The two thought they were doing the people of Long Beach a favor. Then they became targets in the city's weird war on weed
Meant to get this up yesterday, but a group that protects the legal rights of Asians and Pacific Islanders sent word that it has joined 14 other civil rights organizations and professional bar associations from across the nation in condemning the recommended suspension of UC Irvine's Muslim Stude ... More >>
***UPDATED*** As former Weekly reporter Derek Olson mentions in this piece, recent UC Irvine graduate Reut R. Cohen keeps tabs on the campus' controversial Muslim Student Union on her blog. But, understandably, it's been all Gaza, all the time in recent days. Cohen (left) provides v ... More >>
New York Post Page 6 columnist Richard Johnson reports today that retired porn star Jenna Jameson is having “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz's love child. Well, at least we think it's Tito's. Pity the fool who is the father if it is not. By the by, our image of Ortiz was shot by former W ... More >>
Memorial Day Edition Long weekends aren't just for relaxing. OC Weekly staffer Luke Y. Thompson kept himself busy by going to the Scottish festival at the OC fair, where he found some of his very distant relatives from the Clan Graham. He also attended a cookout with a bunch of other (relatively) y ... More >>
I knew we'd build on last year...and we have. Congratulations to all this year's nominees: Journalist of the Year, PRINT (Under 100,000 circulation) REPORTER, COLUMNIST OR EDITOR: Scott Moxley, OC Weekly News Feature, DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS Under 100,000 circulation: Nick Schou, OC Weekly, “Ju ... More >>
This weekend began on Thursday thanks to Rockstar Energy's Taste of Chaos tour coming to Long Beach arena. Weekly staffers and freelancers headed out and experienced the shenanigans reporting back later, hung over and rocked out. Music Editor Dave Segal spent Friday taking in Crystal Castles at Det ... More >>
Jewlicious Festival 4.0, the largest youth festival celebrating contemporary Jewish culture and identity, was held in Long Beach over the Feb. 29 - March 2 weekend at the Barbara and Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center. Reza Allah-Bakhshi dropped by on Saturday and caught internationally acclaimed ra ... More >>
The Gothla Festival hit Fullerton from Friday to Sunday, and we were there in full force. Christopher Victorio took some beautiful pictures of the ladies gyrating in all sorts of intricate outfits at Saturday night's Gothic Gala. (Check those out here.) Luke Thompson and Derek Olson were also in att ... More >>
Seen and Heard on Super Tuesday
'Don't be such a dick!'
'Sometimes, when I am stressed, I go and stand on the shoulder of a toll road and smell the fumesI mean, fresh air'
2007: A year to remember
'All credibility has just gone down the drain'
“Why can’t polygamists be more like Mike Carona? He only has one wife (and a mistress and a couple of girlfriends)”
"What do you mean, no better than a McNugget?"
"There is a huge difference between the FBI and the media."
"Don't be hating on Latinas because you can't get like them, all pretty and beautiful"
I hate Mexicans
WHEN IS THIS PAPER GONNA PUSH ASIDE SOME HOOKER ADS AND MAYBE INCLUDE SOME INFORMATIVE INFORMATION?
"At least now we know that the 'new' weekly is picking up a bunch of non-gay, non-liberal readers"
Allow me to write a similar column to !Ask a Mexican! called Ask an American, and lets see which column people like more
'Take you, your family and all the shit-smelling pho houses back to SE Aisia'
'I hold an ASS'
You think these are cupcakes. But in fact, they are "Beasley Poppers," and Paris Hilton likes them. In the interests of objectivity, since they were sent to me for some reason -- most likely because of my stunning resemblance to Paris Hilton -- I recuse myself from reviewing them, and instead de ... More >>