Show biz is my life. Or at least a big part of it lately. My talented and smart kid has introduced theater and, especially, classic American musical theater to Mom and Dad by way of his enthusiastic thespianic occupation, avocation, obsession, all of it. It's both perhaps typical of an eleven year ... More >>
Amid the nation's economic meltdown, financial-conspiracy theories fueled a tax-fraud case for the ages
Bill Murray gets manhandled as FDR
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[Moxley Confidential] The nanny state is alive in Laguna, where officials slyly back a new 'right' to an ocean view for the well-connected who want trees killed
Martin J. "Marty" Smith is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet, an editor who has boostered smart writing and supported other writers, and also made a career himself as author of a popular mystery series and, because he is a gregarious and curious nut, a series of unlikely books which seem to ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why might a Mexican family hate a wealthy Mexi-and-white couple?
Ralph Lazo, a Mexican-Irish teenager from Los Angeles who voluntary went to the Manzanar Japanese interment camp in California, should be better known by history. A screening of the docudrama Stand Up for Justice: The Ralph Lazo Story tomorrow at the Old Orange County Court House in Santa Ana will a ... More >>
John Asanuma was 11 years old when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, paving the path for mass imprisonment of Japanese Americans after Pearl Harbor. The Los Angeles native, and his parents were sent to Manzanar in 1942--one of the largest camps housing more than 120,000 Ja ... More >>
"One lie I corrected was this big."Timothy Naftali, the George H.W. Bush biographer and respected historian the National Archives chose to run the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba Linda after the disgraced 37th president's loyalists from a private foundation first built and operated the ... More >>
(c) Photo by R. Scott MoxleyCA Republican Party is not happy with DavenportUPDATE, APRIL 20, 10:18 P.M.: During the KTLA interview, a "timid, confused" Marilyn Davenport, a retired Christian book publisher, said she is "really sorry" for sending the racist email. In her view--expressed throu ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Santa Ana sends a message to One Broadway Plaza's developer: Anything you say, sir
Thomas Shaller of FiveThirtyEight--a website that takes its name from the 535 electoral college votes as it crunches polling data and other numbers--makes a compelling case that Placer County in Northern California is the new Orange County when it comes to bastions of conservatism.While Orange Count ... More >>
Emilio Martinez could have been Orange County's Woody Guthrie (and he still might be)
Today is the 64th anniversary of a dark day in American history. On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, giving the Secretary of War the authority to declare any area of the United States a military area "from which any or all persons may be excluded"and auth ... More >>
If you want to destroy my sweater
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This is about Social Security and . . . Wait! Come back!!
UC Irvine protesters humiliate torture-memo author
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Lets send someone with lots of money and no experience to Spain
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