We don't hate everyone at the Orange County Register, you know. Roving editor Kedric Francis has always been kind to the paper, and he used to be a staple of our gossip column back when we had a gossip column and he was the editor of Riviera. Anyhoo, he's going to be on tomorrow on the SoCal Restaur ... More >>
The Seabirds Truck's Raya Belna with her prize--Avanti Cafe hot sauces!Photo by Ed CarrascoWere you there with me, Dave, Anne Marie and KCRW-FM 89.9 Good Food host Evan Kleiman at our happy hour last Thursday at Mesa in Costa Mesa? No? What's wrong with you? You missed out on Mesa's hip vibe, a g ... More >>
OC Weekly won 10 or 11 awards at Wednesday night's Orange County Press Club Journalism Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. Among these were eight first-place awards. It's 10 or 11 total because the same Weekling tied for first place in the same category, something Kedric Francis, Firebrand ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 23, 4:19 P.M.: Riviera founding editor Kedric Francis tells the Weekly changes within the Modern Luxury company that owns the magazine prompted him to resign."It was definitely my choice," he informs via email. "I've been thinking about it
for a few months. Editors in Los Angeles, ... More >>
Okay, coverage of my debate last night with arch-Know Nothing Tom Tancredo has officially reached overload--hey, Weeklings: aren't there skinheads that you can go after instead of writing about me?--but you might as well hear my side.I met Tancredo and Westword editor Patty Calhoun across the str ... More >>
Yours for just $57 million!Today's news highlights include:Orange County's Real WonderlandJeff Overley reports that Newport Coast, billionaire Donald Bren's masterpiece bubble development, is "nearly finished" after 40 years. Overley calls the area "Pleasantville meets Bel Air," interviews conten ... More >>
OC Weekly continues its winning ways in 2010, following up regional and national journalism honors with 22 awards from the Orange County Press Club last night.Multiple winners included Nick Schou, R. Scott Moxley, Gustavo Arellano, Spencer Kornhaber, Vickie Chang and the Navel Gazing news blog.