Kevin Patrick Kendall just can't keep his hands off minor girls, if an anti-child exploitation task force is to be believed.A registered sex offender residing in Long Beach, Kendall is accused of sharing sexy talk in a teen chat room with a 13-year-old girl who he also arranged to meet.The thing is, ... More >>
Lemuel Uy Libunao co-owns Plaza Pharmacy in Santa Ana,
Blue Rose Pharmacy in Buena Park and Value Plus Pharmacy in Long Beach. Of Philippine-Chinese descent, the 42-year-old "Emerging Asian" was a shoo-in for the Outstanding
Entrepreneur Award from the Asian Business Association of Orange Count ... More >>
Professor SaltClick here to see our slideshow of Bruxie Gourmet Waffles.Damn, that was fast: barely a month into its existence, not even a month after Shuji reviewed it and before Edwin could make his way down there, Bruxie Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches in Old Towne Orange is already looking to open ... More >>
James Doti has worked his Lilliputian arse off over the years trying to get Chapman University included in conversations about the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in the land.The private Orange university finds itself ranked today with many of those prestigious institutions, but ... More >>
Flickr user Incase.Sean Carlson, FYF founderIf you look at the more than half-decade run of Los Angeles music shindig, FYF Fest, and the lineups strung together by founder Sean Carlson through the years, it's sort of mind boggling to consider he's only 25. This year's show, which will featu ... More >>
In 2003, a few bands hiked up to a
large eucalyptus tree in the Box Springs mountains of Riverside
and put on the first Cochina Festival. They called it pre-rock, an
event free from establishments, stages, electricity, security, and
everything a corporate music festival implies. Bands played with ... More >>
The chain's biggest crime? Firing Dan...A reader once asked me why I pick on Taco Bell so much by highlighting the crimes that take place at the various outposts of the Irvine-based megachain. I was polite and explained that the Bell is perhaps the most widely-distributed culinary export we have, an ... More >>
April 18 is Record Store Day. The National Association of Recording Merchandisers is sponsoring this celebration of "the unique culture of indie record stores all year long" with sales, in stores and other mayhem. NAMBLA, I mean, NARM has the backing of fellow sponsors Music Monitor Network, the Coa ... More >>
I was at the Good Foot monthly Friday night at Que Sera when I spotted the flier for Savage Republic's May 30 gig. I nearly spit out my vodka tonic. To see these post-punk legends in a club as intimate as Long Beach's Que Sera should be amazing.
In the '80s and early '90s, Savage Republic were one ... More >>
OC's lamesauce Saturday night lineup forced music editor Dave Segal and photographer/Le Receptionist Leslie Agan to fly to The Prospector in Long Beach to catch The Vandelles, LSD and the Search for God and the Stevenson Ranch Davidians. The Vandelles were pretty awesome, the other acts. . .not so m ... More >>
By Waleed Rashidi
January 12, 2008
Better than: Savage Garden fronted by Fred Savage, that's for damned sure.
Download: A live version of "Jamahiriya."
Some bands get back together because the money's too good. Others reunite simply 'cause it's supposedly the honorable ... More >>
Democrats flip-flop on SoCal bribery case report: Greg Miller at the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigations report by the House Intelligence Committee continues to remain off-limits to the public. The politicians don't want the masses to see even a declassified summary report on the emba ... More >>
The San Bernardino County Sun's Michael Rappaport reported today what every Orange County resident feared: The end is near.
In an article about the increasing affuence of the Inland Empire, Rappaport quoted Redlands-based regional economist John Husing saying—make sure your cocktail is secur ... More >>