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  • Calendar

    December 5, 2013

    Old Time Christmas Festival

    Rancho Los Cerritos

  • Food

    August 29, 2013

    Sausage Party In Orange County!

    Mattern Deli, LinX and all the other places to get a banger (and a green chorizo and longanisa and bratwurst) in your mouth

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    On The Line: Kerri Cacciata Minton Of The Yost Theater, Part One

    We were candid when admitting to Kerri that we had no idea The Yost even served food (You know, besides the deep-fried variety that goes so well with cocktails). Yet the more we got to know Minton, the more we realized just how her lifestyle revolves around food. Whether it's her edible garden or co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Jeffrey Scott Jones, Longtime Teacher, Allegedly Raped 13 y.o. Girl Relative; More Victims Feared

    Authorities are seeking other possible victims of a 53-year-old Huntington Beach teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old female relative. What worries law enforcement is Jeffrey Scott Jones had plenty of access to children, having taught for 27 years at schools including Bell High Schoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Need to Dispel Your Horniness? Try This Papaya-Based Soap!

    We were looking for nothing in particular at Island Pacific, a Filipino grocery store in Cerritos, when I saw this. Surely something was lost in translation, but oh the hilarity that ensues when it does.

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Bay Area Chow: Around-The-Clock Dining At Cafe Colma

    When folks go home to visit family, it might be another city, county, or state. When we head to the Bay Area for the parentals, there's always a neighborhood place we can rely on for a solid meal. Everyone has one. Ours in found in a city where there are more people six feet under than living. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    This Week in Food: Sexual Cleansers, Suckling Pigs, and More Good Eats in SanTana

    The New Year means at least two great things for Orange County. One, we made it through the end of the world and lived to see another day behind the orange curtain (Hooray?!) Two, 2013 is going to bring us even more fabulous places to eat. We've grown a reputation for only having chain restaurants, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Channel 3 Comes Roaring Back With New Album and Release Party on Friday at TKO Records

    Channel 3 easily qualifies as one of the most underrated bands in the history of OC punk. Formed in 1980 in Cerritos, singer Mike Magrann and guitarist Kimm Gardener created a hybrid punk experiment that toed the line between the old school grit of bands like the Germs, the hook-heavy sensibility of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2012

    Channel 3

    Alex's Bar

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Manila Groove Closes :-(

    ​I only knew the bad (i.e. swear) words in Tagalog growing up, and they all resurfaced when I walked up to Manila Groove in Tustin yesterday to find the place locked up and desolate inside, save for some take-out containers on the ground.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Keeping Track: Where Are All The Weekly Clustertrucks?

    ​UPDATE: Anne Eng informed us that as of now, the Wednesday clustertruck is not occurring every week. They are still coordinating with other luxe loncheras for a steady rotation. Best to follow Panfiniti for updates.ORIGINAL POST: Per our friends at Panfiniti, the newest clustertruck is on Wednesd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    More Filipino Eateries Join Jollibee in Anaheim: Valerio's Bakery and Manila Sunrise

    ​When we start calling Anaheim home to OC's own Little Manila, the epicenter of it all will be the plaza at the corner of Euclid and Crescent. When Jollibee and its sister Red Ribbon joined Kapit Bahay and LBC (the balikbayan box courier used by Filipino expats to send care packages to the Philipp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Woori: Another Korean Supermarket To Open in Tustin Where Freshia Failed

    ​Will the third time be the charm? Those who live and shop in Tustin know that the supermarket space on Redhill and Walnut has changed hands more than a library book. Up until a few months ago, it was Freshia, a Korean supermarket. Before that it was called HK Market, the Korean market that preced ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2011

    The Huntington Beach Surf Riot: A New Perspective

    An English photographer unearths his shots of burning cop cars and surfboards from 1986, then brings them back to SoCal

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Magician or Mentalist, Max Maven is Mentally Amazing

    Max Maven is a magician and a mentalist. But not in a mental patient sort of way. And not like the TV show either. He uses the power of his mind and your mind, mixed with theatrical skill and raw humor, to deliver an unbelievably entertaining and captivating show. Though Max doesn't consider him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    Jollibee Opens in Anaheim Today

    ​ Oh Joy! Chickenjoy, to be exact. Jollibee's first outlet in Orange County opened today at 7 a.m. in the space that previously held Chris & Pitts BBQ in Anaheim at the corner of Euclid & Crescent.I got the tip off from astute reader JB, who got wind of it from a Pinoy blogger and newly mi ... More >>

  • Food

    June 2, 2011

    Pinoy Pam's Best Gets to the Point-Point

    Eating Filipino in OC means turo-turo, so go for the latest and greatest in Lake Forest

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2011

    iPad-Equipped Restaurant Opens Tomorrow in Torrance; Cerritos in the Fall

    ​Our sister blog Squid Ink and other LA food sites have been writing about Stacked for months. The hook of the restaurant is that each table is equipped with an iPad from which you order and customize your burgers, pizzas and salads via dragging the ingredients on Apple's tablet computer. You pay ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Man Arrested for Stealing More Than 200 Gallons of Diesel Fuel in Huntington Beach

    ​One inevitable result of today's soaring prices at the pump--more gas thieves on the loose! Huntington Beach police arrested 49-year-old Gregory Lamar Bell on Saturday for stealing more than 200 gallons of diesel fuel from construction vehicles parked on a closed construction site at Edinger Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Ajit, Nisha and Runjhun Bhargava, Yorba Linda Family, Busted for Allegedly Arranging Sham Marriages

    ​A Yorba Linda family was scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in Santa Ana Wednesday on charges of arranging sham marriages so more than 20 foreigners could stay in the country legally.Ajit Bhargava, his 56-year-old wife Nisha Bhargava and their daughter Runjhun Bhargava, 30, are facing cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    [UPDATE] 5 Die in Long Beach Plane Crash. Tom Dean, Laguna Beach Developer, and Bruce Krall, Ladera Ranch Banker, Among the Dead

    ​UPDATE, MARCH 21, 4:10 P.M.: The doomed twin-engine plane pilot who died in Wednesday morning's Long Beach Airport crash has been identified as Kenneth Earl Cruz.The 43-year-old Culver City resident worked for Rainbow Air of Long Beach, had been a commercial pilot since 2003 an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Ross Pangilinan of Leatherby's Café Rouge, Part Two

    Photo by Mary Bell​ Today we continue our Q&A with Ross Pangilinan, the Executive Chef at Leatherby's Café Rouge in Costa Mesa. As promised this is the part of the interview where we get a little more personal with him. If you missed the first part, click here. And stay tuned tomorrow for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Jollibee: A Reflection of Our Fast-Food Selves

    Edwin GoeiJollibee in Cerritos​With the announcement that Jollibee is slated to replace Chris & Pitts in Anaheim came a few xenophobic comments, not just here, but on other blogs. The irony, of course, is that Jollibee is more American than Filipino. Take a gander at the menu and it's as if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Gettin' Made: "Raise the Roof" Community Festival and Health Fair Call for Vendors

    Whitney High School in Cerritos is looking for art and craft vendors for their upcoming Raise the Roof Festival and Health Fair next month. Help raise money to build the high-school's new media center while presenting your work to the local community--everyone wins! Tiny House Made of Clay b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Will Trains or Lanes Connect Santa Ana to LA County?

    Choo choo​Orange County residents who love public transit--yes, some of these people do exist--talk fondly of Southern California's train-taking heritage. There was a time when the Pacific Electric "Red Car" rail system connected OC to LA to the Inland Empire and beyond; getting around without a h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Chuck Ridal Bowls for the Gold in Vegas

    Flickr user ACME-NollmeyerStriiiiiiike!​An amateur bowler from Orange County has made it into the sport's version of the Final Four.Chuck Ridal, who bowls out of AMF Cerritos Lanes, represents OC in AMF Bowling Centers' $500,000 National In-League Tournament finale today and Saturday in Las Vegas. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    The Restaurant Re-Tread: Café Hiro, Cypress

    Monster Munching​Our own Edwin Goei has been lauding Café Hiro in Cypress for a very long time. Cypress isn't known for its culinary destinations, so when the opportunity came up to re-validate our capsule review, I jumped at it. While I was only able to visit once, I'm happy to report that it li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Five Guys Coming to OC!

    Five Guys​That's right, the East Coast burger chain is expanding beyond its only LA-area locations in south LA County. According to the Fast Food Maven, Five Guys' first OC store is slated for Tustin Street and Katella Avenue in the city of Orange, with an anticipated opening date of April 1.Five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    It's Official: There Are No Longer Any Beard Papa's In O.C.

    Once upon a time, there were two Beard Papa's in Orange County. Now there are none. Several months ago, the Beard Papa's shop in Santa Ana MainPlace, which was the last to debut in O.C., was the first to go. Last week, as reported by Weekly contributor and Chowhound Professor Salt, the very firs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 30

    Orange County Register: Fans gathered around a makeshift memorial outside Angel Stadium to honor pitcher Nick Adenhart, who died in a car accident. . . . A woman driving a car with a baby aboard was shot and killed in Santa Ana after leading police on a high-speed chase that began in Buena Park ... More >>

  • Food

    March 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    'American Idol' 'Bikini Girl' From Not Too Far From Here

    The star of tonight's American Idol eighth (I know, only eight?) season premiere of American Idol is surely Katrina Darrell, already known the world over as "Bikini Girl." That clever nickname is derived from the fact that she wore a bikini to the audition, which seems to be the only reason she made ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2008

    En Garden

    Rancho Los Cerritos Garden Tours

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    Human Target

    Rick Springfield

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    To Do Tonight 4/1

    Free Beer Giveaway, All day long! Call for details! Seriously! 625 N. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92701 (714) 796-7740 Samurai Sword Wack-Off, 7 p.m. Come smack swords with some of the best men in the business. Test your strength. Huntington Beach Pier 714-550-5963 Mary Tyler Moore Laser Light Show ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2008

    Pink Flamenco

    Noche Flamenca

  • Music

    March 6, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 23, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 2/23

    REGGAE CRUISE, 7 p.m. For all the Reggae-loving bredren. Star Party Cruises, 140 Marine Dr. Alamitos Bay Long Beach CLUB RUBBER, 8 p.m. Celebrating their 12-year anniversary. Galaxy Concert Theater, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd. Santa Ana LUDACRIS, 8 p.m. And for extra entertainment: a protest outside. Ca ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Hits!

    Stacks the Vinyl Authority

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2007

    Animal Uprising in Long Beach

    Crazy animals have begun invading Long Beach by sea and land. Yesterday, a six-foot female blue shark was spotted swimming in circles near docked boats at the Marina Pacifica. The shark was in good health except a for a fishing hook and line hanging from its mouth. Marine workers were forced to sc ... More >>

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Hits!

    Stacks the Vinyl Authority

  • Music

    September 28, 2006

    Hits!

    Stacks the Vinyl Authority

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Thowing Rocks at Cars

    A sample of recent crime reports in Orange County

  • Music

    October 6, 2005
  • Columns

    June 16, 2005
  • Columns

    March 3, 2005
  • Music

    February 17, 2005
  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • Film

    November 14, 2002

    All in the Family Pinoyed

    Rod Pulidos The Flip Side

  • Features

    September 10, 1998

    Give It the Old College Guide*

    The finer (and lesser) points of local institutions

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