• Blogs

    June 30, 2013

    Unwinding, Unwilling, Unrecognizable: George Packer's USA Trilogy

    This morning Mr. Bib of Orange County, CA, USA--and, for a couple of weeks Olympic Valley--pretends (probably unconvincingly) to be your national correspondent, public affairs observer, doing his best to make sense of how somebody else makes sense. The ambitious and elegantly organized sociological ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    Film Week with Mr. Bib: Going to the Movies with George W. Bush

    Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Code Pink Protesters Disrupt Donald Rumsfeld Event at Richard Nixon Presidential Library: Video

    Former Republican Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has his fans and his enemies--and then there are the energetic members of Code Pink, the self-described "women-initiated grassroots peace-and-social-justice movement working to end U.S.-funded wars and occupations." Code Pink doesn't want Rumsf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2012

    It Can't Happen Here: Funny and Political Novels and Non-Fiction Books, or: Toward Putting the RNC in Some Perspective

    If the image at extreme right makes you laugh, your mental health is better than mine, and perhaps being so darn well-adjusted means you don't need the constant reality check required by Mr. Bib in the form of journalism, essays, memoir, fiction and nonfiction, cartoons and jokes and commentaries, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    [UPDATED with Ex-Veep's "Arrest":] Dick Cheney Greeted by Protesters at Nixon Library

    ​UPDATE, SEPT. 8, 9:56 A.M.: As Dick Cheney was lauding his profound role in Bush administration wars on terror, the Geneva Convention and the U.S. Constitution before a polite Nixon Library crowd Wednesday evening, he was "arrested."Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans rose from her chair in the East ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2009

    Looking for a Hot Christmas Date? Feed the Homeless

    More gruel, please.​Got nothing to do Christmas Day. Head out to the Special Christmas Feed the Homeless Event 2 p.m. Friday at the Walk of Honor in Santa Ana's Civic Center complex. Bring along healthy food to help serve the homeless who live, gather and share meals with their families at the Civ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 5/27

    Film Screening:The Business of Being Born, 6 p.m.If the thought of an eight pound hunk of meat forcing itself out of your private area doesn't scare you enough, this movie will open your eyes to even more to worry about. The Business of Being Born interlaces intimate birth stories with surprising ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2008

    To Do Tonight 4/2

    Southland Strutters Ball , 7 p.m. Swing dance lessons at 7 p.m., lindy-hop swing dancing from 8:30 to midnight. A swinging good time! Price: $7 The Woman's Club Of Orange 121 S. Center St. Orange CA 92866 Kimera Restaurant's world class beer tasting Wednesdays, Every week Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:30p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    Five years of war protest in Huntington Beach on 03/15

    On the fifth anniversary of U.S. involvement in the Iraq War, 500 protectors engaged in a silent, single-file march down Main Street in Huntington Beach. Members of dozens of peace organizations under the Orange County Peace Coalition gathered near the Huntington Pier armed with folding card table ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Rohrabacher makes the Code Pink "Hall of Shame"

    On Sept. 17, the anti-war ladies from Code Pink visited the D.C. office of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Skipped Vietnam Combat Duty) to present him with a certificate inducting the congressman into their "Hall of Shame." The back of the pink piece of paper detailed an exit strategy for the war for polit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises

    New pig squealing at the public trough: Barbara Diamond at the Coastline Pilot reports that Laura Parisi--the elected Laguna Beach city treasurer--recently received a 12 percent raise for her public accounting job. Not including government benefits, Parisi’s annual salary is now $69,000 for just 2 ... More >>

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Desiree Funsch

    The activist shares some of her favorite things

  • Columns

    August 18, 2005

    Bring Em On

    We go a-visiting with the president

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Who Dunn It?

    Activists call on Garden Grove legislator to broaden spying probe

  • Columns

    January 27, 2005
  • News

    December 2, 2004

    Mild In the Streets

    Buy Nothing Day Bombs at Fashion Island

  • Features

    October 21, 2004