From Obama's statement earlier after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional: "The laws of our land are catching up to the fundamental truth that millions of Americans hold in our hearts: when all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or w ... More >>
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of 'On the Road'
Although we've been boozehounds here at SaFII since forever, 2012 was the year where we really took off and became full-fledged drinkers. Not only did we hold an epic Happy Hour with KCRW and the OC Bartender's Cabinet (and stand by for the next one...) but we began reporting on alcohol as its own s ... More >>
METALLICA @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/11/12 The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Metallica, headlining Saturday night of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, proved just about as huge and satisfying ... More >>
Anyone who has spent any time in Orange County food circles has crossed paths with Dave Mau, whether at pop-up restaurants, grilling 'cue for some celebrity or other, or getting drunk off his potent drinks at his every-other-Wednesday Dinner with Dave shindigs at Memphis at the Santora. You can find ... More >>
Jeremy EichenbaumChampagne. Kisses at midnight. Some dude throwing up. These are what we've come to expect at New Year's Eve parties, which is why I'm headed to the Blue Cafe in Long Beach to see the Spell, Ambush Freqs and Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel. I'm no psychic (although I play one o ... More >>
The last time I saw the members of The Spell, they were drinking tequila and bowling on a Thursday night. That was before the party celebrating Spell guitarist Andy Kiddoo's birthday moved to Fern's, the Long Beach dive where Spell singer Josh Brown was nearly escorted out of the bar for harassin ... More >>
Headline: Rally Celebrates "Historic" RulingComment by V22FOREVER: I cannot believe that one person can change a law which was legally voted into existence by a huge majority of citizens, just because they feel like it. This is wrong. Legislating from the bench is why we should be throwing these ... More >>
(Alt-pop four-piece the New Limb went on tour for the first time EVER, so they're sending Heard Mentality missives from the road. They're going to take turns guest blogging; on their third and fourth days on the road, Dan Perez and Lauren Salamone give us the scoop. Read their first entry here.-- ... More >>
Flickr User burkeshire 1The last 24 hours have wrought havoc on the Kingdom Plantae, that is, at least in the oh-too-ironically-named town of Lake Forest.
[Hole In the Wall] Placentia burger dive mashes Mexican with American
Top left: FBI; bottom left: LABankRobbers.org"Red Sharpie Bandit" (above) and "Blue Note Bandit" terrorize local banks.It's a good thing the FBI believes it has captured the so-called "Red Sharpie Bandit."Who knows what kind of evil would have been wrought had he joined forces with a fellow bank ... More >>
Flickr user jcookfisherLast week's storms brought the mountains to life for snowboarders all over Southern California. With well over 14 inches at local spots like Baldy, Mountain High and Bear, people grabbed their boards and headed for higher altitudes. Mammoth Mountain, the southern part of ... More >>
BNET (Business Net) travel blogger Brett Snyder predicts Virgin America's new presence at John Wayne Airport, coupled with Southwest Airlines' expansion of flights to and from San Francisco, will result in lower air fares between SFO and SNA, whose bustling terminal is shown here.That's crazy talk f ... More >>
In the first place, I am a pimply-faced septuagenarian male, aging ungracefully, with an unquenchable thirst for comic books about hell on earth.
A pot-smokin, LSD-droppin seeker turned Calvary Chapel into a household name. So why is Lonnie Frisbee missing from church history?
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