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    April 17, 2013

    On the Line: Karla Vasquez of Chelas Mexican Grill, Part Two

    Happy hour is music to our ears, and Chelas offers one on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: $2 drafts, Pacifico and XX Amber, $2 chips and salsa, $2 beef and chicken taquitos, as well as crispy tacos. As Karla likes to say, "Don't have a beer; have a Chela!" The lunch crowd starts trickling in as we ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: Two arrested following attempted carjacking fvproud wrote: Latinos en masse are a parasite on a community. Racist statement? Yes. Untrue? No. Name a latino community that is nice? Still waiting. Still waiting. Santa Ana, Bell Gardens, Bell, Parts of Anaheim, Stanton, Midway City, South ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    At the Farmers' Market: Mustard Greens and Green Garlic

    Dave Lieberman​It might be January, and it might not be time to think about spring yet, but it's been a warm year and the greenery is already out at the farmers' market, up to two months in advance of its normal appearance.Green garlic is the entire garlic plant while it is still young, before the ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Crime Time: Toys 'R Us Jerk-Off, Fake Cops, Gangbangers, Breakdancers and Son of a Real Housewife of OC

    7-Eleven surveillance screen grab courtesy Anaheim Police Department. All others courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentClockwise from top left: Justin Buseth is accused of breaking into a home and doughnut shop in Dana Point; Daniel Chomina has a long record and faces several felony charges; ... More >>

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    April 2, 2009

    600 Years for the Long Beach Freeway Rapist

    Eight years after Daniel Sanchez became known as the "Long Beach Freeway Rapist" for his calculated, brutal rapes against mostly teen-aged women along the 710 freeway, he was sentenced to 615 years and nine life sentences in prison. Sanchez refused to go into court yesterday morning to face his vict ... More >>

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