• News

    September 22, 2011

    Who's Gagging Whom In the Irvine 11 Case?

    The First Amendment, academic freedom and Islamophobia collide in an OC courtroom

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    [UPDATED] Irvine 11 Charged With Misdemeanors, Face Jail, Probation, Community Service if Convicted

    Photos by Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklySeven of the Irvine 11​UPDATE, MARCH 11, 4:08 P.M.: The arraignment of the Irvine 11 was continued this morning until April 15 so the court can consider defense motions to seal grand jury documents, remove the Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Loretta Sanchez Goes to the Net for the Vietnamese

    ​Here in the goldarn US of A, we argue about Net neutrality, but over in Vietnam, there are citizens struggling just to get access to the Internet. It's like a mass of people who would looooooove dial-up AOL.Help for them is coming from this side of the world--in Washington, D.C., to be precise--w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: Siblings Arrested in Deadly 2000 RobberyComment by LOVETTCULTURE: Lie, Cheat and murder. What a wonderful cultureComment KBERTO: The headline...santa ana...that about sums it up no need to read the article. 

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    A Modest Proposal From Jarret Lovell in Light of UCI Muslim Protester Arrests

    KUCI.eduCal State Fullerton professor and KUCI radio host Jarret Lovell.​Jarret S. Lovell is a Cal State Fullerton professor of politics, UC Irvine graduate and radio show host and longtime Orange County progressive activist. Among the many causes he has taken up over the years is social justice f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Facebook Free Speech Page Denies Free Speech

    ​A Facebook page has been created "in light of the recent event at UC Irvine in which 11 members of the Muslim Student Union @ UCI were arrested for attempts to silence and censor a speaker whose views they disagreed with. Free speech is NOT negotiable!"Too bad the page does not practice what it p ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Were Muslim Student Union Free Speech Rights Infringed Upon?

    UC Irvine administrators drew widespread criticism for allowing--or not damning vehemently enough--the Muslim Student Union's May 5-21 wrath-a-thon "Israel: The Politics of Genocide." But fourth year psychology major Alaa Alomar accuses the same university officials of denying the same free speech r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Cypress College Recognized for Muzzling Free Speech

    Photo by Gregory MiguelA hand-cuffed activist is led away from an anti-abortion protest at Cypress College last year.The independently funded Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression cites the administration of Cypress College on its 18th annual list of the "best" Muzzlers of Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2009

    Holocaust-Denying Brits Languish in Santa Ana Jail, Become Worldwide Far-Right Celebrities

    Amongst the many wabs, a couple of chinitos, and I'm sure more than a couple of gabachos currently in custody at the Santa Ana Jail are British nationals Simon Sheppard and Stephen Whittle. They haven't committed any crime in the United States but have nevertheless languished under the watchful eye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2009

    Disgraced Ex-Los Al Mayor Has a Facebook Fan Page!

    What is it with the recent trend of disgraced politicians insisting their 15 minutes ain't up? The national case is ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich; the local example is former Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose, the fool who forwarded along the cartoon to your left with the caption "No Easter egg h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Neil Young thinks I'm an asshole, and he totally quoted me out of context, too!

    Colleague Matt Coker recently tipped me off to a cameo appearance I kinda-sorta make in Deja Vu, the new documentary flick about Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's 2006 Freedom of Speech tour of America, when the foursome hit the road in support of Neil Young's politically pointed Living With War album. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Friday - 11/30

    The Aquabats at the Glass House, Jersey Boys at OCPAC, Imagine Peace Vigil in Irvine

  • Features

    August 16, 2007

    Red Scare in Little Saigon

    Le Vu's Viet Weekly newspaper endures OC's latest anti-communist witch-hunt

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2006

    Think for Yourselves, Young Folks, so Long as You Think Like Me

    You know what's funny? We ask our young adults to throw themselves into the youth versions of established adult institutions—your governmental bodies, your newspapers, etc.—but when the kids dare express dissent or themselves in a way that rubs the ruling class the wrong way, the adult o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2006

    Minuteman's Time Up

    Certain students at Columbia University are none too fond of Jim Gilchrist. Yesterday the former accountant and OC native's speech was interrupted by protesters storming the stage, where some sort of fracas broke out. Though many news accounts suggest that Gilchrist himself was attacked, he appears ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2006

    Beating around the Bush, or not, in Irvine

    Good news for those of us who have never seen the power of a monarchy in action, and the servility it demands of its subjects. President Bush is extending his weekend trip to California, and will be visiting scenic Irvine on Monday. According to the Register, "Bush will speak to the Orange County B ... More >>

  • Film

    April 13, 2006

    America, Fuck Yeah!

    Manners, shock value, traditional values and freedom of speech all collide in Fuck: A Fuckumentary

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2006

    Muzzling Troy

    Troy High School in Fullerton has a lot going for it. The combined public and magnet school is known for its high SAT scores, Troy Tech and International Baccalaureate programs, its wins or high placements in the U.S. National Science Olympiad and Western Regional Science Bowl sponsored by NASA/JPL, ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Criticize Larry Agran, Go to Jail

    Irvine's Rules of Ethical and Open Governance would restrict criticism of politicians, passing of "GO", collection of $200

  • Culture

    September 26, 2002

    Watch What You Say

    Long Beach Playhouses Scales of Justice

  • Columns

    March 28, 2002
  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Nixon Bug

    Now whoever bugged the Whittier College newspaper knows all about the booty

  • News

    February 28, 2002
  • News

    February 21, 2002


    Does the Times have the courage to call the president a hypocrite?

  • Columns

    January 31, 2002
  • Features

    September 13, 2001

    Springboard for Hitler

    Anaheims the Shack has become Nuremberg-rally central for OC racists

  • Culture

    September 6, 2001

    Censor Me All Night Long!

    Dont miss the real beauty while youre getting ticked about censorship

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Fast Times at Foothill High

    Meet Danny Silverman, teen censorware buster

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Window Pain

    Suddenly zealous Costa Mesa officials go after stickery business

  • Columns

    March 29, 2001
  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Bandwidth on the Run

    Is Net speed or censorship behind Napster spat?

  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Cesar Arredondo

    Editor, Rocketeria Magazine

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Everyones A Critic

    Cartoons, communists and other things that upset people

  • News

    February 25, 1999
  • Features

    January 7, 1999
  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Shut Up, Again

    Senate takes another whack at free speech online