Best known for their breakfast burritos, at least according to El Jefe, Rooster Cafe has been there, done that. Previously housing a hidden kitchen, tapas bar, and late night grub, they are now flying the coop to become a surf shack.The Hen House is their little sister in the works. She will serve t ... More >>
Anthony Raneri of Bayside, Dustin Kensrue of Thrice, Chris Conley of Saves The Day, Ace Enders of the Early November and Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. are are all doing solo acoustic performances on Where's the Band? this Tuesday at Yost Theater in Santa Ana. (Check out our interview with Pryor ... More >>
UPDATE, OCT. 27, 1:07 P.M.: 39-year-old Santa Anan Constantino Monterrosas Gamez, who pleaded guilty last week to setting his
girlfriend on fire as he drove his pickup on I-15 near Corona in July, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years and four months in state prison. One stipulation of the plea de ... More >>
What do you get when you take one part scientific coffee brewer and another part award-winning brewmaster? Some intensely caffeinated beer, that's what! Two great minds teamed up on a limited-edition taste that will get you pretty hopped up (Insert wah-wah trombone here).The players: Portola Coff ... More >>
It's not KROQ's fault copious amount of sonic garbage spew from their massive antenna on Tonga Peak in Glendale. No matter how cutting edge they purport to be, they're a mainstream radio station with salaried programming directors who strictly adhere to a business model. As such, they are going t ... More >>
It's no big secret that beer companies have long targeted Latinos in the United States to drink their swill, going as far as to turning an obscure Mexican holiday into the Cinco de Drink bacchanal we celebrate every May 5. Beer-company logos now decorate everything from booth banners at Mexican I ... More >>
David MontemayorUPDATE, MARCH 28, 9:34 A.M.: The Orange County District Attorney's Office (OCDA) today goes for a third death penalty conviction and sixth and final conviction overall in the 2002 murder of a Buena Park man that was set in motion by his sister, who was jealous he was being handed ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 18, 5:15 P.M.: 31-year-old Corona resident Gilberto Cruz Silva was sentenced to 39 years to life in state prison and required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life for raping one prostitute at knifepoint and trying to rape a second in 2009.
Where happiness sometimes happens.Let us be clear about this very early: there wasn't some weapon-wielding costumed Mickey Mouse running down Main Street popping people, nor was some disgruntled Toy Story 3 producer slipping cyanide capsules in movie-goers jugs of soda. That said, the Walt Disn ... More >>
Edwin GoeiName: Japon: El Original Cacahuate estilo Japonés (The original Japanese-style peanut)
Found at: Superior Grocers, Buena Park
Cost: 4 bags for $1
Selected Peanuts, Wheat Flour, Sugar, Water, Iodized Salt, Brown Sugar, Hydrolyzed Soy, Hydrolyzed Soy P ... More >>
Let's just get this straight right away, OK?Yes, Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday. It's a Mexican holiday the way Patriots' Day is an American holiday. Patriots' Day is only observed in two out of the 50 American states (Massachusetts and Maine, in case you were wondering); Cinco de Mayo is only o ... More >>
The Hype: Featuring a solo acoustic performance from Orange County's own, Thrice front man Dustin Kensrue, plus Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), Chris Conley (Saves the Day) and Anthony Raneri (Bayside), the Where's the Band? tour, which stopped at Hous eof Blues, Anaheim, Saturday, might have more ... More >>
The Crow Bar and Kitchen in Corona Del Mar has reinterpreted s'mores, a staple of any campfire, by taking the graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate, and creating a sundae. The Crow Bar's S'mores Sundae, our Dessert of the Week, has all of the essential ingredients, but chef Scott Bra ... More >>
It's a fact of barely contested sprawl that with little room left to build out, residences are being built up. And so we now have high-rise living spaces popping up in Irvine, Santa Ana and places you really don't want to be caught dead in. And so we now have a charity ... More >>
The minute I cut through the entrance curtains of the Glass House in Pomona Sunday night, it dawned on me how the setup looked more like an intimate rehearsal than an actual gig. In the darkness of the main hall, the venue's flashing strobes and swirling colored lights revealed. . .the floor, buffed ... More >>
Release date: May 29, 2007
Curb Your Cynicism is a recurring blogtastic feature in which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now.
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This morning, we noted that the man known as the "Irreconcilable Differences" bandit robbed his 16th bank out in Newport Beach.
Now, CBS reports that a guy who matched his description was arrested in Glendale shortly after robbing a Wells Fargo. They got him in the parking lot of the local McDonald ... More >>