David Reyes

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Ex-Times Scribe Dishes on OC Edition Demise, OC Weekly Rise

    Former Weekly contributor Dan Tsang looks back "at the good old days of the Los Angeles Times Orange County edition" with two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Reyes on the latest Subversity on KUCI. (You can listen here.)Reyes, who took a buyout in September after 29 years of service to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2008

    Times OC Takes Another Big Hit

    Los Angeles Times management has laid off two more veteran reporters in its already-decimated Orange County bureau, according to Times sources. The latest to leave will be Gil Reza and Christian Berthelsen, two outstanding veterans with long lists of accomplishments. Amazingly, the Times OC edito ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Times OC Loses Three More Vets is reporting on the latest round of forced/voluntary retirements at the Los Angeles Times and noted that the Orange County bureau will lose Bill Lobdell. Lobdell has served the Times in numerous capacities, including as editor of the Daily Pilot, which covers Newport Beach and Costa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    State Park Scare Tactics 2

    The Southern California Association of Governments has issued a warning that the California Coastal Commission's veto of the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road extension could spell doom for our air quality. Or at least our air quality credits. It's hard to imagine how a road which would increase cars ... More >>

  • Features

    February 21, 2008
  • 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

    November 7, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: OCSD's Bubbling Cesspool

    L Word? The board of supervisors is exploring whether indicted Sheriff Michael S. Carona can legally name his temporary replacement while he takes the next two months off (with full pay!) to fight “baseless” charges by the FBI. Jo Ann Galisky, 47, played Al Haig yesterday. She told told reporte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines & Surprises: Rohrabacher Joins ACLU?

    Dana Adopts ACLUish Torture Position! At an Oct. 12 rally, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Skipped Vietnam Combat Duty) repeatedly blasted solitary prison confinement. “Long periods of solitary confinement are considered torture,” Rohrabacher said to a tiny Huntington Beach crowd that looked sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007

    Friday's Headlines & Surprises: Excessive Force?

    Shoot 15 times, ask softball questions later: The parents of Ashley MacDonald, the 18-year-old Huntington Beach girl killed by two police officers, filed an excessive force lawsuit yesterday in U.S. District Court, according to Christine Hanley at the Times. According to their suit, Kenneth MacDona ... 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 28, 2006

    Warning: Now Entering Orange County

    David Reyes has a piece in the Times about plans to widen the I-5 from three to five lanes at the county line. Most surprising is the final paragraph, which might have warranted earlier mention: In other business, Art Leahy, OCTA's chief executive, was given a 6% pay raise and one-time 3% bonus afte ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 8, 2004
  • News

    May 29, 2003

    Mr. Spineless, to You

    New suit, more questions ON DA, ARCO

  • Columns

    April 24, 2003
  • Features

    November 9, 2000

    Behind the Smoke

    Measure G to the countys poor: Go to the end of the line, and wait there for 20 yearsagain