Barbara Venezia

  • News

    February 23, 2012

    Barbara Venezia Saves Jim Righeimer

    [Moxley Confidential] The Orange County Register smears OC Weekly for revealing bad news about a favored politician

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Steele Smith, OC Weekly's "Prophet of Pot," Invents Marijuana Pill?

    John Gilhooey​Earlier this year, when I interviewed medical marijuana activist Steele Smith about his looming federal case for cultivating marijuana--an interview that Smith used to blast fellow O.C. cannabis club operators as "drug dealers" and scam artists who cheated their customers--he mention ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    What Happens When a Newport Beach Socialite Visits Santa Ana?

    ​If you're not from Newport Beach or a KDOC-TV Channel 56 viewer from back in the days when Wally George ruled supreme and she hosted a cooking show with the late RV king John Crean, you probably don't know who Barbara Venezia is. She's a nice woman, fierce defender of Newport Beach, charity maven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Frank Mickadeit Wants To Hurt Somebody Tonight

    R.Scott Moxley / OC WeeklyHere's the leaner, meaner Frank Mickadeit​On July 15, Frank Mickadeit, Orange County's best-dressed journalist, took what must have been painful action. He stripped off his natty business attire, hung it inside a locker and donned something similar to my daily outfit: a t ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Computer Girls Christmas Guide

    Confessions of an online Christmas shopper

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • Columns

    April 29, 1999

    Be Nice!

    There are enough bitchy drag queens in the world!