La Mirada

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Thomas Burke Pulver, Held in LA County Child Molestation, Worked in Many OC Daycares

    Normally a man being arrested for allegedly molesting a family member in Los Angeles County would not warrant much attention among Orange County law enforcement. We have plenty of home grown sickos and perverts to keep us occupied, thankyouverymuch. But when it comes to Thomas Burke Pulver, multip ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 12, 2014

    Spamalot, In the Heights and More!

    OC summer theater preview 2014

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Victor John Norcia, Registered Sex Offender, is Grandfather of Teacher Accused of Molestation

    Math teacher Melissa Nicole Lindgren pleaded not guilty at her arraignment last week to sexually assaulting three male students at Nicholas Junior High School in Fullerton. But if the La Mirada 28-year-old is ultimately found guilty and must register as a sex offender, she can get tips on how to de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Dirty Ex-Cop Jay Cicinelli Has a New Job: Little League Baseball Coach!

    Former Fullerton cop Manuel Ramos was outed last week as a PONY League coach in the city, but apparently he's not alone. Jay Cicinelli, Ramos' fellow FPD-er who, in his own words, took the face of Kelly Thomas one July night in 2011 and "just smashed it to hell," is also coaching youth baseball--in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Melissa Lindgren's Alleged Victim Among Boys with Lewd Photos on Cell Phones: Police

    Fullerton police have warned parents they have found lewd photos on the cell phones of three boys over the past month, including one of the alleged student victims of eighth-grade teacher Melissa Lindgren, who was arrested for molestation last month. Lindgren, 28, of La Mirada, posted $10,000 bail, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 23, 2014

    Lovely Bad Things

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    The I-Have-A-Bomb Bank Bandit Starts Taxpayer-Funded Trip

    Andrew Adrian Palomino began his criminal career at the age of 12 and, though now just 27 years old, has accumulated 30 losing run-ins with law enforcement in Southern California. But his most recent series of crimes guarantees Palomino's hefty rap sheet won't grow for awhile. Inside Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2013

    Faris Ousamah Nesheiwat, Soccer Volunteer, Allegedly Tried to Hook Up with 2 Boys

    Law enforcement is seeking potential victims of an American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) volunteer in La Habra charged with attempting to lure two boys to commit lewd acts. Faris Ousamah Nesheiwat, 19, of La Mirada, is charged with three felony counts of contacting a child with the intent to c ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 4, 2013

    Petit Plume: C'est Chic

    [Trendzilla] Eugenia "Genie" Chung lets gals accessorize their hair in whimsical, charitable ways

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    The Lovely Bad Things Announce New Album, Tour

    Nearly 11 months after the release of their EP, New Ghost/Old Waves, La Mirada-based garage/punk rockers The Lovely Bad Things are back with a new full-length album and their second overall, The Late Great Whatever, which will be released on Feb. 26 through local labels Volcom Entertainment, with ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Eat This Now: Sullungtang at Jang Mo Gip

    Buena Park doesn't get much foodie love, even though it's at the intersection of our burgeoning South Asian and Korean populations. The Indian and Pakistani restaurants, including our Best Indian Restaurant from 2011 (Namastey India), are migrating east from Artesia; the Koreans are bent on making B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    The Five Best Shows in OC This Week: Nov. 9-11

    Friday, November 9Haymarket SquaresSlidebar The Haymarket Squares specialize in a quick clip brand of folk music. Using mandolin, piano, and whistling, they weave a folk tapestry while busting lyrics about righteous anger and the songs of Britney Spears. N ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Mendy Brown, OC Homicide No. 43: Wife and Dog Believed Murdered by Husband Who Then Killed Himself on Halloween

    Laguna Beach Police are dealing with three shooting deaths--husband Michael Brown, wife Mendy Brown and the family dog--that they believe are the result of murders followed by a suicide on Halloween. Bodies of all three were found after a co-worker of Michael Brown's went to check on the 49-year-old ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Ted Nishihara, Tutor and Substitute Teacher, Makes Grade for Week's Ugliest Police Mugshot

    ​As one who took many bad yearbook photos, I feel for Ted Nishihara having to look back at this booking photo that has been splashed all over the teevees, interwebs and fish wraps. However, there is no room for sympathy when choosing the Ugliest Police Mugshot of the Week, so the substitute teache ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Moon Block Party in Pomona

    ​The Moon Block Party served as a crash course in the gems of our local music scene. The festival was a first of what's to be an annual arts and music festival in the Pomona Arts Colony. It benefited the Pomona School of the Arts.Several big hitters from LA and OC music scene came out and played o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'The Lovers in Spain' by Riley and the Roxies

    ​Riley and the Roxies The Lovers in Spain EP The duo of singer/songwriter Spencer Riley and producer Wes.--yes, with a period--who make up Riley and the Roxies are their own kind of border crossers, with roots and connections on either side of the LA/OC divide; the two ... More >>

  • Food

    April 28, 2011

    Mandoorang Dumpling House Is the In-N-Out of Korean OC

    [Hole In the Wall] This Buena Park diner offers great dumplings and other late-night Korean munchies

  • Food

    February 10, 2011

    Northern Exposure at Clearman's North Woods Inn

    The snow-covered log cabin of La Mirada still serves the meals that have made us obese and happy for a half-century

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    3.7 Quake Shakes North OC and Long Beach

    ​I was sprinkling a light dusting of blueberries and Trader Joe's Organic Granny's Apple Granola on top of my bowl of Kashi Heart to Heart Honey Toasted Oat cereal at 9:06 this morning when it sounded as if something was trotting across the attic over the kitchen cabinets.My wife in bed with a col ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010
  • Music

    August 26, 2010

    Chicano Batman: Dark Caballeros

    Attacking pop culture from sonic margins

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Racist OC Register Reader Fustercluck of the Day

    ​Headline: OC Man, 5 Others Convicted of Defrauding Medi-CalComment by DAN18NY: Oh dear look at all those latin namesComment by LOSJETS: Yup,,,,They are latinos alright..............Berly Schartz, 53, of La Mirada, Dante David, 51 of Costa Mesa; Socorro Narciso, 39, of Sacramento; Orlee Lumiguid, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Battle Seolleongtang: Anna's vs. Jang Mo Gip

    Flickr user thedelicious​You could be excused for never having heard of seolleongtang. It isn't on the radar for most people who are just starting to delve into Korean cuisine, because it's never sold in barbecue restaurants or soon tofu places. You could be excused for not knowing how to pronounc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Crime Time: Small Fries, Bad Tenants and the Church Lady

    It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--small fry edition . . . MONDAY, JULY 20Artist's rendering of Bank of America robber. He may belong to that notorious street gang, the Lollipop Kids.​Watch Those Kids at the Playground A 3-year-old boy was at the playground in Ponderosa Park ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 11, 2009

    Ring of Fire

    La Mirada Theater

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 6/9

    Film Screening: Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, 7:30 p.m.Hunter S. Thompson was the pioneer of a style he called "Gonzo" journalism, a style where he would emerse himself into the story so much that he, himself would become a character in it--gun in hand, cigarette holder dangli ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009

    Tuna Does Vegas

    La Mirada Theatre

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Potential Unlikely Swine Flu Victims THIS Close to OC (Updated!)

    The Los Angeles Times is reporting that recent two deaths in LA County are being investigated by the coroner as possibly resulting from swine flu. The location of the two suspected flu victims? Long Beach and La Mirada, two Orange County border towns.With most of the previously reported Southern Cal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 4/23

    Fullerton Market Musical Entertainment, 4 p.m.Everything from vintage surf rock to Top 40s hits will be featured at the weekly outdoor market, which will run through Oct. 29. Fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts, vendors and booths just for the kids will also be featured.Fullerton Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Looking Back at 2008: The Celeb-Reality Edition

    It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.   1) Newpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2008

    Porn and Taxes

    Getting stiffed by a porn star took on a whole new meaning Monday when Huntington Beach's Janine Lindemulder was arraigned in federal court for allegedly failing to pay about $80,000 in income taxes, The Smoking Gun reports today. The racktacular 39-year-old entered a not guilty plea and was releas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    To Do Tonight 4/17

    Chapped Cheeks, 8 p.m. Baby, it's cold outside. Swallows Inn 31786 Camino San Juan Capistrano, CA 949-493-3188 Commotion!, 9 p.m. Kids need to stop with all that racket! The Juke Joint 735 N. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805 Call Sick On Friday, 10 p.m. Because yer hung ova. Que Sera 1923 E. Sev ... More >>

  • Food

    January 31, 2008

    Beneath the Batter

    A synergy of cultures at Mario's Peruvian Seafood

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    If you build it, they will crash

    On December 2004, a small plane collided with a 700-foot KFI radio tower located less than two miles from the Fullerton Municipal Airport. This resulted in the deaths of the two people on board. The tower-- located in La Mirada, near Fullerton-- has been down ever since. Fast forward to October 20 ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 22 - Nov. 28

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    No Marshall Stacks!

    No. 2: In case you havent heard, OC has a new sound

  • Music

    January 13, 2005
  • Culture

    November 20, 2003

    How to Kill America

    La Miradas All My Sons

  • Columns

    July 31, 2003
  • Columns

    March 6, 2003
  • Features

    February 13, 2003

    Look Homeward, Porn Angel

    Devinn Lane returns to OC, sucks down a few frozen bananas, and talks about life before she became the den mother of porn

  • Culture

    February 6, 2003


    Cathy Rigbys husbands Late Night Catechism

  • Culture

    November 14, 2002

    Jesus Christ On a Bike!

    Jesus Christ Superstar at La Mirada Theatre

  • Culture

    February 14, 2002

    Smile, Damn It

    La Miradas Swingtime Canteen

  • Columns

    September 6, 2001
  • Culture

    October 19, 2000

    Triumph of the Dork

    Over the Tavern asks questions about questions

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