• Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    On The Line: Robert Schueller Of Melissa's Produce, Part One

    If you haven't figured it out, our team likes it hot. Sriracha, ghost peppers and flaming snacks rank high in the office. So it was good timing when we had the opportunity to head over to Melissa's Produce headquarters and discuss the business (and his love of Hatch chiles) with Robert Schueller. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    On The Line: Alissa Grenis & Chris Rubinstein Of Bite Me Foods, Part Two

    Read our interview with Alissa Grenis and Chris Rubinstein of Bite Me Foods, Part One. And now, on to Part Two. . . Where's the strangest place you've ever parked? Grenis:I don't know if we have ever parked anywhere that strange, but until recently, she has never been scratched. I'm driving the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2012

    Nora Kirkpatrick: The Accordion Goddess of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    See Also: *Milo Greene Made Their First Full-Length Film With Zero Movie Making Experience*Wayne Coyne Says 2013 is the Year of the Flaming Lips*Jane's Addiction and the Flaming Lips to Headline Doheny DaysWith the collective passion of so many members spewing an endless fountain of hippie sunshine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Joseph A. Fletcher Was 2nd Highest Paid Muni Worker in State as Santa Ana's City Attorney

    ​City Attorney Joseph A. Fletcher left the cracked streets of Santa Ana a January ago with more than $605,000 in salary, severance and benies, and new data released by the State Controller show that brought him this "distinction":Fletcher earned more in 2010 than any other municipal employee in Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Local Products: Temecula Olive Oil

    Dave Lieberman​California olive oil was the laughingstock of the olive oil world for a long time; despite our climate being absolutely perfect for olives, the oils ended up being acidic and sour, and chefs ignored them in favor of expensive imports. Fortunately, the quality has taken a marked turn ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 2010

    He Shall Be Set Free

    Phil Aguilar’s brand of outlaw Christianity made him an evangelical powerhouse—and has law enforcement calling the pastor a criminal

  • Features

    January 9, 2003

    Skot Armstrong

    A long and harrowing account of how and where the artist grew up

  • Columns

    May 30, 2002

    Summery Judgment

    Jim already spent his summer vacation. Now he wants yours

  • Music

    April 25, 2002
  • Features

    November 29, 2001

    Is It Time for Ted Crisell?

    Well-informed, well-meaning, well-spoken and well-positioned on the issues, the Huntington Beach Democrat is going to get killed in his upcoming battle with Dana Rohrabacher

  • News

    December 16, 1999

    Percentage Issue

    Pete Wilsons latest wedge issue: South County youth crime

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    Down These Mean Equestrian Trails

    Middle-aged rage kills more kids than student gunners