What follows is a picture of the groundwater challenges at home and abroad. I must concede that I became depressed while putting this together, but then remembered far more brilliant people are working on ways to manage our way out of this crisis. We just need more of these folks to make it a priori ... More >>
Call it what you will, Glam Metal, Hair Metal, Cock Rock or plain old '80s metal, there is something to be said for an entire subculture that extended from the late '70s and into the early '90s that still has the power to influence art, music and culture today, as a force that refuses to wash off i ... More >>
A federal judge in Orange County this week punished a Vietnam War refugee--who eventually became an accomplished U.S. Secret Service (USSS) special agent assigned to protect former First Lady Nancy Reagan--for operating a bank-fraud scheme. U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter sentenced Richa ... More >>
Noodles, noodles everywhere, from pho to pad Thai and everything else
A feeling of Damonlessness clouds a franchise
For this list of ten great Thai restaurants, not only have I included those from Long Beach (a non-OC city that's always been under this paper's jurisdiction), but also some Thai-Cambodian, some Thai-Laotian, and even a Thai-sushi hybrid, because if variety is the spice of life, then why not even mo ... More >>
Long before the Interwebs were awash with lists like "Top 10 Squeaky Cat Toys" and "Top 25 Geeky Video Game Comic Book D&D Tie-Ins," the FBI was issuing its top 10 lists of most-wanted criminals.Perhaps you've even seen them at the post office.The long arm of the bureau extends beyond the 50 ... More >>
In his new book, the Weekly's Nick Schou tells the tale of the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, OC's notorious 'Hippie Mafia'
England wants freedom but hasn't admitted his sick sex crimesA convicted California serial pedophile who despises Jews, cops and African Americans and who forced a kindergarten-age girl he purchased in Vietnam to become a sex slave to not only himself but also his German shepherd and basset hound ... More >>
In his quest to free slaves around the world, Aaron Cohen thought hed seen it all. Then he went to Myanmar
Becket; Constellation; Hurricane on the Bayou; The Messengers
Franz Ferdinands tour-food diary . . . yum!
The Los Diablos Times just chimed in (read: posted an AP release) on the luxurious conditions of John Mark Karr's flight to California. Karr, in case you're allergic to the 24-hour news cycle, is the guy who says he killed six-year old beauty queen (a truly shudder-worthy compound adjective) JonBene ... More >>
Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide
American Apparel wants to follow Wal-Mart to Chinafor all the right reasons
How a Newport Beach businessman used granny, apple pie and the flag to bilk patriotic investors
Caleb Siemon fights to keep the heat on
Who's the real threat in Little Saigon? Ask the FBI.