Bic Lighters

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    The Morning Benders at Detroit Bar, March 27

    Beth StirnamanChris Chu, singer of the Morning Benders.​Click here for the slideshow!The Hype: In the past four years, Berkeley indie-pop quartet the Morning Benders have dropped two self-released EPs (Loose Change and Boarded Door), released one full-length album (2008's Talking Through Tin Cans) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Patriot Day vs. Patriots' Day Smackdown

    Since 2002, September 11 has been celebrated as Patriot Day to honor the memory of the nearly 3,000 who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Patriot Day is a catchier title than what the day was originally called, the National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008

    Citizen of the Week!

    Veronica Paz smoked pot with and repeatedly had public sex with Diego Gonzales, a 17-year-old high school wrestling champion, on a hillside perch overlooking Orange County. Yes, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor, but that’s the least of Paz’s worries. The 26-year-old Stater Bro ... More >>

  • Food

    September 20, 2007

    Tongue Music

    The Slidebar Cafe is the Fender Strat of Fullerton restaurants

  • Culture

    June 30, 2005

    Its Astounding

    Rocky rules, and the Maverick is even better

  • Food

    April 28, 2005
  • Features

    August 26, 2004
  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Diary of a mad county

    Orange County, California: 2001

  • Music

    May 4, 2000

    Hip! Hop! Shop!

    Black Guys Imitating White Guys Imitating Black Guys: The strange end of the hip-hop revolution