Great news! Buena Park's corrupt politicians have not stopped it from becoming the 11th fastest growing city in the United States--that's fastest in population and economic growth, according to financial site NerdWallet.com. Er ... uh ... or perhaps not. Because a competing site, WalletHub.com, cla ... More >>
Two decades of the greatest cult band (and Mexicans) in Orange County history
Fathers, sons and Johnny Cash distinguish a new doc
Scenes from the civic dissolution of America's latest public-employee battleground
Click here to see the slideshow.By the time the Costa Mesa City Council was finished with its farewells to its outgoing City Manager and City Attorney Tuesday evening, every seat in the council chambers was filled. More than 250 people had turned out for various items on the agenda, but the maj ... More >>
Car washes in Irvine, Laguna Hills and Laguna Niguel are among eight targeted by California Attorney General Jerry Brown in a $6.6 million lawsuit that alleges a "widespread pattern of worker exploitation," unpaid wages and illegal business practices.All eight car washes are owned by the Sikder ... More >>
UPDATED WITH EYEWITNESS REPORT ON DJ MOM PANTS!Johnny Cash, the revenge-minded father of a dead teen porn star, Bijou Phillips, Julius Shulman, Kelly Lynch, "Kevin" from The Office, Vilmos Zsigmond and a sour-faced Kristen Scott Thomas. No, these are not my ideal players in the perfect poker game bu ... More >>
Well, ask and you shall receive. . .looks like we're starting a Carona lyric-swap library. Yesterday, Roy Rivenburg and Lisa O'Neill Hill took on The Knack's "My Sharona." Today, our very own Jack Grimshaw shot us his lovely bastardization of Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues." P.S. If anyone els ... More >>
"Go ahead and gloat."
It's bad enough that Costa Mesa and its divisive Mayor Alan Mansoor are getting beat up by their own hometown Daily Pilot columnists (here and here, not to mention that paper's own readers here and, oh, by one of its more distinguished residents here). But now they are getting national unwanted expo ... More >>
Oranges District Lounge kicks out drunken Mexicans for good-ol-boy chow
DA used a convicted murderer for a campaign photo opthen told state officials the man was still guilty
I Put the Me in Me!
Our favorite bands of next year, predicted this year
Rod Stewart was brilliant, once
Music saved the Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.
Is a rodeo mafia covering up evidence of animal abuse in California?