Tonight in Ensenada, one of the founders of Modern Mexican cuisine, chef Benito Molina will celebrate 14 years at Manzanilla with chefs Antonio Livier and Daniel Ovadia (Paxia, D.F.) at 8 P.M. When Molina first opened he was part of a small band of chefs that were the first generations of Mexican ch ... More >>
Postcards will be hand delivered Tuesday to Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) that are signed by people who, inspired by the now-famous father of one of the students murdered by the Isla Vista shooter, have had with gun violence.
The City of Irvine, which likes to boast about being a melting pot, is perhaps a fitting location for an immigration reform rally. Actually, it does not matter if it is fitting or not because it is getting two such protests Saturday morning, although it's more likely two heads of the same monster.
While you're starting early on a long holiday weekend, some Orange County progressive types are rallying outside an event this morning featuring Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton), then the office of Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) Saturday morning and then Royce's office that afternoon. Organizing for Actio ... More >>
Confession time: Like many in the media, I looked at Kevin E. Harris blowing himself up, having covered his Costa Mesa house in foil to prevent the government from reading his mind and writing the gubment was also behind the killings of Nicole Brown Simpson, John Lennon and everyone who perished ... More >>
I am this Sunday morning postponing my terrific and much-anticipated (by me, at least!) reviews of a first novel by OC's own Peggy Hesketh, the new short story collection by Gary Amdahl of Redlands, and Gold Line-chapbook award winner Alisa Slaughter's short stories to offer--completely unsolicited- ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post about the former Pacifica Pharmacy owner withdrawing his appeal of his pharmacy license revocation.ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 25, 7:30 A.M.: As you've probably seen or read, former Rowland Heights physician Lisa Tseng has pleaded not guilty to three counts of second- ... More >>
I began writing this on Friday, hours after NRA loon-in-chief Wayne LaPierre offered his predictably over-the-top defense of gun nuts, pimps and apologists for the weapons industry. Hard to imagine the cognitive dissonance required of somebody who can stick to his, yes, guns in the face of ... More >>
For someone who has made a living out of joking around, when it comes to Rob Schneider's politics and this election, he is pretty serious about his views. And while it would be safe to say that most comedians lean towards the liberal side, Schneider isn't shy about saying he's a Romney support ... More >>
With Theresa Smith (mother of Caesar Cruz, gunned down by Anaheim police in 2009) and our very own Gustavo Arellano as guests, Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! dedicated a lengthy segment this morning on Anaheim's weekend of outrage following the officer-involved killings of two Latino men, Manue ... More >>
The must-have fashion accessory of the season for robbers in Irvine and San Juan Capistrano.It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of Orange County police calls . . . TUESDAY, JUNE 16Forest Firebug is a Pot Farm Exposer to Boot: Seven fires were ignited within a short distance of each other in Trabuco Ca ... More >>
University of California Press hails Aaron Glantz's The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against American Veterans as the "the first book to systematically document the U.S. government's neglect of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan," confronting with gusto an America that deifies its s ... More >>
Ballets Russes exposes the seamy underbelly of classic dance
Activists ask Irvine-based quesadilla kings to raise tomato pickers pay