The Obama White House knew Fisker Automotive was sputtering financially in 2010, a year before a half-billion dollar government loan to the Anaheim-based electric car maker was frozen, the Associated Press reports today. Since the plug-in hybrid Fisker Karma roll out at the 2008 North American Inter ... More >>
Sometime in the past decade, cupcakes, the single-serving frosted cakes that moms lugged to classroom birthday parties, became OMGCUPCAKES!, a cultural phenomenon that had folks waiting in long lines and forking over three bucks or more for a gourmet red velvet (or carrot, mocha or gluten-free red v ... More >>
Media Matters for America, the progressive watchdog counterpart to Accuracy in Media, takes issue with an Orange County Register editorial that uses the financial woes of nearly dead electric car company Fisker Automotive to argue against government investment in green technology: "Despite the incre ... More >>
Without putting anything Vanessa Bryant said in quotes or context, TMZ.com reports her saying her divorce from Black Mamba is off.If this is true, perhaps the former Vanessa Laine of Huntington Beach is still feeling the glow of having unloaded one of three Newport Coast mansions she got in the d-i- ... More >>
By the time you read this, most of The Dillinger Escape Plan will be back home on the East Coast, settling down for the holidays with lady friends and family members.
But for the last two months, members of the legendary mathcore/metal band have been living under the radar behind the Orange Curtai ... More >>
November 13, 2012
How does one transform a small intimate venue like the Fonda Theatre into an arena like rock show? Few people can accomplish such a task. Richie Sambora easily managed to pull off this feat while touring in support of his new solo album Aftermath of th ... More >>
On Saturday November 10th, "Sonar On Tour"--Barcelona's international and world-renowned festival of electronic music and new media art-- ends it's eight day circuit at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles. While the tour had an abrupt cancellation due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy at the New York ... More >>
The way gas prices have yo-yo'd recently, it's time to fill up as they're down--as I type this, anyway, before the Hurricane Sandy excuse hits the West Coast, as to the last excuse when California's prices were higher than everyone else's because, uh, California refineries are so damn close to us. W ... More >>
Monday, November 5Lindsey SterlingThe Observatory
It's violin dubstep from a sci-fi-loving, eccentric little 26-year old with a knack for interpretive dance. This is Lindsey Stirling and she was born right here in OC. Her sound is a surprisingly unconventional collaboration of styles and genres--b ... More >>
Eight years. One hundred forty episodes. Sixty countries. More than 716,000 miles. Countless toasts, laughs, expletives and soul-hitting meals. Tonight, it comes to an end. The final episode of No Reservations airs at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel. Host Anthony Bourdain completes his epic voyage ... More >>
Born Christopher Mercer, the English 27 year-old dubstep king better known as Rusko announced that his new EP titled Kapow will be released on his website via Rusko Recordings this Sunday November 4th for free with an iTunes release on November 6th. Currently on a three-month tour to promote the EP, ... More >>
Hurricane Sandy is currently making life miserable for an ever-growing number of people. Along with those directly in the path of the hurricane, Sandy's presence is going to impact weather conditions in the wettest of ways. For those of you stuck inside on the other side of the country, we at the We ... More >>
What is Loveline creator, former Orange County TV host (pick a station, any station) and Newport Beach "Poor Palace" resident Poorman (a.k.a. Jim Trenton) doing on the streets of New York City in the middle of Hurricane Sandy?Why, the backstroke, of course.