Nguyen Huy Vu

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Looking Back: 2009 Orange County Deaths

    ​Turn on the weepy, string ensemble music: It's time for us to look back on the year that (almost) was and remember some of the figures from Orange County who have left us. There was unexpected tragedy, there were some suspicious circumstances, there were rich legacies... there's even the possibil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Scholarship Established For Ex-Weekly Reporter Vu Nguyen

    Vu Nguyen​The Public Affairs Reporting program at the University of Illinois at Springfield has created a website and scholarship in honor of former OC Weekly intern Nguyen Huy Vu, who died from a stroke on Mother's Day at the age of 34. Vu, who grew up in Orange County's Little Saigon, also worke ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Funeral Mass Set For Journalist Nguyen

    Vu and his wife HeatherA funeral mass has been scheduled for journalist Nguyen Huy Vu for 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25 at Saint Callistus Catholic Church in Garden Grove, according to Chuyen V. Nguyen, Vu's father.There will also be a visitation this weekend (Saturday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2009

    Reporter Taken Off Life Support

    Vu with his wifeOn Friday at a Harbor City hospital, Nguyen Huy Vu's family decided to take the 34-year-old reporter off artificial life support following a Mother's Day heart attack that had left him brain dead.Suzie Suh filed this report at KCAL's Channel 9.Chuyen Nguyen, Vu's father and a longtim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    SoCal's Journalism Community Losing A Gem

    Nguyen Huy VuNguyen Huy Vu, one of the most beloved, award-winning reporters in OC Weekly history, is on artificial life support tonight in a Los Angeles County hospital and, according to doctors, isn't expected to survive.  The 34-year-old, who was my ambitious, idealistic first intern nearly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2006

    Are all Register Reporters Fat?

    Look, I should be the last person to criticize someone's physical appearance, what with my high forehead, scarred cheek, splotchy beard, lanky frame and teeth more crooked than the chompers of the Prince of Wales. But the Orange County Register's recent trend to allow its BBR (Big Beautiful Reporter ... More >>