Somebody stole DeWayne Keith Long's identity, obtained credit cards and bank loans, accumulated at least $500,000 in debt, filed bankruptcy and destroyed the Orange County man's credit score. According to a federal lawsuit, there's no mystery who assumed Long's identity: DeWayne Keith Long and you ... More >>
What's the deal with Orange County coastal rich guys in the real estate game killing inland golf courses? Given the preponderance of Orange County coastal rich guys on Orange County coastal golf courses, you'd think links everywhere would be sacred. Guess not. Last month I brought you the story (wit ... More >>
We have many vices-- most of them involve sleep or shopping. Yet our strongest has to be brunch. So we could not resist the opportunity to learn more about Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar's most recent addition. Launching this weekend, they're upping the ante to our favorite meal. Why wasn't ... More >>
"The food's been the same way for 40 years. Our regulars are 80 years old, and have been coming here for 40 years. So now we're really trying to aim for the next demographic, 30 to 60, and bring that next generation of regulars back here." Greg Moro's first job around food was at Claro's Italian Ma ... More >>
A settlement has been reached that has Joe and Pamela Bryant issuing an apology to their son Kobe Bryant, and the Lakers' captain agreeing to drop his lawsuit and allow his parents to sell 10 percent of the memorabilia his mom was going to auction off to buy a house.So perhaps this Father's Day will ... More >>
Just a reminder folks to tune in to the SoCal Restaurant Show every Saturday morning on KLAA-AM 830 because it's Anaheim-based and Weekling pal Jet Tila is the host. Here's the lineup for mañana--enjoy!
A Ruby's Diner rep emailed me wondering if I wanted to give away a feast for four for their newish concept in San Juan Capistrano: Sky Ranch Saloon. You know it! They're gonna have a big ol' Chuck Wagon Cookout that day, which should be fun. AND, as part of the package, the winner also gets four tic ... More >>
Now that Mother's Day is officially behind us, is it too early to start talking about Father's Day? If you're looking for a way to show pops you care (besides showering him with socks and neckties next month) you might wanna pass along rapper Nu3tron's latest video, "Like Father Like Son." The late ... More >>
An Anaheim man was sentenced today to life in state prison without the possibility of parole for stabbing a 31-year-old Garden Grove man to death over a drug-deal dispute.Johnathan Allen Kincaid, 23, who had fled to Las Vegas after the July 29, 2009, murder, was convicted in February of felony speci ... More >>
The Biergarten concept is taken to the next level when some of our favorite brewers and select restauranteurs descend upon TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa for an afternoon of music, artwork and drinking known as Nepenthia. For an all-inclusive ticket price (starting at $55) participants will enjoy unlim ... More >>
Mexicans pay in blood for America's War on Drugs
Families of police-shooting victims protest their plight
If your father is the kind of guy who likes watching stuntmen in shiny armor clang swords and charge towards each other atop galloping horses with bolsa wood lances that splinter into a million pieces, then perhaps he'd like to be taken to Medieval Times for Father's Day.If you're the kind of person ... More >>
For the past couple weeks, this Navel Gazer has been "on assignment" as the fancy pantie teevee reporters like the say. As much as I tried to check in along the way, some crime-iny cases we've been following here lo these many moons had some major updates I just couldn't . . . quite . . . get . . ... More >>
Does anyone remember the last time there was a Taste of Orange County? Some of you reading were probably not even born and those of us writing on this blog (this scribe in particular) were more interested in cartoons and video games.An announcement was released yesterday that Taste of Orange Coun ... More >>
Gordon Ramsay's Twitter pageOh, those silly Brits! Gordon Ramsay was in Newport Beach over Father's Day and went fishing off the coast. Somewhere along the line, he had someone take a picture of him "planking," the Internet phenomenon that is lying face down somewhere and taking a picture of it, ... More >>
To celebrate Father's Day, OC Weekly features sons who've followed in their dads' footsteps. Check out the complete cover story here, or pick up a copy on newsstands. I had the opportunity to spend some time in the chilly Fullerton headquarters of Dry Dock Fish Company, which brings amazi ... More >>
On fathers and sons, in honor of Father's Day
What says "Father's Day in Orange County" more than sons who've followed their dads' respective footsteps into the worlds of surfing, music and seafood? For our special Father's Day issue (click here to read it in its entirety), we talked to some of the most prominent families in Orange County. H ... More >>
Father's Day is around the corner, and if you're like us, you're just now realizing it. It's okay--you still have time, and OC Weekly is here for you. We decided to make it easy on you and show you some of your options, ranging from simple vinyl record frames to high-tech speaker systems and tu ... More >>
Drugs, death and fear in the murder capital of the world
Bren: Happy Father's Day!The Los Angeles Times reported this afternoon that an LA civil jury has voted to support OC billionaire Donald L. Bren's contention that he doesn't need to pay back child support to two of his adult offspring.Bren's out-of-wedlock children had claimed they were each legal ... 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.
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FATHER-DAUGHTER DANCE, Friday 6:30 p.m. Oh my God! How cute is this? Just more proof that Father's Day doesn't always have to involve a BBQ, football and beer drinking while your mother sits weeping in the kitchen. . . Brea Community Center 695 E. Madison Way Brea CA 92821 714-990-7100 ANGEL OR DEV ... More >>
On Father's Day weekend, Rick "Purpose-Driven Life" Warren of Lake Forest's Saddleback Church will do something extraordinary in evangelical Christian circles: he'll treat queers as normal folks. He'll be meeting with members of Soulforce, a nonprofit dedicated to seek "freedom for lesbian, gay, bi ... More >>