• Film

    November 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Will LA's "Go Kings Go" Billboards Provide Bulletin Board Material for the Anaheim Ducks?

    It's bad enough the Kings lead our Ducks two games to nil heading into game three of the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight at the Staples Center, but LA's also rubbing our beaks in their dominance with provocative billboards near the LA-OC border.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Group Therapy Pub Is Where the Boyos Are

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our newest nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read as our bold web editor, Taylor "Hellcat" Hamby, stumbles into the dive bar scene every week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Jean-Francois Jomphe, Former Anaheim Duck, Scrums at Laguna Beach Fast-Food Drive-Thru

    A duck with a leaf walks into a fast-food restaurant . . . and leaves in handcuffs. Actually, retired hockey players Jean Francois "J.F." Jomphe of the Anaheim Ducks and Richard Anthony Costello of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers were not inside the Laguna Beach Jack In the Box resta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    What Do the NHL Lockout and Chapman University's Undie Run Have in Common?

    Good lord, tuition is so high and the economy is so bad that strapped parents are send their kids to college with clothes!Or, in the case of Chapman University in Orange, it's just the winter installment of the fan-favorite Undies Run, brought to you by ADM, the supermarket to the world.Speaking of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    Teemu Selanne to Open Steakhouse in Laguna Beach!

    This post covers so many categories, where do we begin?Trends come and go, but this one sucks. Back in April, we unexpectedly said goodbye to James Harris and Royal Hawaiian. Jump to last week, when The Cottage was informed of a land sale they had no knowledge of. Another blow to the beach community ... More >>

  • Music

    October 11, 2012

    Eddie Day, One-Man Band at the Fling

    [Best Of 2012] The "Wizard of Rock & Roll" shares his favorite things about Orange County

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Anaheim Sighs as Sacramento Kings Stay Put

    ​Kiss your Royals NBA team goodbye, Anaheim.A tearful Gavin Maloof emerged from a meeting in Orlando, Florida, this morning to announce that the Kings are staying in Sacramento under a deal that promises the NBA franchise a new arena. The Maloof brothers who own the Kings had flirted with moving t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Broadcom Says SEC Probing Its Accounting

    ​Irvine chip maker Broadcom, which has been no stranger to courtrooms thanks to shareholder lawsuits, complaints that caused one co-founder to step away as owner of his NHL team and a scandalous divorce involving the other co-founder and his love dungeon, may be back in legal hot water.The company ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    [UPDATED with Plea, Weapon, Purported Suspect Photo:] Elvis Kechechian, OC Homicide No. 24: Stabbed in Restaurant Melee

    Tombleson?​UPDATE, JUNE 29, 2:42 P.M.: 28-yearold Justin Alvin Masao Tombleson pleaded not guilty this week to the murders-by-stabbing of Santa Margarita Catholic High School ice hockey conditioning coach Elvis Kechechian and his friend Hossein Saidoian.Tombleson is due back in court July 15, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Five Things You Didn't Know About Lil Jon

    ​Take some "shots, shots, shots, shots" and get crunk with Lil Jon this Sunday at Sutra, when the DJ representing Atlanta makes an appearance. Lil Jon paved his way to fame with hip-hop group, The Eastside Boyz and the song "Get Low" (which became so popular even Sandra Bullock paid a tribute to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Ducks And Angels Two-Fer Tonight: Anaheim Cops Issue Warning

    ​Unless you live in Anaheim or happen to have tickets to either Ducks-Predators or the Angels-Red Sox games in Anaheim tonight, you might want to avoid the city like the plague. In anticipation of major traffic snarls around both Anaheim Stadium and Honda Center, the Anaheim Police issued a media ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Billionaire Henrys, Nicholas and Samueli, Move to Settle Broadcom Shareholder Suits

    ​"The Henrys," as Henry T. Nicholas (right) and Henry Samueli are known, had their billionaire asses saved in 2009 when a federal judge accused the prosecution of misconduct and eventually dropped all charges against Broadcom's co-founders. The judge also disappeared the case against William Ruehl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Paul Kariya, a 909/714 Blonde and a Rich Turtle Rock Girl Star in Orange County Interwebs Horror Show

    ​This week's collection of stuff posted from or about Orange County on the Interwebs includes a Duck call for Paul Kariya, an amazing Surf City aerial shot, the great Palm Springs vs. San Clemente debate, a slice of the 714 transformed into the 909, and what to expect from the rich white girl fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Power Balance: Popular, Overpriced Hologram Wristbands Are a Fraud, Company Admits

    The "secret" lies within the yellow thing on Odom's wrist.​You may have seen the colorful rubber wristbands around. They're about as trendy with celebs and athletes as flannel and plaid are with hipsters. Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Lakers. Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets. David Beckham o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Parties by Panache of Brea Featured on Food Network's Cupcake Wars

    ​In one of my few circle of friends, the show that's a punchline for The Last Thing On Earth We Want To See is Cupcake Wars. Really--three rounds of cupcakes? When can we expect Bagel Battles? Or Strudel Skirmishes? Overwrought production on an overwrought food trend.But while flipping channels la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Mike Vallely Leaves Longtime Sponsor to Start Own Company

    Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyMike Vallely at the Musink Tattoo and Music Festival at the OC Fairgrounds, Feb. 20, 2010. ​Just in time to hit the road with Duane "the Master of Disaster" Peters for his Glory Bound Skatepark Tour, Mike Vallely announced July 13 he's leaving longtime sponsor Element to fl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 22, 2010
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    February 17, 2010

    Blame Powell, Giuliani, Phelps, Holtz and Rice for the Traffic Around Honda Center

    ​The Honda Center in Anaheim warns motorists that the streets, freeways and exits around the arena will experience heavy traffic between 7 and 9 a.m. today.Center officials blame Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Phelps, Lou Holtz and Condoleeza Rice for the expected Sig-Alerts.No, those sports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    What You Missed: NAMM, Boozy Floozy Burlesque, Mickey Avalon, Ducks

    Keith May​What'd you miss this weekend? On Thursday (hey, it's the new Friday, okay?), Keith May had the arduous task of visiting the Boozy Floozy Burlesque at the Galaxy Theater in Santa Ana. Heart-shaped pasties galore! Check out the wooooonderful photos here. 

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    The Other Really Expensive Loafer Drops: Charges Against Henry T. Nicholas Dismissed

    Henry T. Nicholas​It was one of the most unusual dismissal of charges ever witnessed: Broadcom co-founder and Anaheim Ducks owner Henry T. Samueli was testifying in another executive's case in Santa Ana last week when U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney leaned over and said he was tossing out Sam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Criminal Charges Against Ducks Owner Henry Samueli Dropped

    Then can we seek criminal charges against the other guy?​Henry Samueli is on a roll.Last month, the National Hockey League reinstated him as the owner of the Anaheim Ducks, as Clockwork informed you.This afternoon, a federal judge set aside the Broadcom Corp. co-founder's guilty pleas and dismisse ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009


    Honda Center

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    New Local Deadbeats Join State List of Top Tax Delinquents

    Bruce McNallThe State Board of Equalization list of California's top sales and use tax delinquents has welcomed 17 new members who owe nearly $22 million as a group--and, yes, some locals are among them. Richard Steven Lansburg of Long Beach-based Best Billiards and a Fullerton filer for ban ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 26: Weekend and Monday Dealie

    Orange County Register: Local law-enforcement officials, business leaders, lawmakers and educators meet at Chapman University Tuesday to wipe out a scourge on polite Orange County society: "sexting." . . . The first pitch of the Angels' season is thrown tonight, and Jeff Miller columnizes ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 16, 2008
  • News

    August 7, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    Collateral Damage of the Samueli Plea Deal

    As soon as news of Henry Samueli's guilty plea in his stock-option manipulation case broke yesterday, you might have noticed a brief, faint clickety-clacking sound rising over Orange County. The more engineers you work with, the more intense the flurry was. It was the sound of two words being delet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2008

    What's The Deal With OC Billionaires?

    We've got the George Argyros-owned apartment empire "systematically ripping off" its largely poor or lower middle class tenants by fabricating excuses for not refunding deposits to literally thousands of people. We've got Donald L. Bren--owner of the Irvine Co. using strong arm tactics on small l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 3/12

    ESSENCHILL @ MEMPHIS, 9 p.m. Half-priced wine and DJ Danny Love Memphis Cafe 2920 Bristol St. Costa Mesa WHAT IS WRITTEN AND WHAT IS NOT, till 10 p.m. Expressions of a Contemporary Muslim-American Woman Cal State Fullerton - Titan Student Union, 800 N. State College Blvd. Fullerton BEACH BOYS SURF ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Guys and Dolls and Ducks

    Center Speakeasy

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2008

    To Do Tonight - 01/02

    ELVIS AT THE CONTINENTAL ROOM, 9 pm The holidays are gone, but the King and his impersonators are forever. The Continental Room, 115 W. Santa Fe. Ave., Fullerton SOCIAL DISTORTION WITH ANGEL CITY OUTCASTS, 7:30 pm If you didn't catch 'em last night, try this evening before Mike Ness and the gang he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2008

    Dodgers Discrimination During Rose Parade?

    While enjoying Mami's amazing pozole this morning and seeing the Tournament of Roses parade rebroadcast on KTLA-TV Channel 5, my parents pointed out something interesting. When the Los Angeles Dodgers' float passed by, the camera cut between different Dodgers--Vin Scully, the Dodgers' organist, Noma ... More >>

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    On the Range

    Ridin’, ropin’, rasslin’ & other games of skill & contests of  strength, blazing trails, seeing sights &, of course, Anteaters

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007

    Crazy Register letter of the day!

    "Regarding your story on Loraine Barr: Why feature her ['She's out of the closet at 88," Front Page, Sept. 2]? So what that she came out of the closet after so many years? Her story is not compelling..." [blah-blah-bluh-blah-bluh, then we cut to...] "I'm sure there are an abundance of fabulous sto ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 21, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special Canadian edition

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2007

    Quack! Quack! Quack!

    With the game clock standing at two minutes left in Game 5, the huge crowd jammed into in JT Schmid's across the street from the Honda Center could hardly wait for the Ducks' Stanley Cup win to become official. The din of the Ducked-up revelers swelled and swelled as the clock reached 10 seconds, ... More >>

  • Web

    December 21, 2006

    Who's Got Crystal Balls?

    The Weekly wants your '07 predictions

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2006

    Paging Prognosticators

    Will the Ducks win the Stanley Cup? Will the Angels make it to the Series? Will Tawny Kitaen stay out of jail? Will terrorists hit one of our local targets: Disneyland, the San Onofre nuke plant or TBN headquarters? Should they hit Disneyland? Will home prices collapse? What will happen first: our t ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 18, 2005
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    July 28, 2005
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    January 6, 2005
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    June 26, 2003
  • Food

    June 5, 2003

    Checklist, Please!

    Five Duck Dinners

  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Columns

    May 2, 2002
  • Features

    April 4, 2002

    Our Little Secret

    The ABAs and Anaheim Surf attempt to do what few OC teams can: Survive

  • Features

    January 3, 2002

    Deader Than Ever

    The year in pro sports

  • News

    January 11, 2001


    They mightve saved Rucchins brain

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    The Smell of Victory

    Please welcome your world champion Anaheim Bullfrogs!

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