As expected, registered sex offender Nicholas
James Needham was sentenced today to six years in state
prison for touching a 5-year-old boy's penis in an Orange mall restroom.The Laguna Beach 28-year-old's sentence will be served concurrent with a nine-year term he received in federal court chil ... More >>
Nicholas James Needham, who pleaded guilty in October to molesting a 5-year-old boy in an Orange mall restroom, was sentenced today to nine years in federal prison for a separate crime: possessing more than 200 images of kiddie porn.The 28-year-old, who'd recently moved to Orange from Laguna Beac ... More >>
Dave Green of the Brit band the Filthy Souls is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tomorrow; he talks to OC Weekly about what his performance is like without the band and working with Bishop Lamont.
Father's Day is around the corner, and if you're like us, you're just now realizing it.
It's okay--you still have time, and OC Weekly is here for you. We decided to make it easy on you and show you some of your options, ranging from simple vinyl record frames to high-tech speaker systems and tu ... More >>
Kevin LaraChef Greg OngYesterday we heard from Chef Greg Ong of Sushilicious. Today, for Part Two, it's Daniel Woo's turn at the mic as he talks about iPods, marketing, and how the name Sushilicious came into being.Tomorrow, the guys share a recipe!Proudest moment as a restaurant owner:The ... More >>
A new study out of two Boston hospitals shows those ages 12 to 19 are suffering hearing loss, and a UC Irvine expert who has conducted his own research believes he knows why: the use of MP3 players like iPods.That is, Dr. Hamid Djalilian, director of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at UCI Medi ... More >>
Myspace.comRyan Sheckler, with a new car that this lady would probably like to get her hands on.Say your spouse was convicted of embezzling money from a 19-year-old X-games wunderkind. Would you try to lay low? Or would you to try to sue the city where your spouse was convicted in hopes of gettin ... More >>
Editor's note: Correspondent Nathalie Voirin has fired off her third update from the CES show in Las Vegas. She's kicking knowledge and taking pics all through the event. Stay tuned for more!
Meet the Zikmu Parrot by Starck. This sleek home stereo system connects to your PC or iP ... More >>
As the '00s dawned a fresh crop of DJs and artists descended on club-land.
Where the last generation had mastered the long mixes and hip-hop-style
tricks of turntables, the new kids were getting under the hood of technology
to produce multimedia experiences on the dance floor. James Zabiela is c ... More >>
In the life of almost every great DJ residency, there is a time and place where the man/woman behind the turntables ultimately says "enough already!" and moves on. As the first DJ to ever spin at The Crosby, DJ Weird Beard could very well fall into that category. Flexing his record collection ... More >>
Arlene and the Guys Big Band, 8 p.m.Jazz music on a Monday. What could be more classy?Steamers Jazz Club, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA; 714-871-8800
iPod Madness, 9 p.m.Bring your own iPod and play DJ for the crowd.Taco Beach Cantina, 211 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA; 562- ... More >>
Frequent listeners of Le Show on KCRW (or podcast ... or satellite ... or short-wave radio) know that host Harry Shearer has long had a bug up his ass about broadcast television's midnight Feb. 19 switch from analog to digital signals. Shearer's tales of looming digital woe are generally summe ... More >>
Fans of house music culture are in store for a demonstration true DJ dexterity tomorrow night as Sutra Lounge hosts the innovative turntable duo Scooter and Levelle. Considered local heroes of the San Diego club scene where they first emerged, their sound relies on a basic mantra: two DJs, with a lu ... More >>
Earlier today, the Justice Department approved Sirius Satellite Radio's proposed $4.59 billion (!) aquisition of satellite old-schooler XM Satellite Radio.
This decision created one single US satellite radio provider.
In response to questions fearing a monopoly, the Justice Dept. said " the combin ... More >>
Oh, sweet, sweet irony. Remember in the mid-'80s when major labels crowed about how the advent of compact discs would hasten the death of vinyl? A quarter century later, it looks like the (turn)tables are reversed: vinyl's popularity is resurgent while the CD's fortunes are looking as bleak as Ira ... More >>