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Fossil Fuel Energy

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Full Film Slate: "Imagine This," "Crude," (the Return of) "The Cove," "Coco Before Chanel" and Michael Moore's Latest Polemic

    Chill the Red Bull, re-heat the coffee and warm up the crack pipe: your eyeballs are about to get a workout from local screens in the days ahead. "Imagine This" took a film crew high into the Andes Mountains. First, Laguna Beach Film Society screens the documentary Imagine This tonight. Eion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Crime Time: Stabbings, Curfews, Drunk Marines, Drunk Councilman and Van's a-Rockin'

    It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more stabbings and [alleged] drunken-driving politicians . . . Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentKnew those Trader Joe's bags were good for something . . .​MONDAY, JULY 27Cash and Carry A man walked up with a Trader Joe's b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Battle Over What Remains of Coyote Hills Heats Up Again

    WestCoyoteHills.comPacific Coast Homes rendering for a section of West Coyote Hills. Whenever plans heat up to build ever more estate homes in the highlands ringing Fullerton, Friends of Coyote Hills mobilizes the masses in the flats to come out against more building there. Well, here we are in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    On The Wall: Freeda Freada Frida

    Picture This Gallery’s “Frida Kahlo Art Exhibit" Everything about Frida Kahlo was wild and colorful. She lived an amazing, romantic, tragicomic life, her art was full of rich, surreal yet deeply personal symbolism and she was an arresting image in her own right, with that pretty face spiced up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008

    Economy Down, Surf(line) Up

    Is a rise in traffic to Huntington Beach-based surf camera Web site Surfline.com a leading economic indicator -- of a down economy? Ventura County Star's Alexandra Wilcox makes that case in a Sunday business report. Surfer Ozzie Osborn, no relation to the bat-head decapitating rocker, says in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008

    Tiger Woods: Corporate Stooge?

    One of my favorite columns is "Edge of Sports," written by Dave Zirin. The man combines the best of sportswriting and progressive politics, disproving those asshole hipsters who say sports means nothing in this world. When Zirin's People's History of Sports arrives later this year, y'all crazy lefti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2007

    Foxes, Henhouses, and the Fashion Police

    Just like breaking a leg can take your mind off a toothache, the major traumas the Bush administration has inflicted on the body politic make it easy to forget the lesser damage it's doing.  Or, as Ruth Marcus puts in her column in today's Washington Post, "The tornado of disastrous headlines - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2006

    Oily characters

    The holidays are a time for celebrating tradition, and a story from The Associated Press reminds us of one of our country's greatest traditions: corporations screwing the public and lying about it. Confirming what you've suspected as you stand at the self-service gas pump, swearing under your breat ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 16, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 8 - Nov. 14

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    The Fix Was In For The GOP?

    Your hunch at the gas pump was right. In advance of recent federal elections, oil companies seemed to have lowered gas prices--a move that's benefited the party in power: Republicans. But now there's conclusive evidence that you weren't nuts. Last week, the good folks over at The Foundation for Tax ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2006

    Eddie Rose on "The Good, the Bad & the Ugly"

    Eddie Rose writes: "In California this year, we have--with one notable exception--the WORST slate of candidates, including a man who can't pronounce the name of the state he claims to serve! Were it not for the importance of several ballot propositions, it probably wouldn't make much sense to go to ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 5, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Sept. 27 - Oct. 3

  • News

    July 13, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2006

    Drilling Bit Players

    Further proving that otherwise politically conservative Newport Beach has an environmental streak when it comes to its own shores (but no one else's): Rep. John Campbell (R-The Arches) joined Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) as the only members of the Orange County congressional delegation to v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2006

    White House Oil Men: OUT! More Taxes on Gas: IN!

    My how times change. The boost that 9/11 gave the oily men in the White House was as short-lived as any post-Seinfeld sitcom starring Jason Alexander. It seems like only yesterday that Dickless Cheney was defending our latest Blood for Oil campaign by suggesting Americans essentially have a God-give ... More >>

  • Web

    May 18, 2006

    Baby, You Can Still Drive My Electric Car

    As gas prices soar and Americans lose their taste for foreign oil, OC's biggest EV booster sounds like a prophet

  • Columns

    May 11, 2006

    Hey, You!

    Self-service

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2006

    OC's leading indicator an economic downturn looms

    Forget sky-high gas prices, stagnant home sales and shaky consumer confidence. Around here, all you need to know that rotten times are ahead is Sharper Image quarterly profits have sunk 62 percent.

  • Columns

    March 2, 2006

    Letters

    'You Are a Very Sad LITTLE Person'

  • News

    February 16, 2006

    You've Been Pump'd!

    Big Oil gives new meaning to self-service

  • Culture

    February 9, 2006

    It's Ball Over Now

    Sunset for the traditional orange Union 76 ball

  • Culture

    February 9, 2006

    Call Me

    Always touched by skullphones presence

  • Culture

    July 7, 2005

    It Must Have Been One Hell of a Party

    Light & Space playboys come to Irvine older, richer

  • Features

    October 7, 2004

    59 Reasons Why Bush Sucks

    Why youd have to be a freaking idiot to vote for this guy

  • News

    April 22, 2004

    Fire Foxes in the Hen House?

    HB Fire Department overrules planners, residents on soil safety

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Ooze Responsible?

    Oil leak just the latest example of neglect at Surf City dumpsite

  • Columns

    February 26, 2004

    Eat the Press 1

    Let Us Digest the News for You

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Crude Attitude

    Residents pressure city to test for contamination at former Chevron site

  • News

    June 19, 2003

    MTBE Lies I Told You

    An apology by Will Swaim

  • News

    May 29, 2003
  • Culture

    May 22, 2003

    Course Of Empire

    Ron Pastucha Makes Us Hate Bush More Than Ever

  • Columns

    May 1, 2003

    Who Wants to Be a Figurehead!?

    The new postwar TV show

  • News

    May 1, 2003
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    April 10, 2003
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    April 3, 2003
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    March 27, 2003
  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Spot the Gas Leak

    The year in Tony Rackauckas

  • Features

    December 26, 2002

    Toxic Politics

    District Attorney Tony Rackauckas weighed his own political future against the safety of Orange County's drinking water and decided to save his own skin

  • News

    December 26, 2002
  • News

    October 31, 2002
  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • News

    October 17, 2002
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    August 1, 2002
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    April 18, 2002
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    January 24, 2002

    Bad Company

    Six of Americas worst corporations are your neighbors!

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    Waiting

    El Toro Airport Watch no. 147

  • Columns

    September 21, 2000

    Screaming Bedlam

    Horrifying stories ripped from the pages of todays newspapers

  • Food

    June 24, 1999

    Guadalajara, Guadalajara

    The Brothers Calderon return to the streets

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Got Gas?

    25 things to consider on April 30

  • Columns

    March 25, 1999

    Beach Boulevard Breakdown

    A history of OC's infamous thoroughfare

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