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Alex Brant-Zawadzki

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Sid Landau Suffers Another Setback in Bid to End Sexually Violent Predator Status

    Sexual predator Sid Landau tried for years through the courts to be freed from a state mental institution on grounds he had not committed a crime against children in three decades, but at every turn the Orange County District Attorney's office thwarted the 71-year-old. Now, a three-justice panel at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Sid Landau, Pedophile Hounded into State Mental Hospital, Wants Out

    Back in March 2008, Alex Brant-Zawadzki, a colleague whose name I forever misspelled, gazed navally at Sid Landau, who was convicted in 1982 and 1988 of molesting two boys under age 14 and became one of the first sex offenders targeted in California under Megan's Law. After Landau did his ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 31, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Feds Kill Foothill-South Toll Road Proposal. Now What? Punt?

    UPDATED WITH TCA NON-RESPONSE RESPONSE; BLOOMBERG REPORT...If the posting times are correct, The Orange County Register (9:40 a.m.) beat the Los Angeles Times (10:03 a.m.) in getting the news out that the U.S. Department of Commerce had announced it would uphold the state Coastal Commission's reject ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XXIII

    This weekend Gustavo Arellano sharpened his writing pen and wrote a post calling-out historian Chris Jepsen for not referencing his pieces on a historical blog. Alex Brant-Zawadzki reported (again) on the continuing construction cost climb on estimates for the 241 Toll Road through Tressles. Been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2008

    Toll Road Construction Figures Rise

    By Alex Brant-Zawadzki The TCA's new number for the cost of construction for the 241 extension is $1.14 billion. However, they've tacked on additional costs not associated with the previous $875 million figure, hence the $1.3 billion figure cited in a recent LA Times article. What follows are a li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises: OC Inspired Space Travel?

    California's Police State: Imagine you are a suspect and the police take your entire statement out of context by secretly recording only snippets that seem to incriminate you in a crime. Can’t happen? Think again. California police officers have won the right to selectively tape you. It’s the R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Register Slams Sheriff

    A broken clock is right more often than Rohrabacher: Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher recently uttered that President George W. Bush deserves another six months to turn things around in Iraq. But the Huntington Beach/Long Beach representative has a shameful history on the subject. More t ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 5, 2007

    Letters

    'How DARE you call the film phony. This is a war against the Vietnamese community. We will organize a major protest against OC Weekly'

  • About Us

    March 29, 2007
  • Columns

    September 14, 2006

    Letters

    'I guess its just not bad enough that we have a bunch of rich elite dressing up in womens clothes, getting drunk and stoned . . . With articles like yours, who needs government-sponsored propaganda?'

  • Columns

    August 31, 2006

    Letters

    'Those rare weeks that I do pick it up and hope for something other than cheeky, too-cool-for-school, were so clever and youre not writing are few and far between'

  • Features

    May 11, 2006

    A Few Among Many

    Locals who make what we wear

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Who Is 'Jubal'?

    Republican activists engage in right-wing circle jerk on the Net

  • News

    March 30, 2006

    The Gilchristification of OC

    Mondays student walkout shows the past aint dead. It isnt even passed

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2006

    Another Star Chamber Turn

    My colleague Alex Brant-Zawadzki is right about the potential of television for doing good– his pro-having-sex-with-George Clooney stance, I'll pass over in silence– but Edward R. Murrow is long dead, and TV nowadays seems to be mostly offering up "the evil of banality", to use Alex Cock ... More >>

  • Features

    March 9, 2006
  • Blogs

    February 17, 2006

    Supervise the Supervisors-Stop the Toll Road

    On Feb. 28, the OC Board of Supervisors will consider adopting a resolution to support the Transportation Corridor Agencies' Foothill-South (241) extension. The motion was put forth by Supervisor Bill Campbell at the Board's Feb. 7 meeting (item 32 on the agenda). No doubt this is meant to trump the ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 12, 2006

    Letters

    "To Answer Your Question About What to Do With the Dog Shit: EAT IT!"

  • Columns

    December 22, 2005

    Letters

    It took me a while to get accustomed to the uninhibited and rampant sex here.

  • Columns

    December 16, 2004
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