Not quite to the scale of the Boston Marathon explosions, a blast at the Costa Mesa home of a 52-year-old man police and paramedics had come to aid two hours earlier Sunday killed the resident, who it turned out had other bombs on the premises.Not quite to the scale of Christopher Dorner's online ma ... More >>
The rambunctious lineup includes nine Oscar nominees
Arnold returns—but do we still need him?
Sure Tommy Davidson is a comedian and a star of both the small and big screen, but few things elevate your status as an entertainer like becoming a cartoon character. And while he played "Oscar Proud" on the Proud Family, his permed-out pimp character Cream Corn on the hit Adult Swim show "Black Dyn ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 8, 12:36 P.M.: As expected, the family of the late Manuel "Manny" Levi Loggins, Jr., a U.S. Marine sergeant who was gunned down by a sheriff's deputy near San Clemente High School last month, has filed a claim against the County of Orange, beginning a legal process that often leads ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 28, 11:08 A.M.: The Orange County District Attorney's office declined to file charges against Sean Brown and his girlfriend Amy Johnson, according to MSNBC.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 27, 12:59 P.M.: In the wake of the brutal murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, her sister Denise Brown of Dana Po ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 12, 11:13 A.M.: Our last visit to Nadya Suleman vs. Casey Anthony Nutbar Land included a line pontificating that the latter is the most hated mother in America and that Octomom had dropped to No. 2. A national poll now backs up that bold proclamation.
Rizzo: I've been sodomized!Local news highlights include:Ex-Bell city manager says he is a rape victimIn case you haven't heard: Robert Rizzo, Bell's city manager who paid himself $1.5 million annually, was sexually assaulted. Yep, and Rizzo is naming names. The perpetrator? The LA Times, he says ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Appellate justices shoot down lawyers' renewed attempts to blame the victim of this disgusting crime
After years of refusing to spill the syringes, Mark McGwire admitted today to having used steroids on and off again for a decade. "I wish I'd never touched steroids," said the former big league slugger, via ESPN. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had ... More >>
This morning, media-master attorney Gloria Allred sent out a press release that scooped my RSS reader to the news that the California Supreme Court would be announcing its decision on the challenge to Proposition 8 next Tuesday. As if you need a refresher, Allred's the lawyer whose dipped her toes i ... More >>
News reporters, news photographers, news helicopters, police cars and dozens and dozens of random (apparently bored) locals flocked to a La Habra neighborhood after 10 p.m. tonight, all to see OctoMom arrive at her Orange County home with two of the more recent offspring. For context: Po ... More >>
I Love the '90s
This is not a look back at disgraced Sheriff Mike Carona, the Little Sheriff, the Debs, the Little Debbie Snack, the Freeway Complex Fire, Rick Warren, Wiley Drake, any lantern-jawed preacher with the last name of Schuller, pedo-priests, the 241 toll road extension, Proposition 8, fluctuating gasol ... More >>
Years after the glove didn't fit and we had to acquit, countless Larry King Live appearances and actor Phil Morris' career zenith with the Seinfeld Jackie Chiles parody, Johnnie Cochran Jr. is coming back to Orange County to right an alleged racial injustice. OK, so Mr. Cochran departed for tha ... More >>
Phil Shane, Friday 9 p.m. If you haven't seen this one man legend gyrate his pelvis yet, you're missing out on one of life's greatest pleasures. THE DISTRICT LOUNGE 233 W. Chapman Ave. Orange, CA 714-639-7777 Imagine Peace Vigil, Friday 4 p.m. All we are saying is give peace a chance. War is over ... More >>
"Making it rain" is the act of wantonly tossing stacks of cash into the air. Normally this practice is performed in a club, and dancers clamor for the bills, pick them up, and then forever worship the rain man for the demigod that he is. The concept is discussed ad nauseam on hip hop ra ... More >>
Trick play: NFL greats shake off the rust in All-Pro Football
In Shooter, who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously.
Heavily padded football movie hits all the familiar notes
Five years after 9/11, Cornel Bonca finds your memory wandering around Vegas
OnDVD: The Towering Inferno: Special Edition
Supervisor candidate on everything from the gropinator to O.J.
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Netizens swap treats, immortality, even husbands for coveted invitations
An answer for a new millennium
Slapbaks suburban soap opera
A Little Application of Our Much-Touted Know-How is fruity and cuckoo and wonderful
My roommate the fashion designer
Dick Nixon and the marketing of the moon landing
Or, how I became the voice for my generation