Financial Markets

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    The Foreign Exchange Are Hip-Hop Chameleons

    Proper fusion can be a messy and tricky plane for an artist to conquer. Mixing and matching different styles of music can make a final product come across like a random mish-mash of sounds. Experiment too much and you risk losing much of your audience. Experiment too little and you risk losing criti ... More >>

  • Film

    January 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Cortina's Italian Market, Legendary Anaheim Spot, Suffers Damaging Fire :-(

    I haven't been to Cortina's Italian Market in a while, but that doesn't mean I don't keep up with it. My brother-in-law swears by its subs, and I always get folks to get me goodies whenever they're there. And I was planning to swing by sometime soon, as the legendary Italian market is celebrating it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Irvine Investment Operator Penalized For Scam Claiming 1,000 Percent Returns

    Omar Ali Rizvi graduated from law school in San Francisco and earned a Masters of Laws degree in securities and financial regulations at Georgetown University Law School in the nation's capital, but its obvious that the Irvine man never learned to obey the law.In the last decade, Rizvi has been conv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Broadcom Says SEC Probing Its Accounting

    ​Irvine chip maker Broadcom, which has been no stranger to courtrooms thanks to shareholder lawsuits, complaints that caused one co-founder to step away as owner of his NHL team and a scandalous divorce involving the other co-founder and his love dungeon, may be back in legal hot water.The company ... More >>

  • Film

    September 15, 2011

    'I Don't Know How She Does It' Sacrifices Nothing

    In the fantasy adaptation, working moms can have it all

  • Columns

    September 2, 2010

    The Mexican Migra Blues

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] Are you a vendido or a Manchurian Mexican?

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    Rizzo: I've been sodomized!​Local news highlights include:Ex-Bell city manager says he is a rape victimIn case you haven't heard: Robert Rizzo, Bell's city manager who paid himself $1.5 million annually, was sexually assaulted. Yep, and Rizzo is naming names. The perpetrator? The LA Times, he says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Healthcare Celebration Today, Healthcare Protest Tomorrow

    ​Supporters of the historic healthcare reform bill signed into law by President Barack Obama will gather in front of the Garden Grove district office of Rep. Loretta Sanchez this afternoon to thank Orange County's only Democratic member of Congress for her yes vote on the controversial legislation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Costa Mesa Is On the Verge Of Paying One Cop $23,000 a Month

    R. Scott MoxleyThe sky's the limit for police pilot K.C. Gleason.​Calling its proposal a "potential savings," the Airborne Law Enforcement Services (ABLE) is contemplating giving one Orange County police helicopter pilot two taxpayer-funded paychecks totaling more than $23,325 a month for the next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    The New Economy Will Run On ChuckBucks

    ​If Chuck DeVore, the State Assemblyman from Irvine, wins the seat he seeks in the U.S. Senate, can he fix the financial woes of California and the country?All signs point to yes, given his campaign's latest innovation: ChuckBucks.The dollar is kind of done, don't you agree? DeVore might be on to ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2009

    Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Expo

    Long Beach Convention Center

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Ex-Coto de Caza Fraudster Gets 27 Years in Federal Pokey

    ​Former Coto de Caza resident golf equipment company CEO Colin Nathanson was sentenced today to 27 years in federal prison for his admitted masterminding of a multifaceted fraud scheme that bilked hundreds of victims out of approximately $55 million. ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 7, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Days of Yore

    Hollywood's Golden Age

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Our Ex-Rep.-Turned-SEC Chief Chris Cox Comes Out Swinging

    The Washington Post reports today that embattled Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox is defending his restrained response to the country's financial crisis, arguing he has guided his agency with a steady hand while other federal regulators have not.Our former Republican congr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    OC's Taliban-Loving Congressman to Address OC's Taliban This Wednesday

    Ya wanna know why the California Coalition for Immigration Reform are evil, decrepit hypocrites? Because they're hosting Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Taliban) this Wednesday at their monthly Klavern at the Garden Grove Woman's Club on the corner of Gilbert and Garden Grove Blvd (starts at 7:30 pm ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    The Precious

    Gold Fever

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2008
  • Columns

    December 20, 2007

    Hey, You!

    Coin Flipper

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2007

    Chris Cox Finally Speaks The Truth!

    For more than a decade, I've slammed Christopher Cox, the current chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), for a long list of political misdemeanors. Cox has a shameful record of representing the financial interests of the elites, but if Jeremy Grant with is right, the ex-N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2006

    Behind every great man...

    For some reason, I had forgotten that former OC congressman and current chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Christopher Cox is married, but married he is, and to a very industrious woman. Like many who belong to the bedrock traditional values strata of the Republican Party, which loud ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Cox Proposes $6,000 IRS Loophole!

    You just have to be a rich white guy to get it

  • Columns

    June 29, 2000
  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    The Shock of the Nude

    How would the Pageant of the Masters score Guernica?