I still maintain that Bambú Lounge at the Fairmont Newport Beach is the most underrated hotel bar in the county, a place where the food is good and affordable considering the surroundings, and the cocktails spectacular. The bar is smart--they even know how to make a great Man o' War, a Kentucky coc ... More >>
The last time we wrote about the bizarre case of Meshael Alayban, the Saudi Princess accused of enslaving her Kenyan housekeeper, we quoted Alayban's attorney, who claimed she was innocent, and that the facts would ultimately vindicate her. The attorney, Paul S. Meyer, Matt Coker reported on July ... More >>
It's Casual describes itself as Los Angeles' only rock 'n' roll tag team duo. Or something like that. After listening to singer/guitarist Eddie Solis and drummer W.C.E. bash away at the heaviest skate rock riffs this side of Slayer, Black Flag and the Melvins, it's hard to remember much of anything. ... More >>
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us every W ... More >>
Living large, and then feeling bad about it
See Also: Identity Management Group and Insomniac Events Create an EDM Power Merger in OC Rebecca & Fiona - Dim Mak Studios - 7/12/12 Club Snaps: Zeds Dead @ Ten Nightclub Starting as a side project in high school the new electro trio that is Krewella was formed by sisters Jahan and Yasmin ... More >>
Chuck Smith is putting on his Nostradamus pants again. The Calvary Chapel founder wrapped up the 2012 SoCal Prophecy Conference at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills last Sunday with happy talk about the world's imminent doom and the rapture of the church.
Feel that? The end is near.Two 3.0-plus earthquakes rocked Southern California in a recent 14-hour period.According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the last one, a 3.5 "shallow" strike, hit just before 9 a.m. today in the mountains near Coachella.A Palm Springs newspaper is reporting that resident ... More >>
Campbell pulling a NostradamusDespite $38 billion in federal budget cuts last night, Orange County Congressman John Campbell told Fox News on Saturday morning that the United States soon faces a financial doomsday."Really big changes are needed" to future federal government spending habits o ... More >>
Dana blew kisses to WGiven trillions of dollars, Pentagon brass like to think that no military mission is too difficult.So it's rare when a congressman--especially a conservative Republican politician--will openly tell the Pentagon that it's impotent: that no matter how many soldiers its sends or ... More >>
In a year worthy of your rage, metal delivered in spades. What with the economy circling the drain and Sarah Palin coming down from the tundra and then refusing to go back, 2008's been the kind of year that really makes you want to smash your head into walls or punch random strangers in the face. Go ... More >>
OC Christian politician takes money from pornographer
UC Irvine history prof Mike Davis cant write a damn thing without the nuts going nuts. This time, the controversys over an obscure reference to Winston Churchill.
The amazing exploding genitals of WASPs Blackie Lawless
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How Edison convinced you that deregulation reform was a bad idea
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Christians stop praying for high-tech Apocalypse
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