Show biz is my life. Or at least a big part of it lately. My talented and smart kid has introduced theater and, especially, classic American musical theater to Mom and Dad by way of his enthusiastic thespianic occupation, avocation, obsession, all of it. It's both perhaps typical of an eleven year ... More >>
Election Day dispatches from around the county
[Moxley Confidential] The nanny state is alive in Laguna, where officials slyly back a new 'right' to an ocean view for the well-connected who want trees killed
[Moxley Confidential] Will Mike Carona's ex-punching bag be Orange County's next sheriff?
The Anaheim White House is offering a special for Administrative Assistants' (or Professionals') Week (April 20-24). For $15, you can treat your Administrative Assistant (or Professional) for a two-course lunch (an entree and dessert), and you don't have to report it on your 10-K. Heck for $15 ... More >>
Early 1990s Cave Man campers. Taylor is in red polo at far right, Nixon sits at left and Meese is behind him.In his August 2006 story "Bohemian Grove Exposes Itself!" the Weekly's Nick Schou interviewed an unnamed Orange County resident and former employee of the private, all-male, 2,700-acre forest ... More >>
Hasan Nouri was the on the Weekly's Dec. 12, 2008, cover for raising awareness about the plights of his native Afghans and Orange County's polluted Aliso Creek. Manager of the Stormwater Engineering Division of URS Corp. in Santa Ana and recipient of civil engineering's prestigious Herbert Hoover Me ... More >>
When I moved from a growing inland daily newspaper that was printing 70,000 copies to the shrinking Daily Pilot of Newport Beach/Costa Mesa that was printing 25,000 copies or whatever it was in 1989, the press on the other side of the wall from the newsroom quickly got up to  ... More >>
The Little Hoover Commission* (the bipartisan, independent state commission dedicated to "promoting economy, efficiency and improved service in the transaction of public business") has issued a new report on the state prison system, one that neatly dovetails with recent Blotter posts on sentencing a ... More >>
If he weren't such a male skank, we'd marry him... From: Bill Maher To: George W. Bush Mr. President, this job can't be fun for you any more. There's no more money to spend--you used up all of that. You can't start another war because you used up the army. And now, darn the luck, the rest of your ... More >>
George W. Bushs most ingrinable moments on DVD
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