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Miguel (Singer)

  • Film

    September 4, 2014
  • Food

    August 14, 2014

    Miguel's Jr.: 909-Mex?

    [Hole In the Wall] This Inland Empire chain is making a move for OC palates with its great burritos

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    In Defense of Sublime

    By: Bree Davies I thought I would have to wait until the 20th anniversary of Sublime's 1996 self-titled mainstream breakout album to write about how fundamentally misunderstood and judged Sublime is. I have so many feelings, probably too many, about a band whose legacy is beaten up almost as much as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    On the Line: Mike Doctulero of Scott's Restaurant & Bar, Part One

    Follow-up meetings with chef subjects often start with sharing something we have in common. In the case of Mike Doctulero, it was his memory of washing the starch from a batch of rice for dinner-- a standard task most Asian kids were trusted with doing. Well-seasoned both in the kitchen and with lif ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2013

    Janelle Monae

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Ruby Castellanos Experiences the Healing Power of Trova

    When Ruby Castellanos' older sister, already suffering from diabetes, suddenly died of a heart attack at the tender age of 13, it set the singer on a path toward music as medicine. In the wake of the tragedy, her mother, by then a single parent, decided to quit her factory job of 15 years and the lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Walter White's Mixtape: The Best Songs About Meth

    By: Tom Cowell Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    No Ace with Taxes: Santa Ana Mayor Don Papi Pulido and His Family Muffler Shop

    There is perhaps no business more fundamental to an Orange County politico's creation myth than Ace Muffler Shop, on First Street in downtown SanTana and belonging to the family of SanTana Mayor Don Papi "Miguel" Pulido. It was the city's planned demolishing of Ace Muffler through eminent domain tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    The Renaissance Blob in Santa Ana's Redevelopment Plan

    Today, a chingo of SanTana residents met at State Senator Lou Correa's office to discuss the Renaissance Specific Plan, which seeks to transform the city's downtown in a good (according to proponents) or gentrifying-Mexicans-outta-there (says opponents) way. I'm sure the other SanTana blogs--specifi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Renaissance Blob Didn't Always Exist

    Earlier today, we wrote about the Renaissance Blob, the strange drawing of boundaries in SanTana's Renaissance redevelopment plan that weaved around properties operated by the families of Mayor Miguel Pulido and councilmember Vince Sarmiento. In a comment, Liberal OC blogger/SanTana planning commiss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: An OC Blog Coward

    What did the OC billionaire do when the wife was away? Computer-chip magnate Henry T. Nicholas III won big in a 1998 public stock offering for his Broadcom Corp., and to celebrate, he built an extravagant $30 million underground “personal brothel” at his Laguna Hills estate. That's according to ... More >>

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