A look back at the making of the OC band's accidentally influential record, 20 years later
This Tustin seafood house is owned by the same corporation as Outback Steakhouse, but it serves good food, with servers who actually give a damn
Sisters Jen and Jessie Clavin have been making music for years. Whether it was in Mika Miko or on their own, the self-described rock-n-roll/post-punk rockers always had the desire to form a band on their own terms. That's what they did with their current project, Bleached. After releasing three earl ... More >>
A federal prosecutor in Southern California is asking a judge to give the government title to a $175,000 Lamborghini Murcielago that police took from a man suspected of money laundering. The 2006 sports car, which is registered to Lamborghini Newport Beach, was confiscated in February 2012 by the I ... More >>
It's been over two years since we first checked out Pieology Pizzeria by Cal State Fullerton. Since then, a half dozen other joints opened up, all peddling their crust and toppings as supreme. How do we judge success? Earnings, Facebook followers, or maybe the difficulty in finding parking. Although ... More >>
Today's arraignment of Cheyene Fuimaono for allegedly murdering his girlfriend's toddler son reminded me that I wanted to slap together a list of 10 Orange Countians who proved to be really bad boyfriends in 2012. Match.comming eHarmonizers take note of the results after the jump . . .
Dinah Cancer looks back on more than three decades of a rock & roll life
Christopher John Aragon, who pleaded guilty in March to leading a crime ring that stole thousands of personal identities for counterfeit credit cards used to buy high-end goods that were re-sold online, has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison. The Capistrano Beach 52-year-old is the final of ... More >>
SEE OC WEEKLY'S FULL KCON SLIDESHOW HERE! From the parking lot, you could hear the screams. Inside the festival area of Verizon Amphitheater, giddy fans crowded in a massive white tent. A sea of hands holding cameras and cell phones shot up into the air. "Oh, my Gooooood!" girls squealed, ... More >>
See Update No. 3 at the end of this post on capture of suspect, alleged accessories and the charges they face.See Update Nos. 1 and 2 with more murder details, suspect mugshots, the rented getaway car and its recovery and the victim's I.D.ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 4, 9:52 A.M.: A man was fatally stabbed ... More >>
Way back in January 2010, then-Weekling Spencer Kornhaber shared a video where a Newport Beach Police detective displayed the machinery hacker Christopher John Aragon used to forge credit cards based on real names and account numbers stolen off the interwebs. Aragon, 51, of Capistrano Beach, ple ... More >>
Flickr user calott23Burbank's not exactly groaning with great restaurants, and they are one of the cities that has really benefited from the food truck craze; the areas around the studios are surprisingly bereft of good restaurants and surprisingly full of little pull-ins where food trucks can pa ... More >>
It pays to discover. In fact, Thomas Michio Taniguchi, who is already sitting a state prison cell serving a four-year term for credit-card fraud, just discovered he will be paying another seven years behind bars for his Discover Card misuse at 33 Orange County locations.The 50-year-old former Nor ... More >>
For years, I read of the terror of the soufflé. "Leave the kitchen and be quiet," recipes cautioned, "lest you make the soufflé fall in the oven." Fiction books were full of anecdotes of 1960s-era housewives, their stereotypically tiny waists accentuated by a carefully-tied apron, being subjected ... More >>
They are nicknamed the "Young Invincibles." Thus tagged by the health insurance industry, they are the demographic of strapping 19- to 29-year-olds who, at 13.7 million strong, constitute the largest group of uninsured in America. Among the least likely to be able to afford coverage, Young ... More >>
Alright, fine: So it's a little morbid, but since the park's grand opening in 1955, a few hiccups have happened during Disneyland's reign as the Happiest Place on Earth--nine of them, to be exact. Which, statistically speaking, isn't all that bad. We guess. All but one of the fatalities ... More >>
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Jim Morrisons Birthday
Naw, just a bunch of white kids watching the Doors
Via the excellent BLDGBLOG: German artist Florian Dombois translates the subaudible sound of plate tectonics into something the human ear can hear, revealing unique geological characteristics of brewing earthquakes around the planet. Says Dombois: Usually seismic waves have a frequency spectrum b ... More >>
OC life is not the life for D.I.
Now 25 percent more terrifying!
A daily reporter endorses GOP candidate for insurance commissioner
Cmon down to Jims World of Pain Motors!
What the Adolescents learned from their adolescence
How a Newport Beach power couple used right-wing politics to build an empire worth absolutely nothing
Growing up Wiley Drake Jr.
Reg attack on insurance reformer produces a counterattack