When it comes to dive bars, Long Beach has some of the best in Southern California. An area stuck between Orange County and Los Angeles, Long Beach is truly its own city, belonging to no one. An iconoclast. A haven for cheap beer and wild stories. And after spending many hour ... More >>
While the debt-ceiling crisis was averted today, even President Barack Obama indicated that much more work needs to be done in a Washington, D.C., that's split between those who do not want to tax the super rich and those who do not want to cut services to the very poor.Perhaps everyone is focuse ... More >>
Jodie Foster allows him to play mad and love it in his new movie
Spencer Kornhaber / OC WeeklyOf course there were unicorns.Click here for a slideshow of Day One performances!It would have been cute if it wasn't so appropriate: a mass of half-dressed hipsters outside of Coachella, waiting to get to the front of the mass for wristbands to get into the festival, ... More >>
Flickr user CankerCanison Anybody unlucky enough to be working on the Friday after Thanksgiving? No fear: Tweets From the Park will make it allll better. (Kind of. For like, three minutes, at least.) Read through our weekly feature where we gather together all the best, funniest and most irrevere ... More >>
"I can't believe there hasn't been any stories in regards to the foul odor that is covering Mission Viejo, CA like an airborne bacteria," writes a reader named Cori. "(Well . . . actually, in this Prozac laden city of Stepford, I'm surprised when anyone notices anything outside the 'norm.') The o ... More >>
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