Sharing the same first name with a co-worker can be confusing, but Three Seventy Common's Ryan Adams also gets mistaken for a rock star. Wait, is that good or bad? His love of surfing, fast cars, welding and gardening make him a Renaissance man. Oh, and somewhere he finds time to cook.Read our inter ... More >>
I got a chance to check out a few new craft books recently that are perfect for upcoming holiday entertaining fun! Join me as I review Jurassic Towel Origami by Alison Jenkins from Andrews McMeel Publishing, along with Handmade Living: A Fresh Take on Scandinavian Style by Lotta Jansdotter and ... More >>
Four fliers delivered to my mailbox this afternoon bring to mind instant images of Meg Whitman, your Republican nominee for governor of California. What follows is the actual order I pulled these fliers out of the box at Casa de Coker:
A beautiful home in San Clemente's Sea Pointe Estates is getting purchase offers, which is great for the out-of-state owners because at least one blogger reports the 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath abode has mold and termite problems.Oh, yeah, and then there's the little matter of a family of five being foun ... More >>
A female Orange County Sheriff's deputy spotted a man in bushes near a Laguna Niguel garden center Wednesday with his hands in his pockets and his pant undone. So, she confronted him. A foot chase followed and, when she caught up with him, he allegedly tried to take her firearm and physically str ... More >>
Dave LiebermanIt might be January, and it might not be time to think about spring yet, but it's been a warm year and the greenery is already out at the farmers' market, up to two months in advance of its normal appearance.Green garlic is the entire garlic plant while it is still young, before
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Advocate.comBarney's boyOver at the Advocate.com, the jury's still out on whether Real Housewives of Orange County spawn Ryan Vieth posting a self-photo of himself on the predominantly gay (and NSFW) site Guys With iPhones is news.The jury would be the Advocate's online readers.
Details at 11, or, rather, as soon as we have them, because everyone is remaining tight-lipped about this at the moment.
But French 75 did confirm that famed French chef Olhats is joining them "within the month", that he isn't closing any of his other restaurants and that there will a new menu to ce ... More >>
Had dinner earlier this week at Bangkok Taste in SanTana, my current fave Thai restaurant, with the mysterious Ben Dayhoe (contrary to popular rumor, he's not Mr. X). We enjoyed soups, fried tofu, their famous roti dessert, and the peanut-butter soup called khao soy. After our dinner (we ate with ou ... More >>
Believe it or not, we want the Orange County Register to be healthy, to put out a good product. We wish it all the success in the world save for beating us on a story.
So, Register: please, por favor, please work on your website. It takes forever to load, frequently misplaces Frank Mickadeit's col ... More >>
Who doesn't like cheap drugs? Nobody that's who! So lets all jump up and click our heels together in glee because the city of Long Beach has introduced a drug card program that will reduce prescription medication costs by up to 75 percent for its residents! Oh the joy of it all!
The UNA Rx Card is ... More >>
Oh, God, it was awful.
There I was, driving home, around 6:30, on the I-5 South. There is almost always traffic, but I noticed it was especially congested
yesterday. Whatever—I only had a couple exits to go. So as I inched along, the cars in front of me were merging away from the middle lan ... More >>