While we were having fun a few days ago going piñata on a real-estate blog for leaving Huntington Beach off its list of the best 18 U.S. cities for bros, an esteemed publication supplied the best evidence to support our contention.
Remember Craig Monteilh, the conman-turned-FBI mole Nick Schou and I have written about because he posed as a Muslim to infiltrate Orange County mosques, in an attempt to stir up jihad so would-be terrorists would be exposed?Monteilh gets some coverage in a new book by an investigative journalist wh ... More >>
While your Anaheim Angels underachieve through yet another season of overpriced, over-the-hill free agents (what the hell is this: the early 1990s of Von Hays and Hubie Brooks), Halos fans can take solace in at least one victory for their team: Mother Jones has deemed Arte Moreno one of the least-as ... More >>
With the Ali Syed freeway shooting spree that ended with four dead this week and the Christopher Dorner nightmare that left five deceased (note I'm counting the gunmen in each), it's not difficult to see why Santa Ana has announced the city's first gun buyback program, which is Saturday near Santa ... More >>
Okay, no staff here, just me and the fambly back in the East Bay for an overnight visit, taking in the San Francisco Mime Troupe in Oakland, eating Cheeseboard Collective pizza out on the median strip on Shattuck Avenue, maybe having breakfast with poet-friend and political mentor Al Young at Saul's ... More >>
Forget Christianity, Judaism, Islam and the rest. It's all about us, says Orange County's most famous atheist
It's easy to shut down all brain activity when you take a bite of the salty, addictive wondermeat that is Spam. "Don't wanna know what's in there, nope, don't wanna know, nom, nom." But once you know something, you can't really unknow it, and after reading Ted Genoways' journalist ... More >>