A guitar in the hands of a talented, doe-eyed middle-schooler can be a
dangerous thing. We're not necessarily opponents of musically inclined
youngsters, it's just that when you're able to make preteen girls go
crazy with summery guitar pop like South County crooner Gavyn Bailey, it's easy to los ... More >>
While not a luxe lonchera, Palm Terrace now has a catering truck, ready to serve parties of five to 500 wherever they can park it (most recently at the OC Fairgrounds). His mom's infamous cooking makes another appearance in this segment as well, but so does Yoda. It'll make more sense once you perus ... More >>
When you've got a resort view like that from your dining room, life should be pretty mellow, right? Yet David Man became a tad nervous when I hit the record button. He had nothing to worry about, though. Once we started exchanging Bay Area stories about our favorite ramen in Burlingame, I knew he wa ... More >>
[Disclaimer: All photos were taken in a dimly lit space. Between my camping flashlight and iPhone, there's only so much visual aid this Forker can provide. And may we remind you that chocolate is brown to begin with. As a supervisor used to say, "Brown: Working hard to be your favorite color."]In ... More >>
The day after the Sept. 7 Republican presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Texas Governor Rick Perry
will navigate the Southern California freeway system (or probably fly over it) for private meetings with fat-cat donors in San Diego and Newport Beach.But worry not, mortgaged ... More >>
OC Weekly continues its winning ways in 2010, following up regional and national journalism honors with 22 awards from the Orange County Press Club last night.Multiple winners included Nick Schou, R. Scott Moxley, Gustavo Arellano, Spencer Kornhaber, Vickie Chang and the Navel Gazing news blog.
The 17th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night has announced it's chef line up. And there are new names this year (see them after the jump). If you are not already familiar, the gathering of local chefs puts them in competition with each other to create, well, the wildest and craziest tacos. L ... More >>
Courtesy of Morton's SteakhouseAs promised, here is the update to the list of Valentine's Day specials.One correction: the Valentine's special listed at Morton's in Anaheim and Santa Ana is valid Saturday as well. Our apologies to Morton's for the mistake.Morton's SteakhouseThree courses, $54.50. ... More >>
Galiher: TBN miracle worker who turned wine into a double DUI...dig those frosted, rumpled locks!When those poor, desperate souls that make up Trinity Broadcasting Corporation's primary audience dial up Paul and Jan Crouch during the Praise-a-Thon and pledge thousands of dollars, I'm sure they ne ... More >>
So your Anaheim Angels of Anaheim lost the American League Championship Series to the New York Yankees because of a shocking loss of their trademark sharp play (seriously, guys: that error in the bottom of the eighth?). Whatever--let's move on to meatier issues.SO...at a carne asada Sunday event, I ... More >>
Well, almost. Had the OC prima donnas at Fashion Island in Newport Beach known what was going on under the big tent across the street at the Island Hotel this past weekend, they would have run for cover under their Beemers and Benzes. Mexicans. Puerto Ricans. Colombians. Guatemalans. Dominicans, Arg ... More >>
Habitat for Humanity of Orange County says its mission is to end substandard housing, which is something everyone can get behind, and "to provide hardworking, low-income families an opportunity to share in the American Dream of homeownership," which is something that has gotten a bad rap amid our ho ... More >>
While John McCain was inside the Island Hotel in Newport Beach yesterday rallying funds for his general election war chest, three—count 'em, three!—separate rallies, uh, rallied outside.
Let’s start with the obvious: Orange County, presidential candidate who stops short of proposing mass dep ... More >>
Republican presidential candidate and war-lover, John McCain, will be in our neck of the woods tomorrow to rub elbows (raise money) with the rich folks whom he will help make richer if he takes office in 2008.
McCain's meeting with the GOP big bucks will take place at the Island Hotel in Newport B ... More >>
Don't know if you caught this buried in the LA "By God" Times' Jan. 12 front-pager on Governor Big Lippy sending his chief-of-staff out to court his big-money Republican donors: their first get together will be this coming Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Irvine Co.'s "Fantasy" Island Hotel (formerly the ... More >>