Looks like Mr. President likes to throw back a good beer just like the rest of us. How very American. The Des Moines Register reported that Barack Obama has his own secret White House brewery. The news was revealed during the president's bus tour across Iowa, when a man at a coffee shop starti ... More >>
A former Los Angeles radio show host is claiming today that Democrat Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 with the secret assistance of the grand daddy of Republican bloggers: Matt Drudge.John Ziegler, a conservative activist who gained fame in Southern California for his talk shows on LA powe ... More >>
In Part One of our Q&A with Lisa Fontanesi, we learned about the mission of the Jamie Oliver Food Revolution, in particular how the Santa Ana community differs from the other places the mobile teaching kitchen has stopped. Today, we learn more about how our subject got started on her path in ... More >>
M-Bone, 1989-2011UPDATE, APRIL 16, 3:49 P.M.: So now TMZ is speculating M-Bone might have been murdered over a woman he was involved with:Our sources say M-Bone's friends have been in touch with cops, telling investigators after he got back to LA from his tour, he got involved with a girl. M-Bone ... More >>
Photo by Das UbergeekFrom the Irvine Farmers' Market: Will Organic Pears Make it into SanTana Unified?Jamie Oliver and Michelle Obama, take note: the United States Department of Agriculture has just announced that it's implementing a rule that is "encouraging" school districts to buy from local f ... More >>
It's been a busy couple weeks when it comes to high-profile apologies from Orange Countians. Newport Coast's Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers first half-heartedly and then full-heartedly apologized for saying "fucking faggot." Next came Fullerton's Marilyn Davenport of the Orange County Repu ... More >>
Is this burger going the way of Carlos Jr.?Carl's Jr. has spent most of the last decade boasting of its waistline-busting burgers, proudly proclaiming their entrees are for sloppy guys who think a salad and any thought of health is one fey thang, hanging their hat on 1,000-calorie-plus creations ... More >>
Flickr user israelavilaYou wanna hate FOX News even more? Two days ago, they published a story under the headline "Food Police Kill Cap'n Crunch." It wasn't even original reporting, though, but rather a HuffPo-esque news-aggregator blurb that printed a story from AOL's DailyFinance blog. That sto ... More >>
The annual, superstar-studded women's conference that brought speakers like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer, Sandra Day O'Connor, Sarah McLachlan and Suze Orman to Long Beach, along with major tourism dollars, will not be back to the city this year. It is uncerta ... More >>
The big news for us in the States from Maria Shriver's annual Women's Conference in Long Beach has been the meeting of California's gubernatorial candidates, former first lady Laura Bush poking fun at her husband and temporary first lady Michelle Obama talking about raising school-age girls in th ... More >>
The Secret Service protecting Michelle Obama had reason to be suspicious of an ominous sight very close to where the first lady appeared as part of Maria Shriver's Women's Conference 2010 in Long Beach Tuesday. Cars were overturned at the intersection of First Street and Elm Avenue, but all was n ... More >>
While far too many people are giving unwarranted attention to the Heart Attack Cafe at the Orange County Fair for offering deep-fried butter, no one seems to care that they're bashing First Lady Michelle Obama's much-lauded efforts to de-fatten America.Want some Tea Party bullshit with your order ... More >>
NOH8 CampaignTale of the tapeIn the November 2008 election, 579,064 Orange County voters wanted John McCain to be president of the United States right now (versus 549,558 for Barack Obama). By extension, Cindy McCain was 50.2 percent of the electorate's choice for first lady (versus 47.6 percent ... More >>
Spring may have sprung, and Michelle Obama may be receiving bountiful media coverage for her new White House kitchen garden, but Orange County has its very healthy-food hero in the form of local movie producer and director Carrie Gallison.Gallison recently completed Orange County Treasures: The Peop ... More >>
You know what annoys me most at awards shows? The constant yacking about who's wearing what, who was the best dressed, and who was worst.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
Obviously, I'm no fashionista; I'm a foodie. And if you're reading this, you are too.
So while I did not care who des ... More >>
Politics and pantsuits aside—the Obamas are even making their mark in the world of fashion.
It's Milan Fashion Week and Donatella Versace has decided to dedicate her Spring/Summer 2009 collection to the U.S. Democratic nominee, citing that Obama was the "man of the moment."
Versace, who took ov ... More >>