• Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Josh Hamilton, Angel in the Outfield, Lets Go of "Play Hard, Pray Harder" Slogan to Settle Suit

    Angels right fielder Josh Hamilton just prayed away rights to the slogan "Play Hard, Pray Harder." That is, the author of Beyond Belief, his autobiography that details trading drugs and alcohol for Jesus, has settled a lawsuit brought by a Dallas-based entity over trademark rights to the slogan the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Irvine Women Ranked Among Top Earners in the Nation from Online Auctions of First Dates

    Ladies in Irvine auction off first dates to the highest bidder--who knew? knows, having ranked the land of bland No. 10 on its list of "Top 13 Cities Where Women Date-for-Dollars." Irvine got the nod because during the first week of May, 56 women from the city joined the website t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty Screens Tonight at Cinema Orange

    A documentary about an artist who sculpts with sticks to create massive public art screens tonight as part of Cinema Orange, the ongoing film series that marries the Orange County Museum of Art with the Newport Beach Film Festival.Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty is scheduled to ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Pot Poll: Most Americans Want Marijuana To Be Legal

    Fifty-eight percent of Americans believe that marijuana should be legal under federal law, and 50 percent of Americans think it actually will be within the next ten years, according to a poll commissioned by the Marijuana Policy Project. The poll, which was carried out by the Raleigh, North Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Reschedule Tour Due to Foot Injuries

    ​Red Hot Chili Peppers postponed their upcoming U.S. tour supporting their Grammy-nominated snoozefest, I'm With You, due to multiple foot injuries sustained by lead singer Anthony Kiedis. According to a statement, "Kiedis recently underwent surgery to remove a crushed sesamoid bone and correct a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Free Moral Agents Announce Tour to Support 'Control This'

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​As we mentioned a few months ago,  Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Long Beach-based, Grammy-award-winning keyboardist for Mars Volta, is now taking some time off Mars Volta to focus on Free Moral Agents.As Ikey expanded his 2002 solo project into a full band five years ago, he corral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week: Extortion, Extortion, Extortion!

    ​Not that I condemn theft in any way, but one can understand why a Taco Bell employee would try and steal money over the years--bad morale, pay, and the like. But I'm talking about a couple bucks here and there. Nearly $5,000? Either a desperate man, or stupid managers--your call!

  • Music

    July 29, 2010

    Don't Start a Riot

    Fourteen years after Bradley Nowell's tragic death, Sublime (With Rome) are back and headed for a town near you

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Jack Johnson Announces Tour Dates, 98 Percent of Orange County Celebrates

    Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.​​Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Incoming: Alesana, Anthony Green at the Glass House

    Oh boy. Look at these dudes.​"Post-hardcore." Post, hard, core. Three words that, at one point, wouldn't have made a lick of sense when placed together. But now, it's almost impossible to imagine them without each other. What a world.

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2009

    Gettin' Made: A Spoonful of Flowers

    One of the big draws in crafting is the ability to make something, anything, your own. There's literally zillions of ways you can create something unique through the wonders of dyeing, knitting, embroidering and more. Sewing your own clothes is great, but sometimes you yearn for a fabric design that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Incoming: No Doubt Returns to Orange County! Eventually.

    Full tour dates have finally been announced for archetypal OC success stories No Doubt's tour with Paramore--we've known for a while that they were going on tour at some point and the first date would be May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in NJ, but now we've got the whole sched, and the three month-is ... More >>

  • Music

    December 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 22, 2007

    Saturday's Headlines & Surprises: No Sex in Uniform

    Democratic Money Man Sued in OC: Norman Hsu's legal woes continued to mount with a new civil lawsuit filed by Orange County investors who claim the Hillary Clinton fund raiser operated a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme with political overtones. A story in the Times by Robin Fields, Dan Morain and ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 16, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 8 - Nov. 14

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Lit Up

    Theyve faced the decline of hair metal, the rise of rap, the transformation of the record industry, even death. Meet this summers real superheroes, Fullertons own Lit!

  • Food

    June 22, 2006

    Summer Grub Guide

    Your guide to the best damn eats in OC

  • Food

    May 18, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Orange County's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 15, 2005
  • Food

    July 22, 2004

    Pig Pickin Paradise

    Dine with local Cack-a-lacks at Kill Devils

  • Food

    March 6, 2003

    Hoe-Cakes, Onie-Style

    A son of the South praises fried grits

  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    Were Big in Aimes, Iowa!

    Copenhagen comes to Laguna before going national, Ayn Rand comes to Long Beach, and Captain Nemos a freakin terrorist

  • Film

    December 20, 2001

    High Hopes

    Wes Andersons tragicomedy of the gifted child

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    The Stock Detective

    Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of online stock tipsters?