• News

    February 6, 2014

    Santa Ana Michoacanos Vs. the Templarios

    Santa Ana residents are helping to wage a secret war against one of Mexico's most ruthless drug cartels—and they're winning

  • News

    February 6, 2014

    Los Autodefensas en Santa Ana

    Michoacanos en el condado de Orange ayudan en la guerra clandestina en contra de unos de los carteles más despiadados de México—y están ganando

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Reverend Billy and the Shopocalypse Comes to Long Beach!

    With prosperity gospel preachers running amok, activist Bill Talen, better known as Reverend Billy, has spread the good news of life after shopping. For almost 15 years, no dark lair of crass consumerism has been safe from the educational antics of his firebrand-style of guerrilla street theater per ... More >>

  • Film

    August 2, 2012

    'You've Been Trumped,' or the Ugly American

    Donald Trump rampages through Scotland

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Man Attacks Mom With Ham

    ​Thanksgiving time is upon us, which means we'll soon get stories of exploding turkeys, burning mashed potatoes, and all sorts of other food mayhem. And given our nation's economic troubles, I wonder if families will just take out their frustrations on each other by tossing massive glazed hams at ... More >>

  • Music

    September 15, 2011

    Sean Hayes Is Easy to Root For

    His Appalachian trail has led him to a DIY paradise in the city by the bay

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Coal-Mountain Mama Julia Bonds Talks to the Tree-Huggers

    ​What's an Applachian coal-mining foe doing in the GOP tea party stronghold of Orange County?"She's red meat for the eco-nuts," said Ed Amador, co-organizer of Saturday's Treehuggers' Ball in bucolic Baker Canyon for the Canyon Land Conservation Fund. There was more vegan cheese than beef at this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    What Do Pot Dispensaries, Cannabis Cowboys and "Glee" Have in Common?

    ​Fox's high school musical-twisted comedy Glee and segments on KCET/Channel 28's SoCal Connected on medical marijuana dispensaries and pot farm-busting law enforcement officers known as "cannabis cowboys" are among the latest winners of prestigious Peabody Awards honoring the best in electronic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2008

    Last Night: Baroness and The Red Chord at the Showcase Theatre

    Baroness and The Red Chord January 9, 2008 Showcase Theatre Better Than: Whatever tribute bands were playing in Orange County last night. Which isn’t saying much, but then again, I did have to drive to Riverside to find a decent show. Download: "The Birthing" by Baroness, from their album, The R ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    Cream of the Coachella Crop

    OC Weekly offers sage advice to maximize your festival dollar

  • Film

    February 8, 2007

    New Reviews

    Hannibal Rising; The Last Sin Eater; Norbit; Puccini for Beginners; Traffic Signal

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Get Out!

    Wanking It Live
    April 6 - April 13

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    Back Door Man

    Kiefer Sutherland likes Rocco DeLucanow its your turn

  • Music

    July 17, 2003

    Better Than Sushi

    Dwight Yoakam, from superdork to superstar

  • Features

    June 27, 2002

    Don't Ever Play a Note You Don't Believe

    Doug MacLeod's got nothin' but the blues

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    Bring on the Dumbasses!

    Brian Dishons bands may have nothing to say, but now they have a place to say it

  • Unknown

    July 5, 2001
  • Film

    May 31, 2001

    Damn Dirty Remakes

    Summer flicks 2001

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Thanks for Nothing

    Victims of County Housing Program Still Live in Squalor