A federal judge in Orange County this week punished a Vietnam War refugee--who eventually became an accomplished U.S. Secret Service (USSS) special agent assigned to protect former First Lady Nancy Reagan--for operating a bank-fraud scheme.
U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter sentenced Richa ... More >>
Ronald Reagan is back at Bonita Canyon Sports Park in Newport Beach--and this time he wants blood.Actually, it's a statue of the Gipper that has risen from the ashes--and to its full and upright position--after the city paid $6,500 to repair the bronze figure that was bent by would-be Dutchnapper ... More >>
Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc.Boo! It's the Wild Goose.John Wayne's onetime yacht the Wild Goose is being trotted out to drum up interest in the 31st annual Lido Yacht Expo in Newport Beach Sept. 24-27.Don't blame organizers for pulling out all the stops. Are there really shoppers for yachts these days ... More >>
Barry Gordy eulogizes Michael Jackson.At Michael Jackson's moving memorial in the Staples Center Tuesday, Motown founder Berry Gordy eulogized that the title "King of Pop" was not big enough for Jacko, calling him "simply the greatest entertainer that ever lived."Somewhere in Heaven, Sammy Davis Jr. ... More >>
Courtesy U.S. Capitol"Ladies and gentlemen, the statue of Ronald Reagan," the announcer inside the Capitol Rotunda said last Wednesday before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi helped 87-year-old Nancy Reagan to her feet so she could tug back the
blue drape cloaking Chas Fagan's 7-foot bronze statue of the ... More >>
There was nothing surprising in the careful analysis on Glenn Greenwald's blog, Unclaimed Territory, of the gutless way Senate Democrats are scuttling away from Senator Russ Feingold's (D-Wisconsin) resolution to censure President Bush for his administration's illegal wiretapping program. Democrats ... More >>