See Update Nos. 3-4 on page 3 about social media reactions to the tragedy and 10 new developments via police and media reports.See Update Nos. 1-2 on page 2 about CSUF and Concordia University mourning the loss of the couple, more details about each, video from a press conference by the Titans
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Thankfully, this week's food blog didn't have any gross stories to tell. I'm still creeped out every time I think of that KFC drumstick, but alas, we must move on. This week showed us some awesome things to look forward to. Let's take a look.
Edwin reviewed the new Earl of Sandwich chain in Downtow ... More >>
Who doesn't have a few bucks lying around stagnant in a PayPal account? Now you may be able to buy a meal at a restaurant with it. NCR, the credit card payment processing giant that handles the point-of-sale transactions at 38% of the top 100 restaurants in the U.S., has announced it will add P ... More >>
All you may have wanted for Christmas was your two front teeth, but all MMA fighter Ray Elbe wanted was an unbroken penis.As Navel Gazing launches an investigation into how the hell we missed this one last month, you should know the "Ultimate Fighter 9" combatant, who lived in Irvine while training ... More >>
Time was, OC Weekly world headquarters was the coolest, most-Earth-friendly place in our neighborhood, which is in the area of Kalmus, Pullman and Red Hill in Costa Mesa.Then came the Mother's Market distribution facility, now the second coolest, most-Earth-friendly place at Kalmus and Pullman. Now ... More >>
Five provocative films dealing with overpopulation, ocean health, habitat destruction, alternative energy and what we can do to stop/promote those things are promised at the third annual Human Rights Film Festival the Orange County chapter of the United Nations Association-USA presents at Chapman Un ... More >>
Last week it was revealed that the Golden Arches offered black and white burgers in China. This week McDonald's tests out its noodles in Austria, which seems counter-intuitive somehow. The stir fry noodles will start being sold this Thursday for a limited time in the land that gave us Schw ... More >>
Not to be outdone by that Starbucks and Square partnership announced last week, McDonald's is reportedly testing out mobile payments with PayPal at some locations in France.
Customers would order through a McDonald's app on their smartphones or tablets and the payment would be processed by PayPal. ... More >>
Wired Magazine equated the $25 million investment the coffee giant recently made to a mobile startup called Square to when eBay decided to partner with a little startup called PayPal.The techies are gabbing about how big a deal this is for Square, vaulting them to "it" status with the words "game-ch ... More >>
Hope Center of Christ, the "let's flee from Crystal Cathedral and not look back lest we turn into a pillar of salt" church founded by Robert Schuller's daughter, Sheila Schuller Coleman, held a service Sunday at its first temporary tabernacle -- an AMC movie theater at the Outlets at Orange.The f ... More >>
Is Newport Beach's Bill Gross ready to throw some of his big bucks at Ron Paul? With PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel having donated $2.6
million of the $3.4 million Endorse Liberty has raised since the pro-Paul SuperPAC's Dec. 20 creation, a money watcher wonders if Gross--the co-founder of Paci ... More >>
Mysterious posters popped up on trees and light poles along Avenida Pico, Avenida Del Mar and the downtown in San Clemente over the weekend, just as they have in other Orange County cities lately.They advertise the "global revolution group" Anonymous and direct people to whatis-theplan.org, an eq ... More >>
UPDATED, JULY 26, 4:15 P.M.: Another day, another federal judge Queen of the Birthers Orly Taitz has managed to piss off.The latest is District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth, who wrote of the Laguna Niguel dentist/lawyer/real-estate saleswoman--in a ruling dated Monday--"Plaintiff is either toyi ... More >>
Carla ZarateGilbert 'Magú' Luján Speaks to a SanTana Crowd in 2008
The contemporary art world lost one of its most invigorating and pioneering creative forces when Gilbert "Magú" Luján passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 70. A statement posted to the Magulandia Facebook page no ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyBohrman, rightResearching this week's cover story brought us into conversation with Sean Bohrman, the Thee Make Out Party member who co-founded Fullerton-based Burger Records nearly one year ago. When we called him on September 3, we caught him in the middle of a veritab ... More >>
John Gilhooley / OC WeeklyWhen she's not posting copies of the President's late mother's social security card and asking newly elected Republican senator Scott Brown to sign on her lawsuit against Barack Obama, Laguna Niguel's Orly Taitz has lately taken to peppering her blog with statements like ... More >>
The clock is ticking on a local businessman's campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days for the Someone Cares Soup Kitchen in Costa Mesa.UPDATE: The campaign goes out with a bang as hundreds of volunteers are expected to work alongside such community leaders as Anton Segerstrom, Wahoo's Wing Lam, Edua ... More >>
We don't get too many (good) sample/warehouse sales around these parts, so prepare yourselves: It's time again for RVCA and OBEY's respective giant holiday sample sales.
Starting this Friday, the masses will once again line up around the block at OBEY's Santa Ana warehouse and RVCA's Costa Mesa he ... More >>