Richard M. Nixon will be dug up from his Yorba Linda grave this summer to entertain schoolchildren. First lady Pat, too!
[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her new column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theo ... More >>
One of the token liberals on Fox News is blasting CBS for airing an Amazing Race broadcast this week that required contestants visiting Vietnam to watch a pro-communist musical show, recite a pro-communist poem and then gather at an anti-American military site in Hanoi.Bob Beckel--a cantankerous, lo ... More >>
A "wrong" and "dumbfounded" Newt Gingrich is coming to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda later this month. The former House speaker and 2012 candidate for the GOP presidential nomination used those adjectives to describe his pre-election prediction that Mitt Romney wou ... More >>
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>
Some three years ago, a woman in Nebraska noticed that one of the McNuggets her children didn't eat looked kinda like George Washington in profile. So she stashed it in the freezer and later, put it up on eBay.The auction site took it down citing that the item violated a rule they had against ... More >>
Coinciding with NAMM is the lesser known Guitar Geek Festival. Now in its ninth year, the two day concert brings together some of best known axehandlers within the guitar community. We caught up with organizer Deke Dickerson to find out more about the event.
UPDATE, DEC. 13, 12:22 P.M.: The recyclables searcher who found the head of George P. Shultz in a Huntington Beach garbage bin told his son in Oregon about the find, which led junior to search the Internet and find the OC Weekly Navel Gazing blog post on the former secretary of state's missing no ... More >>
Our sister paper LA Weekly was first to visit what was Michael Jackson's top-secret Santa Monica art studio. What used to be an airport hangar houses Jackson's art collection, which is now owned by Australian monument builder and Jackson's art mentor Brett Livingstone-Strong (in conjunction with ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans care about mistranslations?
Wikipedia CommonsObama pardons last year's lucky bird, "Courage." They've got a mouse and a duck. Starting this year, Disneyland no longer needs a turkey. The theme park will stop putting out the welcome mat for the National Thanksgiving Turkey and its understudy, the two lucky birds se ... More >>
Dead presidentsAbraham Lincoln's birthday is today, George Washington's is Feb. 22 and who the hell knows when Teddy Roosevelt was born. Still, all three very dead presidents converge Monday--Presidents' Day--at the presidential library and museum dedicated to another expired commander-in-chief, ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyWe reported last Tuesday from Dr. Orly Taitz's hearing in Santa Ana. You remember Taitz, the Laguna Niguel "birther"/dentist/mother/lawyer/Weekly cover girl that's trying to sue Barack Obama out of office, right? Taitz's lawsuit with more than a hundred of plaintiffs bef ... More >>
George Washington Slept Here
David Wilhelm gets crazy with the re-branding
Its all anti-illegal talk at the Tom Tancredo rally at the Nixon library
In today's New York Times, Bob Herbert surveys the state of democracy and the quality of elections in the US, and concludes, These are not scenes from a flourishing democracy. If you're looking to put a positive spin on the current state of politics and government in the U.S., you've got your work c ... More >>
Dinner at Sejour is a quick trip to an English club
Larry lays some cable across America
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Reality: its not just for leftists anymore
The young are the restless in Vargas and Lilya
All the Real Girls and Gerry
He turns 91 this week, so its possible Ronald Reagan cant remember. But Jim Washburn cant forget
Anti-immigration activist Harald Martin says illegals worse than bin Laden
Our smoky links to unsavory characters
Rockwellian virtue made solid
And free apple pie to the Nixon Librarys first 100 visitors
The year in great movies
Unbreakable sags, George Washington shines
How would the founding fathersor a bald eagle that could talkview contemporary politics?
Candidate mum as his old mans foundation hassles OC patron saint
Black Guys Imitating White Guys Imitating Black Guys: The strange end of the hip-hop revolution
See the world through previously Red eyes
If Proposition 22 fails, we're all going gay!
Angry? No, us neither
Anaheim high school prez Harald Martin wants Mexico to paybut he cant add
OC's bad reputation grows