Angel Stadium

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Calivino Wine Pub Opens Near Angel Stadium

    This weekend, a new wine pub by the name of Calivino opens in Anaheim, practically steps from Angel Stadium, in case you feel like charcuterie and a swirl of wine instead of a hot dog and a swig of beer before the game. Their grand opening and ribbon cutting will happen Saturday, May 10th, but they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    Impeach Obama Group Forms to Protest President's UC Irvine Commencement Gig

    Remember the unbridled joy that was unleashed when UC Irvine revealed Barack Obama will speak at the 50th anniversary graduation ceremony at Angel Stadium on June 14? I recall video of students hooting and hollering as if finals were canceled and blanket A's were given out. Well, it turns out not e ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    SoCal Restaurant Show For this Week on KLAA-AM 830: Angels Stadium's Chef, Lemonade (the Restaurant), and Broadway's Moscow Mule!

    Another weekend, another show with superstar chef Jet Tila on KLAA-AM 830. We turn the keyboard over to show producer Andy Harris--enjoy!

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2013

    AMA Supercross

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  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Angels Press Box Move Has Baseball Writers Shouting "Foul!"

    One perk of this job is catching Angels games from the press box, where for nothing more than unreadable team coverage you get to enjoy the best seats in Angel Stadium, pluck free hot food from an all-you-can-eat buffet and snap rubberbands at the LA Times' Mike DiGiovanna. But on opening day at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Angels Stadium Makes PETA's List of Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks

    I haven't been to an Anaheim Angels game in about two years, busy as I've been. But I gotta head down there this year to check out that kid Trout. And when I'm at Angels Stadium, I gotta check out their vegetarian options.The motivation comes in part from PETA's recent release of the 10 most vegetar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Hillbilly Spritzer at the Catch, Our Drink of the Week!

    You know what restaurant is underrated? The Catch in Anaheim. Oh, it's not lacking in attention, from the crowds that flood the place come Angels and Ducks time to the media obsession over their Brobdingnagian four-pound OMG burger. But lost in all the hubbub is that the Catch makes great food: migh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    3hree Things: Must-Haves For Unapologetic Baseball Geeks

    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.If you're a baseball superfan like me, your GeekMeter™ has probably been in the red since Spri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    3hree Things: A Trip To Tempe For Angels Spring Training

    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.​ About a week and a half ago, my lady and I packed our bags, hopped in my car and took the 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    3hree Things: Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood?

    I'm sick as a dog (a colloquialism that I've never quite understood, because I've never seen a dog with its eyes swollen shut and gallons of snot pouring out of its nose). The amount of garbage coming out of my face holes is alarming, and if what's coming out of my head is any indication of what's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    3hree Things: A Box Full Of Cassettes And Shame

    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'm not gonna lie. I didn't spend my formative years as a music listener (late-80's/earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    [UPDATED with Pact Ratified:] Strike Count at Angel Stadium is 1-1 as One Union Approves Contract

    ​UPDATED, SEPT. 14, 10:41 A.M.: Members of the union that represents 400 stadium ushers, janitors, ticket takers and ticket sellers voted to ratify a new contract with the Angels, averting a strike as the Major League Baseball season nears the end. The Angels had sought a wage freeze for those wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Noose Found Hanging Outside Orange County Labor Federation Office This Morning

    ​If someone was trying to send a message to the Orange County Labor Federation, they certainly caught everyone's attention. A noose was found dangling from the roof of the federations' offices in Orange this morning, according to numerous reports.As of this afternoon, there were no leads on who or ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 28, 2011

    Hurry Up and Wait

    [Hey, You!] When the speed limit just isn't enough

  • News

    June 23, 2011

    Cooling Down With Local Beer

    [SUMMER GUIDE] No. 44 of the 100 Reasons to Be Ecstatic About Summer In OC!

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2011

    U2 at Angel Stadium Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​U2June 17, 2011Angel StadiumIs U2 the biggest band in the world? Yes. Invading baseball stadiums across the country, their beyond massive "spaceship" stage landed centerfield at Angel Stadium. Originally scheduled a year ago, the U2 show was postponed due to Bono undergoin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    U2 Traffic Advisory Care of the Anaheim PD

    ​Tomorrow and on Saturday, U2's sold-out 360 tour is stopping at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim, anticipated over 50,000 people each night. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the shows will start promptly at 7 p.m. Food, beverage, and bathrooms will be available starting at 8 a.m. (no early arrivals). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Ducks And Angels Two-Fer Tonight: Anaheim Cops Issue Warning

    ​Unless you live in Anaheim or happen to have tickets to either Ducks-Predators or the Angels-Red Sox games in Anaheim tonight, you might want to avoid the city like the plague. In anticipation of major traffic snarls around both Anaheim Stadium and Honda Center, the Anaheim Police issued a media ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Beating of Dodgers Fans at Angel Stadium Reported 3 Days Before Attack on Giants Fan at Dodger Stadium

    ​The eyes of the sports world, especially in Los Angeles and San Francisco, have been focused on the beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium on April 1.What has received far less notice was the beating of a pregnant woman and her brother, apparent Dodger fans, at Angel Stadium three nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Someone (or Some Thing) Looks Down on the Angels

    Photos by Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly​When Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt went out to the mound to calm down his struggling starter Hiroki Kuroda in the third inning Tuesday night, the theme that accompanies Darth Vader in the Star Wars movies filled Angels Stadium.But those sitting behi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    CPK ASAP at South Coast Plaza Closed

    ​California Pizza Kitchen's QSR (quick-serve restaurant) concept is fizzling. Last year saw the closing of the CPK ASAP adjacent to Angel Stadium of Anaheim, presumably cannibalized by the full-service CPK in the GardenWalk mall.Now it's the turn of the CPK ASAP in the South Coast Plaza annex (you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    UPDATED: Twice Weekly Food Truck Gathering at Angel Stadium Starts Tomorrow--CANCELLED AND MOVED

    ​Updated, with new info on the bottom, which you kind of get from the new headline...It wouldn't be a week without a new food truck festival or gathering. I got a press release today announcing the birth of yet another one.

  • News

    October 14, 2010

    Angels Press-Box Pooh-Bah

    [Best of OC 2010] John Moynihan's 10 OC Survival Tips

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    ABC News & ESPN: Sports Stadiums Have Food Safety Problems

    Remember last week when Sports Illustrated reported that more baseball parks were offering AYCE tickets at their stadium concession stands? This week ABC News and ESPN have produced what seems like the companion piece to that story.  Here's what it said:

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Five Places for All-Star Players to Avoid to Stay Out of Trouble

    Christopher Victorio / OC Weekly​Major League Baseball's All-Star Game isn't known for enlisting sluggers with squeaky clean criminal records. Exhibit A: this mugshot gallery.And Orange County, where today's All-Star Game will be held, has time and again lured athletes into trouble--legal, medical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Horses, Anti-Arizona/Pro-Jesus People Outnumber Anti-Mexi Loons at MLB All-Star Game Protest

    ​Unsurprisingly, the area around Angels Stadium in Anaheim was a slow, baking crawl before the baseball All-Star Game, airing rightnow on television. Unsurprisingly, the Aztlanistas came out in full force--about 125--to bring awareness to their campaign to move next year's All-Star Game from Phoen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Views From All-Star Game 5K at Angel Stadium

    ​Major League Baseball generously emailed over photos the Weekly is free to use from Sunday's 2010 All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run at Angel Stadium.A couple of them follow after the jump . . .

  • Food

    June 10, 2010

    Butter Up, Angels Fans!

    [Hole In the Wall] Four places to eat before a Halos game (and one to visit afterward)

  • Food

    June 10, 2010

    Buy Me Some Sushi and Cracker Jack

    [Summer Guide] A rundown of the best non-chain eats at the Big A

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Day

    ​ Headline: Will Athletes Help the Push for Immigration Reform?Comment by eviltwin: When they play mariachi music over the pa at Angel Stadium it makes me want to PUKE! I will not go there again until moreno sells the team & leaves town for good.

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Angels and Airwaves, the Maine, Say Anything, Many More Added to Bamboozle California

    ​Tom DeLonge's much-loved side-project Angels and Airwaves (pictured) will join finally reunited OC band Something Corporate and AFI, which we blogged about here, at this year's Bamboozle, taking place March 27-28, Festival Grounds at Angel Stadium, Anaheim. Today's announcement also includes the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top 10: Orange County Concerts of 2010

    It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwndown: Who Are Bigger Assholes, New Yorkers or Philadelphians?

    A-Rod or A-Hole?​Since it's now obvious there will be no freeway series (hey, Angels and Dodgers, here's an idea: bring your bats next time), the time has come to move beyond the brutal losses suffered by our soon-to-be-exiting home teams and concentrate on the really important stuff. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Harvest Dates Announced. Consider Yourself Warned. Sinner!

    Greg Laurie, working it.He may not have the press agent of your Rick Warren or healing touch of your Benny Hinn or out-of-control wig of your Jan Crouch, but Greg Laurie does attract a similarly large following, as will be evidenced at Angel Stadium Aug. 14-16 during the 20th anniversary Harvest Cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Beach Pit BBQ To Get Third And Fourth OC Locations

    Just spoke to founder Tim DeCinces, who confirmed that, in addition to the upcoming Old Town Orange location, he's also eyeing a fourth in Irvine. The existing Beach Pits are in Costa Mesa and Tustin, and there are also five "non-traditional" outlets at Angels Stadium. That's pretty impressive, give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 30

    Orange County Register: Fans gathered around a makeshift memorial outside Angel Stadium to honor pitcher Nick Adenhart, who died in a car accident. . . . A woman driving a car with a baby aboard was shot and killed in Santa Ana after leading police on a high-speed chase that began in Buena Park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 29

    Orange County Register: Anaheim police want to question two men shown in an Angel Stadium surveillance video in the opening day assault death of Brian Powers, 27, of Buena Park. That's right, sports fans, they're even watching you in the cheap seats. . . . A man who was arrested at Disneyland l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    It's a Quick Read Two-Two

    Orange County Register: The Catch restaurant and sports bar that had been in the shadow of Angel Stadium for 32 years before closing in February 2008 will reopen even closer to the Big A. . . . While noting highway deaths dropped nearly 10 percent locally and nationwide, the Reg unveils a map s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 2

    Orange County Register: Classes sizes will balloon, up to 254 teachers will lose their jobs and frogs will rain down from the sky if Capistrano Unified School District goes through with plans to slash $25 million from its budget. But deputy superintendent Ron Lebs seems more intereste ... 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

    November 14, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines. No Surprises: Lawsuit-happy in Newport

    Terror test: Whatever you do, don't be on the 57 at 9:55 a.m. The Register reports that the freeway will be shut down near Katella Avenue for a bit while Angel Stadium goes through a terrorist attack simulation. Living forever at Disney: Interesting story in the LAT today about the surreptitious sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Snap Judgment: Rally Monday at Angel Stadium

    Photographer Christopher Victorio hung out at Angel Stadium yesterday evening to snap pix of rabid fans and former Angels. Click the photo to see them. His notes on the event: "Last night was pretty cool. Total access for the entire stadium! It was like a boyhood dream, but I was disappointed that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007

    Friday's Headlines

    Bye for now: Harald Martin, the Anaheim school trustee everyone loves to hate (and Gustavo likes to thank for unleashing The Mexican within) handed in his resignation letter yesterday. But don't drop the balloons just yet. He says he'll be running again next year. Ride a bus today: If you've never ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007


    Guy from neighboring county ties up co-workers, robs $1.5 million from a casino and is caught a few days later while on the run. Local guy continues bank-robbing spree he began in May, has a colloquial moniker (Big Banana, due to his eating habits during heists), is caught on camera several times an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2007

    Monday's Headlines

    Under the influence: The Times runs a multi-faceted feature on the power drug manufacturers have in the prescription process. Not you again: Former Garden Grove resident and al-Qaida member Adam Gadahn made new video threats Sunday. Rats! Angel Stadium's got a rat infestation 13 times worse than Pet ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 9, 2006

    Commie Girl

    The Game: Carrots

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    July 15, 2004
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    February 26, 2004
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