When Orange County Congressman John Campbell announced yesterday that he will not seek re-election, the Irvine Republican's move immediately led to speculation about who wants the job: State Senator Mimi Walters? Irvine Councilman Jeff Lalloway? Ex-Congressman Christopher Cox? Ex-State Senator Dick ... More >>
Child molesters, Shaheen Sadeghi, serial killers, Dana Rohrabacher and so many more!
Orange County is a haven of haters, from Armenian genocide deniers to Mexican-bashers, Holocaust deniers to the cesspool that is the OC GOP. But we've probably made our most memorable national mark in homo-hating--between the millions of our pal Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr. toward Proposition H8, Bob Dor ... More >>
In the course of Marisa's investigations into what became her badass cover story on the evil Fullerton Police Department, I had her run to the Langson Library at UC Irvine, to go through their collection of the Weekly on microfilm. See, due to an incredibly foolish lack of foresight by previous a ... More >>
Pay to playGov. Jerry Brown's trip to Orange County last month for a speech to Democrats nabbed $30,000 mostly from local organized labor unions, according to a report this week in the Sacramento Bee.Among those contributing were the Orange County Employees Association, which organized "a small, ... More >>
This is FredWith a sparkling blue Pacific Ocean backdrop at his Laguna Beach house before sunset tonight, Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger delighted a politically diverse crowd with his trademark humor and determination to make gay and lesbian equality an acceptable stance within the ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] How that racist Obama-family-chimpanzee email has driven the OC GOP apeshit
Nativo LopezNativo Lopez, Orange County's most controversial political activist, helped organize a 2009 protest against a Southern California frozen food company and distributed leaflets branding the business a "racist employer" because it fired almost 300 warehouse workers who'd provided fake So ... More >>
Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness
The national media is starting to send its reporters to our sordid little burb, specifically the 47th Congressional District, where incumbent Loretta Sanchez is facing her first true challenger ever in State Assemblymember Van Tran. Politico did an okay job; the Los Angeles Times published a r ... More >>
Happy Quinceañera to us! A look back at 15 years of telling the other side (that is, the real side) of OC's story
Hispanic Heritage Month is nearly upon us, so what better time than to examine a very-OC* phenomenon: the Mexican who isn't Mexican! The person with un nopal en la frente who nevertheless trashes wabs, the brown version of Uncle Ruckus on the brilliant The Boondocks. La naranja has spawned some o ... More >>
Aitken: OC's Proud LeftyEarlier this week, nationally prominent Santa Ana trial lawyer Wylie Aitken stepped down after 17 years as the leader of the Orange County Democratic Foundation and the group voted Dan Jacobson its new chairman. The ultra well-connected Aitken, who considers assassinated U ... More >>
I've been expounding on the genius of Rotten.com in the Weekly's pages for years--not so much the gore but rather their fabulous library and Daily Rotten (think of it as Wikipedia and the Drudge Report written by libertarian conspiracy- and porno-obsessed geeks--but isn't this characterization quadr ... More >>
Above the “Teamsters Local 952 Orange County and Vicinity” logo on the wall behind the speaker’s podium at the Orange union hall on Marks Way is the image of two horse heads. Instead of suggesting that represents the calling card of some syndicates that have been known to associate with labor ... More >>
Vang Pao devoted his life to fighting communism in Laos—until his onetime ally, the U.S. government, arrested him
Is Congresswoman Sanchez a whore orworsea Republican?
Tan Nguyen channels the spirit of OC's favorite congressman
Lopez rises from political graveyard to lead immigrants againbut will he harm more than heal?
He whipped Bob Dornan. Now Latino activist Nativo Lopez turns his attention to cocks of a different sort
Aug. 11 - Aug. 18
Loving Spitzer, hating everybody and finding a right proper pot party
I see you, baby, shaking that . . .
Bob Dornan returns for another run at Congress. This time, Rohrabachers seat is the target
Tony Rackauckas, Orange County District Attorney
Gay activist sets the record straight about Log Cabin Republicans
Nathan Callahans abridged Orange County Map of Hell
Sledge, Berry, Diddley and other blues greats scare horses, terrify children, create mayhem
Newport Republican still backpedaling on Chinese spies
A Brief History of the Orange County (Calif.) Weekly Tribune and Times-Dispatch
Letters to the most powerful Republican in Orange County
Carmona attorney Nadia Davis keeps fighting
Is Donald Trumps Presidential Role Model Richard Nixon?
Jim Toledano is a married father of two. Now the Democratic leader is ready for a new role: Gay activist
Supes give Springer a run for his money
And GOP boys will be boys
GOP insider maneouvers for DA's office
Angry Republican stirs up OCN
Keeping a Sanchez skeleton in the closet