There are three South Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees seats to be filled in the Nov. 6 election, but most heat is being emitted from the lone race without an incumbent. The winner for Trustee Area 7, which covers Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Marga ... More >>
As might have been predicted even outside a world that created Freddy Krueger, the long reach of the late Thomas Fuentes is extending beyond the grave.The take-no-prisoners Orange County GOP chairman emeritus has a mortal emissary (Frank Mickadeit) keeping the Tio Tomas spirit alive through the Ora ... More >>
I've attended nearly all of the previous 16 years of the annual Los Angeles Times books festivals, this one again on the campus of USC. There was that one year I missed, when the bibliochild was born and some friends, fellow writers and Santa Monica Review volunteers staffed the SMR booth, ... More >>
Nicholas KoonRick Stein, Executive Director of ARTS OCFor
many arts professionals, the administrative aspect of things is a creative
death sentence, as time spent on personal projects drops by the wayside and
artists get ground up in the gears of keeping an organization afloat. A quick
look at AR ... More >>
First, came The Unabomber.Roy Bauer, whose bombs are virtual.Next came The Unabauer.Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentNow, for your listening and victimhood pleasure, comes The Unarobber.
UPDATE: Defendant pleads guilty (details below) . . .
Courtesy of ICEAn ICE officer escorts a student visa fraud suspect into custody today.Eamon Daniel Higgins, 46, of Laguna Niguel, pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiracy for allegedly orchestrating
a visa fraud scheme involving doz ... More >>
The South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) board votes tonight on whether to pay a private lawyer $25,000 in taxpayer funds for helping negotiate what the district calls the "Mathur settlement." Why the district must settle anything with Raghu Mathur, who in January was fired/did ... More >>
“I haven't seen you since 1988,” Tim Carpenter says with astonishment as he finally recognizes the progressive activist whose hand he's been shaking during a brief break between a press conference and rally for Democratic candidates at the Teamsters Local 952 union hall in Orange last Friday.
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