Anaheim Police made two arrests last week in last month's slayings of 20-year-old Edwin Alarrazabal and Ramon Magana, 22.Mark Christopher Caywood, 29, was popped in Fontana Thursday, while 37-year-old Richard Adrian Trevino was hauled in after a brief car chase in Anaheim Friday.
The old "Shoe Camera Taping Up a Lady Target Shopper's Skirt Trick"; that's the second time I've fallen for it this month.Speaking of fallen, that's exactly what has happened to non-sworn Orange County Sheriff's Department jailer Jose Alderete, who is accused of being a Fontana Target store peeper a ... More >>
People should've been suspicious of Anaheim City Council candidate Steve Lodge long before he decided to rebrand himself as Steve Chavez Lodge in a callous bid for disenfranchised Mexi voters. He's endorsed by former Anaheim mayor Curt Pringle and arch-pedophile-protector apologist Matt Cunningham ( ... More >>
Irvine resident Anthony Nicholas Orban struck out when he tried to argue he was insane and therefore not guilty of brutally raping a waitress, with a jury in Rancho Cucamonga convicting the former Westminster police detective and combat Marine in June.But Orban may have been spared a life sentence t ... More >>
Aesthetically, Wreckin' Katz are easily pegged as a psychobilly squad. They take pride in their textbook, greaser-punk exterior: tight black jeans; big, studded belts; sleeveless vests; and tatted-up arms.They pen lyrics about lost sanity and burning stuff.
Musically, however, you'd better be ready ... More >>
Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week pinup girl Rosa Carrasco and her husband Santiago Carrasco were sentenced Tuesday to two years in custody to be followed by two years of mandatory supervision for stealing more than $413,000 in benefits over seven years after faking Santiago's death.The Santa Ana coup ... More >>
Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If
you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single,
full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies,
along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill A ... More >>
When former On the Line subject Kevin Nagano of Sage Cafe sings the praises of another cuisiner, there's a great deal of respect. He started carrying the soft-baked confections of Three Hearts Bake Shop, a Huntington Beach-based labor of love for sassy Mel Myers. After tasting his custom variatio ... More >>
A La Habra man headed a notorious Crips street gang drug ring that sold marijuana across the country and held meetings on the same Compton block where a second Crips operation sold pot and moved prescription drugs to Louisiana, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Los Angeles.Deverick Desha ... More >>
Yup, Sammy Hagar wrote an autobiography. Called Red: My Uncensored Life in Rock, it's set for release on March 15 via It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. This momentous news prompted news blogger Matt Coker to ask, "When they ask Sammy when he'll be ready to sign, will he yell, ... More >>
For this week's look at things said from and about Orange County on the Interwebs, we turn to a familiar topic all over cyberspace: Santa Ana, a pit?As you'll see after the jump, our county seat does have its defenders. It's just that they are so outnumbered.
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyEminem at Epicenter 2010 September 25, 2010Auto Club SpeedwayThe Show: Though he sang about the vilest of things on the Slim Shady LP, I will always have a soft spot in my heart for Eminem's early work. His machine gun delivery coupled with razor sharp wit boos ... 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 >>
It's the Weekly's weekly crime round-up--now with more blatant Arrested Development imagery.Could Tobias Fünke be the "Blue Note Bandit" (Wednesday) or the man making "blown" offers (Thursday)?TUESDAY, DEC. 1Nice Racks! After pulling over a silver 2004 Acura TL
four-door at Newport Boulevard and ... More >>
In "The Reformer" Matt Coker educates us about longtime OC GOP legislator Ross Johnson finding a new life as a campaign-finance watchdog in Sacramento.
R. Scott Moxley explains the reason behind Mike Carona's smile in "The Crooked Sheriff Chuckled".
And Matt Coker dictates departing OC Register c ... More >>