Bill Gross, the Newport Beach financial manager who co-founded Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) and is worth a billion and change, has reportedly bought a Beverly Hills estate Jennifer Aniston bought in 2006 for $13.5 million, gutted and rebuilt to the fawns of Architectural Digest and p ... More >>
If you've been sitting on the sidelines of this year's election campaigns, waiting for advice from someone you know and trust so as to figure out who to vote for... you're going to be kept waiting. In other news, though, Orly Taitz, the Laguna Niguel dentist and lawyer whose big hobby is suing Ba ... More >>
Orange County Register: Four earthquakes have shook North Orange County in a week. Jeez, gay people, what have you done to piss off God now? . . . OC banruptcies jumped 57 percent in January. So you've got to love Southern California Edison's timing in these fucked-up financial times: included ... More >>
While former longtime Newport Beach Republican congressman-turned-Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox lashes out at his own staff for ignoring complaints that could have exposed Bernard Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme many years earlier, others wonder if Cox is not simply dive ... More >>
This month Orange County's bumbling Transportation Corridors Agency (TCA) devised yet another new plan to solve its continual financial disaster woes: The government agency wants to change its name to the Transportation Corridor System (TCS).
Oh, and one other minor detail: They also want to spend ... More >>
Rebecca Schoenkopf reporting from . . .
SANTA ANA, OC Performing Arts Pavilion, Victory Party for Loretta & Linda Sanchez--The food: salmon and couscous studded with pomegranates. The drink: $6 for a beer, even after the $40 entry ticket. Seriously: What the fuck? People to whom I complained of ... More >>
Your favorite Co-ed Dorm Wall Clock was shocked--SHOCKED!!!--to read our fresh-pressed copy of the Monday edition of the Chapman University Panther student newspaper (where, little known factoid, we twice toiled as a fill-in faculty advisor, until a certain former LA "By God" Times slacker slid in a ... More >>