Droves of tattoo-sporting, vest-wearing nerds roam the Happiest Place On Earth. They don't make war, they say—they make magic
Former Giants-Padres-Cardinals slugger Jack Clark has apologized over performance enhancing drug use allegations he made against Cardinals-turned-Angels slugger Albert Pujols, prompting the Anaheim first baseman to drop his defamation suit against Clark. After making the PED comments twice in early ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican restaurants play such loud music?
Murderers, Todd Spitzer, pervy teachers, Arte Moreno and so many more!
An all-black version of Arthur Miller's masterpiece still gets to the play's humanity
Matching A.D. socialites to real OC socialites
I'm still in shock over the news that Huell Howser, the greatest Californian since Hiram Johnson, has left us. He passed away last night of natural causes, leaving behind a legacy of Cali love that my alma mater, Chapman University, will guard forever.All the pundits of the Golden State will weigh i ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why are Mexican Indians so poor?
You don't normally see Scott Boras hailed as a savior of baseball--usually, the Newport Beach super-sports agent is referred to as the complete opposite.But with the Nationals becoming the first Washington, D.C., team since 1933 making it to the playoffs, some in the nation's capital are crediting B ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on the Angels coming through for charity event.ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 5, 2:02 P.M.: Sponsors of an upcoming charity event in Fullerton for children with Down syndrome are taking aim at Anaheim's Angels and superstar first baseman Albert Pujols for being "uncaring ... More >>
Updated, with new info on the bottom...After the sale of the Orange County Register to Boston businessman Aaron Kushner became complete late last month, he sat down with longtime Reg business reporter Mary Ann Milbourn to talk shop. "Ultimately I believe that there are very few businesses that play ... More >>
"The Lost Boys of Summer" cover boy Richard Lee "Dick" Baney of Tustin can point to pro baseball career highlights that include pitching Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" to victory in a divisional playoff game and striking Henry Aaron out twice as "Hammering Hank" closed in on Babe Ruth's all-time ... More >>
Before we get to the news about Kinde Durkee's possible plea deal, may we point out that, based on their respective booking photos, we believe we have found a love match between the disgraced former Democratic campaign treasurer and a certain disgraced former city official who called Huntington B ... More >>
[Year In Film] Karina Longworth on why you've never heard of her favorite movie of the year, plus nine more bests
With the Turkey Day semi-holiday upon us (news never sleeps, cabrones), I'm finally able to whittle through months of back issues--finished the Esquire with Justin Timberlake on it, Reason with Rand Paul, the Harper's featuring a hilarious Thomas Frank essay on the popularity of self-help books, ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Some defense lawyers claim the deputies made their clients do it
Garret Anderson, one of the best--and most underappreciated--outfielders to play for the Angels of Anaheim, announced his retirement today. "It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to retire from baseball," Anderson begins a statement released by his club of 15 seasons.
Things really are tough all over. Robert Castillo was let go as a production manager with the Anaheim Angels of Los Angeles in the 2007 off-season. He hasn't latched onto a new job since, so he is selling his 2002 Anaheim Angels World Series Championship ring. Asking price: $19,995.What's even sa ... More >>
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona, deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
On over the weekend, Angels third baseman Brandon Wood hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.While that's pretty impressive, the four runs Wood drove in over the weekend represent 30 percent of his RBIs on the season. In other ... More >>
Flickr user chris.ptacek The Angels under Mike Scioscia have been about consistency. Their manager preaches, and seems to live by, a mantra of keeping everything balanced. Losses don't get the team too low and winning doesn't get them too high. The approach has worked well for Orange County's bas ... More >>
[Newport Beach Film Fest] You think action-sports athletes push the limit? Check out the people filming them
Only known photo to exist anywhere and everywhere of Steve Bren, not counting those other ones.A former Grand Prix racing champion and son of billionaire Irvine Co. chairman Donald Bren occupies the No. 18 spot on the most recently updated list of California's most delinquent tax delinquents.Ste ... More >>
The life and times of orange picker-turned-big leaguer Jesse Flores