Every time the Orange County Register does a story about the Reconquista and refers to local Know Nothings as "anti-illegal immigration activists", I laugh. Loudly. Nelson Muntz style. As we've documented in this paper since forever, it's never been about the legal part in our immigration wars--w ... More >>
Tribute to Benny Goodman
Accordions Are Cool . . . Really
Barry Friedland of Orange County Klezmers
John Pizzarelli: People not stupid
Growing up during the last days of the West Coast jazz scene
But genius trumpter Wynton Marsalis can still blow you away
Conductors! Rock Stars! Restaurateurs! Poets!