Job No. 1 of any government program is to justify its existence, which may explain the release the Weekly received from a UC Irvine School of Law clinic that California Attorney General Kamala Harris assigned to monitor five major banks as part of national mortgage abuse litigation.Professor Katheri ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 9, 11 A.M.: The Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) has announced the charges against Michael Brandon Franks, 29, of Riverside County, the alleged "Snowboarder Bandit." The multiple felony counts could land Franks in state prison for up to 15 years with a conviction, making o ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 13, 12:22 P.M.: The recyclables searcher who found the head of George P. Shultz in a Huntington Beach garbage bin told his son in Oregon about the find, which led junior to search the Internet and find the OC Weekly Navel Gazing blog post on the former secretary of state's missing no ... More >>
Poor Skip Torrance.A couple of years ago, the Bank of America vice president stubbed his toe while walking to his car and cursed like a sailor. Because he was acting kind of strange, a quick-thinking bystander wrote down his license plate, thinking Torrance must have been the guy who just assault ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--actually the Weekly's TWO weekly round-up as an attempt is made to make up for lost vacation time.Left courtesy of E! Entertainment, right courtesy of Orange Police DepartmentRyan Seacrest (left) gets paid another visit from his No. 1 Army spe ... More >>
UPDATED WITH A CORRECTION . . .
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more girlie knife fights, un-tartared waters, pranksters with bullhorns, real-looking fake-gun scares and dogs stolen, smashed, smelling marijuana and taking bites out of crime
Probably not the d ... More >>