Paul Revere

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Honda Center - October 7, 2014

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Honda Center 10/7/14 "How ya doing tonight!" Tom Petty exclaimed after a rousing version of "American Dream Plan B." "We're going to give you a full-length, extra strength rock and roll show!" Needless to say, the veteran rockers didn't disappoint. Playing a chunk o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Allan Mansoor, State Assemblyman, Tees Off on Caltrans' Slimy 405 Freeway Toll Lanes Plot

    I find myself in disagreement with Tea Party members and state Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) when it comes to many things. But the idea of Caltrans ignoring the wishes of nine Orange County cities along the 405 freeway corridor that are against the installation of toll lanes--funded with ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2012

    'We Will Live to Fight Again'

    Election Day dispatches from around the county

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Jason Quinn to Open Fancy Restaurant in Downtown Santa Ana

    ​Ever walked through the pedestrian plaza on Second Street between Sycamore and Broadway? You walk past the Gypsy Den and Memphis, then Lola Gaspar and the soon-to-open Road Less Traveled and Belly Sprout stores, and then, on your left . . . scaffolding and an indescribably ugly fence closing off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Jonathan Richman's "Roadrunner": The Only Song Johnny Rotten Likes

    ​ Countless American streets have been memorialized in song (Route 66, Highway 61, Tenth Avenue) but few are as passionately remembered as Jonathan Richman's beloved Route 128. Tonight, Massachusetts-born Richman will make a stop at Santa Ana's Galaxy Theatre as part of his West Coast tour. Al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Five Songs to Help Defeat the Leftover Blues

    ​Although Black Friday is known for shopping, it is also known as the beginning of the leftover parade. If you want to make room for non-gravy doused foods in your fridge, you'll need all the help you can get. Here are five golden oldies that can help lessen the blow of a week's worth of leftovers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Bruxie: Lobster Waffles for Fourth of July

    "Yo Dawg, I heard you like lobster so I put a lobster on your lobster roll..."​What's a more American dish than lobster and waffles? Actually, lots of things. But that's how the house of Belgian waffles in Old Towne Orange rolls on this Fourth of July. It's Bruxie's take on a lobster roll, only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Scott Adams, Dilbert Creator, Compares Himself to Marilyn Davenport

    ​Narcissists facing major widespread scorn often compare themselves to historical firebrands. Libya's embattled Col. Moammar Gadhafi last month compared himself to Queen Elizabeth. Rod Blagojevich compared himself to Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. But no one can beat Glenn Beck, who has famously compa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    21st Amendment Beer Now at Taco Asylum

    ​Hopheads rejoice! Beer from San Francisco's 21st Amendment Brewery hasn't been sold in Southern California--until today. Starting at tonight's dinner service, they'll have it at Taco Asylum in Costa Mesa.Yesterday, in a happy bit of synchronicity, I happened to e-mail Taco Asylum and Haven Gastro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    The Godfather of Mexican-Haters to Visit CCIR Tomorrow!

    What an exciting couple of days it's been for members of the California Coalition for Immigration Reform! They held a rally this past Saturday at their little slice of Nuremburg, the Garden Grove Women's Club, in which a Who's Who of Know Nothings was scheduled to rally geriatrics against amnesty fo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    One If by Land

    Paul Revere & the Raiders and Bill Medley

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    Louder! Tuffer! Stoopider! Scarier!

    Fighting the British Invasion with Paul Revere and the Raiders

  • Music

    June 20, 2002

    Dare I Say Icon?

    Nancy Sinatra can walk all over me any time

  • Music

    October 11, 2001


    The genius of Los Straitjackets is genius

  • Columns

    July 26, 2001
  • Features

    November 2, 2000