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Dana Parsons

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Killer Quince

    Happy Quinceañera to us! A look back at 15 years of telling the other side (that is, the real side) of OC's story

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    This Memorial Weekend Brought Us Gross Waters and Bland Cops

    What did you miss by turning off the Internet and getting a sunburn this weekend? John Gilhooley / OCWDid Sandra piss off some more republicans this weekend?Honestly, not a lot. Something happened with North Korea, yeah. But in Orange County? Fluff fluff and fluff. Here's your recommended reading fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    It's a Quick Read: Silver 25 Edition

    UPDATED! Orange County Register: The first Orange County Starbucks targeted for closure is (drum roll, please) . . . the one at 24502 Del Prado, Dana Point. . . . Based on the photo that pops up (and out!) when you open this, a flotation device turned out for The Real Housewives of Orange C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Times Columnist Dana Parsons Bids Farewell

    If you've been following the self-destruction of the LA Times throughout the past year or so, you probably know that next week, the paper is killing off its "California" section, the paper's increasingly anemic attempt to convince readers it actually cares about local news.As its name suggests, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2008

    Pedo File: Sid Landau

    Sid Landau admitted to sexually abusing ten kids during his child-molesting "career" (do they have vocational schools for that?), crimes for which he has served his time - that and then some. Yesterday saw the start of the third trial to determine whether or not the Orange County District Attorney's ... More >>

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    February 21, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
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    February 18, 2008

    Arthur Carmona R.I.P.

    Arthur Carmona, the 16-year-old kid who was wrongfully arrested, prosecuted and convicted of robbing an Irvine juice shop ten years ago, is dead. Somebody--witnesses claim he was an angry guy who picked a fight at a trailer park party early Sunday morning in Santa Ana--rammed him with a pickup truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2008

    Wake Up and Suck the Orange 1.31.08

    POORMAN SUES KDOC: LA Times - Dana Parsons covers the Poorman with typical dollops of smarminess. No genital warts mentioned whatsoever. I'd wax moronic but Luke Y. Thompson already covered this like a month ago (Exit Poorman, Feb. 3). So will he be a Richman? Do fiddlers play on roofs? DEBBIE #1 G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Carona Camp Says FBI Case "Trash"

    Hookers take cash too, Mikey: Dana Parsons writes today that “the good news for [indicted OC Sheriff Mike] Carona is that the government doesn’t always win.” But Parsons says the “bad news” for Calamity Mike is that the feds take their “sweet time putting public corruption cases together ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises: A Sanchez Cookbook!

    Police State: Politicians of both major political parties who are frightened by police unions have written laws that give police incredibly wide latitude to use force against citizens and keep their own wrongdoings secret. And, of course, police departments routinely grab even more power for themsel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines. No Surprises: Last of the Rat Pack

    Last of the Rat Pack: Newport Beach resident Joey Bishop, the last surviving member of the Rat Pack, dies at 89. Coverage: Times, Register. Anti-Semitic UCI probe still on: Yesterday, the Daily Pilot reported that the Hillel Foundation of Orange County called off its investigation of racist activity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Fishy Rohrabacher

    Fishy Rohrabacher? The Huntington Beach Independent features a visit by Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Skipped Vietnam Combat Duty) to Coatings Resource Corp., a local company owned by Edward Laird. Michael Alexander's story says that the Chinese had nabbed Laird's paint contract with Mattel Toys. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Dana caught a wave!

    Where Do Broken Hearts Go? Orange County, it seems. This week singer Robert Barisford Brown—better known as Bobby Brown--filed suit against his wife, Whitney Houston, in OC Superior Court. His grievance? She won’t let him see his 14-year-old daughter. Why file in OC? Brown, 38, claims Houston, 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines

    Wrong side of the Street: Everyone and his mother is nagging OC Treasurer Chriss Street to step down in the midst of federal and local probes. (C'mon, even temporarily? asks the LAT's Dana Parsons.) But nu-uh, no-way, no-how, Street told reporters yesterday, handing them a 3-inch-thick binder filled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: OC Judge Slaps Guv

    Will a murder inmate defeat the Guv? Orange County Superior Court Judge Kazuharo Makino — a quiet, often-expressionless fellow who is married to a court reporter — ruled yesterday that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was wrong to deny parole to Delbert “Dale” Chrittenden. The inmate was found ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises

    Saddle Sores: Supervisor John Moorlach hasn't been in office long but he could be the most revolutionary county politician since . . . well . . . we haven't had any revolutionary politicians on the board of supervisors. On Friday, Moorlach announced plans to cut pension benefits retroactively for ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2006

    Moxley's Ochoa Trifecta

    Thanks to one intrepid reporter, the Weekly got mentioned in three different newspaper stories today. Oh, and someone got out of jail. And the DA looks stupid. And the cops. And a judge. Cool. Earlier today Paul Brennan expertly explained how the LA Times was almost exactly a year late in getting ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 7, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Aug. 30 - Sept. 5

  • News

    July 20, 2006

    Hatesville, USA

    Welcome to Costa Mesa . . . if youre colored, please leave

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Decoding the Times' cry for help

    As R. Scott Moxley observes at the end of his dissection of Dana Parsons' attempt to slap a coat of whitewash on the lazy and error-filled reporting of the Haidl rape case Parsons has filled his L.A. Times column with, the Times has a new slogan for its Orange County advertising: Now More Than Ever. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2006

    LA Times v the Weekly on Haidl Rape Plea

    If there ever was any doubt that LA Times columnist Dana Parsons is the laziest, most misinformed journalist in the Haidl Gang Rape saga, consider his new column. In the past, he's blamed OC District Attorney Tony Rackauckas (not the rapists or their lawyers) for torturing Jane Doe, the victim. He's ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 16, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    March 8 - March 14

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2006

    HAIDL & Parsons v Parsons at the LA Times

    "Orange County Superior Court Judge Francisco Briseno handed down [six-year prison sentences] that made sense . . ." Los Angeles Times columnist Dana Parsons, March 12, 2006 Versus "I [have] argued against prison [for the Haidl 3 gang rapists] . . ." Parsons, Nov. 17, 2004 * * * "Two and a half ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2006

    Complete Haidl 3 Verdict Coverage

    Below is R. Scott Moxley's reporting on the verdict in the Haidl 3 rape case, as it appeared on The Blotter, with the most recent posts on top. For complete coverage of all aspects of the case, see the Weekly's Haidl Gang Rape Archive. March 19, 2006 LA Times v the Weekly on Haidl Rape ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    'People Would Go Crazy'

    Jury foreman says if you saw the rape tape, youd want the Haidl Three behind bars

  • Columns

    March 31, 2005
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    March 31, 2005

    Easter Vacation

    In which Commie Girl slaps the glasses off Andy Dick and teaches her son that rape is bad

  • Features

    December 30, 2004

    Diary of A Mad Year

    2004 regurgitated

  • Columns

    July 22, 2004
  • News

    July 8, 2004

    Justice Takes a Pool Cue

    UPDATED: Assistant sheriff, OC dailies miss the irony as Haidl Three elude conviction

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    Justice Takes a Pool Cue

    Assistant sheriff, OC dailies miss the irony as Haidl 3 elude conviction

  • Columns

    May 27, 2004
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    May 6, 2004

    The Good Mother

    How to keep your kid from becoming an insufferable prig

  • News

    May 23, 2002

    Judicial Whopper

    Theres just one problem with the Times sensational story on the Burning Boy case: Its wrong

  • Features

    March 7, 2002

    Keep Your Enemies Closer

    How DeWayne McKinney, a former inmate, fixed the DAs race

  • Columns

    February 7, 2002
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    October 4, 2001

    Not Just a Moron

    Silva may be stupid, but his airport flip-flop shows hes smart enough to take orders

  • News

    May 10, 2001

    See No Evil Republicans

    Blackouts at the Times

  • Features

    October 26, 2000
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    August 31, 2000

    The Kid is Free!

    Arthur Carmona released from jail 10 years earlyand two years too late

  • Columns

    December 30, 1999
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    December 16, 1999

    The New New World Order

    Legal demonstrators, the Idiot Party and Arthur Carmona

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    The Kid Is Gone

    As the battle over his future escalates, Arthur Carmona is sent north

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Fighting Cox

    Did a Register reporter come to the congressmans aid in a controversy over Feinstein?

  • Features

    October 28, 1999
  • News

    September 23, 1999

    The Kid Is Innocent

    The only question is whether the DA will do anything to free 17-year-old Arthur Carmona

  • Columns

    July 8, 1999
  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Danas Point

    Can a Times columnist save Arthur Carmona?

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    Take Me Online to the Ballgame

    Angels fans fight to the inevitable end

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