"Orange County's country music scene is kind of asleep right now," Alice Wallace says, despite a fan base that has supported acts everywhere from the late, great Crazy Horse to the Honda Center. "There's a lot of indie, punk rock, even some blues. Country is buried and kind of underrepresented." In ... More >>
An illustrated version of our infamous listicles from last year
You live here in Orange County long enough, you realize that even in this wildly diverse county of ours, all the chicks are virtually the same. Oh, they'll come in different sizes, income brackets, and levels of prettiness, but our ladies seem to gravitate toward particular tribes, with membership f ... More >>
I was reminded this morning of how far Orange County law enforcement has advanced since the arrest and imprisonment of corrupt Sheriff Mike Carona, the duplicitous character who once dominated local politics.Sandra Hutchens now heads California's second largest sheriff's department and has polish ... More >>
[Locals Only] These garrulous good ol' boys crank out rowdy roots and bluegrass
The Eddie Vedder-approved Fred and Toody Cole have finally become hip-in their 60s!
Life's a (bikini) beach for KDOC's returning late-night host
Holy Fuck’s Raw Music Is As Provocative As Their Name
Newport Beach barbecue honors racketeer heading to federal prison
DJ Wanda waxes poetic about Wanda Jackson
Sheriff Caronas campaign claims amnesia on Vegas mob tie
Don't know if you caught this buried in the LA "By God" Times' Jan. 12 front-pager on Governor Big Lippy sending his chief-of-staff out to court his big-money Republican donors: their first get together will be this coming Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Irvine Co.'s "Fantasy" Island Hotel (formerly the ... More >>
How the Brotherhood of Eternal Love Became OCs Hippie Mafia
But Chris Karns Deccatree win the war
Are You Too Late for the Trend?
28 Local Greats
Awards, violence, preening, bickering!
Barnacles Appalachian punk echoes in these hollers
G. Love is the funkiest, bluesiest white boy ever
...Wait. Strike that Last One.
And Merle Haggard death-watching in Irvine
No greater humiliation than when a rooster makes you his bitch
Yes, another #%&@$* year-end list!
The Great Hippie Christmas Invasion of 1970
Shameless self-promotion! Your handy track-by-track rundown
Scowling, butt-grinding guy is on the loose