Known as one of the most political and hard working punk bands since their inception back in 1978, punk rockers D.O.A. announced that they'll be calling it quits after their upcoming, final run of tour dates. One of those select shows lands them at The Observatory on Friday, Feb. 1.
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Nineteen Orange County men were banned from scouting over sexual abuse allegations between 1959 and 1985, according to the so-called "Perversion Files" the Boy Scouts released Thursday under court order.Coupled with previous known cases, that makes 47 within the Orange County Council of the Boy Scou ... More >>
Sometimes we want regional Mexican food--corundas and pozole from Las Brisas de Apatzingán or thick, rich moles from El Moctezuma--and sometimes we just want the familiar old combination plate with its orangey rice and its goopy beans and its two enchiladas where the sauce runs into the other parts ... More >>
Boy Scouts of America leaders knew for years that troop leader Richard Turley molested boys, including three from Orange County, but the organization allowed him to move back and forth between his native Canada--and thus to continue
the pedophilia on both sides of the border. The Scouts even hel ... More >>
Michael Chin/OC Weekly Click here to see more images from the day.Dodge, duck, dip, dive, dodge: These principles are ones that UC Irvine holds very near and dear to their hearts, as they made their second (successful!) attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest dodgeball game ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 14, 5:01 P.M.: Besides the 26 Mexican Mafia members the District Attorney's office is prosecuting as a result of the Orange County Jail crimes uncovered through "Operation Black Flag," 17 Costa Mesa gang members were swept up by federal indictments related to the investigation.The in ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyJust before 8 a.m., the gates to the park open and the mad rush begins. A stampede dashes down Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A., past the cinema, the penny arcade and the cart selling overpriced cotton candy. Run. These ambitious guests aren't racing to be the fi ... More >>
Over at our food blog, Gustavo Arellano (perhaps you've heard of him) rather amusingly skewered the many more unfortunate choices in our recent "Best of OC" readers' poll: Starbucks for best coffee, Chipotle for best burrito. Not so insightful or adventurous, you see, kind of the equivalent of gi ... More >>
Back in the early nineties, the Alberto's empire stretched far and wide, a success story that began in San Diego, built upon hefty burritos filled with nothing but carne asada steak and guacamole. Then something happened. Rumor was that in-fighting fractured the cohesion.
Soon some Alberto's tu ... More >>