Hopefully none of the schoolchildren went all Samuel L. Jackson on everyone, but they did scream after being startled by a rattlesnake at Big Corona Beach, according to a park officer. Officer DJ Ferris was on patrol Aug. 26 when the children's screams led the officer to a school bus that seemed to ... More >>
Kyndall Jack, who was the second hiker rescued after days in the wild following an Easter Sunday hike, is still confined to a wheelchair, but at a just-concluded press conference before heading home from UCI Medical Center in Orange, the Costa Mesa 18-year-old was smiling and upbeat as she recalled ... More >>
A complaint seeking at least $25 million from Orange County and numerous employees at the Orange County Heathcare Agency's Animal Care Services for illegally seizing hundreds of exotic animals from a Stanton specialty pet shop has been tossed out of federal court. Jerry L. Steering--the Newport ... More >>
Flickr user BlanzerA frog, not THE frogOne of the unintended consequences of the organic-food movement is that the lack of pesticides and focus on making everything seem as "natural" as possible means there's a higher chance that more critters just might make it into your home, and you're more li ... More >>
Anyone missing a yellow python snake?Police received a call around 12:30 p.m. today of a 6 footer underneath a Ford Focus in the Sears parking lot at Buena Park Mall?What was he doing there? Slithering.
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyThe Dum Dum Girls sing harmoniesDum Dum GirlsJuly 3, 2010Detroit BarTwo Holy Grail reverb pedals and a multi effect reverb/fuzz pedal sat in front of Dee Dee of the Dum Dum Girls. These pedals, combined with her vintage Silvertone guitar, recreated a jangly hollow guitar s ... More >>
Is it just me, or are most of the more-bizarre crimes that occur at Taco Bell based in the Midwest? Indiana is the setting for this one, where a police officer was assaulted--by a snake.
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For almost a year now, gladiator-style flats and heels have been seen on eeeverrry celebrity taste maker that matters. Thing is, stars like Courtney Cox, Mary-Kate Olsen and Nicole Richie were all sporting the Gladiator wedge style by Balenciaga—while the rest of us normals just gawked on in envy ... More >>
It's a familiar sounding story this time of year-- a virgin with child. Only this time the natural world is outdoing the supernatural, because this virgin is with children. Seven, in fact. And these virgin offspring will have grow up to have mouths filled with toxic bacteria-- though I'm not sure ... More >>
"More bars in more places. That's what people have come to expect from Cingular." Bullshit. That's what my parents have come to expect from ME. Shame on Cingular for appealing to alcoholics. Sorry, but I just hate commercials these days. If it's not ambiguous word usage, it's terrifying paranoia- ... More >>
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