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  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Celebrate Nixon Library's 20th Anniversary, But Remember His Pal George Steinbrenner, Too

    ​A weekend of events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Richard Nixon's library--or "The Dick," as the hepcats call it--kicked off this morning with the laying of wreaths at the graves of the 37th president and his wife Pat.However, before we get to the other fun-filled festivities that are in s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Not Trickie Dick's Western White House But an Amazing Facsimile

    Variety columnist Bashirah Muttalib has a fascinating piece about the Herculean task the Frost/Nixon location manager had in trying to film key Orange County locations depicted in the film, which is set in the late 1970s.The Richard Nixon Library and Birthplace in Yorba Linda opened its doors for lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Dick's Out

    That's right, folks. Dick Cheney is in town today to attend a high-dollar fundraiser for fellow Republican Ken Calvert. You may remember Ken from his 1993 arrest for soliciting a prostitute in Corona. Or maybe it's from his 2006 designation by the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics as one of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2008

    The Media-O-Meter: Can a Balboa Bar save Orange Coast?

    Maybe—or at least help steer OC’s 34-year-old glossy monthly magazine away from what had been a frothy, puff-piece-packed publication that featured interviews and profiles with former owner Ruth Ko’s friends, and B- (sometimes C)-grade celebrities adorning its covers who often had nothing wh ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 20, 2006

    South County Poetics

    Casa Romantica Poetry Series

  • Culture

    August 12, 1999