Argo won the Oscar, Sir Ben is back on top and all is right with the world, at least through the Hollywood lens.Or is it?That's what Rick Reiff aims to find out tonight, when the veteran Orange County journo has on his teevee show one of the American embassy workers portrayed in the potboiler.
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Credit for this story goes to the Orange County Business Journal's Rick Reiff, who is actually breaking the news when Inside OC with Rick Reiff airs tomorrow at 1 p.m., which we taped this afternoon but he allowed me to pre-break because he's re-breaking the news in his Monday OCBJ column...wait, ... More >>
PBS SoCal, which was formerly known as KOCE/Channel 50, is scheduled to break ground this morning on new studio headquarters on the first floor of the South Coast Corporate Center at 3080 Bristol St., Costa Mesa.Production studios, which are expected to be completed by the fall, will join PBS SoC ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 17, 12:41 P.M.: The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to defund National Public Radio (NPR). The matter now goes to the Senate.Start buying those tote bags.
Scott BaughIn 2006, Daystar wanted to takeover Orange County's public broadcasting channel at KOCE in Huntington Beach. The Texas-based evangelical television network hired Platinum Advisors, a California lobbying outfit, to block legislative attempts to thwart the company's desire. I'll let Rick Re ... More >>
Photo by Christopher VictorioHost Rick Reiff (left) quizzes the next sheriff (and two wannabes) in a debate airing tonight.Time and again, Sheriff Sandra Hutchens has played defense at public debates with her two challengers in the upcoming June election. She smiles uncomfortably quite a bit, tap ... More >>
Orange County Business Journal has some enlightening items in this week's issue, although you have to hunt for most of them. That, of course, is not the case with "OC Insider," the weekly column by executive editor Rick Reiff, a seasoned pro who knows to start off with his most newsworthy stuff: T ... More >>
The Orange County Business Journal is reporting that local mega-slumlord George Argyros is interested in buying the Orange County Register (we'd link to the OCBJ, but you have to pay to read the article--get with the 21st century, Rick Reiff!). This is a horrible idea, and not just because Argyros k ... More >>
With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations, from this night's Orange County Press Clubs shindig at the Island Hotel near Fashion Island: *Event was sold out, which meant there were around 150 people in attendance. Men wore suits; women, dre ... More >>
Rather than offer a straightforward review of Culture Clash's Culture Clash in AmeriCCa at South Coast Repertory (anything these guys do is genius, and this show is no different), here's some notes from the Friday night premiere: *FACES IN THE CROWD: Orange County Business Journal honcho Rick Reiff ... More >>
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We've always tried really hard to like Jaime Soto, the auxiliary bishop in the Catholic Diocese of Orange who's leaving this weekend to become coadjutor bishop in the Diocese of Sacramento. He's a virtual Aztlanista on immigration, urges compassion for AIDS victims, and always sports a smile. But ou ... More >>
A broken clock is right more often than Rohrabacher: Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher recently uttered that President George W. Bush deserves another six months to turn things around in Iraq. But the Huntington Beach/Long Beach representative has a shameful history on the subject. More t ... More >>
With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations from my first book signing at Librería Martínez last Thursday: *Fliers for the event promised free tequila for adults courtesy of SanTana-based La Tequilera, but some pendeja called t ... More >>
We love KOCE-TV Channel 50, watch it for television genius (and Orange County Business Journal editor) Rick Reiff's wonderful coif, the in-depth author interviews conducted by Maria Hall-Brown, and the Register-friendly worldview of Real Orange. So it pains us to discover that KOCE president Mel Rog ... More >>
Never in a million years would we have thought that our August cover boy and esteemed UC Irvine professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o would suffer indignities and racial profiling in that ethnic melting pot San Francisco, but our pal Rick Reiff—the EE at Orange County Business Journal and host of his ow ... More >>
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