See Update Nos. 3-4 on page 3 about social media reactions to the tragedy and 10 new developments via police and media reports.See Update Nos. 1-2 on page 2 about CSUF and Concordia University mourning the loss of the couple, more details about each, video from a press conference by the Titans wome ... More >>
If the 75 or so cars that pulled into a massive Cypress parking lot Sunday seemed unusually quiet, that was by design. Electric car drivers, makers and enthusiasts gathered at the Mitsubishi Motors North America headquarters for Orange County's National Plug In Day celebration.
Okay, no staff here, just me and the fambly back in the East Bay for an overnight visit, taking in the San Francisco Mime Troupe in Oakland, eating Cheeseboard Collective pizza out on the median strip on Shattuck Avenue, maybe having breakfast with poet-friend and political mentor Al Young at Saul's ... More >>
A Cal State Long Beach graduate suspected of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts of Orange County was arrested at a Wisconsin airport earlier this month and is awaiting extradition back to California, according to U.S. Marshals and Irvine Police.Marshals were reportedly acting on a t ... More >>
The kids over at UC Irvine's paper, the New University (where I was one of those kids until like a couple of weeks ago haha) took first place in the Special Issue category at the California College Media Association awards over the weekend. It's nice to see journalism's new guard putting in work and ... More >>
Ian Massey has a funny piece in UC Irvine's New University student newspaper about the ultimate Oscar "snub": the nomination denied a certain Moneyball supporting actor.He would be Mike Gillespie, the head coach of the Anteaters baseball team.
flickr user BelentxoAn Orange County native meshed her three passions -- surfing, art and other cultures -- to create an exhibition that will be on display starting Sunday at the Max L. Gatov Gallery on Cal State Long Beach's campus. Kate Sikorski is an MFA candidate in drawing and painting ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 19, 11:35 A.M.: More than 1,000 CSULB students have signed a petition to pull Kevin O'Brien from his position as editor-in-chief of the Union Weekly. O'Brien is responsible for publishing the controversial "Pow Wow Wow Yippee Yo Yippy Yay" review, along with last ... More >>
It's kind of interesting that the musical Nine is a theatrical adaptation of Federico Fellini's landmark 1963 surrealistic film, 8 1/2. It's fairly interesting that the book for the musical was written by Arthur Kopit, whose 1968 play Indians, was a critique of both the genocide of Native Am ... More >>
Today's installment of The Orange County Interwebs Horror Show--which compiles things from and about this paradise we live in--will blow your eyeballs as well as your mind. And you don't even have to visit our adult section for the pleasure! After the jump are OC-related videos for your viewing e ... More >>
[Best of OC 2010] Sé Reed's 10 OC Survival Tips
B.B. King at the 12th annual Doheny Blues Fesitval in 2009The Long Beach Blues Festival, a 30-year-old tradition delivered by local jazz and blues station KKJZ-FM (88.1), is going on hiatus this year. The two-day fest, which has featured legends such as B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Bo Diddle ... More >>
MacDonald: Wonder how he'll treat non-white students now...First in a three-part series this week about the grand circle jerk that is the Orange County white-power movement...Over the years, Long Beach State psychology professor Kevin MacDonald has danced a delicate tango regarding his profession ... More >>
By Jack GrimshawThe names Cannonball, Coltrane and Art Pepper do it for you? Always wanted to see the Bill Holman Band, the Steve Hufstetter Big Band, the Carl Sanders Be Bop Band, the Gerry Gibbs Quartet and Frank Capp--on the same bill? You up for 12 straight hours of straight-ahead liv ... More >>
After essentially quarantining a CSULB student who has received a "probable positive test" (um, is it or isn't it?) for piggy flu, health officials on the Long Beach campus handed out surgical face masks to students on campus who have "been paranoid," according to a Press Telegram report. Only probl ... More >>
The nation's first interactive Museum of Teaching and Learning (MOTAL) is in desperate need of space, and operators are looking to Orange County to provide it.Conceived in 2002 by former teacher and principal Greta Nagel, who is the nonprofit museum's curator and professor emeriti with the Departmen ... More >>
Curious George Storytime, 7 p.m.Join Miss Susannah for a weekly Monday evening storytime. Start the week off with a great new book!Barnes & Noble, 7881 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, CA; 714-897-8781Faculty Composers Concert, 8 p.m.Watch music teachers play live. Price: $10Bob Cole Conservato ... More >>
Ok, not really. But he is a musician and he's playing Saturday.His name is Darrin Thaves and he's a flutist. Let me go on record right now as saying this: If you have to live within earshot of a professional musician who not only practices all day, but gives lessons in their spare time, make it a fl ... More >>
Edwin Abbott's 1884 cult classic sci-fi novella Flatland follows a (literal) square, a humble citizen of the 2D world that gives the story its name. Mr Square is stunned to discover the spheres and pyramids of the third dimension (or Spaceland), and the story ends with the square as a heretic, imagi ... More >>
Mary Zarbano: A Retrospective
Latino students and faculty question how CSULB’s $2.8 million grant—meant to help Latinos—is being spent
As of today, it’s only 85 days until college basketball starts…not that anyone is counting, ahem. But in case you are, rejoice! The inaugural Anaheim Classic college basketball tournament is set for November 22, 23, and 25 of this year. Twelve games of bracketed, idiosyncratic collegiate ball w ... More >>
Movie of the Week: The Execution of Private Slovik
'Fantasy Islands: Landscaping Long Beachs Oil Platforms'
Movie of the Week: The Big Sleep
Its college: Greater LA MFA should be more insane
SHORT FILM PROGRAMS
Or are you just happy to see the Koos life-drawing workshop?
Overheating In Rush-Hour Traffic Isnt What It Used To Be
The Hetzels Modjeska Canyon digs are old OC incarnate
Bullet Train to Vegas, the Governor and a famous flying yolk
And Al Green has risen at the Long Beach Blues Fest
Hospital Overlord conquers the world
Five summer school spots
Its the 2001 OC Weekly Theater Awards!
A find just off the 405
Were Here, Were Queer, Were Cinematic
Hoop dreamers try to defy the odds