What is it about April that causes people to open breweries? Michelle
posted about Bootlegger's 5th anniversary party yesterday, and this
weekend is also the 3rd anniversary of Cismontane Brewery in Rancho
Santa Margarita. They're celebrating all weekend, starting at 3 p.m.
After five days of making its case, the prosecution rested today against Gabrielle Jane Nestande, the daughter of a veteran Orange County politician and GOP insider fighting to stay out of a Texas prison for following a night of drinking with driving into a pedestrian who died and leaving the scene. ... More >>
"One year from now, I'm going to bike ride from my house to this hospital," thought then-20-year-old Omar Romero as he huffed and puffed after walking from one end of his hospital bedroom to the other. His muscles had atrophied after being bedridden for nearly two weeks with a fever. He needed to ex ... More >>
A fellow checking the craigslist want ads could not take his eyes off a black 21-speed Fuji Road Bike on sale for $280. That's because he was convinced it was his black 21-speed Fuji Road Bike, valued at $450 and recently stolen from the front yard of his Huntington Beach home.That set in motion ... More >>
Pop open that can of PBR. Orange County has been ranked as the No. 1 hipster place in America, surpassing San Francisco, Portland, New York and Austin. (Go ahead and lift your jaw off the floor--we'll wait.) Hipsterness, of course, isn't easy to quantify--ironic mustaches ... More >>
Sarah BennettDengue FeverSept. 9, 2011Fingerprints Record Store, Long Beach Friday should have been designated Dengue Fever Day by the City of Long Beach because the Cambodian psych-pop band's double dose of public appearances is the most the band has been seen in these parts since their latest a ... More >>
Courtesy of Newport Beach Police DepartmentDanae Marie Miller is accused of killing bicyclist.It's our weekly look at things said about or from Orange County on the Interwebs:Pedal Power Outage in Newport Beach An urban bicycling enthusiast sees a disconnect between Newport Beach shutting down th ... More >>
It's hard to root for someone like Mike Schroeder, the political adviser to OC District Attorney Tony Rackauckas and disgraced, felonious, adulterous ex-sheriff Mike Carona and one of the prime people behind our vile GOP. But when the subject is a wrong parking ticket, we'll root for Vader. And w ... More >>
For anyone who has wondered what dedication for a cause is, it's something like cycling 512 miles to support music programs for children with Autism and related disorders. Anthony Riedelsheimer and Danny Thompson (drummer for punk band Face to Face), the founders of the Music Factory School of Mu ... More >>
We told you last month that as Long Beach has become more bicycle friendly, bike thefts have risen.
As Bicycling is Embraced, Bike Thefts Rise
The Police Department announced it has arrested two suspected of ripping off two-wheelers.
Sunday's Long Beach Bicycle Film Festival serves two purposes, helping to close out the three-day Long Beach Bicycle Festival that begins today and reviving the Long Beach International Film Festival, whose return is TBD.Actually, there is a third and fourth purpose: showcasing local documentary ... More >>
flickr user dzinerHunter Weeks takes a break from Ride the Divide to check his email."I was intrigued by the people who were
doing this race. We had everything from a 'super vegan' who tried to
make it only eating raw foods to a guy riding a fixed gear mountain bike and
was on his third attempt t ... More >>
Dave LiebermanOrange County is a surprisingly bike-friendly place, and the crown jewel of north OC has to be the Santa Ana River Trail, which goes from the ocean at the Huntington Beach/Newport Beach border to Prado Dam in Corona, completely separated from cars. (It will eventually, when Riversid ... More >>
As Orange County does (but mostly does not) celebrate Bike to Work Day today, here is a little present from Amy Novotney, Monitor on Psychology, on Sott.net:On a Tuesday evening two years ago, avid cyclists Christy Kirkwood and
Debbie Brown were finishing a 13-mile bike ride in Orange County,
Calif. ... More >>
National Adult Spelling Bee, Saturday, 2 p.m.This annual event in Long Beach is only for adults who live or work in the United
States. Spellers can register for $30/advance or $50/week-of-event.
And it's just $5 to spectate. Watch some grown ups spell their asses off! Sorry, no heckling. Bay Shore ... More >>
The Gay and Lesbian Center of Greater Long Beach presents its first ever Changing Gears Long Beach Bike Ride Saturday, offering riders the choice of a 40-mile or 75-mile loop starting and ending at Shoreline Village and winding down the coast through Irvine. The ride begins at 7 a.m. and ... More >>
I wrote about the weekly live music at The District at Tustin Legacy a couple days ago, and this Saturday The Block at Orange is hosting "Rock ‘n Road: Where the Music Meets the Road," which brings together high school bands and road safety education. Finally!
Bikeride is BACK! New album, new shows, and an appearance on MOJO's March compilation (out in February). Let's check what the band has to say:
Well, we're happy to say we'll be participating in a Beatles Sargeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band covers record for MOJO magazine. It's to celebrate t ... More >>