"Irvine International Film Festival is Full of Hidden Gems" gives an overview of the inaugural event running through Monday at Edwards Westpark 8 in Irvine, but more advance word is in order for Vic Losick's In God We Teach. Though it mostly chronicles a New Jersey high school student outing his ... More >>
We still miss Daffodil J. Altan 'round these parts for her methodical reporting, stirring verse, easy laugh and shock of curls, but we're happy to report that she's continuing to create great work. Colorlines reported this week that Altan--now a producer with mun2, NBC's Latino network--just made ... More >>
Former Weekly reporter Daffodil J. Altan a year and change ago asked, "Will the Feds Come After Tustin Hospitals Next?" She was referring to officials at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center, which was among three hospitals federal authorities raided in 2008 as part of a homeless-patient dumping in ... More >>
Beth StirnamanBadass gramps.We had quite possibly the shittiest weather for a weekend full of outdoor activities--with temperatures reaching into the triple digits, we spent our weekend, well, kind of constantly moist. But that's okay: We trudged on. For you, our readers. For. You.First up, on Fr ... More >>
In "Good Medicine" Daffodil J. Altan interviews Mary Jo Frawley of Doctors Without Borders, who may live in Sunset Beach, but her head and hart are in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Mexico, Angola . . . News has Daffodil J. Altan explaining how Santa Ana Unified School District offers a lesson in upgrading and ... More >>
'Normally, writers of your muckracking calibur would drop the context out of a quote, but you actually left it in. Thanks for doing half the job for me'
2007: A year to remember
OC Weekly is a stupid tabloid for journalists/writers who could never make it to a real newspaper!
Add in a completely substandard produce section and meat that I could find cheaper elsewhere, and you have the perfect storm of crap
"Don't be hating on Latinas because you can't get like them, all pretty and beautiful"
'WHO or WHAT raised you?'