• Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Belinda Exon, Surf City Escrow Chief, Gets 3 Years for Stealing $4 Mil in Poor-Housing Funds

    ​Why is your kid still huffing lead and other nasty toxins in your low-income housing unit despite the federal government having already sent your Orange County city funds to remedy the hazard?Blame Belinda Exon. The president of Rehab Financial Services, Inc., a now-defunct Huntington Beach comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2010

    John Patrick Bedell: Alleged Pentagon Shooter, OC Weekly Reader?

    Col. James Sabow, RIP​John Patrick Bedell, who died after firing shots at Pentagon security guards yesterday, may have been motivated in part by his obsession with a story the Weekly has covered extensively: the Jan. 1991 death of Col. James Sabow at the now-closed El Toro Marine Corps Air Station ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Looking Back at 2008: The Ecstasy and the Irony

    This is not a look back at disgraced Sheriff Mike Carona, the Little Sheriff, the Debs, the Little Debbie Snack, the Freeway Complex Fire, Rick Warren, Wiley Drake, any lantern-jawed preacher with the last name of Schuller, pedo-priests, the 241 toll road extension, Proposition 8, fluctuating gasol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    Candid Cameras

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted unanimously last night to add seven cameras on the pier so Hollister clothing can beam “surf culture” images into their stores across the nation. The Abercrombie & Fitch Co. brand already has two cameras under the pier, and under a new 25-year contract Sur ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 18, 2007


    Alpha Beta Gamma Whatevers

  • Features

    November 30, 2000

    The El Cargadero Social Club

    How a Mexican ghost town lives on in Anaheim