I finally got a copy of the "new" Orange County Register yesterday, magically finding an extant copy in downtown San Clemente, and an amazing thing happened: it took me four minutes to read the paper, instead of the usual three. WOW, tens of millions of dollars spent to marginally upgrade the produc ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 21, 3:35 P.M.: It's been pointed out that since this blog mentioned the hospitalization of two young women in their 20s--one for "alcohol-related" complications and the other for an arm injury suffered after falling down--following Chapman University's 2012 Spring Undies Run, we should a ... More >>
Forget Top Ramen. That was back in the good ol' days.Now Cal State University students are protesting tuition increases, budgets cuts and administrator pay hikes (and fancy pads) by not eating at all. Members of the activist group Students for Quality Education are on a hunger strike, declaring that ... More >>
UPDATE, 2:56 P.M., May 1, 2012: Cal State Fullerton just confirmed that the rally will take place at Titan Stadium.Ron Paul, friend of tokers, foe of pro-choicers and the bane of every neocon's existence, is scheduled to speak Wednesday at Cal State Fullerton. We'll be there to watch the hilari ... More >>
We're beginning to lose count of the number of times public education advocates begin their "official statements" with something akin to "It's a sad day for education!" This time, the opener comes from Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), whose bill to curb pay increases for college administra ... More >>
So many of our luxe loncheras have started opening brick-and-mortar locations that we're going to have to start keeping a monthly tally, like we do with openings and closings. This time it's Shortstop BBQ, which has its invite-only soft opening tonight at their new digs near Cal State Fullerton.S ... More >>
We usually don't talk about art here at SaFII, unless it involves Star Wars-themed food and other foodie nuttiness. But Cal State Fullerton is about to launch an exhibit with food as its subject: "Acquired Tate: Food and the Art of Consumption," which opens this Saturday. It's a collection of art ... More >>
Cal State Fullerton recently approved a queer studies minor, and starting this fall, students will examine the culture of gender and sexuality in courses such as Queer Theory, Sexual Orientations and American Culture and The Psychological Study of LGB Experiences. The program was pushed for ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 9, 9:20 A.M.: The alarm that sent 20 firefighters and a Hazmat team to Cal State Fullerton this morning turned out to be a false alarm.As a precaution, authorities had evacuated the area because the lab where the alarm went off around 6:45 a.m. has radioactive material inside.
The best-kept progressive secret in Orange County is Cal State Fullerton's annual Social Justice Summit, an all-day gathering of sessions, activists, movements, hippies, anarchists, Aztlanistas, non-H8ers, and everyone from the left to the Left. "The Social Justice Summit provides a forum for peo ... More >>
Flickr user Casey SerinWe've all heard the cliche of students being so poor that all they can afford to eat is instant noodles. Well, activists at Cal State Fullerton are bringing that truism to the next obvious level by hosting an all-day soup kitchen tomorrow where the soup of choice is--you gu ... More >>
A spot between the Humanities Building and Education classrooms at Cal State Fullerton is the fortunate site of a one-of-a-kind service in California: a clerk-less convenience store.Actually, it's Shop24's first vending machine stocked with convenience store items on the West Coast.
Jeffertiti's NileWhen was the last time you let meandering, psychedelic sounds intrude on your lunch break? If the answer is "never" or "not in a long time," you owe it to yourself to sneak down to Cal State Fullerton's Underground Pub tomorrow and listen to Jeffertiti's Nile, a band who mak ... More >>
El Pachuco: All flash, no huevos?Am working on something historical, and I came across the following, fascinating tidbit at the Center for Oral and Public History at Cal State Fullerton. Won't reveal the source until next week because loose lips sink ships--all I can reveal right now is that the ... More >>
Headline: Protesters at Cal State Fullerton Seek Gay RightsComment by averagejoe1954: More brainwashing from the LGBT community, like "We were born this way" or "Gay is the new black." If you don't accept our lifestyle as the same as OSA then we will get the ACLU and force you to change your min ... More >>
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Sunday night, 60 Minutes replayed "DWI: Was It Murder?" Reporter Bob Simon interviewed a prosecutor who pursues murder charges against drunken drivers whose traffic collisions result in deaths of people in the other vehicles. Nassau County, New York, district attorney Kathlee ... More >>
I have so many restaurants waiting for SAFII reviews that sometimes I lag and get beat. That's what happened this Thursday, when the Orange County Register gave a thumb's-up to Matador Cantina in Fullerton. I visited about a month and a half ago, and don't necessarily disagree with writer Lori ... More >>
Late last week, Cal State Fullerton issued a survey to gauge student interest in the school reinstating its laughable football squad, which disbanded in 1992 to a massive yawn from Orange County. Even more hilarious is the website, Bring Back Titan Football, which really believes interest in the spo ... More >>
SIOUXSIE - THE MANTARAY & MORE TOUR W/ RASPUTINA, 8 p.m.
New tracks and old faves.
House of Blues, 1530 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim
MONDAY NIGHT RAW, 5 p.m.
Sweaty men in shiny shorts.
Honda Center, 2695 E Katella Ave., Anaheim
SALSA MONDAYS, 8:30 p.m.
Step in between 8:30 and 9:30 to learn some ne ... More >>
Want to start a jihad against jihadis? You'll get your chance this October, when the David Horowitz Freedom Center plans to organize "the biggest conservative campus protest ever" with something called Islamo-Facism Awareness Week in college campuses across America. It didn't surprise us that UC Irv ... More >>
Southern California's reputation for shallow lives will be enhanced this summer by the Fox Reality Channel. Go Go Luckey Productions (producer of Laguna Beach on MTV) says it plans to place private "confessional booths" in several So Cal bars including the lovely Mosun in Laguna Beach, Anaheim's J.C ... More >>