Late Juaneño Chief Clarence Lobo*CORRECTION: The number of Juaneño
Band members and percentage who the federal government recognized as demonstrating descent from the
historical Indian tribe at San Juan Capistrano Mission has been changed since the original version of this post was publishe ... More >>
OCTA.netMetrolink's Holiday Toy Express chugs into Orange County this month, but after making more than 50 stops over 14 days last year, the Christmasy choo-choo is only stopping 13 times over five days this December.That has one South County town feeling particularly Scrooged.
The few times I bother with Dana Point, I pick up a copy of the Dana Point Times. It works--better than the Orange County Register's community rags, but it ain't no Fullerton Observer. But I haven't visited in months, so imagine my surprise when a reader forwarded me an early November copy of the ... More >>
Photo by John Gilhooley
Chief David Belardes with tribal manager Joyce Perry of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians.
When the Weekly was covering the conflict between Mission San Juan Capistrano and a faction of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians earlier this year, it appea ... More >>
City of Rancho Santa MargaritaTony BeallAs if to demonstrate why anyone would be interested in a movie about school districts, Capistrano Unified delivered some of its trademark drama at last night's premier of Not As Good As You Think (which we previewed here). Capistrano Dispatch editor Jonathan V ... More >>
Stephen Glauser / Flickr / Creative CommonsThe Capistrano Insider posted last week an entertaining, slightly depressing exchange between Capistrano Dispatch editor Jonathan Volzke and a Long Beach husband and wife who were considering moving to San Juan Capistrano. That is, they were considering mov ... More >>
We met San Juan Capistrano councilmember Lon Uso a couple of months ago at the Friday morning coffee klatches organized by Capistrano Dispatch editor Jonathan Volzke and thought him a swell guy for daring to speak good about Mexicans in a room full of elderly, crotchety gabachos who didn't believe M ... More >>