Nocturnal Wonderland San Manuel Amphitheater 9/21/13 This past Saturday, mega-rave Nocturnal Wonderland hosted roughly 43,000 revelers from all over the U.S. and beyond at its new home at the San Manuel Amphitheater. The longest running event by L.A.-based production company Insomniac, Nocturnal 20 ... More >>
[Hey, You!] A bush is not a toilet . . .
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans eat chocolate?
Sharing the same first name with a co-worker can be confusing, but Three Seventy Common's Ryan Adams also gets mistaken for a rock star. Wait, is that good or bad? His love of surfing, fast cars, welding and gardening make him a Renaissance man. Oh, and somewhere he finds time to cook.Read our inter ... More >>
Travels with OC potrepreneur B. Lucky to California's marijuana breadbasket
A female Orange County Sheriff's deputy spotted a man in bushes near a Laguna Niguel garden center Wednesday with his hands in his pockets and his pant undone. So, she confronted him. A foot chase followed and, when she caught up with him, he allegedly tried to take her firearm and physically str ... More >>
Since the recipe yesterday involved fresh squash blossoms, it seemed like a good time to explore the ins and outs of the bright yellow or orange flowers.Dave Lieberman
UPDATE: After hearing the Catholic Workers concerns, Santa Ana city officials contacted the contractor who agreed to move the fence between the benches and the grass. Ta da!Have a seat.Santa Ana's Civic Center is picking on the homeless again, according to Orange County's best Catholic, Dwight Sm ... More >>
Dave LiebermanIt might be January, and it might not be time to think about spring yet, but it's been a warm year and the greenery is already out at the farmers' market, up to two months in advance of its normal appearance.Green garlic is the entire garlic plant while it is still young, before the ... More >>
I'm bailing for Vegas today and that got me thinking about the idea of leaving. Then I remembered a strange cover version of the Bad Brains song "Leaving Babylon" a week ago. I was in the gardening department at Big Lots (does Big Lots have "departments?") when I heard an acoustic guitar strumming s ... More >>
Had dinner earlier this week at Bangkok Taste in SanTana, my current fave Thai restaurant, with the mysterious Ben Dayhoe (contrary to popular rumor, he's not Mr. X). We enjoyed soups, fried tofu, their famous roti dessert, and the peanut-butter soup called khao soy. After our dinner (we ate with ou ... More >>
In "Good Medicine" Daffodil J. Altan interviews Mary Jo Frawley of Doctors Without Borders, who may live in Sunset Beach, but her head and hart are in Sri Lanka, Somalia, Mexico, Angola . . . News has Daffodil J. Altan explaining how Santa Ana Unified School District offers a lesson in upgrading and ... More >>
If you've visited Kean Coffee in Newport Beach (...but really Costa Mesa) in the last few months, you'll notice their abundance of beautiful, brightly colored, fresh-cut dahlias in all shapes and sizes—some, bigger than your face—on display. And if you peer even closer, you'll notice homemade ... More >>
Spring Garden Show
OC Weekly is a stupid tabloid for journalists/writers who could never make it to a real newspaper!
'I bet they speak English during recess'
Chris Burdens tiny Armageddon
'WHO or WHAT raised you?'
Rick Frausto recycles everything into art
Joel Heflin is as attentive to Found Measure Project as God would be: not very
FIFA 2005 introduces Mexicans to save its luster
The metafictional mayhem inand behindSpike Jonzes Adaptation
Wish they all could be California plants
A lot of pruning goes on at Leisure World, and its not just the residents
Enviros give pro-development supervisor the kid-glove treatment
The year in not-so-open space
Mabel Alvarez and the mysterious
It mows the lawn while you read a book
Linda McCartneys photos, bold African Ceremonies
Plus: Zapata, Zapata, Zapata!
We help Nixon apologists explain away the president's apparent narrow-mindedness
And we mean that in a good way
Parting with the suburban icon is such sweet sorrow