Once a civil-rights giant, the Santa Ana-based council is struggling with too much work to do and not enough funding
The Anaheim-Santa Ana area is among the top places in the world for taking "selfies," none other than the esteemed Time magazine claims. Sandwiched between No. 3 Miami, Florida, and No. 5 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, is where you'll find Anaheim-Santa Ana at No. 4 in the Time rankings. Sorry, LA, that s ... More >>
Droves of tattoo-sporting, vest-wearing nerds roam the Happiest Place On Earth. They don't make war, they say—they make magic
From Garden Grove, the organization tried to bring down its former country's Communist regime. Instead, it gave American diplomats a giant headache
See Update No. 3 on Page 2 with the charges and possible punishment for Gregory Thomas Salyer. Update No. 2 has the Marines identifying him as a recently discharged corporal and gunner. Update No. 1 has officials describing the allegedly stolen military artillery devices the sheriff's department say ... More >>
See Update No. 2 on page 2 where the lawyer for the Saudi princess claims the maid alleging she was kept as a slave flew first class to Orange County, was able to have a cell phone and shopped at malls on the family's dime. Update No. 1 on the next page reveals Meshael Alayban's arraignment hearing ... More >>
See Update No. 7 on Page 3 about a hearing on Meshael Alayban's GPS monitoring device and her attorney saying the truth will set her free. Update Nos. 5-6 at the bottom of Page 2 are about the Saudi Arabian princess making her $5 million bail and being freed. Update Nos. 3-4 on Page 2 are about her ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Justices rule Brea resident who chased 13-year-old girl for sex had solid entrapment defense against HB police
Born two years before the end of the Vietnam War in Saigon, Dinh Canh Tran lived under dictatorial communist rule until about 1989 when his family relocated to the Philippines in route to live permanently in the United States. You might guess that living in a country where citizens have no real rig ... More >>
Did you go catch Kirby Dick and The Invisible War at UC Irvine yesterday?Yeah, I'm kicking myself for having missed it, too.And now I've been told someone who worked on the documentary about the sexual assaults of women in the military arrived on campus before Dick--years before.
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>
A feeling of Damonlessness clouds a franchise
Edwin GoeiWould you rather not give out boring old Snickers and M&M's this year? You want to be the special house on the block that has stuff that no one else dares give away? Here are some unusual candies and treats we dug out from our blog's long-dead Wacky Snacks featurette, most of ... More >>
The bane of Jerry Brown's first go-round as governor is back.It's a teeny-weeny, eensy-weensy fruit fly. Actually, it's two of them, found in Westminster earlier this month. They join two more trapped in the Anaheim-Yorba Linda area near the end of June and start of July.How can four fruit flies ... More >>
Okay, so the above shot, the album cover for Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass' Whipped Cream and Other Delights, of course isn't the front of a magazine. But how can you talk about nude women slathered in food without mentioning this classic, which kicked off the genre? I happen to have the albu ... More >>
Photo by Laila DerakhshanianAre you seated comfortably? If not, we suggest a tall, cool drink to keep you company as our interview with chef Ryan Carson continues. Find out his connection to Disney, plus how lechon influenced his childhood. While we touch upon the topic of molecular gastronomy, k ... More >>
DMVAnnamaria Mango GanaUPDATE, JULY 5, 10:01 A.M.: Prosecutors filed additional charges today against Annamaria Magno Gana, the 41-year-old accused of killing her husband and trying to kill her sons on Mother's Day at their Tustin Ranch home.Besides a murder count and sentencing enhancements, Gan ... More >>
Eating Filipino in OC means turo-turo, so go for the latest and greatest in Lake Forest
Country music star, TV movie mainstay and lifelong beard farmer Kenny Rogers announced that he's releasing his memoirs this fall. Having scored an advanced copy of "The Gambler" singer's book, we present ten of its most shocking revelations. 10. He's never had plastic surgery Most of us ... More >>
The Aliso Viejo college was founded by a Buddhist sect that preaches peace—so why are so many former professors alleging the opposite?
Recently crowned Sundance king Drake Doremus' early promise is evident in his directorial debut
So what if it's summer? Making your own soup is fun!
Vietnam has a Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy tooSaving itself a couple of news cycles of international embarrassment, Vietnam has denied a visa to Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, who had been traveling in Asia and hoped to enter the country to meet with disgruntled citizens who say the ... More >>
Herman (Matthew Lillard) and Rose (Nora Zehetner) jump into their relationship.Spooner, the romantic comedy that was directed by former Santa Ana resident Drake Doremus and stars former Tustin resident Matthew Lillard in the title role (and which won a rave here as well as an Outstanding Achievement ... More >>
OC Christian politician takes money from pornographer
Georgina and Tony keep the old guard alive at Rufinos Ristorante Italiano
Nightlife and more: Nov. 2 - Nov. 9
Sculptor Tuan Nguyens long journey to arrive
Forrest Gump sucked, but damn it if the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant aint good
Ninja Academy Fight Song
Orange Countys 74 Greatest Holes-in-the-Wall
Manhattan turns west, toward Quiksilver
Rod Pulidos The Flip Side
How a Brit saved The Quiet American
Hes in the Army now
Does the Times have the courage to call the president a hypocrite?
President Nixon solves your holiday quandaries
Nothing packs the gut like tender Spam!
Two festival entries challenge Asian stereotypes
Candidate mum as his old mans foundation hassles OC patron saint
El Toro Airport Watch No. 95