It seems as though you hear about a new coffee shop opening and adding to the world of latté art and vegan scones everyday. However, as hip and prim as they are, not many of these joints actually roast their own coffee. That's no fun. Here's a list for you of the places that do. For these guys, ge ... More >>
A transient in his 50s who apparently committed suicide by train Saturday "was nearly cut in two," according to a Navel Gazing "Top Commenter" who "could not have been more than 15 feet away" from the gruesome spectacle. The man was the second of two people believed to have taken their own lives wit ... More >>
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UPDATE, JULY 10, 11:57 P.M.: Amtrak Mooning 2011 photos right here!ORIGINAL POST, JULY 8, 1:31 P.M.: All aboard for Laguna Niguel's annual ass flash. People from around the world will line up parallel to the Amtrak rail lines on Camino Capistrano Road Saturday to moon the passing trains.The ... More >>
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Don't you just love it when the national media write about foodie trends? It always makes me think they're writing for people in some forgotten backwater who honestly do think that adding a packet of seasoning from Tastefully Simple to a cheese ball makes for a sophisticated, New York-style party ... More >>
Update, December 22, 10:08 p.m.: The emergency shelter at Mission Viejo High School has closed, the county announced this evening.Evacuated residents in need of shelter can still go to Laguna Beach High School and El Modena High School in Orange. (Addresses are on the next page.)The county's most ... More >>
Dave LiebermanKookie's couldn't really be called a hidden gem: it's well known to the workers of Anaheim, who line up for the friendly service and really surprisingly good sandwiches.
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Sunday highlights from the local media include:NEW MOONINGThe annual mooning of Amtrak train passengers happened yesterday in Laguna Hills and the OC Register was there to take pictures and video of the "nearly 100" participants. For the front page of the local section story, the Reg published a ... More >>
Mugs Away Saloon's annual mooning of the Amtrak is Saturday.Check that: it's apparently not true.Yes, booze-fueled, hearty-partiers will be out there, dropping trou as the choo-choo whizzes by, but the Laguna Niguel watering hole is now distancing itself from the annual event.
Apologies for the tardiness in this week's entry, and for paraphrasing the question...What is the best restaurant for a seaside view?The classic choice to take the Iowans near the sea, of course, is Las Brisas in Laguna Beach--that view is killer, plus you empty out to Heisler Park afterward for ... More >>
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A Los Angeles to San Diego high-speed train proposal that's picking up steam (sorry) would bypass the traditional Amtrak Surfliner route down the coast through Orange County and instead head eastward from LA through the Inland Empire.The state plans new tracks for 220 mile-per-hour trains from Lo ... More >>
I spent most of my time at Comic-Con International in San Diego holed up in extremely specific comic book-centric panels that only the most dedicated geeks could possibly care about, and sometimes not even then. (I know you guys are all so psyched that Power Girl is going to be team leader in the ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioIt's mighty uncrowded along the fence as folks bare their asses for passing trains Saturday.After getting the greenlight from the Laguna Niguel City Council, the Orange County Sheriff's Department beefed up its presence before Saturday's annual mooning of passing trains ... More >>
Keith MayWatch and learnIt may have been 5,000-degrees out, but the weekend's events raged on regardless. From reminiscing with one of our favorite boy bands ever (what, you don't have one?) to watching a labrador retriever go down the line with more ease and comfort than any surf pro, we could bare ... More >>
Rendering of new Anaheim transportation hub, awaiting whatever comes its way.Harry Reid (D-Nevada), who had earlier seemed to be the biggest supporter in the U.S. Senate for a magnetic-levitation (Maglev) train from Las Vegas to Anaheim, is now pooh-poohing such a system, favoring instead a high-spe ... More >>
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Train in Vain
Steakhouses, mess halls, eateries, barbecues, fine-dining establishments, & gratuitous & thematically inconsistent Tolkien references
The Fullerton Music Festival
The 28th Annual Mooning of Amtrak
Bobby Brown crawls out of the wreckage and waits for help to arrive
Meating the masses at Orange County’s outsider steak chains
The Right has lost its moral compass, for example
Hedwig and Rocky find a home in Fullerton
FIVE G-FORCE-WORTHY STREET DROPS
The presidents conservative critics
I confess . . .
And the Dibs for veep!
Joe Berlingers worked-over Blair Witch 2, Mark Singers lovely Dark Days
The dark side of Reel Big Fish