Christine Daniels

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    The Unpublicized Side of the Mike Penner/ Christine Daniels Saga is Publicized

    ​However one feels about journalists dwelling on the death of Los Angeles Times sportswriter Mike Penner, who cut his professional teeth in Orange County and lived here for many years, Steve Friess' LA Weekly feature article published this week exposes a side of the Penner saga others have barely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Mike Penner/Christine Daniels Story Returns

    ​Mike Penner cut his teeth at the Anaheim Bulletin before jumping over to the Orange County edition of the Los Angeles Times as a sportswriter, garnering more fame as a sports columnist for the mothership in LA, even more fame as transsexual sports columnist Christine Daniels for a year--and more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Looking Back: 2009 Orange County Deaths

    ​Turn on the weepy, string ensemble music: It's time for us to look back on the year that (almost) was and remember some of the figures from Orange County who have left us. There was unexpected tragedy, there were some suspicious circumstances, there were rich legacies... there's even the possibil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Remembering Mike Penner/Christine Daniels

    ​Here's a secret: when nosotros are done smashing skinheads, finishing off the Catholic Church's pedo-priests and their apologists, destroying the Mexican-hating synapse in the OC psyche, exposing Birfers, sending off Carona to jail and basically make Orange County decent for everyone--when all th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Doctor-Minister Arrested for Fake Cancer Cure Has OC Ties

    ​Another health practitioner with Orange County ties has been arrested on suspicion of prescribing phony cancer​Licensed physician and ordained Pentecostal minister Christine Daniel of Mission Hills was arrested Thursday night in Los Angeles for allegedly taking $1.1 million from 5 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2007

    Mike from Rancho Santa Margarita: Slag Off!

    A couple of weeks ago in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre, the Los Angeles Times published a great article about how minorities fret that one of their own is the guilty party whenever a violent tragedy occurs. Shameful apprehension is exactly what I feel whenever I read stories involving the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2007

    Daily Pilot Dimwit Disses Daniels

    As the world continues to react to yesterday's LA Times column by sports god Mike Penner about his decision to become Christine Daniels, leave it to Orange County to dick (pardon the pun) with her courageous story. Daily Pilot publisher Tom Johnson used his column today to announce changes in the Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2007

    Beers on Mike Penner/Christine Daniels

    Gustavo's note: Today, LA Times sports reporter Mike Penner announced he was undergoing a sex-change operation and returning in a couple of weeks as a woman. Here is Weekly theater critic Joel Beers' take on it... Nearly 20 years ago, when I was a fledgling professional journalist at my first paid ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 11, 2005