Your cheat sheet for the Newport Beach Film Festival, from the parties to the flicks about speed-dating geezers
Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, the actor gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze's Her
Unlike Colorado and Washington State, where voters have a chance this November to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for consenting adults, California has no such proposal on the statewide election ballot this year. We had our chance two years ago with Proposition 19, but the folks backing i ... More >>
Given his libertarian political views and the U.S. Constitution, retired Orange County judge James P. "Jim" Gray believes every American has the right to own a gun.What kind of gun can be subject to debate, he adds.
Twenty five years ago today, No Doubt played their first show at Fender's Ballroom in Long Beach, opening for ska legends the Untouchables. (They played second among 14 bands.)According to the No Doubt fansite Beacon Street Online (who first published the poster today), the band's official site m ... More >>
Chris Norby, the Republican state assembly member from Fullerton, is giving James P. Gray, the former Orange County Superior Court Judge, a run for his money when it comes to providing the conservative voice of marijuana reform. As an LA Times story points out today, there's a wave of legislation ... More >>
C3 Patient Association's head fancies himself a truth-teller in OC's medicinal-marijuana communtiy. And because of that, he just might be its most hated member
Recent polls show marijuana legalization will go down in flames in California on Nov. 2, while some interpreting those surveys claim many voters saying no to pollsters will punch yes to Prop 19 once inside the voting booth, paving the way to victory.The votes of undecideds will be critical. Fortu ... More >>
That wascally Duane Roberts is at it again.Last time we checked in on the Green Party nominee for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Barbara Boxer and coveted by Republican Carly Fiorina, Roberts was labeling Boxer's party "anti-immigrant."Now, the Anaheim resident is saying the Republican Par ... More >>
Tom Angell caught Clockwork's recent post "As Cannabis Initiative Heads for Ballot, Former Police Chief Advocates Legalizing All Drugs." It was based on a recent column by Norm Stamper, a former Seattle police chief and 34-year veteran cop, of the group Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). An ... More >>
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How the Americans fared at Cannes
Cannes jury spreads out awards, giving Romanian the big prize
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GOP bailing out of congressional race against Sanchez
Airport supporter offers opponents free advice on the Great Park
Judge Gray pitches a sort-of legalization
OC's 'War on Drugs': Joke or tragedy?
Keeping a Sanchez skeleton in the closet