Orange County Peace Coalition

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Reverend Billy and the Shopocalypse Comes to Long Beach!

    With prosperity gospel preachers running amok, activist Bill Talen, better known as Reverend Billy, has spread the good news of life after shopping. For almost 15 years, no dark lair of crass consumerism has been safe from the educational antics of his firebrand-style of guerrilla street theater per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Chicano Activist Carlos Montes Makes His Case in Anaheim Ahead of Next Court Date

    Montes​At the invitation of the Orange County Peace Coalition, longtime Chicano activist Carlos Montes spoke about the serious legal charges he now faces to an audience gathered at the Unitarian Univeralist Church in Anaheim. "I was really happy to be invited to share my issue and support their wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    [UPDATED with Ex-Veep's "Arrest":] Dick Cheney Greeted by Protesters at Nixon Library

    ​UPDATE, SEPT. 8, 9:56 A.M.: As Dick Cheney was lauding his profound role in Bush administration wars on terror, the Geneva Convention and the U.S. Constitution before a polite Nixon Library crowd Wednesday evening, he was "arrested."Code Pink co-founder Jodie Evans rose from her chair in the East ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    [UPDATED with Delay:] "Irvine 11" (-1) Case Heads for Trial

    ​UPDATE, AUG. 15, 2:33 P.M.: The "Irvine 11" trial (now with one fewer defendant) was scheduled to begin today in Santa Ana.That didn't happen.Trial has been rescheduled to Aug. 29, which is when jury selection is scheduled to begin.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    [UPDATED with 11 Becoming 10?] "Irvine 11" Case Heads for Trial

    ​UPDATE, JULY 21, 3:25 P.M.: The Irvine 11 may soon become the Irvine 10.If Hakim Nasreddine Kebir completes 40 hours of community service at the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa by Sept. 23, the 20-year-old will be removed from the controversial case pending in Orange County Superior Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    [UPDATED with Defense Motion Denied:] "Irvine 11" Case Heads for Trial

    ​UPDATE, JUNE 21, 11:51 A.M.: An Orange County judge last week denied a defense motion claiming 11 college students cannot be prosecuted criminally for disrupting an Israeli ambassador's speech at UC Irvine.Attorneys for the so-called "Irvine 11," who are enrolled at UCI and UC Riverside, argued t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    [UPDATED with Veteran Prosecutor Joining Defense:] "Irvine 11" Again Go Before the Judge

    Liroff​UPDATE, MAY 31, 1:18 P.M.: The lead prosecutor in the "Irvine 11" misdemeanor criminal conspiracy case is Dan Wagner, who earlier this year was named head of the Orange County District Attorney's Homicide Unit. He'll now match legal wits with another veteran homicide prosecutor as Lane Liro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    Five years of war protest in Huntington Beach on 03/15

    On the fifth anniversary of U.S. involvement in the Iraq War, 500 protectors engaged in a silent, single-file march down Main Street in Huntington Beach. Members of dozens of peace organizations under the Orange County Peace Coalition gathered near the Huntington Pier armed with folding card table ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2008

    O CRAP!

    The Orange County Recruitment Awareness Project (OC-RAP) is thrilled to announce their general meeting on January 7th, and continuing on the first Monday of every month. Or at least I'm thrilled to announce it on their behalf. You remember OC-RAP from that heart-warming time where the high school ... More >>

  • Features

    February 8, 2007

    Sexy Sexies!

    Orange Countys Sexiest People

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Desiree Funsch

    The activist shares some of her favorite things

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2006

    A Third Anniversary Gift for Iraq

    Who knew that our political and military leaders were such a bunch of ol' sentimental softies? As a gift for the Iraqi people to mark the third invasion of their country, our leaders got them a miniature version of the invasion, Operation Swarmer. The mini-invasion has all feature that made that ful ... More >>

  • Features

    March 16, 2006

    Sister in Combat

    Unlike Bush, starlet Mamie Van Doren went to Vietnam

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    Who Dunn It?

    Activists call on Garden Grove legislator to broaden spying probe

  • News

    December 2, 2004

    Mild In the Streets

    Buy Nothing Day Bombs at Fashion Island

  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • Columns

    June 10, 2004
  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Exit Strategy

    The peace movement failed to stop Bushs war, so now what?

  • Columns

    October 9, 2003

    You Wanna See Some Real Terror?

    The travails of Hummercide suspect Josh Connole

  • Columns

    June 26, 2003
  • News

    May 8, 2003

    Grading the Peace Movement

    Did activists stop a world war?

  • Features

    October 28, 1999