The Inland Empire, known less broadly as the huge chunk of Southern California that includes the counties of Riverside and San Bernardino, is filled with some place names that sound funny to our Orange County ears. Take these, please ...
I am, for the most part, not one for food mashups. Cronuts? Meh. Ramen burgers? Eh. Pizookies? Only when I'm in the mood. But I have to admit, there's one food mashup that's piqued my interest lately -- the Pizza Cake. I mean, just look at it. Holy shit. It's kind of late for an April Fools joke gu ... 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 >>
Perhaps they will sentence war veteran-turned-Westminster cop-turned-brutal rapist Anthony Nicholas Orban over his dead body. Literally. The detective who kidnapped and raped a waitress at gunpoint in April 2010 and was convicted and hung himself in jail in October 2012 could--over the objections of ... More >>
Amid the nation's economic meltdown, financial-conspiracy theories fueled a tax-fraud case for the ages
School board member Leticia Garcia is reportedly "appalled" her Fontana Unified School District police chief spent about $14,000 to buy 14 high-performance Colt rifles to thwart potential school shooters.Does that trustee's name ring a bell? Perhaps it's from our 2011 report on Garcia failing to dis ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the way Orban died and the court proceeding that was held without him.ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 26, 12:45 P.M.: Anthony Nicholas Orban, the former Westminster police detective convicted earlier this year of kidnapping a waitress in Ontario and raping her in Fon ... More >>
An ex-employee at California's employment agency in Anaheim was slapped today with a federal prison sentence of 76 months--or more than six years--for taking more than $40,000 in kickbacks in exchange for issuing more than a half-million dollars in unemployment insurance checks to people who were ... More >>
See update No. 3 at end of this post for details on sentencing and a disturbing testimony that undercut Anthony Nicholas Orban's Zoloft defense.See update No. 2 at end of this post for details on the jury determining Orban was sane when he kidnapped and raped a waitress at the nose of his Westm ... More >>
Here are the top five selling records this week from Fingerprints, 420 E. 4th Street in Long Beach, (562) 433-4996.This week's top seller is one of their Record Store Day items, Al Jardine's A Postcard from California.
There's a rally in front of the Ferris Wheel at the Balboa Fun Zone Saturday afternoon to save the Shawnee.That's not Shawnee, as in American Indians, but The Shawnee, an old wooden ship that a fellow named Dennis Holland has been restoring for years in front of his Newport Beach home, something ... More >>
A Fontana Unified School District trustee is embroiled in controversy over failing to disclose to voters, parents and school officials her secret marriage to a former Los Angeles gang member who was convicted of murdering two 21-year-old men in Santa Ana in 1984. Leticia Garcia said she decided i ... More >>
Since 1955, folks have been addicted to Disneyland, and celebrities are no different.During my visits to the park, I've seen a bunch of celebs enjoying a day out at The Happiest Place on Earth. (You might be able to spot them by the plaid-vested guides that usually walk around with them.)I've see ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 20, 10:36 A.M.: Eight months ago, the Weekly reported that Anthony Nicholas Orban's defense attorneys seemed to be cooking up an insanity plea to charges that the then-Westminster Police detective abducted a waitress in Ontario and raped her with a gun to her head in nearby Fontana.L ... More >>
Bush, now most famous for being the band whose lead singer is Gwen Stefani's husband, just announced its first live show in eight years. They'll be performing at Epicenter Twenty Ten, taking place in Fontana, California, on September 25 and 26. I guess it's not as glamorous (or played out) as a ... More >>
UPDATE: Indictment lays out charges against the accused (details below) . . . Courtesy of Ontario Police DepartmentAnthony Nicolas Orban, a cop, and Jeffrey Thomas Jelinek, a prison guard, are held in brutal crime.Westminster Police Detective Anthony Nicolas Orban told his wife he lost his servi ... More >>
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