When one author praises another on a book jacket, and the second author then does the same on the first author's tome, that's logrolling. It's a practice that's also common among academics and movie critics. In politics, logrolling happens when political favors are exchanged, even among members o ... More >>
The music world lost another singular talent on Tuesday, as singer/instrumentalist Gerry Rafferty succumbed to liver disease. Rafferty, 63, was best known for two huge hits: "Stuck in the Middle," with Stealers Wheel, and "Baker Street," the sax-driven album rock chestnut from 1978. The S ... More >>
Poor Curt Pringle: Termed out as Anaheim's mayor, no longer in demand as a Howdy Doody impersonator and now this: A second state legal authority has found it is a conflict for him to serve on the boards of the Orange County Transportation Authority AND California High-Speed Rail Authority simulta ... More >>
No stretch of Orange County freeway winds up on The Daily Beast list of America's 75 worst commutes, but vehicles originating from, destined for or passing through here certainly contribute to three of those bad drives--including the No. 1 place holder.
WikicommonsBye bye buses.County Supervisor Patricia Bates may have said it best today: "You can't send these people off a cliff, in a bus."The remark came amidst some low-heat sparring between her and Tustin Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Amante at this morning's meeting of the OCTA Finance and Administrati ... More >>