• Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Woman Jailed In Long Beach Chooses Death Over More Time Behind Bars

    Lawanda Sockey had been clean for years. She did a dangerous dance with crack cocaine in the 1990s, running afoul of the law on a few possession charges. But by the end of the millennium she was clean, with a steady job and a place of her own. For a decade things were good. Lawanda helped raise her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Louis Richard Wood, Heroin Dealer, to be Arraigned for Murder in Woman's O.D. Death

    An drug dealer is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of murdering a 21-year-old user by providing her with lethal doses of heroin and methadone and refusing to take her to the hospital when she was unconscious and in need of medical care. Louis Richard Wood, 35, of Mission Viejo, could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Keith Files, OC Jail Inmate, Died of Methadone Overdose, Says DA

    More than a year after the Weekly reported that Orange County Jail inmate Keith Files likely died of a methadone overdose behind bars, the Orange County District Attorney has confirmed the story. In an investigative report letter posted on the DA's website yesterday, the agency said that Files, a he ... More >>

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    At the DL

    Mexicans fight Mexicans over a dirt lot that might one day become a park

  • Food

    March 15, 2001

    Fakin Bacon!

    At Au Lac, even the strictest vegans can make pigs of themselves