These Real Housewives' are real!Fox News has just broken this jaw-dropping exclusive: Gretchen Rossi will not get a boob job. REPEAT: NO NEW BOOBS FOR GRETCHEN ROSSI! Oh, the humanity! Seriously, what happened to humanity?
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more boozy moms, asshole cops, fast-acting pharmacists, apartments full of thieving aliens and loads of stabbings!Courtesy of Costa Mesa Police DepartmentCraig Anthony McVay, 48, of Garden Grove, was in the midst of three years probat ... More >>
Courtesy of HelpTami.Org Before I wrote this week's news article, "A Bone Marrow to Pick," about Matthew Nguyen and bone marrow donation, my assumption of the whole process came from watching Grey's Anatomy. It was the third season and Izzy Stevens (Katherine Heigl) had to donate bone ... More >>
Early this morning, news broke that Allen Shellenberger, drummer and founding member of Orange County band Lit, died yesterday at the age of 39. Shellenberger was diagnosed with brain cancer in May of last year. A tribute video to Shellenberger was produced and played before Lit's show at the Hou ... More >>
Not exactly the healthiest stuff. What's the best way to convince a bunch of overweight little kids and their parents to quit their high sugar intake, clean up their diets and avoid diabetes forever? The Weekly received the news today that the American Diabetes Association has come up with the brigh ... More >>
Every two-bit party hack, corporate lobbying group and, yes, of course, The Chosen One can get TV airtime to sway the masses this way and that, to and fro, the hot issue du jour. But make that issue the legalization of marijuana so that it may be taxed to save our state from going into the shitter a ... More >>
Paul SchultzThis is not Ethel Mark, but isn't she so cute?A cardiac care nurse at UC Irvine who raised questions about faulty narcotics pumps, proper nurse rotations and mandatory breaks was notified by management that she could expect to fired in early July, according to the California Nurses Assoc ... More >>
Media reports that as many as 16 actors and actresses in the adult entertainment industry recently tested positive for HIV have prompted new calls for legislation requiring condom use in all porn videos shot in California. Opponents to condom use include the multi-billion dollar adult entertainment ... More >>
Exene Cervenka, lead singer of X, posted some news that require lots of good vibes sent her way. Here it is. "After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently had some medical tests run and the prognosis is that I am suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Apparently, it has been af ... More >>
As anticipated, the Orange County Board of Supervisors today cut about $300,000 in Planned Parenthood health education funding by canceling the nonprofit's contract through the Coalition of Orange County Community Clinics. Each Supe cited a moral objection to Orange-based Planned Parenthood providin ... More >>
Allen Shellenberger, drummer for Orange County’s Platinum rock band Lit, was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor earlier this month. After biopsy, it was discovered that Shellenberger’s cancer is malignant glioma ‑ a type of primary central nervous system tumor that usually occurs in the ... More >>
Beirut is a timeless metaphor of the past
Breast Cancer Benefit at Alexs Bar
'Dude, what were you thinking?'
A dispatch arrives from the cutting edge of science, where the wonders never cease: Tongue made from buttocks A Polish man who had his tongue removed has had a new one made using tissue taken from his buttocks. Jarislav Ernst, 23, from Gliwice, now has a functioning tongue made from his backside a ... More >>
It was twenty-five years ago today, June, 5, 1981, that the first cases of what would become known as HIV/AIDS were reported in the Centers for Disease Control's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. It was by no means the beginning of the disease– a recent study has identified the earliest i ... More >>
Whoever said you can't be a little bit pregnant never reckoned with the can-do spirit of the Bush administration. As the Washington Post reports: New federal guidelines ask all females capable of conceiving a baby to treat themselves -- and to be treated by the health care system -- as pre-pregnant ... More >>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, based out of Costa Mesa, wants to give cancer patients the munchies. The FDA has just approved Valeant's Cesamet, already on sale in Canada as Nabilone, to moderate nausea and vomiting in those undergoing chemotherapy. A Belgian company has made a similar project, Marinol ... More >>
Attention men of Earth: Vagina Monologues will get you in good with the dames
Marvin Chavez is free. So can he please have his pot back?
Four Huntington Beach kids have died of a rare disease. Officials say theres no pattern. The parents say the answer could be underground
Emergency contraception may go over-the-counter
How to live during the summer of our discontent
Nader Says Health Care Has New Enemy: Big Labor
One mans story of becoming a woman
Beauty by the book
Health crisis hits Commie Central
A closed weapons plant in the Chino Hills may be leaking hazardous chemicals into the Santa Ana River
OC judge requires controversial public declaration of witnesses' HIV status
Are we inventing our own demise?
How not to solve the Aliso Creek pollution mystery
Dave Herrick's strange odyssey through the U.S. war on drugs
Whos monkey-wrenching the Loose Moose Saloon?
But of local publicity, this world-famous AIDS activist gets nun
Medical expert says Kubby should be studied, not busted
Body count grows in war on medical marijuana
It's two, two, two weeks in one as Clockwork plays catch-up after the hiatus brought on by last week's boffo Best of OC issue.
The Last Session rocks in a powerful, poignant Laguna staging
President Clinton funds anti-sex programs