Joel Cooper

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Michael Elliot Tomson, Gotcha Co-Founder, Gotcha'd by Cops for DUI and Coke Possession

    Gotcha Mr. Gotcha!Michael Elliot Tomson, the 58-year-old co-founder of the Gotcha surfwear brand, has been charged with felony DUI and possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor being under the influence of drugs following a traffic accident Monday in Laguna Beach.

  • News

    December 8, 2011

    Meet Shaheen Sadeghi, the LAB Man

    In his his quest to hipsterize OC retail, Shaheen Sadeghi has built quirkily beautiful properties and gained more than a few critics

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Tales From the Brea Oil Field: What Are They Doing Up There?

    Brandon Ferguson​Night drivers motoring past the affluent housing tracts and well-kept strip malls of north Brea, not paying attention to the road in front of them, will notice an odd site: a solitary, house-shaped structure perched above the city, surrounded by pitch-black rolling hills and illum ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2004


    The Labs creator discovers theres no I in Irvine