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 >>
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 >>
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
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>