Jeff Andrade

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    December 12, 2013

    Mater Dei High Boys' Basketball Team Loses Star Player to...What?

    Rumors are a'running through the hardwood floor of Mater Dei High School's gym, where sources tell the Weekly what the Los Angeles Times first reported last week: its boys' basketball team is losing senior forward Mario Soto, a team captain and member of a group of players that has won three state c ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Tim Conway Jr., KFI-AM 640 Host, Claims Child-Abusing Teachers Would Never Be Allowed In OC--Only In Mexican-Dominated LA

    ​I remember when Tim Conway Jr. was cool: back when he was on KLSX-FM 97.1, first with Doug Steckler, then Brian Whitman. But ever since he's been on KFI-AM 640, Timmy's been a tool (not to be confused with Timmy O'Toole) who tries to strike a happy medium between Borscht Belt cynic Handel and Kno ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Orange Bishop Tod Brown Wrote Letter of Recommendation for Pedo-Priest While Head of Boise Diocese

    ​In 1990, then-Diocese of Boise, currently Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown drafted a letter of recommendation on behalf of Father Ruben Idalio Garcia so that the former Boise priest could officially join the Archdiocese of Tijuana. "I am happy to recommend Fr Garcia for service" in Tijuana ... More >>

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    February 22, 2010

    Mater Dei Assistant Principal Becomes Head of OC Catholic Schools--No Pedo-Surprise There!

    Dhuyvetter: What did he know about Mater Dei's many pedophiles?​Apologies for sounding like a broken record, but nothing at the Diocese of Orange has changed in regards to its sex-abuse scandal. Bishop Tod D. Brown has just appointed a longtime Mater Dei High administrator to serve as the superint ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Since When did the OC Register Take Writing Lessons from the Diocese of Orange?

    Bishop Brown: Does he take his lattes extra-frothy?​Ever since the Catholic Diocese of Orange has employed boy-diddlers and girl-rapists, the official party line has always been this, a party line swallowed whole by its apologists: when it came to teenagers molested by its employees, it wasn't rap ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    ESPN Ignores Mater Dei Hoops Coach Gary McKnight's Rapist-Coddling Past

    Photo by Jennie WarrenThe only OC creep who gets a bigger pass than McKnight is Bishop Brown...​SO....Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach Gary McKnight set another prep hoops record--he's now the winningest coach in California high school B-ball history--and the local press busted another ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Top Five Diocese of Orange Transgressions of the Decade

    Heckuva job, Brownie!​If you ever pay attention to apologists for the Catholic Diocese of Orange's sex-abuse scandal--you never should, but I'm just saying if God ever punishes you in that fashion--one of the points they'll repeat again and again is that most of the kiddie rapes and scandals happe ... More >>

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    March 11, 2009

    The True Mater Dei Boys' Basketball Loser

    In honor of the Mater Dei boys' basketball team flaming out after a season in which they were ranked #1 in the nation most of this year, let me offer a temporary truce to the Monarchs family: get over your knee-jerk defense of anything that besmirches the evilest high school since Westerburg, and le ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    The Deification of Gary McKnight Must Stop

    Both the Los Angeles Times and the Orange County Register have tripped over themselves this month in the attempt to give the swooning-est review of Mater Dei High's current varsity basketball squad and its head coach, Gary McKnight. The Times says McKnight "is used to ridiculous riches,"while Reg co ... More >>

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    August 19, 2008

    Newish Lawsuit Filed Against Mater Dei Statutory Rapist Jeff Andrade

    The pedophilic piñata that is Mater Dei High School just keeps on producing lawsuits alleging sex abuse. Recently revealed is yet another one filed May 31 (but recently unsealed) in Orange County Superior Court by a former Mater Dei student against former assistant boys' basketball coach Jeff Andra ... More >>

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    July 11, 2008

    Spot the Pedophilia in YouTube Mater Dei Video!

    You know those quizzes where folks post the same photo except with tweaks (different-striped tie, etc.)? This isn't one of those--no this is better! Start with viewing this 1987 Mater Dei promotional video: Now, list the different associations with Mater Dei pedophiles! Answers after the jump!

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    May 29, 2008
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    March 18, 2008

    Our Sincerest Apologies to Catholic Readers...

    ...For denying you the pedophile-apologist stylings of Father Christopher Heath, priest at St. Edward the Confessor in Dana Point. A faithful reader turned us on to Heath's blog today, where he reveals that Monsignor John Urell is back after skipping out to Canada for half-a-year to deal with the an ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007

    ?Quien Es Mas Mafia?

    How the bishop and the sheriff stack up against the Godfather

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    November 21, 2007

    OC Teen Molestor Suspended from Work in St. Louis

    Remember Larry Stukenholtz? Probably not. The former Mater Dei choir teacher didn't get as much attention as his fellow molestor, former assistant boys' basketball coach Jeff Andrade. But Stukenholtz was also part of the most recent sex-abuse settlement by the Catholic Diocese of Orange. Stukenholt ... More >>

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    November 15, 2007

    Petey Callahan At it Again

    On the eve of a December 3 contempt-of-court hearing against Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown, longtime diocesan lawyer (and Orange County's 14th Scariest Person for 2007) Peter Callahan remains brazenly arrogant in discussing his client's terrible role in protecting pedophiles and sta ... More >>

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    October 29, 2007

    The Orange Diocese's Record-Breaking Streak

    This year's edition of our annual Scariest People issue includes two entries from the Catholic Diocese of Orange: lead sex-abuse lawyer Peter Callahan and Varsity Gold, the high-school fundraising outfit that hired and proudly employees statutory rapist (and former Mater Dei boys' assistant basketba ... More >>

  • Features

    October 25, 2007

    OC's Scariest People

    Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)

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    October 12, 2007

    Bishop Brown Too Nice for Once!

    On Oct. 9, Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown issued a letter to the county's Catholics explaining his recent $6.685 million settlement with four sex-abuse victims of diocesan lay employees. He talked about apologizing to two of the victims (read a different account here), about how sex abuse is ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2007

    Jane C.R. Doe Speaks

    An Exclusive Interview with Jeff Andrade’s victim

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    October 11, 2007

    Fiddlin' in St. Augustine

    A Tale of Two Sex-Abuse Settlements in the Orange Diocese

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    October 9, 2007

    Peepee Match Between John Manly, Jubal On!

    Today, Judge Gail Andler refused to dismiss a contempt-of-court motion filed against Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown by his longtime nemesis, John Manly for the recently settled Jeff Andrade case. Read more about the hearing in this Thursday's issue of the paper--for this post, I'll discuss a ... More >>

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    October 8, 2007

    Mater Dei Writes A Lot, Says Nothing

    Today, officials at Mater Dei High School sent out a two-page memo to alumni regarding the recent settlement involving the Catholic Diocese of Orange and four young women who claim they were abused by diocesan lay employees during the 1990s. Two of the perpetrators-- Jeff Andrade and Larry Stukenhol ... More >>

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    October 5, 2007

    A Critique of a Critique Criticizing My Bishop Brown Critique

    Google is great, really: a couple of random searches, and voila! You have a media critique. At least that's how Dave Pierre, author of The Media Report and a contributor to NewsBusters, operates with my recent LA Times opinion piece bashing Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown. Under the h ... More >>

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    October 5, 2007

    Breaking: Orange Diocese Settles Andrade Case

    Scroll down for updates as they come... Just received word that the Catholic Diocese of Orange just settled a civil suit filed against it and former Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach Jeff Andrade. Strange, considering diocesan lawyers were publicly proclaiming they were raring to start t ... More >>

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    October 3, 2007

    Diocesan Lawyers All of a Sudden Uppity

    For decades, the Catholic Diocese of Orange has dealt with survivors of its pedo-priests in secrecy--sealed settlements, claimed ignorance, and always, always, away from a jury. In none of the civil settlements that the Orange diocese signed off on were there any admission of guilt by the priest or ... More >>

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    October 1, 2007

    OC Blog Spins for Urell (And Spins and Spins...)

    Bear with us, gentle readers--this is a long post... Though the Weekly anointed Orange Juice as the county's best blog, even the Juicers would admit that the king of the county blogosphere is OC Blog, started and administrated by Jubal, the nom de plume of political consultant and longtime local Re ... More >>

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    September 28, 2007

    Subpoenas Sought for Urell, Urell’s Attorneys

    Links to come--am boarding a plane to El Paso... While OC Weekly cover boy Monsignor John Urell is in Canada to presumably get his rocks back in order, the Jeff Andrade matter trudges on. The latest twist: Urell’s lawyer is busy fighting a subpoena filed against the two of them filed by Newport B ... More >>

  • Features

    September 27, 2007

    Bad Moves

    The bishop broke his covenant. The former chancellor broke down. But the truth about the Diocese of Orange's sex-abuse scandal is emerging in court anyway

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    September 25, 2007

    Statutory Rapist Andrade And Pals Seek to Block Many Things

    A slew of in limine motions filed this past week by former Mater Dei High School boys' basketball coach/admitted statutory rapist Jeff Andrade and his former employers, the Catholic Diocese of Orange. Andrade's lawyers moved that any potential jury not hear "in any manner, either directly or indirec ... More >>

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    September 17, 2007

    OC Diocese Paid Admitted Child Molester $100,000

    Back in 2004, the Catholic Diocese of Orange quietly settled a lawsuit filed against former Mater Dei boys' basketball coach Jeff Andrade. To quote from my 2006 story regarding a current molestation lawsuit against Andrade: "In 2003, Mater Dei officials admitted to Orange County Register reporter ... More >>

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    September 15, 2007

    New PR Flack For OC Diocese, Same Idiocy

    Long-time observers of the Catholic Diocese of Orange pedo-priest scandal no doubt remember Father Joseph Fenton, the former director of communications who was an unrepentant asshole and didn't mind using sex-abuse survivors when convenient for Bishop Tod. D Brown. He's no longer the Orange diocese' ... More >>

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    September 13, 2007

    The Annotated Bishop Brown Deposition

    Today, Orange County Superior Court Judge Gail Andler ruled that a Sept. 10 deposition of Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown for the Jeff Andrade case be released to the public. As a public service announcement, the Weekly presents an annotated version after the jump with beaucoup hotlin ... More >>

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    September 11, 2007

    Breaking: OC Diocese Lawyers Seek to Seal Bishop Brown Deposition

    Over the weekend, attorneys with the firm of Manly, McGuire & Stewart deposed former Catholic Diocese of Orange Bishop Norman McFarland and current bishop Tod D. Brown as part of the firm's ongoing lawsuit against the Orange Diocese, Mater Dei High School, and former boy's basketball coach Jeff Andr ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    McKnight Shifts

    Who’s Telling the Truth in Mater Dei’s Latest Sex-Abuse Trial: Its President, the School’s Legendary Basketball Coach, or the OC Weekly?

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    June 28, 2007

    Full-Court Mess

    Admitted Mater Dei molester raising money for high schoolers

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    May 15, 2007

    Another Black Eye for Mater Dei

    The culture of pedophilia at Mater Dei High School has hit the big time. Today, The New York Times examines the rash of non-clerical sex-abuse cases involving the Catholic Church. Mentioned in the second paragraph was Joelle Casteix, a longtime advocate for sex-abuse survivors who was herself a vict ... More >>

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    February 22, 2007

    McKnight Out

    Catholic Church Leaders Protect Mater Dei Coach from Deposition

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    February 1, 2007

    McKnight Moves

    Lawsuit reveals tampering charges against famed basketball coach

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    January 25, 2007

    McKnight Fall

    Gary McKnight built an athletic empire at Mater Dei. Will his role in a pedophiles return to campus destroy it?

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    December 21, 2006

    Mcknight Errant

    Famed Mater Dei basketball coach helped pedophile get a jobat Mater Dei

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    April 27, 2006

    Hardwood Babylon

    A decade later, Mater Dei High Schools still protecting a coach accused of sleeping with students