Another week, another edition of the SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830. As usual, we turn the mic over to producer/co-host Andy Harris to guide is through the fun. Enjoy!
Hockey god Teemu Selänne famously used a video on YouTube to announce recently he was coming back to the Anaheim Ducks for another season. Next we'll get a glimpse into the entire man in a new documentary Sel8nne from Finnish director JP Siili (Härmä, Ganes).
Three former Honda Center concession workers have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging Anaheim Arena Management LLC violated state law by failing to keep them on the job after taking over concession operations at the venue. California labor code requires employees of a previous contractor to be re- ... More >>
Despite a long-lasting lockout that vivisected this season, hockey is hotter than ever as this year's Stanley Cup Finals have become the highest rated games in history. In anticipation of tonight's game six between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks, we've assembled the five most memorable ... More >>
As your Anaheim Ducks charge into the playoffs (and win despite the referees turning a blind eye to the attempt by Detroit and their fans to get a timeout with less than a minute on the clock, not that we're bitter), changes are afoot at the Honda Center for next hockey season. The Grand Terrace--yo ... More >>
OC Weekly's first People Issue!
A duck with a leaf walks into a fast-food restaurant . . . and leaves in handcuffs. Actually, retired hockey players Jean Francois "J.F." Jomphe of the Anaheim Ducks and Richard Anthony Costello of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers were not inside the Laguna Beach Jack In the Box resta ... More >>
The Rams are, of course, long gone and the Honda Center remains in need of an NBA team, but Orange County still has the Angels, Ducks, a whole bunch of mixed-martial arts fighters and assorted pro sports retirees who reside and/or hailed from here.Current and former pro athletes get into trouble som ... More >>
Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band Honda Center December 4, 2012 Better than...literally anything else you could have been doing When you've had a career as long and as illustrious as Bruce Springsteen, it's hard to top what you've already accomplished, especially on his current tour. At 6 ... More >>
This post covers so many categories, where do we begin?Trends come and go, but this one sucks. Back in April, we unexpectedly said goodbye to James Harris and Royal Hawaiian. Jump to last week, when The Cottage was informed of a land sale they had no knowledge of. Another blow to the beach community ... More >>
We've taken our digs at Kobe Bryant over the years for calling a referee a faggot, marrying a wannabe Kardashian and, of course, his world-famous infidelity, but it's really coming out of love. Honest, Black Mamba is our favorite NBA superstar residing in tony Newport Coast--at least until Dwight Ho ... More >>
Honda Center just announced that free AT&T Wi-Fi has been installed throughout the venue. Beginning Sunday, everyone visiting the Honda Center will be able to access free WiFi. Which is great for the Anaheim Ducks Fans who'll be there for Appreciation Night. The coolest part? Tim Ryan, Presi ... More >>
Holy Hell, what a church service! Led by Pastor Mark Pryor, the Pentecostals of Orange County got jiggy for Jesus on a recent Wednesday night, speaking in tongues, quaking in the Holy Ghost, and yes, sprinting around the sanctuary in the little converted industrial space shared with Cal ... More >>
Irvine chip maker Broadcom, which has been no stranger to courtrooms thanks to shareholder lawsuits, complaints that caused one co-founder to step away as owner of his NHL team and a scandalous divorce involving the other co-founder and his love dungeon, may be back in legal hot water.The company ... More >>
Linnea LiebermanSo you're out fishing, hanging out with the guys, and you're desperate for a drink. You've got energy drinks, vodka, and candy. What do you do?
The always loud and festive Baja Sharkeez Newport Beach is stepping up to help the Japan relief effort by hosting a silent auction and raffle tonight from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. There's some serious loot up for bidding--Lakers and Angels tickets, autographed Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings equipmen ... More >>
"The Henrys," as Henry T. Nicholas (right) and Henry Samueli are known, had their billionaire asses saved in 2009 when a federal judge accused the prosecution of misconduct and eventually dropped all charges against Broadcom's co-founders. The judge also disappeared the case against William Ruehl ... More >>
The Maloof Brothers-owned Sacramento Kings are ditching their outdated digs at Arco Arena (which has recently been renamed Power Balance Pavilion) for greener pastures at Anaheim's Honda Center. The move, which would make them the Anaheim Kings and bring yet another NBA team to ... More >>
This week's collection of stuff posted from or about Orange County on the Interwebs includes a Duck call for Paul Kariya, an amazing Surf City aerial shot, the great Palm Springs vs. San Clemente debate, a slice of the 714 transformed into the 909, and what to expect from the rich white girl fro ... More >>
The "secret" lies within the yellow thing on Odom's wrist.You may have seen the colorful rubber wristbands around. They're about as trendy with celebs and athletes as flannel and plaid are with hipsters. Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Lakers. Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets. David Beckham o ... More >>
The latest Forbes list of richest Americans is out, and Newport Beach's reclusive billionaire Donald Bren once again finds himself ranked the richest man in Southern California.Forbes pegs the Irvine Co. chairman's wealth at $12 billion, enough to make him the 21st richest man in these United St ... More >>
News highlights include:They've fallen and we can't get upGet paid about three times the normal rate for a city government job. Move into a taxpayer subsidized apartment. The catch? Well, you've got to vote to keep the city's incumbent politicians in power, reports the Los Angeles Times on the la ... More >>
Random notes scribbled onto a soggy napkin from the "Norm stool" at a working-class, Central Orange County watering hole during Sunday's USA-Canada Olympics gold medal hockey game . . .12:22 p.m.: The first shot is a slapper from Canada's Duncan Keith that Team USA goalie Ryan Miller handle ... More >>
Henry T. NicholasIt was one of the most unusual dismissal of charges ever witnessed: Broadcom co-founder and Anaheim Ducks owner Henry T. Samueli was testifying in another executive's case in Santa Ana last week when U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney leaned over and said he was tossing out Sam ... More >>
Wikipedia.org Henry Samueli's next uniform may be an orange jumpsuit.The Anaheim Ducks owner, Irvine's Broadcom Corp. co-founder and UC Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering namesake may be prison bound. Orange County Register reports a federal court today dismissed an appeal ... More >>
Discovery Science Center
Orange County Register: Local law-enforcement officials, business leaders, lawmakers and educators meet at Chapman University Tuesday to wipe out a scourge on polite Orange County society: "sexting." . . . The first pitch of the Angels' season is thrown tonight, and Jeff Miller columnizes ... More >>
Ducks vs. Wings
Special Canadian edition
With the game clock standing at two minutes left in Game 5, the huge crowd jammed into in JT Schmid's across the street from the Honda Center could hardly wait for the Ducks' Stanley Cup win to become official. The din of the Ducked-up revelers swelled and swelled as the clock reached 10 seconds, ... More >>
The Weekly wants your '07 predictions
Will the Ducks win the Stanley Cup? Will the Angels make it to the Series? Will Tawny Kitaen stay out of jail? Will terrorists hit one of our local targets: Disneyland, the San Onofre nuke plant or TBN headquarters? Should they hit Disneyland? Will home prices collapse? What will happen first: our t ... More >>
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Please welcome your world champion Anaheim Bullfrogs!