Click here for our Anaheim police shooting archivesThe violence in Anaheim has now entered its fifth day, finally reaching television screens and airwaves around the country last night. But contrary to the emerging storyline, the unrest did not begin with last weekend's fatal shooting of two suspect ... More >>
Just heard from Julio Moran, executive director at the CCNMA: Latino Journalists of California, that the Orange County Register has just laid off nine reporters, including Yvette Cabrera, who happens to be president of CCNMA. We'll see who the other reporters are, but none sting more--and none sh ... More >>
No one except Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Friend of the Taliban) in Orange County history has consistently proven to be scarier over a longer period of time than California Coalition for Immigration Reform head Barbara Coe--and even Dana has had flashes of sanity in his Bedlam brain. Shit, ev ... More >>
Henry W. Head, founding father of OC, longtime Santa Ana doctor...I was speaking with a local GOP operative recently when he said something that shocked me. The topic was my recent cover story on the Candy-Ass Gang, the trio of pendejos and one pendeja who prosecutors say
drove into Huntington Be ... More >>
The Los Angeles Times story published this Monday telling the world Anaheim is now majority-Latino has drawn nothing but derision from the Latino Anaheimers I know (read this musical takedown by Weekly contributor and KPFK-FM 90.7 Subversive Historian Gabriel San Roman). "Oh no, they didn't put in a ... More >>
...live in SanTana. Measure D, the ballot measure funded by developers which claimed it would weaken their own grip on City Hall, passed by a 54-46 margin last night.
No excuses, SanTaneros: the lot of your are pendejos* who don't mind living under Papi Pulido and his band of conflict-of-influenza- ... More >>
History for sale: Items salvaged from the dismantled Pride of Newport riverboat are on eBay starting today - the proceeds will go to the Newport Harbor Nautical Museum. Pieces up thus far: a door to the riverboat's restaurant, the grand staircase chandelier (pictured), several smaller antique table ... More >>
iPhone or iFlop? Apple slashes $200 off the $599 8-Gig iPhone price tag. Christmas in September for some, and bah humbug for those who waited in line overnight...either way, investors are worried.
Still...more...Martin: School trustee Harald Martin has resigned, but the anti-Martin camp still wants ... More >>
My colleague R. Scott Moxley loves to paint an aura of homoeroticism around Orange County Register columnist Gordon Dillow whenever the crank writes about men in uniform, but the Dillow-nator (as former Weekly managing editor Matt Coker loved to call him) also has a hard-on for Know Nothings. Yet no ... More >>
Bye for now: Harald Martin, the Anaheim school trustee everyone loves to hate (and Gustavo likes to thank for unleashing The Mexican within) handed in his resignation letter yesterday. But don't drop the balloons just yet. He says he'll be running again next year.
Ride a bus today: If you've never ... More >>
Postal problemos persist: San Juan Capistrano residents have won their war with the U.S. Postal Service, and the planned 9-acre building they protested will rise in Aliso Viejo. But guess what? The folks there don't want it either.
Lookin' for cheap labor: Wonder how the OC Reg plans to fill the vo ... More >>
Anaheim Union High School District trustees claim that they reappointed former board member Harald Martin because he was the most qualified candidate for the job. That's bull--nothing more than political payback, as I noted in the above link. But I forgot to mention something else: AUHSD trustee Bri ... More >>
Turns out everybody's favorite Mexican-suing, rape-victim-blaming, Zapatistas-supporting school trustee is actually Anaheim's only defender of poor, hopeless Mexicans--and he's getting hell for it. At least that's how Harald Martin describes himself. In a long, rambling letter sent last Friday to an ... More >>
Revenge of the Unwanted Easter Bunnies: It's that time of year, ladies and gents, months after Easter when all those poor rabbits aren't the cute little balls of fur they were and the kids don't want 'em anymore. Abandoned bunnies in Garden Grove have taken their revenge by spawning like crazy - no ... More >>
By now, ustedes have no doubt heard that the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees recently appointed Harald Martin to fill a vacant seat. Martin, old-timers may recall, once compared himself to Zapatistas leader Subcomandante Marcos, refused to apologize after blaming a 13-year-old f ... More >>
'Biggest racist ever' back on Anaheim school board: Last week, the Anaheim Union School District appointed Harald Martin to an open board seat created by the death of Denise Mansfield-Reinking. I managed to obtain the board's top-secret qualifications checklist for Martin: Racist, check. Uneducate ... More >>