Jimmy Utt

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Will the OC Fair Erect a Statue Commemorating the County's Immigrant Agricultural Workers?

    ​Boy, hasn't it been fun having Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) head Nick Berardino on the OC Fair board of directors? The fiery Berardino--with whom we always don't agree , but always do appreciate his bringing a paisan attitude to WASP heaven Orange County--has already stirred up the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    2010 Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame Inductee: Orly Taitz!

    ​After a years-long hiatus, we've decided to bring back Orange County's most prestigious honor: induction into the Bob Dornan Scary OC Hall of Fame! Every year, in conjunction with our annual round-up of the county's scariest people (which you can pick up on newsstands starting today; on-line? Wai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    ¡Ask a Comida Critic!: A Good Chimichanga?

    ​I love Avanti Cafe in Costa Mesa for its vegetarian-vegan treats, so the following question from server Dion surprised me:Where can I get a good chimichanga?Being Hispanic Heritage Month is o-vah tomorrow, what better way to end my recent run of Latino-themed questions than with a treatise on thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Friday Film Funnies Fun: Walter Knott

    While everyone else publishes hagiographies about the 75th anniversary of Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner Restaurant (good food, btw), which eventually became Knott's Berry Farm, let's remember the man behind the landmark for what he was: a paranoid loon who used the massive revenues from Ma Knott's kit ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Reading & Righting

    Look, kids! The world according to the Orange County Republican Party!