• Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Local Billionaire/Tax Felon Says His Swiss Banker Made Him Do It

    Amid President Barack Obama's vow to end off-shore tax breaks for U.S.-based multinational corporations and individuals within a decade, billionaire Igor Olenicoff, who owns homes in Laguna Beach and Florida, says from his Newport Beach office that his Swiss bankers led him to lie about his foreign ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Behold John Bolton and His Moustache at Balboa Bay Club

    John Robert Bolton, the neocon's neocon, laps up the hosannas of fellow knuckle-draggers May 28 when he is the special guest of the World Affairs Council of Orange County. The nonprofit, 500-member council--which since its 1967 founding has hosted Prince Andrew, Vicente Fox, Hans Blix and several ot ... More >>

  • Film

    December 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    Crocoshit Dundee?

    Local water officials, who are looking to Australia for expertise on how to survive one of the worst droughts in California's recorded history, hosted former Queensland Premier Peter Beattie at its monthly luncheon on Thursday, something that prompted Rupert Murdoch's Aussie papers to mock Beattie, ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 12, 2007


    '[Vang Pao] was tough in a tough country. He deserves to die in peace'

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2006

    A Bad Day for Bush, and maybe waterboarding

    The Supreme Court today ruled the Bush administration must do one of those things it is always extremely reluctant to do: obey the law. By a vote of 5-3, the Supremes said the administration can't proceed with its plans to try prisoners at Guantanamo Bay before military tribunals. Writing for the m ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 4, 2003


    Now more exciting!

  • Columns

    May 15, 2003

    Weaponless Warrior

    Newport Beachs Radhika Sainaths War on Terrorism

  • News

    April 10, 2003
  • Features

    February 20, 2003

    Electric Horsemen

    Is a rodeo mafia covering up evidence of animal abuse in California?

  • Features

    February 7, 2002

    Not Too Late for a War Crimes Tribunal

    He turns 91 this week, so its possible Ronald Reagan cant remember. But Jim Washburn cant forget

  • Features

    September 14, 2000