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Diamond Bar

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Jonathan Chel, Off-Duty LAPD Cop, Popped for Drunken Driving After Crash at McDonald's

    A Fullerton man who was off-duty from his job as a Los Angeles police officer was arrested earlier today on suspicion of drunken driving after his vehicle flew off an offramp and crash landed into a McDonald's restaurant drive-thru in Diamond Bar. Jonathan Chel was taken into custody at UC Irvine M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Air-Quality Regulators Could Move Forward with Beach Fire Rings That Don't Burn Wood

    The South Coast Air Quality Management District's Technology Committee could award a contract as soon as Friday to two companies that will create propane and natural gas beach fire rings along the Orange County coast. The panel's agenda for Friday's meeting at the AQMD headquarters in Diamond Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    BREAKING: AQMD Board Votes 7-6 to Impose New Restrictions on Beach Bonfires

    BREAKING, JULY 12, 1 P.M.: The South Coast AQMD Governing Board just voted 7-6 to impose new restrictions on beach bonfires. Check back for more details...ORIGINAL POST, JULY 11, 3:05 P.M.: Proponents (professional and otherwise) of beach fire rings are lighting a fire under the public to attend Fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Gustavo's Latest "Orange County Line" Commentary for KCRW: On OC's Beach Fire Pits!

    This Friday, the South Coast Air Quality Management District will hold a meeting at its Diamond Bar headquarters to determine what regulations it'll impose on Orange County's beach fire pits. It's an issue that's been raging all this year, the subject of my news story this week (a profile of columni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    On The Line: Tony Lu Of The Slummin' Gourmet - Part Two

    This week's chef/husband/father looks back on his employment that inspired The Slummin' Gourmet. We also learn about the (soon-to-be) newest addition to the TSG family. Read our interview with Tony Lu of The Slummin' Gourmet, Part One. And now, on to Part Two . . . What did you do prior to runni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Huntington Beach Visitors Bureau Petitions Air Quality Regulators to Allow Fire Rings

    You seen Change.org mentioned on this site for various petition drives, from those calling for the firing or reprimanding of all six Fullerton Police officers involved in the Kelly Thomas murder to a Seal Beach massacre victim's husband seeking tighter gun control law--to even a plea for gender-neut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Albert Anthony Morales, Percussion Teacher, Allegedly Got Sexual Beat on 16 y.o. Girl Student

    A band instructor was arrested at his Diamond Bar home by Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives Tuesday for the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old female student at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton.Albert Anthony Morales, a 33-year-old who has tutored percussionists on various Southern Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    10 Old-School K-Pop Bands To Make You Remember Why You Fell In Love With K-Pop

    Before there was SNSD, 2NE1, Big Bang, Super Junior and Wonder Girls, there was S.E.S., g.o.d., H.O.T., Fin.K.L. and 1TYM. Familiar with these names? You must be an O.G. K-pop fan. Today, the manufactured genre has flooded the global consciousness (perhaps you've heard of a little video called "Gang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    $6 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized in Diamond Bar, Hacienda Heights?

    On Wed., Oct 3, Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies arrested two men in connection with three different houses where some 2,000 pot plants and 20 pounds of marijuana was discovered. The men arrested were Binh Ly, 43, from Rosemead and Thank Chiem, 45, of San Jose. Because of the fac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    [UPDATED with $70 mil Award:] Yorba Linda Water District Settles Suit Over '08 Freeway Complex Fire

    See update at the end of this post about an arbitrator awarding homeowners an additional $70 million.ORIGINAL POST, JULY 16, 5:10 P.M.: Homes were rebuilt, new sage scrub grew in and everyone seems to have gotten on with their lives.Indeed, all that was pretty much left from the Freeway Complex Fire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Mysteries of Brea Canyon: Portola Expedition

    ​If you've ever sped north through Brea Canyon Road on your way to the 57 freeway, or less likely to Diamond Bar, you've noticed a few things: massive oil derricks standing like silent sentinels along the cliffs, flotsam and jetsam dumped in the surrounding foliage, and flattened road kill. But th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Reps. Gary Miller and Ken Calvert Get Their Assets Handed Back to Them

    ​The Washington Post compared the annual financial disclosure reports filed by every member of Congress over the past decade to various public records and discovered that nearly 50 senators and House representatives directed millions of dollars in earmarks to projects that could either enhance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Dana Point BBQ Championship

    ProfessorSalt.comBeef brisket from Los Alamitos team Inhale BBQ​Last Friday and Saturday, September 23 - 24, fifty BBQ teams from across the Western states took over the lush lawns of Sea Terrace Park for the inaugural Dana Point BBQ Championship. Top teams featured on TLC's BBQ Pitmasters show su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    [UPDATED with More Details:] OC's Largest Municipal Solar Energy Efficiency Project Shines Today

    ​UPDATE, JULY 21, 8:47 A.M.: Though the ribbon-cutting unveiling the largest municipal solar energy efficiency project in Orange County is this morning, the city of Brea is already reaping savings that have exceeded expectations. For the month of June, there was a 65% reduction in electricity cost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    [UPDATE: OC Democrats Blast Pauly] Video Captures Protesters, Politicians Berating Muslims at Yorba Linda Charity Function

    ​UPDATE, MARCH 25, 4:40 P.M.: The Democratic Party of Orange County has weighed in on Villa Park City Councilwoman's Deborah Pauly's harsh remarks at an anti-Muslim rally in Yorba Linda last month. (Welcome to the party, folks!)As you might expect from a party philosophically opposite of a teabagg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Day

    ​ Headline: Huntington Beach Fires Police Officer Accused of Rapes, AssaultsComment by surf714: I admire the HBPD. They've kept our city safe for many years. HB used to rank either #1 or #2 in the nation as the safest city (over 100,000). Of course, then parts of it started to look like Tijuana, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2009

    Crime Time: F-Bombers, Tiki Takers, Beatles Fans, Creepy Molesters and Tawny Kitaen on the Loose

    FACES OF TAWNY Actress, ex-Anaheim Angel wife, car hood buffer, supposedly reformed druggie and all-around hot mess Tawny Kitaen is shown on a February 2004 Weekly sex issue cover (left); in a booking photo from her April 2002 assault on then husband Chuck Finley in Newport Beach (top right); and wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 31: Weekend and Monday Edition

    Orange County Register: Andrew Thomas Gallo, 22, San Gabriel, is scheduled to be arraigned today on murder charges stemming from the Fullerton car crash that claimed the lives of Nick Adenhart, also 22 and an Angels rookie; Courtney Frances Stewart, 20, Diamond Bar; and Henry Niguel Pears ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 28

    Orange County Register: The third Disney theme park April Fools prankster comes clean. . . . Two teens are busted in the Old Towne Orange tagging spree. Holiday sales were down 18 percent at South Coast Plaza. . . . Sokol: Military members living under Don't Ask, Don't Tell tell. . . . Mickadei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 9: Weekend and Monday Edition

    Orange County Register: 700 lbs. tires were flipped, hunks of steel were moved and a U-Haul truck was upended at Main Beach in Huntington Beach on Saturday. No, it was not another joy-riding HBPD cop. It was Southern California's Strongest Man competition. . . . Mexican immigrants are returning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Fox Pomona Theater opens this month...hopefully

    This may not be news to most of you in the 909 (or 951, whatever) but for the rest of us who consider The Glass House the only good reason to drive past Diamond Bar, the legendary Fox Theater is set to re-open this month. Pitted in the heart of P-town's colorful Arts Colony, the Fox originally opene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2008

    Warung Pojok: New Indonesian Eatery Opens in Garden Grove

    When Asian Deli skedaddled to Diamond Bar a few years ago, it left Orange County deprived of its only Indonesian restaurant. The nearest alternative for hungry expats existed just beyond the Orange County line, at Toko Rame in Bellflower. Meanwhile, in O.C., Indonesian food remained the Rodney Dan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Cracking Open a Miller

    Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar) has jack-assed his way back into the news. Seems he owns $20,000 in toll road bonds. What's the big deal? Miller is a big-time toll-road supporter, putting his signature on letters of support to the project as well as garnering earmark after earmark of pork-ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2008

    To Do Tonight 6/5

    Thursday Night Cheese & Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m. Mmmmm Laguna Culinary Arts 845 Laguna Canyon Rd. Laguna Beach, CA 949-494-4006 Open Jam Night, 9 p.m. Closed jelly Perq's 117 Main St. Huntington Beach, CA 714-960-9996 Club Kiss, 9 p.m. Don't tell Scribbles 245 Gentle Springs Lane Diamond Bar, CA ... More >>

  • Articles

    September 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 31, 2007

    From Most Corrupt to Most Wanted?

    Some of the FBI agents not busy investigating what you're pulling out of the tubes of the internet are engaged in truly worthwhile work: investigating the imaginative land deals of Congressman Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar, and one of the 20 most corrupt members of Congress according to Citizens for R ... More >>

  • Food

    January 4, 2007

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

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    December 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 14, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    December 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 30, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange Countys best damn dining guide

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    November 23, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 16, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    November 9, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    October 26, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

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    October 5, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 28, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2006

    More Mud Flung at Local Reps

    Five days after we pointed you to a Washington Post story on two ethically challenged local congressman, both got a curtain call for being among the 20 Most Corrupt Members of Congress. For their eyebrow-raising, borderline illegal land dealings, Reps. Ken Calvert (R-Riverside, but his district incl ... More >>

  • Food

    September 21, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006

    Something Stinks, 3 for 3

    For good measure, we also received this link to a Washington Post article on Orange County congressman Ken Calvert (R-Riverside; his district includes southernmost Orange County) and Gary Miller (R-Diamond Bar; his district includes northernmost Orange County), along with House Speaker Dennis Haster ... More >>

  • Food

    September 14, 2006
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    September 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 31, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC'c best damn dining guide

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    August 24, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    August 10, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2006

    Drilling Bit Players

    Further proving that otherwise politically conservative Newport Beach has an environmental streak when it comes to its own shores (but no one else's): Rep. John Campbell (R-The Arches) joined Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) as the only members of the Orange County congressional delegation to v ... More >>

  • Food

    January 30, 2003

    Soju Satori

    Is the Korean liquor soju the next St. Johns Wort?

  • Columns

    November 15, 2001

    Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves

    Okay, now roll them down. Now back up again. . . . Now: down, quick!

  • Columns

    February 22, 2001
  • Columns

    February 11, 1999

    Rich People Are Bad

    But Ultrathin are phat

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