Well, Octomom Nadya Sul ... More >>
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ordered Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng to stand trial for second degree murder in the deaths of three young men, one of whom was Vu Nguyen, 28, from Lake Forest. The decision came after a preliminary hearing that lasted three weeks. The osteopathic medicine doctor alle ... More >>
Jodi Barber, a Laguna Niguel mother who lost a son to prescription drug abuse, was a catalyst for the documentary Behind the Orange Curtain, which made its world premiere May 2 at the Newport Beach Film Festival, sold out four screenings there and was awarded the Orange County Filmmaking Award.Tonig ... More >>
Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice, send an email to email@example.com.
My apologies in advance if this letter sounds li ... More >>
"West Coast Detox and Treatment was created to provide a safe place in which recovery from
alcohol and drug addiction could take place," reads the Huntington Beach rehab's home page.Tell that to Jason Redmer.The San Juan Capistrano 28-year-old was found dead Monday morning at the facility housed in ... More >>
When Westminster police caught up with Edgar Antonio Lucha in September 2010, he was in a Compton drug rehab. But, according to the state crime database, the 25-year-old's fingerprints matched those a naked man drugged out of his mind had left under a 10-year-old boy's bed a few nights earlier.Last ... More >>
Last month, the Irvine Co. accused Leigh Steinberg of being a deadbeat. Wednesday, the super-sports agent made it official.The 62-year-old, who was touted as an inspiration for the titular character in the Tom Cruise flick Jerry Maguire, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection and fired off an ... More >>
Social Distortion perform at Guitar Center Sessions which Nic Harcourt hosts. I've missed that slight British accent! Plus, Mike Ness talks about Social D's 30-plus year
career, how he started liking music ("By 7th grade I was listening to Lou Reed's Transformer. (While) most kids are just figur ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyAerosmith concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on July 29, 2010UPDATE, 2:05 P.M., Jan. 17: Steven Tyler reiterates that, even though he is a judge on American Idol, he will record an album with Aerosmith soon. He informed the public that he will head ... More >>
More kids get high huffing legal substances than by
ingesting marijuana, cocaine and hallucinogens combined. So says a recent report from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.The study finds:7 percent of 12 year olds sniff inhalants.By comparison, only 1.4 percent of ... More >>
As bull shit as it sounds, you've got to give a dance club credit for at least THINKING about the relevance of Earth Day. So much so that they dedicate a full-blown rave to the holiday (er, what ever you would consider it). And tomorrow Heat Ultra Lounge is blazing the trail with it's Rave the Earth ... More >>
UC Irvine pharmacological researchers may have hit on a new way to battle cocaine addiction. Material they shared with Science Daily suggests that blocking a hormone related to hunger regulation can limit coke cravings. A study led by Shinjae Chung and Olivier Civelli zeroed in on how
the melanin-co ... More >>
Grammy nominated artist (and Long Beach native) Nate Dogg plead guilty to domestic abuse charges on Tuesday in an Orange County court room.
He broke into a house and punched his ex’s new boyfriend back in 2006.
The rapper is being ordered to complete a domestic violence issues treatment program, ... More >>
Satisfying all your voyeuristic tendencies, Leslie Arfin has published her diary. She’s actually been doing this for a long time, one entry at a time in her Vice column: Dear Diary is a collection of entries starting from sixth grade and going until age 25.
After every entry, Arfin does an updat ... More >>