[Hey, You!] Or man's best friend might be roadkill
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican restaurants play such loud music?
A Costa Mesa man is suing the city of Newport Beach and its police department over being mauled by a police dog he claims was released near a garage where he was sleeping. Usyel Ocampo Roman, 34, wants his medical bills and other expenses covered and an undetermined amount of damages in the complai ... More >>
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A dog owner is suing veterinarians and their Tustin offices for $1 million and additional damages for allegedly threatening to report her for "animal cruelty" after she indicated she could not afford a $10,000 operation for her pooch "Mojo." Karen Kelly filed the complaint in Orange County Superior ... More >>
As we all hopefully know by now, Bob Saget isn't a bit like Danny Tanner in real life. Well, he is a dad and he is a caring guy...but the buck stops there. What comes out of Bob's mouth while he is on stage is a verbal lashing of twisted jokes and scenarios, wickedly funny statements and of course, ... More >>
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For the two years Monica Oreyzi has been battling leukemia, English bulldog Topolie has been at the Aliso Viejo 13-year's side.But Topolie went missing last week, and now Oreyzi's father is appealing to the public in hopes of reuniting the 6-year-old dog with his ailing daughter.
The Huntington Beach City Council is poised tonight to pass an ordinance that would outlaw pet stores that get dogs and cats from commercial breeders.The so-called "puppy mill" ban, which was approved on first reading two weeks ago, is scheduled to go before the council meeting at 6 tonight.
Animal rights groups claiming Russo's Pet Experience sells puppies raised in mills managed to pressure the Irvine Co. to end the pet store's lease at one Irvine shopping center and the Irvine City Council to ban such retailers outright.Now, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and t ... More >>
A 70-year-old Buena Park woman who had four Yorkshire terriers recently stolen from her, only to have two later returned, is now offering a reward for the other pair.Linda Bush will give $2,500 for the return of the female puppy, but the bounty is upped to $5,000 for mother Staci, a Yorkie who wa ... More >>
A pet store chain with two Orange County shops sold puppies supplied by a puppy mill, alleges a class-action lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles law firm.The complaint alleges puppy breeds prone to illness and other health woes are being sold by Barkworks, which has stores in Brea and Mission Viejo.
UPDATED, AUG. 15, 2 P.M.: Irvine veterinary technician Kimberly Nizato was sentenced today in Norwalk to 30 days in Los Angeles County Jail, three years of probation and an order to pay restitution for leaving Courage the German shepherd to die.The dog, who weighed only 37 pounds when he was turn ... More >>
The owner of a Corona del Mar pet store has filed for a restraining order against a Los Angeles activist who has accused the merchant of acquiring dogs from puppy mills.I Heart Puppies shop owner Brooke Ann Bradford filed the request Friday in Orange County Superior Court to stop alleged harassme ... More >>
[Hey, You!] Is littering a way of life for some people?
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Carole Rudat really wants her Romeo back, offering the following rewards for the chocolate brown and white chihuahua who has been missing from her Newport Beach backyard since August 2010:"$10,000 for the information leading to the arrest of each person involved or with knowledge of the kidnappin ... More >>
In this new ad, Jennifer Aniston can't just tell us why she loves SmartWater. "I have to make a video, apparently, that turns into a virus," she says. That is, a video that goes viral. Expect puppies, windblown hair and a crotch kick.
Update, November 19, 2:33 p.m.: Mission Viejo 51-year-old Michael Stuart Patterson pleaded not guilty to one felony count of first degree residential burglary and one felony count of animal cruelty in the beating and blinding of a German Shepherd with a metal rake.Meanwhile, a neighbor says he h ... More >>
There were a lot of great crimes committed in Taco Bells this week, like the employee who fought off a would-be robber with a mop--but NOTHING beats what happened at a Mission Viejo Del Taco this week.
Headline: Van Full of Pit Bulls Headed to MexicoComment by SCHULTZIE: I know all races abuse animals but the mexicans are the worse between the dog fights, chicken fights, letting their dogs have lots of puppies so they can sell them at the flea markets and outside of Wal-Mart, not giving them th ... More >>
UPDATE: Former cop Kevin Michael Sianez, who failed to show up for his Tuesday arraignment, turned himself in (updates throughout). After Kevin Michael Sianez failed to show up for his scheduled arraignment Tuesday morning on a 63-count criminal complaint that alleges the former Santa Ana and Sta ... More >>
LA-based chef Juan-Carlos Cruz, who hosted the cooking show Calorie Commando on the Food Network from 2004-2006, has been arrested and is being held in LA County Jail for allegedly asking homeless men to commit murder. One of the homeless men went to police, upon which "investigators l ... More >>
UPDATE: An arrest has been made (details below) . . . When they catch whoever left three-year-old German Shepherd Courage to starve--an anonymous donor has put up $1,000 to find the dickwad--how about we tie him or her to a tree for five weeks, force feeding a diet of dirt and rocks and forbidding a ... More >>
WestCoastChoppers.comJesse James' white pit bull Cinnabon is missing!Ah, the up and down life of Jesse James. One minute, the ink- and motor-oil-stained artiste is being thanked by his Golden Globe-clutching wife Sandra Bullock live on national television. The next, the Sunset Beach resident is o ... More >>
Great American Irish Fair and Music Festival
I See Hawks in LA
Eggs-travaganza Dog Walk & Benefit
Boy Scouts gone bad: Scouts execs had the OC chapter pick up a $27,000 bill for their trip to Key West - alcohol binge and all. Overcrowding on the horizon: Relief from crowding in OC jails is at least two years away, according to the grand jury. Pit bull on trial: One woman begs a judge to allow ... More >>
Tiny, undisciplined athletes race for glory
Small, yappy dogs
May 24 - May 30
As we raise our children, so we raise our pets. Today's Register contains a Greg Hardesty piece on National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Profiled is Klaudia Estrada, an Anaheim Hills mail carrier who has been twice bitten, one attack piercing the "tanned, smooth skin" of her right leg. Sounds like Hard ... More >>
Long Beach cop shoots tennis-ball-wielding dog
Reality: its not just for leftists anymore
South County cat owners forced to leash pussies
Stephen Lemons Lies Down with Dogs and Gets Pleased
Patient: Cats and Dogs
Economy-class animal shelter pretty much guarantees Fido a one-way ticket into the next world
Somebody please put the county's animal shelter out of its misery