Wow, the pathetic legacy of former Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown just keeps getting pathetic-er and pathetic-er-er. The Weekly has obtained a copy of a letter that His Excellency wrote back when he was merely His Stupidity, when Brownie was a Reverend Monsignor at the Diocese of Monterey dur ... More >>
There are lot of chicken dishes out there and I have only ten slots on this list. So I picked out my faves using my own unscientific criteria of what constitutes a chicken dish, ruling out others because chicken wasn't the star. What remains are dishes where I felt America's favorite poultry got top ... More >>
Perhaps taking its cue from the success of the McRib and Shamrock Shakes, McDonald's has announced that its new strategy will involve more limited-time offers.Last year the Golden Arches offered a total of 8 limited-time specials including Asian Chicken Salad, Frozen Strawberry Lemonade, a ... More >>
While not a luxe lonchera, Palm Terrace now has a catering truck, ready to serve parties of five to 500 wherever they can park it (most recently at the OC Fairgrounds). His mom's infamous cooking makes another appearance in this segment as well, but so does Yoda. It'll make more sense once you perus ... More >>
See also: Our Complete Coachella Coverage It couldn't all be great performances, decent recreational drugs, and pleasant weather at Coachella. Here are our writers' picks for their least favorite things from the festival's second weekend.
Dense in the head that I am, it still took me all of 3 seconds to realize how the City of Irvine came to host the Irvine Korean Cultural Festival tomorrow. Steven Choi, city councilman and a candidate for mayor, is also its founder. Why tomorrow? Well, because today, January 13th, is the day the ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comTacos & Carnitas SahuayoIt's the time of year again when I select a short list of five favorite restaurants. I love places with a tiny menu, tightly focused on producing one thing or variations on the thing at which they excel. Often, that specialist is an ethnic hole-in-the ... More >>
Edwin GoeiI noticed in walking around The District in Tustin last week how
deserted the place was. No, not the Costco part or the part where Target
and Whole Foods continue to snarl up traffic; but the area around the
theater. After the failure of Borders and Chaparosa Grill
a few months ago, ... More >>
Flickr user xiamingI love fresh food. I love cooking from whole ingredients. I go slightly insane when I can't have plenty of fresh vegetables with my meals, and I live in Southern California, where we have a year-round growing season and farmers markets that make even people from other produce-r ... More >>
John GilhooleyIf you've ever wondered what the story was behind places like Don The Beachcomber and Trader Vic's, the LA Times published a good but short article on Donn Beach, father of the Polynesian-themed restaurant and a subculture of people called tiki-philes.
UPDATE, APRIL 27, 1:36 P.M.: Yes, Virginia, there's still a Birther Movement.Apparently, after a few hours of letting the news sink in that President Barack Obama released his long-form birth certificate and taking a magnifying glass to the image of it on her TV screen, Orly Taitz has concluded t ... More >>
This summer, the Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach will add to its ranks a big-wave surfing pioneer, an AAP World Tour veteran and one of HB's local legends. George Downing, Taylor Knox and Chuck Linnen will be enshrined on the sidewalk in front of Huntington Surf & Sport at a ce ... More >>
From the Department of Nothing Important Will Ever Get Done in This Country Because All Sides Cannot Agree on the Facts comes the latest word from Hawaii's new Governor
Neil Abercrombie on President
Barack Obama's birth in the Aloha State. Those who discount Orly Taitz and fellow birthers as nu ... More >>
The record-setting QB is in a Hawaii hospital in serious condition.Update, November 22, 11:03 a.m.: Terry Brennan indicated to reporters that his son, Colt, is "heavily sedated" and is "far from being alert." Colt is able to acknowledge that family and doctors are in the room, through hand signals, ... More >>
Courtesy of Roy's...It was 98 F'in degrees out last week. Welcome to "autumn." There's no chilly nip in the air, no smell of fallen leaves, no sense of the coming snowboard season. On a day like this, my thoughts don't turn to spiced cider and pumpkin pie. I'm thinking of sitting under the shade ... More >>
Professor Ronald Rotunda of Orange's Chapman University School of Law scored some publicity at the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan when he showed up while wearing a natty bow tie and jacket. He may seem to be of another era, but he's definitely plugged into new technologies--so mu ... More >>
Youtube screen captureFrom left: Anderson Cooper (duh), Paul Rolf Jensen, Lt. Col. Terrance LakinPaul Rolf Jensen issued a press release last year in which he called himself a "leading Orange County, California trial lawyer." His personal-injury law firm is based in Costa Mesa.On Friday, CNN anch ... More >>
A homeboy shares the stoke in BoardHeads.Homeboy Industries, whose mission is to take former gang
members off the streets and show them there is more to life than gang-bangin', brought
young men and women from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach last
summer for surf lessons.
Flickr user MikebairdPerhaps winter
arrived a couple of weeks ago, but this week seems to have marked the true beginning
of the season for surfers and snowboarders of California's South Coast. The usual
big swell of early December showed up like clockwork, albeit in diminished
proportions since i ... More >>
The kind of Orange County Republicans who would launch a recall of a Southern California politician from their own party tell you higher taxes are driving businesses out of California. They'll compare Cali's various tax rates with a backwater state like Nevada, or send their pupp ... More >>
Photo Courtesy Travel ChannelDuring the SPAM musubi segment of what I would've expected to be the most innocuous part on the Hawaii episode of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, the bald and doughy Travel Channel personality admitted something that threw me in for a loop: He can't stand SPAM.
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Chris Williams Sextet, 8 p.m.
See award-winning jazz vocalist Chris Williams perform at the prestigious Steamers Jazz Cafe.
Steamers 138 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA, 92832
Comedy Juice, 8 p.m.
One of the most famous comedy shows in the country is now in Brea! Comedy Juice fe ... More >>
Hungover from Super Bowl Sunday? Us too. (Yes, even those of us who aren't the biggest football nuts by a long shot. . .but when stranded in SFO waiting to head back to John Wayne, there aren't too many entertainment options.) Anyway, we obviously didn't go hog wild on Super Bowl coverage around her ... More >>
Not-too-early morning brought the start of the TransPacific yacht race to Honolulu, complete with free continental breakfast and pretty girls wearing leather knee-high riding boots (to a yacht race? I think we’re mixing our upper-class leisure events here, aren’t we?). Throw in Long Beach Mayo ... More >>