• Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    How Do You Make OC More Food Secure? Donate, Expand Food Stamps and Turkey Trot

    The Orange County Rescue Mission hosts its first ever "Turkey Trot OC" 5k run/walk in Tustin Thursday morning to raise funds for and awareness of the less fortunate here. Meanwhile, various groups have launched a program to expand the distribution of food stamps in Orange County as data shows an al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Irvine and Santa Ana Make Competing Lists of Best Places in America for Military Veterans

    Three is a charm for Irvine and Santa Ana, as Irvine has been named the third best city in the country for military veterans and Santa Ana has been deemed the third best U.S. city for mid-career veterans, according to separate surveys. Just in time for Veterans Day, the financial site ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 19, 2014

    Jersey Boys

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2014

    The Book of Mormon

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Calendar

    August 15, 2013

    Ribs, Pigs & Watermelons Festival

    Huntington State Beach

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Hunger Games: Food Insecurity Spikes in County, State

    If noodles, beanie-weenies and powdered milk have been the staples of your diet the last few years, you're not alone.Roughly 379,000 adults in Orange County struggled to put adequate food on the table during the Great Recession, according to a study released Monday by the UCLA Center for Health ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    (Government) Cheesey Orange County: OC Second in State With Number of Adults Who Are "Food Insecure"

    ​According to the latest California Health Interview Survey, Orange County has the second-most number of low-income adults in the state who are food insecure - defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as "limited or uncertain availability of traditionally adequate and safe foods".  Presu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Poor Muppet to Debut on Sesame Street

    ​Sesame Street announced that a new, "poverty-stricken Muppet" will talk about hunger struggles on Sesame Street. Named Muppet Lily, her family deals with "food insecurity,"  and will part of a prime-time special with country singer Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams Paisle ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2011


    Bay Theater

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Experts Kick Around Obama's State of the Union Speech

    Photo by Pete SouzaThe Prez​If you drop what you're doing and head over to Fullerton right now, you can catch a live viewing of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech followed by a forum examining what the leader of the free world just said.The global anti-poverty group ONE in Orange C ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 12, 2009

    Grapes of Wrath

    Tustin Library

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    The Bono - Jesse Helms connection

    From our good friends at Rock & Rap Confidential: "Jesse Helms died yesterday, the Fourth of July. The LA Times front page described Helms as 'the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who for half a century infuriated liberals with his race-baiting campaign tactics.' President Bush described Hel ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2008

    Southern Comfort

    Delta Blues Project

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2006

    One Year Later

    Usually when a regular columnist for one of the major news magazines begins to chew through the restraints of received ideas and government press releases, it is, to borrow a phrase from Samuel Johnson, "like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not done well, but you are surprised to find it don ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 20, 2006

    Commie Girl

    Imagine Me on a Bus!

    Stop us if youve heard this one before . . .

  • Columns

    February 27, 2003
  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Get soft on Crime

    National group lauds OCs youth-crime prevention program

  • Columns

    July 1, 1999

    Keep Your Shirt On

    We get Lit at the Weenie Roast