Mattern Deli, LinX and all the other places to get a banger (and a green chorizo and longanisa and bratwurst) in your mouth
Tom Wilson and Randy Baranosky craft instruments from wood from demolished houses, giving each axe its own story
Linkin Park Foreign tragedies have a way of hitting close to home when you're world famous and have embarked on several world tours. For Southern California's Linkin Park, the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan affected them on a personal level. "We have family ties to Japan," Chester Ben ... More >>
Summer here is bliss, better than anyplace else in the States
The Habitat for Humanity ReStore--you know, where houses that are "deconstructed" end up on shelves of used and surplus building materials, like Lowe's with a higher calling--will host a clustertruck this weekend. Come to the store and check out a greener way to remodel your home, using existing ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange County District AttorneyDeleica Holt's booking photo.Delecia Holt, the 48-year-old Aliso Viejo Republican who ran three times for Congress in Orange and San Diego counties, was released from the jail she's been sitting in since her Oct. 7, 2008, arrest for defrauding Orange Cou ... More >>
Not Deleica Holt's campaign poster but her booking photo.Delecia Holt, 48, of Aliso Viejo, ran as a Republican in special elections to replace Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach), who left Congress in 2005 to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-San Dieg ... More >>
Recycling is great, free shows are great, soda is great--what's not to love about the gimmick/sponsorship dealie when you get into Girl Talk shows for free with 36 empty cans of Squirt? It gives you a chance to drink (a lot of) a relatively obscure soft drink, see a noted mash-up wizard for free, an ... More >>
And another chance for me to use that awesome headline!Following last month's Girl Talk performance at the Grove of Anaheim, which featured an entry fee of 36 (used) cans of Squirt, bootleg DJ Greg Gillis (better known as Girl Talk, natch) will be doing virtually the same thing July 24 at the Fox Th ... More >>
This little grandma got probation.*This is an update to our earlier story.*Wearing a red knit cardigan, and barely visible in an oversized wheelchair, Genoveva Aranda wept heartily yesterday afternoon after she was given a year of probation in criminal court for a few minor construction code violati ... More >>
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County says its mission is to end substandard housing, which is something everyone can get behind, and "to provide hardworking, low-income families an opportunity to share in the American Dream of homeownership," which is something that has gotten a bad rap amid our ho ... More >>
Everyone's a star! So here's your script!
A bumper crop of bad news!? Thanks, Bush!
Jim Washburn DJs New Orleans back to life
Three newspapers, three parachute dispatches, three laughers
Arnold & Arianna, happy at last
Habitats Women Build is kind of like Lilith Fair with power tools
Diary of a Mad County
Patriotism means opening your wallet
This weeks featured NFL game: Denver Broncos vs. Oakland Raiders
Hey! It really IS the Year of the Woman!