To coincide with our annual Scariest People issue, behold the 2012 entry into the Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of fame...the readers of the Orange County Register!If our archives were better, I'd be linking here to blubs we once did more than a decade ago highlighting all sorts of horrible letters that ... More >>
I make it a point to read any articles about Orange County written by the national and international press, mostly for the shits and giggles that happen when they're woefully uninformed. So you can imagine the gut-laugh fest I had this morning when reading a piece about SanTana by the usually excell ... More >>
As I'm putting the final, final touches on my forthcoming Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America (out April 10!), I received some cool, unexpected news: my first book, ¡Ask a Mexican!, is entering its second printing!The compilation of my column was first published in hardcover in 2007 and ... More >>
Anti-DADT activist and fired soldier Dan ChoiUpdate, Oct. 12, 1:02 p.m.: Riverside federal judge Virginia Phillips has double-downed on her initial ruling against Don't Ask, Don't Tell, issuing a worldwide injunction barring enforcement of the rule. The government has sixty days to appeal, but ... More >>
Highlights include:The Latest Grocery Store Scam KCBS Channel 2 in LA is promoting its Monday investigative look into an area grocery store that pretends to honor product coupons but actually credits the shopper $0.00. No word on the identity of the alleged offender. The report is scheduled to ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Does she really need his help?
Do you remember the exciting drama unfolded in the summer of 2007, when a small group of anti-communist protesters began to make life a living hell for the publishers of two Little Saigon newspapers, Viet Weekly and Nguoi Viet Daily News? No? What, did the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the election ... More >>
Do you remember the exciting drama that unfolded in the summer of 2007, when a small group of anti-communist protesters began to make life a living hell for the publishers of two Little Saigon newspapers, Viet Weekly and Nguoi Viet Daily News? No? What, did the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the elec ... More >>
Since 1994, Orange County has held the . . . um . . . honor of having achieved the . . . erm . . . distinction of the largest municipal bankruptcy in history, a $1.64 billion financial fuck-up that has managed to stick like Roger Maris' single-season homerun record.But the seemingly unbeatable alway ... More >>
Near the end of this Reid Wilson story on TheHill.com, Republicans indicate they will go hard at the congressional seat currently held by Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) in 2010. "We are looking to some unconventional districts where we believe we can draft a top-flight candidate to ... More >>
“I haven't seen you since 1988,” Tim Carpenter says with astonishment as he finally recognizes the progressive activist whose hand he's been shaking during a brief break between a press conference and rally for Democratic candidates at the Teamsters Local 952 union hall in Orange last Friday. B ... More >>
While the rest of Orange County hit the beach today or watched the San Diego Chargers upset the Colts (Yes!), Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez showed one reason why she keeps winning elections and annoying the local Republican Party. A clipboard-toting Sanchez--and three accompanying aides--registered ... More >>
Vang Pao devoted his life to fighting communism in Laos—until his onetime ally, the U.S. government, arrested him
My life as 'The Mexican'
OC Republican booed in his own district
U.s. senate candidate Judge Jim Gray strives to make the Libertarian party matter
Look, kids! The world according to the Orange County Republican Party!
John Schmitz, a voice that should have rung free and wack for eternity
Adelphia to OC: Adios!
2001 Inductee: LOU SHELDON
Garden Grove mayor plays both in re-election bid
Our cruel but insightful wrap-up of OC Elections
Did a smear campaign force Republican ''caveman'' out of key Assembly race?
Did a Register reporter come to the congressmans aid in a controversy over Feinstein?
The Times crosses over to the dark side
Likely new chairman promises to make state GOP the Party of God
1998: The Year of Living Undangerously
Anti-Asian rants rile netizens
Democrat, nuts use anti-gay hysteria to win college board seats