Black Star Canyon is getting ready for its Hollywood closeup. The spooky spot known for mysterious pentagrams, dumped bodies and all sorts of things that go bump in the black night seems made for a horror flick, which is what OC-based independent filmmaker Greg Beville figured for his project Black ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney's OfficeYou'll have to wait until Friday morning for the Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week, but check out these two first-runner ups. The babe on the left is Corina Jo Castillo, who was sentenced this week to six years in state prison for fatally stabbing ... More >>
Allied Management Group Special Investigation Unit (AMG-SIU) bills itself as "The Total Health Care Fraud, Waste and Abuse Solution." But the Santa Ana fraud finders find themselves at the center of a lawsuit that accuses AMG-SIU of being a "shell company" for corporate greed.
David Mamet's independent movie (and play that preceded it) Glengarry Glen Ross is about slick salesmen using underhanded tactics to rope in would-be property investors culled from what is known as "lead lists." The CEO of a San Clemente information company that sells such lists to telemark ... More >>
CORRECTED, JUNE 10, 12:15 P.M.: The original version of this post reported that XR LLC of Huntington Beach makes adult novelty products for Pipedream Products. That is incorrect, according to Kevin Johnson, the Chatsworth-based company's PR manager. That's me being gagged at right as punishment. ... More >>
Like a guardian angel, Vivid Entertainment has been there for Octomom Nadya Suleman. When the mother of 14's struggles to stave off foreclosure on her La Habra home were first publicized earlier this year, the pornpresario Steven Hirsch offered Suleman $1 million to have sex in an adult film. She ... More >>
Rory Markas (right) with Mark Gubicza.Memorial services this week for Angels play-by-play announcer Rory Markas will be private.
Bruce McNallThe State Board of Equalization list of California's top sales and use tax delinquents has welcomed 17 new members who owe nearly $22 million as a group--and, yes, some locals are among them. Richard Steven Lansburg of Long Beach-based Best Billiards and a Fullerton filer for ban ... More >>
As gas prices soar and Americans lose their taste for foreign oil, OC's biggest EV booster sounds like a prophet
A Tale of Sex, Drugs, Dirty Copsand a Girl Who Knew Too Much
We reanimate the Registers limp profile of Vivid Entertainment head Steve Hirsch