Reno (Nevada)

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    The Best Restaurants in Orange County, 2014

    Well everyone, its that time of the year again. We've pondered ever so hard and have come up with a list of what we think are the best everything in Orange County. Now, for those of you who can't click over to the Best Of section of our website, or pick up a paper copy (Seriously though, they're glo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2014

    Hardcore Legends 7 Seconds Are Still Tearing Up the Stage (and Their Knees)

    "I'll always be proud that we're up there with Minor Threat and Black Flag. As long as people don't expect us to live up to some bullshit legacy," says frontman Kevin Marvelli, a.k.a. Kevin Seconds of hardcore punk pioneers 7 Seconds, who recently released Leave a Light On, their first album in nine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2013

    The Best Dive Bars to Drink at in Your Neighborhood

    As you may have noticed, we can't stop yapping about our largest issue of the year, Best Of 2013, and we're not done yet. A chunk of our Food & Drink awards go to awesome neighborhood, hole-in-the-wall and dive bars around the county each year. South County, North County, Coastal--even Long Beach--t ... More >>

  • Film

    September 5, 2013
  • Food

    August 1, 2013

    Vishnu Restaurant: The Return of the Dosa

    [Hole In the Wall] Ram Kadiyala's Irvine restaurant sells South Indian specialties from a tiny space—but with big flavors

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Last Shot: Coachella 1 Cancer 0

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    The Postal Service - Fox Theatre Pomona - April 15, 2013

    The Postal Service Fox Theatre Pomona April 15, 2013 With the news of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, seeing two police cars parked in front of the Fox Theatre Pomona produced an eery calm to the evening. The exhilaration of surviving Coachella quickly dissipated upon hearing the terrifying ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Is Being Labeled a "Christian Rock" Band Toxic For Our Career?

    By: Jessica Hopper Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    No, Please Don't Move Your Rinky-Dink Band to L.A. To Make It

    By: Jessica Hopper[Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Five Things an EDM Diva Learned at Burning Man

    See Also: The Fantastic People of Burning Man FYF Fest 2012: A Complex Punk Portrait of the SoCal Music Scene Insomniac Donates $115,000 From EDC Sales Burning Man is an annual event and temporary community based on radical self-expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Havin ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012

    Young the Giant Are OC's Next Great Band

    The Irvine's quintet are house-hunting, but not ready to leave us just yet

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Cycle Pub, A Bar On Wheels, Needs To Ride Into OC!

    Drinking and biking may sound like a disastrous combination, but with the Cycle Pub, it just works. It's a trolley-shaped traveling bar powered by the calves of its imbibers. (Don't worry--a sober staff member does the steering.) So much awesome. You're drinking, getting fresh air, seeing the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Starfucker/ STRFKR: "Josh just wanted the stupidest name possible so it would never get serious"

    ​ Starfucker, the indie pop sweethearts behind the music from Target's "Pepto Pink" commercial, is taking a break from recording and heading down to SoCal to properly fuck some stars. They'll be playing at The Observatory this Thursday, with Robert Delon & White Arrows. Before they left the m ... More >>

  • Film

    November 24, 2011

    'The Muppets' Try to Find Their Mahnahmahnah

    Disney's reboot can't quite get its act together

  • News

    October 20, 2011

    Vaya Con Mom

    After their mother was deported to Mexico, the Brito children embarked on a two-year journey trying to navigate life in the United States on their own

  • Food

    October 13, 2011

    Start Spreading the News About Broadway

    Amar Santana's new restaurant in Laguna Beach would make Charlie Palmer proud

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Ninth Circuit Upholds Sheriff Mike Carona's Corruption Conviction

    Teflon Mikey loses his magic​Orange County's long, disgusting law enforcement nightmare is finally over.Disgraced ex-Sheriff Mike Carona, once absurdly hailed as "America's sheriff" by CNN's Larry King, is going to federal prison.This morning an all Republican panel of federal judges at the Ninth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    3hree Things: My 9 Favorite Albums Of 2010, Vol. 3 of 3

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, in which Riley Breckenridge, the drummer of Orange County's favorite alt-rock band, Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.​I've been writing and publishing "Best/Favorite Of..." lists for music sites and/or blogs for several ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    3hree Things: Colour Revolt's New Record, 'The Cradle'

    Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California, being an OC native and, of course, music.I mentioned in a June 3hree Things that I thought 2010 had been a ... More >>

  • 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

  • Film

    July 1, 2010

    The Worst Little Whorehouse Movie

    'Love Ranch' not fit for a queen

  • Film

    June 10, 2010

    (100) Days of Summer Movies

    [Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors

  • Calendar

    May 20, 2010

    Natasha Leggero

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    I Like You Sells Out the Lido

    ​A no-budget indie feature completed in four months by friends in the movie industry has sold out its Thursday night premiere at the Regency Lido Theatre, its Newport Beach production company has announced.9000 Wolves Productions bills I Like You as "an honest and raw depiction of teenage life in ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 22, 2008

    Last Night: Black Francis @ Detroit Bar

    Better Than: Watching the Olympics. Download: "Threshold Apprehension" from the official Black Francis Myspace page. I would estimate that sixty percent of indie/alternative rock bands formed in the last ten years would directly cite The Pixies as an influence. Who can forget the closing credits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2008

    To Do Tonight 8/21

    AUDIO OVERLOAD BATTLE FINALS, 7:30 p.m. We've got ourselves a spin off (the DJ kind, not the sitcom variety). Chain Reaction 1652 W. Lincoln Ave. Anaheim CA 92801 714-635-6067 LECTURE: COLE PORTER, 1 p.m. I've got you under my skin. Bowers Museum of Cultural Art 2002 N. Main St. Santa Ana CA 92701 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008

    A Picture's Worth a Thousand Whoop-Asses

    An anti-abortion activist taking photographs outside a controversial Santa Ana family planning clinic suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon after being attacked by a physician who obviously did not appreciate having his picture taken. According to Santa Ana Police records, Howard Tendai Pfpaje ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2008

    NBFF: Whaddya Know?

    I do not understand you festival audiences. You have standing before you John Ratzenberger, comedic genius from CHEERS and every Pixar feature ever. He’s improvising hilarious off-the-cuff remarks, and undoubtedly has great stories to tell. And what do you do? Ignore him, and ask the director the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2007

    Sunday's Headlines & Surprises: Pipe Bomb Rocks Long Beach

    Bud Light No More, You Pick Again: My-Thuan Tran reports this morning that the “Starbucks generation” of Vietnamese Americans “couldn’t stand dingy” Little Saigon restaurants and is building “stylish and spotless . . . swank” restaurants in response. Bao Tran, 34, quit a job in insuran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Your Friendly Neighborhood Pornographer

    Soft porn king Joe Francis, one of OC's scariest people, launched a PR offensive this week from his Washoe County Detention Facility cell near Reno. offers a 10-page retelling of his past and current legal woes, including the civil contempt and tax evasion charges that landed him ... More >>

  • Food

    September 16, 2004
  • Columns

    August 26, 2004
  • News

    July 22, 2004

    All Aboard the Pedo-Train!

    New evidence reveals former OC Bishop Norman McFarland knew more about the pedophilic priests roaming county parishes than he ever admitted

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Must-See TV Producer

    The Catholic Churchs game of hide-the-priest put Tom Fuentes in charge of an alleged pedophile

  • News

    April 3, 2003
  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Barrels of Fun!

    Register engages in reckless gunplay

  • Food

    February 21, 2002

    Suzie Wong Meets Lazy Susan

    Peking Restaurants wheels of fortune