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    June 25, 2012

    Glen Campbell - Hollywood Bowl - 6/24/12

    Glen Campbell Hollywood Bowl 6/24/12 When a band or solo artist announces they're going on a farewell tour, it's usually met with collective shrugs and eyerolls. Why? Because--as Kiss proved--by bilking customers into thinking that this is their last hurrah, they can charge a ridiculous amount of ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    The Artist Adds 1st Ever OC Film Society Best Picture Award to New York Film Critics Honor

    ​The Orange County Film Society screening of the sorta-silent, black-and-white, buzz-deserving The Artist Monday night drew a packed audience to the historic Lido in Newport Beach, insider stories from executive producer Richard Middleton and supporting actors James Cromwell and Penelope Ann Mille ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    [UPDATED with Denial:] NO New Trial for Steve Rocco, Ex-Orange School Trustee, in Ketchup Heist

    ​UPDATE, AUG. 8, 8:38 A.M.: Game, set and match, The Partnership? Steve Rocco lost his bid for retrial of his ketchup theft conviction Friday when Judge Jacki Brown refused the ex-Orange Unified School Board trustee's request for court-appointed counsel and, thus, a continuation of the nonsense.

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    June 20, 2011

    Hollywood Bowl Opening Night Friday Night

    ​Hollywood Bowl Opening Night with Harry Connick, Jr., and Gloria EstefanJune 17, 2011Hollywood BowlThe Hollywood Bowl opened its 90th season Friday night with its Hall of Fame concert featuring the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Youth Orchestra LA, Cirque du Soilel performers and sets by HOF inductees ... More >>

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    September 30, 2008

    Grand Theft Ketchup

    Last weekend, The Orange County Register reports, Steve Rocco was busted for stealing a bottle of ketchup from a cafeteria at Chapman University. He was observed taking the bottle by a security guard who alerted police, who cited Rocco for misdemeanor theft, for which he will have to pay a $250 fine ... More >>

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    January 16, 2008

    Rocco Recall Documentary Hits the Internets

    Chapman University political science professor Fred Smoller has been fascinated by the spectacular rise to power of Steve Rocco, the wacky Orange Unified School District trustee, ever since Rocco won his election in November 2004, and particularly after parents who voted for Rocco because the ballot ... More >>