Anyone missing an empty rifle case? Because one was found just before noon Thursday in Dana Point. In the Dana Hills High School parking lot, prompting a four-hour campus lockdown, frantic texts between students and their parents and, reportedly, the conversion of classroom sinks into urinals becaus ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on arrest and fatality totals from countywide anti-DUI enforcement over the Fourth of July weekend.ORIGINAL POST, JULY 3, 1:43 P.M.: With the Fourth of July holiday, Orange County can expect DUI checkpoints, saturation patrols and extra officers watching our hi ... More >>
The mother of a popular South County high school student whose prescription drug overdose death helped inspire an anti-drug documentary making its world premiere at the upcoming Newport Beach Film Festival has been arrested for participating in a $4.2 million real estate "flipping" scheme that inclu ... More >>
Natalie Costa's documentary describes a prescription-drug 'epidemic' killing local kids
A Connecticut man has left that storm-battered part of the country and is expected in sunny Orange County on Labor Day. But 52-year-old Walter Lawrence Dalie didn't pack sunscreen, boardshorts and a Grisham novel. He's moving from a state prison cell to OC Jail lockup.Extradited first by the U.S. ... More >>
A local high-school-wrestling coach gave up his Olympic dreams to flee Khomeini's Iran
Keith Eric Files' family and friends say they know why he died while in county custody
So, this is my Andrew McMahon day. We met at the rehearsal space Jack's Mannequin uses in North Hollywood shortly before noon and had a lengthy chat about everything from Something Corporate reuniting for Bamboozle to McMahon's battle with Leukemia to buddy Tommy Lee to whether the Dana Hills High S ... More >>
After years of refusing to spill the syringes, Mark McGwire admitted today to having used steroids on and off again for a decade. "I wish I'd never touched steroids," said the former big league slugger, via ESPN. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had ... More >>
We talked earlier this week about Jack's Mannequin, led by Dana Hills High School album Andrew McMahon, coming to the Grove of Anaheim on May 18. Tickets were to go on sale tomorrow. Well, that's no longer happening, as Jack's Mannequin is postponing the latter half of their tour with Matt Nathanson ... More >>
Jack's Mannequin, the current project of Something Corporate lead singer and Dana Hills High School in Dana Point alumnus Andrew McMahon, is playing a "secret" show tonight at the Viper Room in West Hollywood. Why is "secret" in sarcastic quotation marks? Well, it's announced on both the Jack's Man ... More >>
Everyone Agrees that Shantae Molina killed her baby. The only question is: Was it murder?
Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!