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Baghdad

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Omar J. Gonzalez, White House Intruder, Attended and Played Football at Orange High

    The intruder who scaled a White House fence and opened the unlocked door while having a knife on him Friday received a GED from Orange High School and played football for the Panthers, according to published reports. Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, faces up to 10 years in prison if he is convicted of illegal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Justin Valdez, Popular Garden Grove Student, Fatally Shot in San Francisco; Suspect Held

    Police in San Francisco are still trying to unravel the events that led to the fatal shooting of a popular former Garden Grove High School student. Justin Valdez, a 20-year-old student at San Francisco State University, was gunned down Monday as he was departing a Muni light-rail car.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    The OC Weekly Reader On the Iraq War: Our Coverage Over the Past Decade

    I still remember where I was when we first started bombing Baghdad in 2003--at some concert with some chilanga at the late, great Key Club in Los Angeles, still just a freelancer for this infernal rag. Everyone at the Weekly opposed the Iraq War, because we knew it was unjust, would accomplish nothi ... More >>

  • Film

    February 23, 2012

    How to Succeed in Your Office Oscar Pool Without Really Trying

    It's a simple formula: Read story, win money

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Low Pay for Airline Pilots "Threatens" the Country

    ​A couple months ago, I almost blogged something that claimed regional airline pilots earn an average of $14,000 a year. Believing that to be a typo--pilots are rolling in it, right?--I moved on to something more important, like Octomom boxing an East Coast skank.However, the nonprofit investigati ... More >>

  • Film

    March 11, 2010

    'Green Zone': Mission Finally Accomplished

    Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon's WMD of a movie confirms the big lie

  • Film

    June 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2008

    NBFF: That's a wrap for 2008

    I've been hesitant to write the final blog post in the festival because doing so would acknowledge that it's over. But all things must pass. And if you gotta go out, go out with a blowout: the closing night party concluded with a massive electricity blackout at the Lido and surrounding area. Since t ... More >>

  • Film

    August 16, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Princess Bride

  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    New Reviews

    We Recommend:Arctic Tale, Becoming Jane, Bourne Ultimatum and No End in Sight

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Fallujah Strikes Again!

    One of the most gruesome episodes in the U.S. war on Iraq began calmly enough as two SUVs with darkened windows negotiated the dense traffic of downtown Fallujah. It was the morning of March 31, 2004, and the vehicles—each containing two American civilians guarding kitchen supplies for the U.S. mi ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007

    '. . . Almost Utopian'

    Mercury Furis a terrifying glimpse into the possible future

  • Columns

    January 18, 2007

    Not Commie Girl

    Dangerous Minds: An exclusive interview with Long Beach about Freedom Writers, Joseph Campbell, and the cult of celebrity

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Hearts and Minds and Robo Calls

    While it can't be called a sign of progress, it is a sign that at least one familiar aspect of American life is taking hold in Iraq. According to Paul Kiel at TPMmucker.com, Not long after Republicans harrassed tens of thousands of Americans with automated phone messages in November's election, new ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Pots of Gold: At the end, theres the Rainbow

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2006

    Baghdad Ink

    A little reading as we wait for the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group to unveil a new and improved Iraq policy. The Associated Press reports: Baghdad's morgues are full. With no space to store bodies, some victims of the sectarian slaughter are not being kept for relatives to claim, but photographed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    So Dana Rohrabacher Walks Into a Bar...

    Moe's Tavern, Baghdad, would have been an safer outpost for our R. Scott Moxley than the Hyatt Irvine bar a coupla minutes ago. Approaching him like a man on a mission was none other than Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach), and boy was he pissed--pissed as in "pissed off" and not (as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2006

    "... downhill all the way"

    With the first anniversary of the nightmarish devastation of the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans by Hurricance Katerina (with the assistance of the Bush administration) looming, and the major news media already gearing up for their fifth anniversary of 9/11 extravaganzas, the UK newspaper The ... More >>

  • News

    July 13, 2006

    Only Pawns in Their Game

    Orange County lawyer seeks justice for families of slain U.S. security contractors in Iraq

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2006

    Charge of the Register Lite Brigade

    Since Ronald Reagan turned it into a bloodsport, most journalists in this country are routinely assumed to carry a liberal media bias ("Guilty!"). One place you'll often see that bandied about is in the Orange County Register--not directed at its own fleet of word monkeys, oh no, no, no, but journos ... More >>

  • Features

    March 16, 2006

    Sister in Combat

    Unlike Bush, starlet Mamie Van Doren went to Vietnam

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2006

    Hughcifer Descending

    Bad news for our favorite unintentional radio comedian, Hugh Hewitt. According to the latest Arbitrends, the audience for the lawyer/pundit/Nixon fetishist/blogger/moralizer/George W. Bush worshiper/professional Vermont boycotter is shrinking right along with Bush and Cheney's approval ratings. Pre ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 8, 2005
  • Web

    August 18, 2005
  • News

    June 2, 2005

    True Tales from Mortar-itaville

    Greg Weiss spent a year in Iraq fighting Ecstasy smugglers, truck thieves and shepherd shootersand avoiding mortars. Lots of mortars

  • Features

    November 11, 2004

    Hail the Hesitant Hero

    Robert Acosta joined the Army looking for a life. Thanks to an ambush in Iraq, he found it

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Spinning Out of Control

    How Mark LeVine survived The OReilly Factor

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    Voices for the Voiceless

    Hip-hops Freedom Smugglers know injustice

  • Culture

    July 24, 2003

    The Anti-Rebel

    Maile Meloys brittle Southern Californians are real, no kidding

  • News

    June 19, 2003
  • Film

    May 22, 2003

    Speaking in Tongues

    Jeff Blitzs addictive Spellbound

  • Columns

    May 8, 2003
  • Columns

    May 1, 2003

    Who Wants to Be a Figurehead!?

    The new postwar TV show

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Propaganda Nation

    CSUF professor Nancy Snow on Americas war of words

  • Culture

    April 24, 2003

    Home Sweet Headtrip

    U.S. GIs will confront their toughest enemies here: psychiatrists

  • Culture

    April 24, 2003

    Office Space

    Chris Hoffs new gallery offers low-budget without limits

  • Culture

    April 17, 2003

    Home Sweet Headtrip

    U.S. GIs will confront their toughest enemies here: Psychiatrists

  • Columns

    April 17, 2003

    The Last Resort

    Iraq is rocked, but our desert rocks

  • Features

    April 3, 2003

    After Saddam

    Well win the war, but how about the peace?

  • Food

    April 3, 2003

    Notorious BEP

    Whether in the supermarket or at Ruths Place, theyre the peas of his heart

  • Culture

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    April 3, 2003
  • Columns

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    February 6, 2003
  • News

    November 28, 2002

    After Saddam

    Well win the war, but how about the peace?

  • News

    November 21, 2002
  • News

    November 7, 2002

    An Immodest Proposal

    Pacifist professor: Lets bomb Baghdad

  • News

    October 10, 2002
  • Columns

    December 31, 1998

    Good God, Y'all!

    Just another day for you and me in paradise

  • Columns

    December 10, 1998

    Love Juice

    Giving thanks for the Dickies

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