See the update at the end of page 5 on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department defending the use of "hot gas," which could have sparked the cabin fire, on the suspect.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 7, 9:48 A.M.: The word coming out of the Los Angeles Police Department this morning is meant to apply to t ... More >>
Christopher Jordan Dorner's infamous manifesto identifies around 40 Southern California law enforcement officers he believes have wronged him. Indeed, those passages burn most of the rambling post's 6,000 words. But Dorner also cites films, TV shows, celebrities, athletes and newsmen he likes, inclu ... More >>
Remember the alleged threat of Y2K wreckingcomputers and disrupting the world at the outset of 2000?Remember all the talk of a cataclysmic disaster we'd face when the planet aligned itself with the sun and the center of the Milky Way galaxy on Dec. 21, 2012?Well, in fitting with those types of utter ... More >>
An upscale Orange County magazine that is so upscale your intrepid reporter never even heard of it seems to be courting the husbands of its blue-haired lady subscribers with its latest edition.Just wait until silver-haired prude Anderson Cooper finds out about this!
The Ford Foundation has bestowed a $1 million, no-strings-attached grant to the Los Angeles Times, which reports the money will be used to bolster coverage of immigrant communities, California prisons, Brazil and, presumably, Brazilian immigrants in California prisons."These are vital coverage areas ... More >>
With Doomsday always around the corner, and the earthquake to end all earthquakes about to pop off at any second, one Orange County woman is ready. And Betsy Saito wants other women to be ready too. The owner of Provisions -- an emergency supply store in Santa Ana -- has ever ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually abused by cops. Should the Scouts share the blame?
listoftheday.blogspot.comBoom. Roasted.We present your weekly guide to all that you missed or want to re-enjoy from this week on the blog! Read on after the jump, Forkers!
Anderson Cooper websiteThanks to the massive response from his first food intervention, producers of Anderson are milking host Anderson Cooper's distaste for all things he'd rather not eat and spun it around for the episode that aired Thursday.In an intervention that eaters of all ages could rela ... More >>
We love food. Some of us love food so much we want to wear it as jewelry. Some of us have Doritos sprinkled over our graves. Others dislike food and are totally boring like Anderson Cooper. Read all about these tales of culinary love and hate after the jump!
Anderson Cooper, a journalist who has covered tsunamis and famines and wars around the world, took on a historic assignment this week. He tried coffee and spinach for the first time. On his daytime talk show Anderson, he offered his reviews:
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.I've never been really big on "hairstyles," as a damning Google image search of me will surel ... More >>
Will it come?!UPDATE, MARCH 16, 5:32 P.M.: To the people of Japan and even (to a lesser extent) the seafaring folk in Santa Cruz, the Weekly sends its best regards for a full recovery. The devastation that has rocked and continues to rock Japan is unlike anything we ever hope to see again in a li ... More >>
OC Weekly won three awards at the Los Angeles Press Club's 52nd annual SoCal Journalism Awards Sunday night at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.Competing for the first time in the large newspapers division (not because our circulation increased that much but because everyone else's has shrunk), ... More >>
See our fourth finalist staffer in the update near the end of this post. Three Four OC Weekly staffers are finalists for awards in the Los Angeles Press Club's 52nd annual Southern California Journalism Awards, including nominees for journalist and designer of the year.As previously announced, R. ... More >>
Trevor Keen / OC WeeklyLike the blob, Taitz's theories change shape.Did you hear that the birthers, led by Laguna Niguel's Dr. Orly Taitz, have a new accusation against President Barack Obama, involving his social security number? Well that's wrong. Despite the headlines at sites like the We ... More >>
Youtube screen captureFrom left: Anderson Cooper (duh), Paul Rolf Jensen, Lt. Col. Terrance LakinPaul Rolf Jensen issued a press release last year in which he called himself a "leading Orange County, California trial lawyer." His personal-injury law firm is based in Costa Mesa.On Friday, CNN anch ... More >>
An Irish bookmaker is offering short odds of 2/1 that Conan O'Brien quits as The Tonight Show host before June 2010.
Without a doubt the funniest words ever strung together in the history of televised election coverage. At least it was Anderson Cooper handling the interview, as he's hip enough to have an idea of how ridiculous it was. I disagree with him saying it's like Star Trek, though—it's more like Princ ... More >>
Psychiatrist Park Dietz finds sanity in all the wrong places