A financial website ranked Los Angeles suburbs by which perform the best across various economic, social and quality-of-life categories, and Yorba Linda pops up on lists for highest-earning, fastest growth and highest healthcare coverage. Not that Yorba Linda (or any Orange County city) would like t ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on Sanctuary pastor Jay Haizlip saying Jesus Christ would have appeared on a reality show. ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 9, 6:30 A.M.: "I don't think people really realize the weight and the pressure and the responsibility that pastors have on them. How they have the re ... More >>
See the end of this post for an update on the host of two Sportsman Channel shows questioning the mako catch, calling for state regulation of waters off Huntington Beach.ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 6, 10:21 A.M.: The teevee and funny papers were filled this week with stories about a 1,300-pound, likely reco ... More >>
Are companies at the Port of Long Beach cheating truckers out of their rightful wages?
A Fullerton man who raped four women in Orange County and six more in Los Angeles County now has 764 years and eight months in state prison to think about his crimes.Then again, perhaps 42-year-old serial rapist Robert Charles Lee can get out after 300 some odd years for good behavior.
Do you like gospel music? What about Disney California Adventure?Well, if you like both prepare to have your mind blown, because those two worlds are about to collide when "Celebrate Gospel" (an annual celebration of gospel music... duh) makes its way back to the park this Saturday.Lea ... More >>
While Calvary Chapel founder Chuck Smith battles lung cancer, he no doubts take solace in know that his acolytes are continuing the movement's raison d'etre (besides gay bashing, of course): being moralistic NIMBYers.The big story right now involves Calvary Chapel South Bay, located in Gardena. T ... More >>
Photo from Boiling Point WebsiteJust in time for the cold snap (it'll be in the 60's by the end of the week), the Taiwanese hot pot restaurant called Boiling Point has opened in Irvine offering gurgling, simmering stews that on its website it describes as "So hot. So bubbly. So sti ... More >>
Monaco JewelersUPDATE, SEPT. 9, 3:09 P.M.: Well, we still haven't received our invite to Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens' presumably rescheduled press conference on the murder arrests of four suspects in the June attempted robbery of a San Juan Capistrano jeweler that resulted in would-be ... More >>
Friends who helped "save" a film co-created by Theodore "Ted" Nikas now hope to preserve the memory of the late co-owner of a music label, the Golden Bear nightclub in Huntington Beach and coffeehouses like The Prison of Socrates in Balboa and Rouge et Noir and Cosmos in Seal Beach.Nikas, who was ... More >>
The Pop the Lock Crew has struck again!The three masked men tied to recent bank heists in Dana Point, Mission Viejo and Ladera Ranch are believed to be behind Tuesday's 5:40 p.m. robbery of the Wells Fargo at 28211 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel.
It's hard to believe that Costa Mesa's Pizzeria Ortica, co-founded by David Myers and Executive Chef Steve Samson, has only been open since January. An instant hit, despite being slightly off the South Coast Plaza beaten path, it's known for its stunning pastas, meats, fish and p ... More >>
Orange County Register: An Adventure City security guard shot and killed an Inland Empire man who'd roughed him up around 11 p.m. Tuesday, long after closing time. Ed Gomez, a 14-year employee of the Stanton amusement park, was taken to a hospital and treated for a gash on his head. . . . ... More >>
“Why can’t polygamists be more like Mike Carona? He only has one wife (and a mistress and a couple of girlfriends)”
Rin Tanaka's My Freedamn! 3 spotlights vintage car-club jackets, Powell Peralta tees
The Red Onions are band-shirt guys
Jay Bees offers real barbecue and Jenny Jones on the picture box
And other tales from the political season