It's been almost a month to the day since Joe Grumbine was arrested at the Long Beach downtown courthouse when he showed up for a regularly scheduled trial conference hearing. Along with his partner Joe Byron, Grumbine had run a pair of Long Beach pot dispensaries as well as Garden Grove's Unit ... More >>
*See the end of the post for an update on today's court hearing and photos of today's protest.Original Post, Nov. 13, 12:52 p.m.: Joe Grumbine, the medical marijuana activist (and OC Weekly cover story subject) who was charged and convicted of selling pot in Long Beach last year only to have hi ... More >>
Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness
April 7, 2012
There is nothing like live comedy and when you get an exceptional lineup of great talent, you can't help but to be excited for the night ahead. Taking our seats in the Gibson was easy because the drink lines were long as hell a ... More >>
On Sunday, Madonna, the aging goddess of pop music (okay, we kid) will be embarking to where many of her younger counterparts have already performed: the Super Bowl Half-Time Show.
The 53-year-old has made no qualms about being nervous about the mega show, telling Jay Leno that it's "the most ... More >>
Metta World Peace, the rapper, quick-exiting Dancing With the Stars contestant and World Champion Los Angeles Laker formerly known as Ron "Ron-Ron" Artest, is being honored in Newport Beach this evening by the foundation formed in the memory of Samantha Runnion.The Joyful Child Foundation, which ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of True Food KitchenWhen True Food Kitchen was announced, I had my doubts about the concept and rolled my eyes when I heard one of the people involved was a doctor. "This was a line I had hoped would never be crossed," I wrote in my review.
That doctor is Andrew Weil, whom you've ... More >>
Teflon Mikey loses his magicOrange County's long, disgusting law enforcement nightmare is finally over.Disgraced ex-Sheriff Mike Carona, once absurdly hailed as "America's sheriff" by CNN's Larry King, is going to federal prison.This morning an all Republican panel of federal judges at the Ninth ... More >>
www.myspace.com/wyclefjeanWe knew it was official; Wyclef Jean did tell Time Magazine he was running for president of Haiti after weeks of rumors yesterday. But a few minutes ago, the AP reported that Jean has filed the paperwork to run for president of Haiti at an electoral council office i ... More >>
Twitter user @chrisvictorioTalk show host/cable news giant (but not for much longer) Larry King made an appearance during the Disneyland portion of today's All-Star Parade in Anaheim. Photographer Christopher Victorio managed to snag an image of King--a well-known Dodgers fan--showing off a ... More >>
Lady Gaga doesn't do very many interviews with press (although this story in New York Magazine is killer) because she apparently wants to stay mysterious. But I guess Lady Gaga couldn't resist a chance to poke fun at the CNN institution. Here are the highlights of Lady Gaga's interview with Larry ... More >>
Agent Opie/Cory BarnesIn case anyone hasn't heard, former pro wrestler, navy SEAL and Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has fallen in love with surfing. He answered Larry King's kooky questions on the issue in May, explaining that surfing, for him, goes way beyond just a new hobby. For Mr. Ventura, I ... More >>
So Purpose Driven® Rick Warren is blaming his no-show on the ABC news program This Week because he sniffed too many fumes at the pulpit? Is this the beginning to a bad Catholic joke? And Warren is still insisting that every culture in human history has defined marriage as between a man and a woman, ... More >>
With the smell of spring training fresh in the air around the old ballpark, it's been the best of times and the worst of times for Matt McCarthy. The 30-year-old 28-year-old medical intern at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City has seen Odd Man Out, his recently published book ... More >>
Outside Eyes, a Newport Beach-based crisis PR firm, is among the agencies that have been brought in to help Alex Rodriguez deal with the firestorm of controversy that has been generated by the New York Yankees slugger's admission to using performance-enhancing steroids.
The firm knows cris ... More >>
"America's Sheriff" is a convicted felon.Ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona was found not guilty of multiple conspiracy counts and one witness tampering count in Santa Ana federal court today, but he was still found guilty of another witness tampering count. According to federal prosecutors, ... More >>
Years after the glove didn't fit and we had to acquit, countless Larry King Live appearances and actor Phil Morris' career zenith with the Seinfeld Jackie Chiles parody, Johnnie Cochran Jr. is coming back to Orange County to right an alleged racial injustice. OK, so Mr. Cochran departed for tha ... More >>