By Ryan Cady It's getting easier to be vegan nowadays, but dating a vegan--especially if you're a carnivore--is still kind of shitty. Sure, you could be an asshole and drag your animal-loving significant other to a Korean barbecue place and force them to watch, horrified, as you consume pounds and p ... More >>
Silverado Canyon Events Center
Fairhaven Memorial Park
Regency South Coast Village
Every Thanksgiving, I contemplate the ancient and global phenomenon of migration. Since the beginning of time, humans and wildlife have wandered all over the planet in search of hospitable habitat. Migrations are stimulated by the constant change of environmental conditions. When habitats beco ... More >>
Pedestrians around Seal Beach Pier were reportedly treated to a most distressing sight: people getting out of a car, grabbing a pigeon, ripping its head off and smearing birdy blood all over themselves.They are said to have then grabbed some more birds before filing back into the car and darting ... More >>
Oaks Blenheim Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park
Seabirdstruck.comFor an hour-long show (has it always been an hour long?), last night's premiere of the second season of The Great Food Truck Race whizzed by like those sponsored VW pace cars. As you may already be aware, OC's born and bred luxe loncheras, Seabirds and The Lime Truck, are ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioDaniel Shemtob and Jason Quinn of The Lime TruckThis weekend, contestants on the second season of The Great Food Truck Race finished up its last stop before the finale. The show won't air until August, but as we've been reporting, fans, local news and bloggers have be ... More >>
The last couple of times I've visited Saigon Bakery for some bánh mìs, I've seen the above scene unfold in the morning: dozens, if not a good hundred sea gulls, pigeons, and other birds flocking to eat bread crumbs left by someone at the base of a couple of light poles. It's not the best practi ... More >>
Photo by Kimberly ValenzuelaToday we conclude our profile of Stephanie Morgan, the proprietor of the Seabirds gourmet vegan food truck, with a recipe she wants to share. If you missed the first or second part of the profile, click here and here. Otherwise, read on.
Photo by Kimberly ValenzuelaToday we continue our Q&A with Stephanie Morgan of Seabirds, the one and only vegan gourmet food truck in Orange County. If you missed the first part, click here. Stay tuned tomorrow for our final installment: a recipe. What would you'd like to see more of i ... More >>
Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela There's a lot of interesting stories behind our local food truck scene. Stephanie Morgan's is one of them. To start the Seabirds--OC's one and only vegan gourmet food truck--this entrepreneur gave up a plum job at a New York City investment firm. Today we ask our s ... More >>
UPDATE AND CORRECTION: Changes throughout (see below) . . . Courtesy of U.S. Attorney's OfficeI've heard of chicken legs, but this is ridiculous.Duc Le of Garden Grove pleaded guilty today to conspiring to illegally bring live Asian songbirds into the United States by attaching them to the legs o ... More >>
Red-tailed hawk ... but not THE red-tailed hawk.With all the media tales chronicling the disconnect between the public sector, the private sector and regular old folks, it's refreshing to see the three came together beautifully when it came to rescuing a red-tailed hawk stuck atop a utility pole ... More >>
Clockwork received an email from the Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach with the above photo and a headline over it proclaiming, "Boys & Girls Club Members Learn About Local Birds."That would be an extremely rare Wide-Tailed, Sharp-Beeked, White-Throated Coastal Loon the kids in the shot a ... More >>
Having already been played out on the sand, in the media and at the courthouse, state park rangers' crackdown on sunbathers who let it all hang out on a secluded stretch of beach off San Onofre's Trail 6 has taken a most stinky turn.
On the fifth day of Craftmas my true love gave to me, fiiiiiiiiiiiiive golden riiiiiiiiiings! Set of five gold stackable rings by Metal Revision After the jump, we continue our crafty Christmas carol!
Orange Coast College
Dana Point Harbor
San Joaquin Wildlife Conservatory
The Capistrano Insider posted last week an entertaining, slightly depressing exchange between Capistrano Dispatch editor Jonathan Volzke and a Long Beach husband and wife who were considering moving to San Juan Capistrano. That is, they were considering moving there until they came down to Camino Ca ... More >>
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Sunset Gondola Rides
No more presents for Irvine Unified: Last year, an Irvine family alleged that they were forced to shower teachers with pricey gifts to ensure their autistic son would be cared for at school. Now, Irvine school officials are asking parents to send teachers letters of appreciation instead of presents. ... More >>
Thats whos fighting to save our last wetlands for you whippersnappers
On Saturday, Dick Cheney assured himself a place in history by becoming only the second sitting vice president ever to gun down a man. While hunting quail at a ranch in Texas, Cheney shot Harry Whittington, another member of the hunting party, apparently mistaking the 78 year old attorney and big-mo ... More >>
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A lot of pruning goes on at Leisure World, and its not just the residents
Once on the cutting edge
This Weeks Featured Game: Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) vs. Dallas Cowboys (0-0)
This weeks featured NFL game: Philadelphia vs. Cleveland
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