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Chicago Cubs

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    10 Essential Buena Park Restaurants

    To tourists, if Anaheim is New York, Buena Park is Chicago: Orange County's second city, the one they go to after they've exhausted all that Disney has to offer. But to locals, Buena Park is more than just the territory of Knott's and knights; it's also the home of a burgeoning Korean population and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Henry Bouldin Barred from Wearing Bag Over His Head at Big A

    All Henry Bouldin wanted to do was watch an Angel game with a paper bag over his head, is that so wrong?It is at the Big A."Security just showed up out of nowhere," Bouldin reportedly said after Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs. "They said you can't wear anything over your head."

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Meet The Last Living Capone At Hi-Time This Thursday

    What does Templeton Rye have to do with Al Capone? Rumor has it that it was not only his libation of choice, but he was buried with a bottle of "The Good Stuff". You don't have to take our word for it, as Deirdre Marie Capone makes an appearance at Hi-Time Wine Cellars to promote her book, Uncle Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Scott Boras: Baseball's Savior?

    You don't normally see Scott Boras hailed as a savior of baseball--usually, the Newport Beach super-sports agent is referred to as the complete opposite.But with the Nationals becoming the first Washington, D.C., team since 1933 making it to the playoffs, some in the nation's capital are crediting B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Lost Boys of Summer Say Major League Baseball Gulped A Bitter Cup of Coffee Before Acting

    ​The first response to "The Lost Boys of Summer" came in an email from Douglas J. Gladstone, who wrote the book on the issues the feature explored, 2010's A Bitter Cup of Coffee: How MLB and the Players Association Threw 874 Retirees a Curve: "You are to be complimented big-time! (Now brace yourse ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012

    Dick Baney and the Other Lost Boys of Summer

    Even after the Tustin resident helped embarrass Major League Baseball into helping retired ballplayers such as himself, he's still not happy, and he has plenty of company

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Darcy Fast: Man of God, "Missing Cub" and Lost Boy of Baseball

    ​Driving through Arizona to catch some spring training games, Darcy Fast says via his cell phone of baseball's annuity plan for the lost boys of summer like him, "I don't think it's fair." A Chicago Cubs pitcher whose darts lived up to his last name in 1967-68, Fast says baseball and the players ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Jim Belushi Talks Chicago Cubs, Second City and His Love For Tupac

    ​Jim Belushi has earned his well-deserved status of being a household name. With a career that has spanned longer than some of our lives, his resume include movies, TV, kick ass music, and brilliant sketch comedy. Jim is more than well rounded--he's a legend. And if there was ever a time or a venu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Six Surprises from the New Pearl Jam Documentary

    ​ Along with reissues of their early records, Pearl Jam is releasing a documentary this year by their old friend, director Cameron Crowe (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Almost Famous). Filled with behind-the-scenes footage and performance clips from the 1990s to present day, the film also reveal ... More >>

  • Film

    April 14, 2011

    'The Conspirator' Is a Boring Lincoln Memorial

    Robert Redford helms another dull history lesson

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Matt Keough, Ace Pitcher-Turned-Town Drunk, Gets Year in Jail (Sorta) for Latest DUI

    ​Former Oakland A's pitcher, probable ex-husband of Playboy Playmate-turned-founding The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member Jeana Keough and current boozehound Matt Keough was sentenced today to a year of jail for his latest DUI incident.On the bright side, Keough was granted credit for ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 10, 2010

    The Double Play's the Thing

    [Summer Guide] The sweet science and the ol' ballgame dominate the theater's sports-themed lineup

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Five Topics to Discuss during the Annual Angels-Dodgers Freeway Series

    ​As usual, I stay out of this fray (mostly), because I'm condemned to fruitlessly root for the Chicago Cubs for eternity. But that doesn't mean I don't like to see other fans duke it out!Here are five topics to get the chingasos rolling...

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    SportsNation Loves Angel Nation!

    If the Angels are America's Team, does that make Barbara Coe the new Sarah Palin?​What is going on with America? Forget about the economy, the Know Nothings, the garbage-dwelling Linda Ackerman campaign and refry this: in an ESPN SportsNation poll that I can't find online but was just broadcast on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2009

    Angels Fans: Why Do you Let Dodgers Fans Invade Angels Stadium so Easily?

    I tuned into the Los Angeles Dodgers version of their game last night versus your Anaheim Angels on KABC-AM 790--only the bottom of the ninth, as the Halos failed in their comeback attempt. As each batter failed to do much, the roar of the crowd got louder and louder, prompting Dodgers broadcaster C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Angels Radio Broadcaster Terry Smith: Get Some Balls

    On the drive back from Rio Hondo College in Whittier yesterday, I managed to hear Angel Talk for the first time. It's the call-in show that follows any game by your Anaheim Angels and is hosted by Angels radio broadcaster Terry Smith. Yesterday, people called in whining about shortstop Erick Aybar n ... More >>

  • Food

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 7, 2008

    Irvine magazine "Live OC" picks the Mets in the baseball playoffs

    A handful of upstart publications have made rather determined efforts over the years to compete with the Weekly during our 13-year existence---I'd stick yet another fork in the rancid corpse of the Register's embarrassing Squeeze OC right about here, except at this point its bones have rotted down t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Why Are Angels Fans Such Pussies? And, In Defense of Dodgers Fans

    Faithful reader Cesar's attacks on an Angels fan got me thinking: why are Halos fans generally such pussies? I know of many exceptions, of course (Weekly managing editor Rich Kane being one of them), but the general stereotype of Angels followers being plastic, effete, polite pussies is just too tr ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 13, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!(r)

    "Is there a bigger hat out there than the Mexican sombrero?"

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    The Boras Factor

    Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?

  • News

    April 5, 2007

    Grove of Dreams

    The life and times of orange picker-turned-big leaguer Jesse Flores

  • Features

    April 5, 2007

    Grove of Dreams

    The life and times of orange picker-turned-big leaguer Jesse Flores

  • Food

    December 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Columns

    November 23, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 15 - Nov. 21

  • Culture

    September 7, 2006

    Telephoning Buddha

    'Westward Toward the East'

  • Food

    August 24, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 10, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    June 22, 2006

    Summer Grub Guide

    Your guide to the best damn eats in OC

  • Film

    June 1, 2006

    Where Is the Love?

    Vaughn and Aniston go to war

  • Columns

    June 1, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    May 24 - May 30

  • Food

    May 25, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The best damn dining guide in Orange County

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Splendid Pocho

    The Latino Legends baseball team is neither Latino nor legendary. Discuss

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Splendid Pocho

    The Latino Legends baseball team is neither Latino nor legendary. Discuss

  • Food

    March 24, 2005
  • Features

    May 20, 2004

    Summer Guide

    Its very hot right now. Heres why

  • Columns

    May 6, 2004
  • Columns

    February 19, 2004

    How Will We Know?

    Only our vaginas know for sure!

  • Columns

    September 19, 2002
  • News

    September 12, 2002

    William Millionaire Plaschke

    While pounding millionaire baseball players, the Times columnist cashed checks from MLB owners

  • Features

    May 30, 2002

    War! Huh?

    Welcome to the summer of love at a theater near you

  • Columns

    April 25, 2002
  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Take Me Online to the Ballgame

    Angels fans fight to the inevitable end

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