A Chapman University student is poised to make history as the first transgender contestant in an all-female pageant.
Everything revolves around family for Joe Vieyra. His favorite memories include them, and he's building his own as an active parent with his sons in Boy Scouts. His extended family includes the community, where Pee-Wee's participates in local events on a regular basis. Read our interview with Joe ... More >>
Can you guess who the latest Orange County model is for the NoH8 campaign? (Hint: she's a beloved local high school student.)
We've heard from bros, brahs, 909ers, surfer doods, NIMBYs and Mayor Quimbys, but one sect associated with Huntington Beach that had remained fairly quiet lately has been the skinheads (of the Nazi variety). That changed over the weekend with the crowning of a transgender girl as Marina High School ... More >>
If she wins, a Marina High School homecoming queen candidate would reportedly make history. No, Cassidy Lynn Campbell would not be the first ever to have a tiara placed on her head without bitchy death stares from the runners-up. It's said the 16-year-old Huntington Beach resident would be the natio ... More >>
Straddling the line between '80s NorCal thrash and '90s SoCal punk, Stuck Dickens play hard, fast, loud and technical, as evidenced by the band's face-forward single "Holden," which clocks upward of 190 beats per minute (think "Motorbreath" by Metallica) and is rife with pop/punk whoa-oa-oas, wallop ... More >>
Those "sources" who are always close to Kobe and Vanessa Bryant apparently need to get their stories straight. Earlier this month, it was reported that as part of the couple's pending divorce, the soon-to-be-former Mrs. would get two of three properties Black Mamba owns in Newport Coast: one with ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 17, 1:20 P.M.: The couple who died in a murder-suicide at their Huntington Beach home have been identified as Robert Saltarelli, 55, and his wife Tonie Saltarelli, 56.Police have not identified who was the shooter and who was the victim in Wednesday morning's tragedy at 8851 Jarrett ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 19, 11:24 A.M.: Huntington Beach's Izad Chavoshan, who tried four times to burn down Orange County Church of Christ in Irvine because of its teachings against masturbation, was sentenced today to six years and four months in state prison.Not only did Chavoshan earn the ridicule of r ... More >>
After years of refusing to spill the syringes, Mark McGwire admitted today to having used steroids on and off again for a decade. "I wish I'd never touched steroids," said the former big league slugger, via ESPN. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney's Office Izad Chavoshan's booking photo. UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM A CHURCH OFFICIAL . . . The bizarre case of the Huntington Beach man charged with trying to burn down Orange County Church of Christ not one, two, three but four times (!) just ... More >>
“I haven't seen you since 1988,” Tim Carpenter says with astonishment as he finally recognizes the progressive activist whose hand he's been shaking during a brief break between a press conference and rally for Democratic candidates at the Teamsters Local 952 union hall in Orange last Friday. B ... More >>
A long and harrowing account of how and where the artist grew up
And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?
Carpenter honored for cobbling together OCs peace and justice movement