Will be updated through June 20, if not beyond... CURRENT COUNT: 66 gone. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 9, 8:03 A.M. The last time the Orange County Register announced massive layoffs, we had a running tally of who was getting the axe. That list topped out at about 31; the list expected this time might be ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] The Huntington Beach congressman falls smitten with Russian strong man Vladimir Putin
Taping my show with the terrific film reviewer Peter Rainer of the Christian Science Monitor and KPCC's "Film Week" - and author of a new collection helpfully titled Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Time - I was happily affirmed in my sense that good wr ... More >>
Ranking House Republicans in Washington, D.C. gave Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher a subcommittee to ponder emerging threats in Europe and Eurasia, a move on par with Sheriff Andy Taylor giving Deputy Barney Fife a flashlight and putting him on a nightly UFO watch in Mayberry. GOP big bo ... More >>
The Kookville Express and its faithful conductor, Dana Rohrabacher, has once again done what nobody else in the nation could do: he has single-handedly solved the debate on gun ownership rights.You might recall that the Costa Mesa congressman had--at least in his own mind--previously solved the deba ... More >>
We named Luis F. Fernandez of the SanTana Public Library OC's Best Local Historian last year for a reason: because he is. The Garden Grove resident, of course, is the guy who unearthed the Doss v. Bernal housing segregation case, and will be one of the co-authors on a coming history book on Mexican- ... More >>
Dana Rohrabacher, Orange County's biggest living embarrassment since Rep. William Dannemeyer graphically described sex acts in an infamous House floor speech eons ago, can't seem to stop making nutty statements.In a late night Jan. 5 Twitter post, Congressman Rohrabacher claimed that President Bi ... More >>
Clint Eastwood delivers an inspired take on a giant of the 20th century
Courtesy of the California Department of CorrectionsSirhan Sirhan's latest prison photoSirhan Sirhan is scheduled to go before a California parole board for a 13th time Wednesday, bringing to my mind two memories.The most recent involves Shane O'Sullivan's documentary RFK Must Die, which I caugh ... More >>
Glassy-eyed DanaDana Rohrabacher, a man whose notoriously poor judgment caused him to associate with a long list of people who became convicted felons, wants to become chairman of the Science Committee in the House of Representatives.According to a Nov. 30 profile in Politico, the Costa Mesa cong ... More >>
Monday must have been an exceptionally slow day over at The Hill, a publication that covers politics in the nation's capital. Reporter Christina Wilkie wrote a sweet little post ("Rohrabacher's Triplets Get a Sweet Surprise") based on a Twitter entry made a day earlier by Dana Rohrabacher.Ac ... More >>
Dana wears many hats"The running debate between faith and science, which has increased steadily in intensity this year, has two detours just as harsh but considerably less visible that demand more attention: That would be scientists against other scientists, and pseudoscientists who presume exp ... More >>
Aitken: OC's Proud LeftyEarlier this week, nationally prominent Santa Ana trial lawyer Wylie Aitken stepped down after 17 years as the leader of the Orange County Democratic Foundation and the group voted Dan Jacobson its new chairman. The ultra well-connected Aitken, who considers assassinated U ... More >>
Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc.Boo! It's the Wild Goose.John Wayne's onetime yacht the Wild Goose is being trotted out to drum up interest in the 31st annual Lido Yacht Expo in Newport Beach Sept. 24-27.Don't blame organizers for pulling out all the stops. Are there really shoppers for yachts these days ... More >>
The Orange County Register ran a front page story today about Deborah Perez, the Corona woman who claims her adoptive father, Guy Ward Hendrickson, a carpenter who died in 1983, was actually the Zodiac killer. In case you don't already know, Perez' colorful claim first surfaced in an April 29 press ... More >>
Hats off to Steve Huff of the True Crime Report for apparently being the first journalist to do anything other than simply regurgitate the bizarre, better-late-than-never claims by Deborah Perez that her adoptive, deceased dad, Guy Ward Hendrickson was actually the infamous Zodiac killer. As Huff re ... More >>
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Early in his political career, Dana Rohrabacher hailed himself as a term-limits champion for federal politicians and spoke passionately about the inherent evils of one person staying in power for an extended period of time. Fast-forward 20 years: Rohrabacher, the conservative Republican seeking an ... More >>
While the nation struggles with two wars, financial disasters, devastating hurricanes, regular political sex and ethics scandals, ridiculously priced gas and global warming, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) has been busy attempting to solve the already solved 1968 assassination o ... More >>
From my web ed. brother in Minneapolis, Jeff Shaw: On the Dreamer's day, we offer up five divergent songs about Martin Luther King and the holiday that bears his name. They are upbeat and somber, they are angry and hopeful, they are old and new. 5. Ray Charles, "Abraham, Martin and John" First re ... More >>
Fifteen Minutes of Fame
Orange County authors try to bring unity to people of different religious faiths. For this they will face the wrath of believers. Again.
In 2006, the Basic Instinct beauty showed she wasnt just another pretty face
In this star-studded piece of hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFKs murder, but what about the man?
Jimmy Breslin on the assassination of Robert Kennedy in the Times today here. Say Brez: You couldn't get the gun out of the hand of the shooter. Hands grabbed and yanked and twisted but could not get it. The gun waved and people jumped away from it and now Roosevelt Grier, the immense professional ... More >>
A former CIA pilot says secret flights to El Toro could explain a Marine officers suicide
OC activists rally to underdog candidate
Maile Meloys brittle Southern Californians are real, no kidding
Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People
Short on berries, short on fun
Wherere you going to stand when Ralph Nader runs in 2004?
Well-informed, well-meaning, well-spoken and well-positioned on the issues, the Huntington Beach Democrat is going to get killed in his upcoming battle with Dana Rohrabacher
We go to a famous psychic in the bedroom of the Dukes yacht for answers in these troubled times
And the Nazi/communist/Republican/libertarian/JDL show outside the Shack
And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?
District attorney Tony Rackauckas says his organized-crime agents are out of control. His agents say hes hanging out with a mobster
The very fonky Democratic convention won us back!
Jim Toledano is a married father of two. Now the Democratic leader is ready for a new role: Gay activist
And other perils of modern life
Spending quality time with Henry Rollins, Derrick Brown and Jinx
Nixon symps seize on Clinton sex romp as evidence that Dick was a good guy!
Wylie Aitken shows how an RFK lover makes it big in OC politics