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Not the Calcutta in India (now usually called Kolkata), but the Calcutta in Ohio--and you know you're in the boonies if the town your town is named after changed its names to keep modern.
Flickr user Official Star Wars blogWill San Diego have to say good-bye to this?If you've been to Comic-Con International in San Diego any time recently, you know the score: it's crowded. Way, way crowded, crowded to the extent that it's not even really fun to walk around the exhibit hall because ... More >>
Headline: Police Find Family Wounded on DrivewayComment by brett323: A latino between short and shorter dressed like a gangster in Anaheim...that just desccribed 99 percent of the city.Comment by dave 41: send them all backComment by anaheimguy: Bring in the National Guard, ICE, and other releva ... More >>
The immigrant experience meets generation gap in Mira Nairs The Namesake
Web Exclusive! Idiocracy, coming soon to your idiot box!
That Golden Glow at Haveli
If there was no Goddess Temple of Orange County, someone would have to invent one
A bumper crop of bad news!? Thanks, Bush!
On National Day of Prayer, Mission Viejo goes biblical
Trabuco Canyon monks brace for major changes to their quiet lives
And who gets to say what Richard Pettena means?