Who has a food festival in the middle of the week? Taste of Anaheim that's who. Tonight, May 9th, the 18th Annual Taste of Anaheim will be held at Anaheim GardenWalk. Participating will be restaurants from the GardenWalk itself, like Fire Ice and Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., but there will also be a lot, ... More >>
I knew that the one-year anniversary party for The Tom Leykis Show that happened yesterday at the Laugh Factory Long Beach would be packed, but I still wondered how many people would show. After all, Leykis is online-only now, it was a Monday night, and the NCAA men's basketball championship game wa ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This Costa Mesa spot makes legit Windy City-style deep-dish and stuffed pies
[Summer Guide 2012] Painting 'takes balls'
Tom Cruise, Bankable Movie Star, lives another day
Move over, "Huntington Beach Bad Boy." It's "The People's Champ."That's the new nickname the UFC's Tito Ortiz says he now prefers over his old one.
Before the premiere of a documentary about Renée Richards at the springtime Tribeca Film Festival, a reporter caught up with the 76-year-old transgender icon--and found that, like Greta Garbo, she wants to be left alone.But the eye surgeon and former tennis pro did share some stories about her ... More >>
The Place: AVIA Lounge at the AVIA Hotel, 285 Bay St., Long Beach, (562) 436-1047; www.aviahotels.com.The Hours: Sun.-Thurs., 4-7 p.m.The Deal: Sunday S.I.N nights (Sunday Industry Nights) with $3 beers, $4 libations, $5 glass of wine, $8 Martini Mondays, $8 Tequila Tuesdays, $5 Wine Wednesdays ( ... More >>
UPDATE, 1:51 P.M.: The Orange County Register reports that authorities indicated the "suspicious device" that was the catalyst for all the Disneyland hysteria was a geocache. Confused? You should be. A geocache is a GPS item that is used for techy treasure hunts.What happened to going door to door a ... More >>
During the 1990s, Taco Bell pulled off a legendary April Fools' joke when they took out full-page ads in newspapers announcing they had bought the Liberty Bell. That was a bit of marketing genius, but their partnership with the mafia known as the Bowl Championship Series shows again why there's l ... More >>
The record-setting QB is in a Hawaii hospital in serious condition.Update, November 22, 11:03 a.m.: Terry Brennan indicated to reporters that his son, Colt, is "heavily sedated" and is "far from being alert." Colt is able to acknowledge that family and doctors are in the room, through hand signals, ... More >>
Things really are tough all over. Robert Castillo was let go as a production manager with the Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles in the 2007 off-season. He hasn't latched onto a new job since, so he is selling his 2002 Anaheim Angels World Series Championship ring. Asking price: $19,995.What's even sa ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyArena food tastes better when garnished with Canuck tears.Q: What's better than an awesome cheesesteak at OC's home of hockey?A: An awesome cheesesteak with a Ducks home victory on top. Cue the Bro Hymn!
[¡Ask a Mexican!] What better way to learn Spanish than shutting your yap and watching 'Sábado Gigante'?
Joe RunkleSean Malto barely pulled it off. After a day of nearly 100 percent accuracy, Malto capitalized on skater Chaz Ortiz's shoddy math skills and walked away with $150,000 first place prize money.Sept. 11 was the second stop of Street League DC Pro Tour Fueled by Monster Energy at Ontario's ... More >>
Musing about Tony Hawk 11 years ago, an OC Weekly cover snidely stated, "Dude, You're Old."It's also been opined here--or maybe it was elsewhere--that skateboards should have an expiration date.Hawk, who is 62 (check that: 42), gave credence to both notions Saturday afternoon at Downtown Disney.
Courtesy of Angels BaseballThis has been as odd a season of Major League Baseball as there has ever been. That's really saying something for an organized sport that has been played for more than 100 years.Consider the four no-hit games pitched before the break, how two of those no-hitters were perfe ... More >>
From the 2010 World Cup Facebook pageThe FIFA World Cup--you know, that massive sporting event that only comes around every four years, the one that the United States practically makes a sport out of ignoring--starts today in South Africa.Lots of Americans think soccer is boring. Well . . . it is ... More >>
The biggest non-surprise of the week: your Anaheim Angels' owner, Arte Moreno, offering no comment to the Los Angeles Times when they asked about his stance on Arizona's SB1070, that piece of Copper State legislation that makes OC's own Proposition 187 seem as anti-Mexican as El Plan de Santa Bar ... More >>
Flickr user KoadMunkeeThe big gets bigger. (Probably.) Just a couple of weeks ago, news that Comic-Con International--the massive comic book/movie/TV/video game/pop culture extravaganza that occupies every speck of the San Diego Convention Center each July--would move a couple hours north to Anah ... More >>
Photo by Jennie WarrenThe only OC creep who gets a bigger pass than McKnight is Bishop Brown...SO....Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach Gary McKnight set another prep hoops record--he's now the winningest coach in California high school B-ball history--and the local press busted another ... More >>
Flickr user ExpressMonorail...And a bottle of rum.So between the $368 it takes just to get your family of four in the park and the screaming kids, teenagers awkwardly making out on rides and the $3 churros, sometimes--just sometimes--one just needs to relax while at Disneyland Resort. And sometim ... More >>
Watch Mr. T infomercial FlavorWave Turbo in Celebrity & Showbiz | View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.comYou know it's a sad day in America when outside commercial interests horn in on the resurrection of an iconic television attraction. This, of course, is a reference to ... More >>
The late Chris Gaffney created beautiful music, though he'd rather have been watching "Sportscenter."It was a misty day in December when I ducked into the Swallow's Inn in San Juan Capistrano to talk with general manager Cheryl Krupp about one of the entertainers she frequently booked there, the lat ... More >>
After this weekend, Irvine’s Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson just might make mixed martial arts everyone’s favorite spectator sport
Orange County’s freshest farmers, farmers markets, food purveyors—and the chefs who love them
Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?
Alpha Dog, Borat, Charlotte's Web
The best damn dining guide in Orange County
Ducks reach playoffs, fans sleep
I assume Carlos Alazraqui wears pants; it was a phoner
Close ties between Anaheim mayor, Chargers owner might land OC a football team
UC Irvine math professor counts on fairer elections
No sleep till Wembley for Bad Dudes
A Commie in the Limbaugh Club
This time, its sexual
Gene Autry, meet Paul Wellstone
While pounding millionaire baseball players, the Times columnist cashed checks from MLB owners
Henry Ford McCrackens 1952 Santa Ana murder trial launched the age of broadcast voyeurism
Which means Orange County must be finished
Orange County, California: 2001
Why not? They own everything else
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