A Southern California federal grand jury this week issued a two-count indictment against a 23-year-old waiter for allegedly attempting to launch illegal sexual relationships with two girls--ages 13 and 14--he met online. Buena Park's Jordan Michael Bresyn has been in custody inside the Orange Count ... More >>
If you have any stories from this Fourth of July holiday about mishaps with fireworks--safe and sane or unsafe and insane--let us know in the comments. We'll kick things off with injuries to two sad sacks, including one who lost a thumb.
A few days ago I was chatting over dinner about what the next big dessert food fad is going to be. We've seen it before with cupcakes and frozen yogurt. Now we're on the cusp of another boom. "Which newfangled way of selling something we've always been eating would proliferate all over and be carbon ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on more checkpoints and "saturation patrols" all holiday weekend. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 3, 6:02 A.M.: The Irvine and Buena Park police departments hold DUI/drivers license checkpoints tonight. Where? Read on ...
Sprinkles, Frozen Cow Creamery and other ice cream places to explore and get headaches at this summer
[Hole In the Wall] This Buena Park restaurant makes great teriyaki bowls—no more, no less
Fullerton High School in--where else?--Fullerton is currently on lockdown, according to students who called the Weekly's office. And lest ustedes think we publish anything that high schoolers tell us, police are currently surrounding the campus, and a helicopter is flying above the scene. No offici ... More >>
You need further proof that Buena Park is the new frontier for OC's Korean population? The 30th Annual Orange County Korean Festival is moving there from Garden Grove.
See Update No. 2 at the end of this post with results from the joint Costa Mesa Police Department and California Highway Patrol checkpoint Friday night. Update No. 1 on the next page had Anaheim Police announcing its DUI checkpoint that night.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 24, 8 A.M.: Another long holiday weeke ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about today's scheduled arraignment of Cheyenne Mateo Fuimaono on murder and child assault charges.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 4, 7:01 A.M.: When, according to the Buena Park Police Department, Cheyenne Mateo Fuimaono admitted to officers he had inflicted injuries to a ... More >>
The Irvine Police Department just announced a DUI checkpoint Saturday night at Jamboree Road and Birch Street.This is the first of eight such ops the department has scheduled in coming months.
The Korean BBQ can be a blissful, albiet predictable, experience. We've come to expect the trusty usual suspects--kalbi, bulgogi, brisket--along with dipping sauces and banchan galore. But the newest Korean BBQ restaurant on the block has a divine specialty: pork belly. Palsaik Samgyupss ... More >>
After a Buena Park police sting that resulted in the arrest of Raymond John Lim, 23, of Walnut, for allegedly making and selling counterfeit tickets to Knott's Berry Farm and other Southern California theme parks, attention shifted to his brother, Michael King Lim.That's because Raymond implicated h ... More >>
The Buena Park Police Department is scheduled to hold a drivers license/DUI checkpoint near Beach Boulevard and Stanton Avenue from 7 tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday. The goal is to save lives, reduce accidents and keep drunks off the roads, as the department cites statistics showing a 20 percent dr ... More >>
Labor Day weekend has creeped up, and so has the countywide Labor Day weekend enforcement against boozing drivers on the road.Besides saturation patrols in Orange County's four corners--are there four?--Brea and San Juan Capistrano have DUI checkpoints tonight and Buena Park conducts another Saturda ... More >>
Everybody loves a play on words, ye heathen, so let's get this outta the way real quick-like: The OCeeker transformed his glorious person into the O'Sikher on a recent Wednesday night in Buena Park, when his graceful footfall blessed the grounds of Guru Nanak Sikh Temple of USA.He committed one fuck ... More >>
The Buena Park Police Department is holding a sobriety checkpoint from 7 tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday near Beach Boulevard and Stanton Avenue.All drivers passing through will be checked for signs of drinking and/or drugging.
A 70-year-old Buena Park woman who had four Yorkshire terriers recently stolen from her, only to have two later returned, is now offering a reward for the other pair.Linda Bush will give $2,500 for the return of the female puppy, but the bounty is upped to $5,000 for mother Staci, a Yorkie who wa ... More >>
AnonymousWe thought we'd share this pic, which we spotted on the Occupy OC Twitter feed today--this is the Occupy OC associated with the upcoming Santa Ana march happening at noon on the west side of the Ronald Reagan Federal Building this Saturday. The photo shows a group of three mischief-maker ... More >>
This teahouse caters to Korean chicks, but you should go, too
I mean, it's not like your favorite outpost of alternative newsiness is bastardizing the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, with "Cinco de Drinko" listings. Er, check that.Anyways, in other Cinco de Drunk Tank news, the countywide "Avoid the 38 ... More >>
As part of a misdemeanor case of filing a false vehicle registration, Fernando Manuel Ruiz of Los Angeles agreed to submit a sample of his DNA to cops.The 38-year-old may not have known at the time that the submission would lead to his arrest for a cold case armed robbery of a Buena Park movie th ... More >>
Headline: Teen Shot in Hand During Argument with Two Other MenComment by KICKTOTHETEETH: shot him in the hand. I hope he was doing that on purpose and not actually trying to kill him. These people need to learn to shoot and do it right the first time.Comment by FREELOADERS: That's one way to get ... More >>
This Buena Park eatery just might be the county's first restaurant to specialize in Peruvian-Chinese food
This, on the other hand, I can appreciate...It's nice to know a couple of people do here my segments on KCRW-FM 89.9's Good Food show, but the universal reaction this week was the same: why don't I like bacon?In my latest review (which was really an old review of Buena Park's Athenian Burgers #3, ... More >>
I originally reviewed Athenian Burgers #3 in Buena Park nearly two-and-a-half years ago, and its reputation for wrapping the best breakfast burritos in Orange County remains, even continues to grow. May the following conversation I had about it with Evan Kleiman of KCRW-FM 89.9's Good Food bring it ... More >>
Dave LiebermanThat Tana Ethiopian Restaurant is on a fairly short list of places I visit frequently is due to a serendipitous trip to Portillo's in Buena Park a few years ago. I saw a sign and pulled a quick U-turn in the road, earning me the ire of a bus driver and the first of many happy dining ... More >>
NEWS ITEM: The parent company of Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park announced it has agreed to a buyout. Ohio-based Cedar Fair Entertainment--which, besides Snott's, owns 10 other amusement parks, seven water parks and five hotels across the U.S. and Canada--says the $2.4 billion transaction with a ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--small fry edition . . . MONDAY, JULY 20Artist's rendering of Bank of America robber. He may belong to that notorious street gang, the Lollipop Kids.Watch Those Kids at the Playground A 3-year-old boy was at the playground in Ponderosa Park ... More >>
Just call him Rev. TeabaggerThe Rev. Wiley Drake, last heard from praying for President Barack Obama's death, leads the list of Orange Countains who have stepped up to lead the "Official Tax Day TEA Party" in their communities on July 4.TEA stands for Taxed Enough Already, by the way. Besides the co ... More >>
Engage/NEA Writers Event, 2 p.m.You think you have what it takes to be a writer? Too bad you're so old. Luckily age is just a number to the folks at Engage, a nationally recognized nonprofit leader in the field of creativity and aging. They're hosting a National Endowment for the Arts today where w ... More >>
Crashing PlatesAt 8:39 p.m., an estimated 5.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the Hawthorne/Inglewood area rocked Los Angeles and Orange County, according to me, my neighbors and Caltech. In Santa Ana, the quake felt like it lasted about 15 seconds and seemed determined to topple a bookcase. LA n ... More >>
Saturday, May 2, 2009. This was the night. I could feel it. I was going to finally sink my teeth into something the whole of L.A. had been talking about and enjoying for months. Unless you've been holed up in the Unabomber shack or haven't been reading my entries on this blog, I'm talking, of ... More >>
Just got late breaking word about Kogi. Because of troubles with the Lakewood police, they are changing their location to Buena Park tonight: 9 p.m.-12 a.m. Corner of Fresca & Valley View, one block east of Orangethorphe!!!! Also, a reminder: be nice, people! Don't cut, don't fight, and be resp ... More >>
Orange County Register: Anaheim police want to question two men shown in an Angel Stadium surveillance video in the opening day assault death of Brian Powers, 27, of Buena Park. That's right, sports fans, they're even watching you in the cheap seats. . . . A man who was arrested at Disneyland l ... More >>
Orange County Register: It's not the happiest place on Earth today, as Disneyland begins laying off back-office employees and telling employees of a Paradise Pier Hotel restaurant it will close. . . . Motivational speaker Gary Shawkey was booked into Orange County Jail on murder charges after s ... More >>
On Dec. 17, 2005, Gi Jeon Moon thought it would be cool to pull down his pants and masturbate next to a sleeping young woman. Though just friends who’d met at DUI classes several years earlier, she’d come to his Buena Park apartment that night for dinner. They drank beer, and after she’d becom ... More >>
The delectable saga of Thai Nakorn enters its third act
Where might you get ticketed by the Citation Processing Center
Nov. 10 - Nov. 17
The soggy/succulent Italian beef and Chicago hot dogs of Portillo's arrive in Buena Park
Never get into waror romancewithout noting the exits
Growing up Wiley Drake Jr.
Re-created Going Medieval on Yer Olde Ass