• Blogs

    June 25, 2014

    Orange County Beaches Still Relatively Clean Despite NRDC's Tougher Testing Standards

    As we recently reported, Orange County did well in Heal the Bay's beach water quality report, as most of our beaches usually do, although they were helped by a lack of rainfall and the resulting lack of polluted runoff from storm drains and other sources. Now comes the Natural Resources Defense Coun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Long Beach Lunch: Rocco's Deli Italiano

    Gruff New Yorker attitudes don't last long on the laid-back, breezy streets of Long Beach, but there is always room for a cured-meat-filled, Italian-style sandwich with some East Coast sass. Signal Hill's Rocco's Deli Italiano just opened a second location in the East Village Arts District, and its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    OC Register Readers Name Subway The Best Sandwich Shop In Orange County

    There's no reason to be surprised at OC Register's annual "Best Of Orange County" winner's list. This is Orange County, after all. And these are Register readers, after all. Still, every year, we weep inside.  

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Wicked 'Wiches Sandwich Shop Opens in Santa Ana

    Wicked 'Wiches, a popular catering company that delivers gourmet sandwiches to gatherings all over OC, has gone brick and mortar, opening a retail shop in Santa Ana.  Ever since it launched in Fountain Valley in 2009, the company has assembled flavor-packed subs for the masses. All sauces and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    On the Line: Mike Dimmitt of Garlic Scapes, Part One

    Mike Dimmitt was difficult. And by difficult we mean next to impossible to get a hold of. We'll let the fact that he was in the process of moving be an excuse, but c'mon! He's lucky we share a favorite chef and infatuation with dim sum and (San Diego) breweries. A purveyor of this stinking rose, the ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2005

    The Historical Record

    Jim Washburn DJs New Orleans back to life

  • Columns

    January 3, 2002

    Oh, Death!

    The year that sucked

  • Columns

    September 20, 2001

    No Shelter

    Vengeance isnt justice