Looking out the large windows from Jay Famiglietti's corner office at UC Irvine on a sun-drenched late-spring day, you take in an inviting deep greenbelt and, just beyond that, the green, green grass of Aldrich Park. Contrast that with the view from the UCI hydrologist's new office at the NASA Jet ... More >>
[Hole In the Wall] This sandwich shop at UC Irvine lives up to its legend
An all-black version of Arthur Miller's masterpiece still gets to the play's humanity
Orange County Republican Party boss Scott Baugh is apparently taking diversity in politics seriously after all. Baugh--often under fire from liberal critics for running a political party of cranky, rich, caucasian businessmen--has lured a Cuban/Irish American to be the keynote speaker at the group' ... More >>
Paul Weitz's sort-of rom-com doesn't have the marks
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why does the media only care about Mexicans when they do bad things?
Yesterday, I enjoyed a lunch at Zait and Zaatar in Anacrime while getting interviewed by Alejandro Rivas. He's a doctoral candidate in sociology at Princeton University, and his dissertation is...well, I'm not going to spill its thesis or main contents, but I am allowed to share one of the focuse ... More >>
Gandhi: The Nativo Lopez of India?As an Aztlanista, I always wince when reconquistadores go over the top with illogical arguments justifying amnesty for illegals. I'll never forget when the usually genteel, always sharp Larry Mantle of Airtalk on KPCC-FM 89.3 once ripped into a Chicana activist b ... More >>
Noah Haidle is 26 and a genius of new theaterand his newest production already has the old folks stomping out of SCR
The Far Right was born in OC, which ought to scare the hell out of you
Was the sexual revolution really this dull?
It can be downright ugly
Numbers, failure and Josh Kornbluth
Parting with the suburban icon is such sweet sorrow