As expected, registered sex offender Nicholas
James Needham was sentenced today to six years in state
prison for touching a 5-year-old boy's penis in an Orange mall restroom.The Laguna Beach 28-year-old's sentence will be served concurrent with a nine-year term he received in federal court chil ... More >>
Nicholas James Needham, who pleaded guilty in October to molesting a 5-year-old boy in an Orange mall restroom, was sentenced today to nine years in federal prison for a separate crime: possessing more than 200 images of kiddie porn.The 28-year-old, who'd recently moved to Orange from Laguna Beac ... More >>
Dave Green of the Brit band the Filthy Souls is performing at the House of Blues in Anaheim tomorrow; he talks to OC Weekly about what his performance is like without the band and working with Bishop Lamont.
Kevin LaraChef Greg OngYesterday we heard from Chef Greg Ong of Sushilicious. Today, for Part Two, it's Daniel Woo's turn at the mic as he talks about iPods, marketing, and how the name Sushilicious came into being.Tomorrow, the guys share a recipe!Proudest moment as a restaurant owner:The ... More >>
Boba Fett print by Media Graffiti Studio
If you're still working on your Christmas shopping list, don't forget
to consider buying handmade for the holidays. Everyone wins when you
buy handmade--not only are you giving quality, unique presents to your
loved ones, but you're also suppo ... More >>
Authorities are looking for other young victims of Nicholas James Needham, a 27-year-old registered sex offender who used to reside in Laguna Beach but most recently was living, working and--according to authorities--molesting in Orange, where he allegedly reached over a public restroom urinal to ... More >>
In this week's story about Reel Big Fish, Aaron Barrett talked about Orange County's old ska scene, and how that's propelled their career. But ultra-charming Reel Big Fish front man also talked about a few other things--regarding karaoke, his iPod and the term "skafather," which came from an OC R ... More >>
A new study out of two Boston hospitals shows those ages 12 to 19 are suffering hearing loss, and a UC Irvine expert who has conducted his own research believes he knows why: the use of MP3 players like iPods.That is, Dr. Hamid Djalilian, director of Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at UCI Medi ... More >>
Myspace.comRyan Sheckler, with a new car that this lady would probably like to get her hands on.Say your spouse was convicted of embezzling money from a 19-year-old X-games wunderkind. Would you try to lay low? Or would you to try to sue the city where your spouse was convicted in hopes of gettin ... More >>
Editor's note: Correspondent Nathalie Voirin has fired off her second update from the CES show in Las Vegas. She's kicking knowledge and taking pics all through the event. Stay tuned for more!
Here's a cheap fix DJ mixer for $50. It's for the turntablist (or wanna be) who doesn't have it all. This ... More >>
By now I'm sure most talk radio lovers have already got their big box of Kleenex handy. In what may be one of the most tragic losses in FM history, our beloved stable of KLSX jocks will be officially out of a job at 5 p.m. The owners of CBS radio have chosen to dissolve the hit L.A. radio station in ... More >>
Arlene and the Guys Big Band, 8 p.m.Jazz music on a Monday. What could be more classy?Steamers Jazz Club, 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA; 714-871-8800
iPod Madness, 9 p.m.Bring your own iPod and play DJ for the crowd.Taco Beach Cantina, 211 Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA; 562- ... More >>
Yesterday I was driving this windy road in Idaho. It was 25 degrees out, snowing, cold as cold can be. Basically, the exact opposite of Orange County. I was rocking the shuffle function on my iPod when Rocket from the Crypt's tune "Orange County" came on. Suddenly, I was taken back to home ... More >>
Earlier today, the Justice Department approved Sirius Satellite Radio's proposed $4.59 billion (!) aquisition of satellite old-schooler XM Satellite Radio.
This decision created one single US satellite radio provider.
In response to questions fearing a monopoly, the Justice Dept. said " the combin ... More >>
I'm sure by now that most of you who read this are aware our editor-in-chief, Will Swaim, has resigned. What you may not be aware of, however, is our boss's penchant for singing—constantly. Seriously. Dude sings more than Rebecca Schoenkopf does. Which is A LOT. Anyway. In memorium, I'm posti ... More >>