Click here to find out where you can sign a Change.org petition to bring Bluth's Original Frozen Banana stand to Newport Beach!ORIGINAL POST, MAY 8, 1:30 P.M.: To promote the 15 new episodes being released soon of Arrested Development--only the best television show ever about life in Orange County, ... More >>
It's not often you read a police report about a criminal you remember standing on your driveway (unless you are Carlos Bustamante out there, holding a mirror), but I experienced it reading about a fellow who is apparently trying to a pull a con with on-the-spot auto body work in Newport Beach reside ... More >>
Lindsey Knickerbocker, who appeared in an early episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County that famously featured her mother encouraging her to go topless for a fashion shoot, allegedly drove drunk, rammed two parked cars on Balboa Island and punched a cop late last year, a gossip site has repo ... More >>
Matt HurrayEgyptian Summerhttp://matthurray.com/So it might not officially be summer yet but c'mon, you've seen the weather this week. (Okay, so maybe there's rain on the way too--bear with us.) Anyway, the thing about surf music and OC is that 1) it's been happening here for decades, after ... More >>
The Bibliofella (see photo, right) never passes up even the least opportunity to invoke his earliest literary heroes, writers whose work helped transform the goofy adolescent I once was into, well, the adult goof I am today, a person for whom the truth-telling of novels, short stories, essays and po ... More >>
Courtesy of AnQiIf beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then romance is up to the couple. I am enamored by a room with a view, yet also appreciate when he brings me my favorite doughnut. We already anticipate the "Who cares?", and you know what? We welcome it. Get all that (sexual) frustration o ... More >>
Thanksgiving is dunzo -- at last, it's socially acceptable to bring out the Christmas decor! Yahoo! Travel has named Newport Beach the No. 2 destination for holiday lights. (The top spot predictably went to New York City.) Writer Elissa Richard hails the city's boat parade:&n ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterOne-third of the founding brothers behind Orange County's quick-casual eatery simply known as Wahoo's is not just On The Line, but on the go. We accompany Wing in the carpool lane one afternoon as he reflects on his education and passion for cooking to the masses. Buckle up ... More >>
Clarke Paris wonders if anyone around these parts remembers the North Hollywood bank robbery shootout 14 years ago?
Los Angeles TV stations covered the incident live, which ended with both heavily armed perpetrators killed, 11 police officers and seven bystanders injured and extensive damage to ... More >>
Hearts will be everywhere in February, but Hoag Hospital (whose cafeteria we reviewed) and the Newport Beach Restaurant
Association want to bring to focus to the beating, blood-pumping variety. In honor of American Heart Month, the health-care provider has partnered with OC restaurants to develop ... More >>
Poor Whitney Lomazow.She recently moved to Irvine from the Midwest and decided to turn to a dubious source for advice on which Orange County beaches to visit:The New York Times.That's like asking Betty White which skateboard to buy.
Southern California's got a few neighborhoods known for their festive (or overkill, whatever you want) holiday displays, where entire blocks of houses do their very best to outdo and outlight each other: There's Candy Cane Lane in Torrance, Brea's got one off the Lambert exit of the 57, the Naples C ... More >>
Around 11 this morning, KPCC 89.3 FM's AirTalk show presented a call-in segment called "I Didn't Know My Neighbor Was Voting For (Fill In The Blank)!" Host Larry Mantle wanted to know whether anyone's neighbors put political signs on their front lawns that surprised the listener.
First caller Garr ... More >>
Usually when I decide to spend like a baller for a nice dinner (about twice a year), Newport Beach is the first place I think of. Luckily, the 20th Annual Taste of Newport rolled into town, bringing an onslaught of appetizers and entrees to sink my teeth into. By the time I had scarfed and sipped my ... More >>
In honor of Halloween the OC Weekly has compiled a list of haunted Orange County locations courtesy the database of haunted places on Shadowlands.net.
So take some time and have a read. Even if you don't believe in ghosts, at least you can learn about some local legends and scare yourself silly! M ... More >>
A man using crutches but holding a gun still failed at carjacking. A motorist threw hot coffee on a bicyclist. Before he lost his wig and shoes, a man tried to steal a Nintendo game from a Laguna Beach hotel room. A man sitting in a restaurant issued death threats. A burglar stole only syringes from ... More >>