Robert F. Kennedy

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Here's the List of OC Register Reporters Who are Taking a Buyout or Getting Laid Off: UPDATED

    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 >>

  • News

    August 22, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher Is Moscow's Mule

    [Moxley Confidential] The Huntington Beach congressman falls smitten with Russian strong man Vladimir Putin

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2013

    Film Week with Mr. Bib: Going to the Movies with George W. Bush

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher's "Ignorance" Blasted By Washington Post

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher Claims New Federal Bureaucracy Can Solve Assault Weapons Debate

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    Rare Photos Emerge of RFK Landing at Orange County Airport the Week of His Assassination

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher: 1995 Bill Clinton Blow Job Caused 2001 Terrorist Attacks

    ​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 >>

  • Film

    November 10, 2011

    'J. Edgar' Proves There's Life After 'Hereafter'

    Clint Eastwood delivers an inspired take on a giant of the 20th century

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Sirhan Sirhan, CIA Spooks and Dana Rohrabacher

    Courtesy of the California Department of CorrectionsSirhan Sirhan's latest prison photo​Sirhan 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Dana Rohrabacher Wants to Take His Loony Act to Bigger Stage

    Glassy-eyed Dana​Dana 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    News Flash! Dana Rohrabacher is Spontaneous!

    ​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 >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Plays Brilliant Scientist Too!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    OC's RFK Democrat Leader Steps Down

    Aitken: OC's Proud Lefty​Earlier 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Maybe John Wayne's Old Yacht Will Produce Wild Goosebumps Now

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Register Misses the Big Scoop in Debunked Zodiac Daughter Story!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Zodiac Daughter Debunked!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    Sexploitation Producer, Rocker Among Those Who Flood Rohrabacher Coffers

    Dana Rohrabacher, Vietnam War, combat duty, House of Representatives, Huntington Beach, Wall Street, PACs, Debbie Cook, Sammy Hagar, Sierra Club, oil drilling, California, Robert F. Kennedy, assassination, R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, presidential candidate, Los Angeles hotel, Lloyd Kaufman, NSA

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    Once Term Limits Champ, Rohrabacher Wants 11th Term in D.C.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    Dana Rohrabacher went in drag to solve already solved RFK assassination?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Five Songs for MLK

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2008

    Warhol, Actually

    Fifteen Minutes of Fame

  • News

    March 1, 2007


    Orange County authors try to bring unity to people of different religious faiths. For this they will face the wrath of believers. Again.

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Unromancing the Stone

    In 2006, the Basic Instinct beauty showed she wasnt just another pretty face

  • Film

    November 23, 2006

    The Whole World in His Hands

    In this star-studded piece of hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFKs murder, but what about the man?

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Breslin On RFK For 'Bobby'

    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 >>

  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Cocaine Airways

    A former CIA pilot says secret flights to El Toro could explain a Marine officers suicide

  • News

    January 6, 2005
  • Columns

    August 7, 2003

    Dont Bitch, Vote Kucinich!

    OC activists rally to underdog candidate

  • Culture

    July 24, 2003

    The Anti-Rebel

    Maile Meloys brittle Southern Californians are real, no kidding

  • Features

    November 7, 2002

    Son of Scary

    Evil spawn of OCs Scariest People

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
  • Food

    May 30, 2002

    Straw Dog

    Short on berries, short on fun

  • Culture

    April 4, 2002

    Party Crasher

    Wherere you going to stand when Ralph Nader runs in 2004?

  • Features

    November 29, 2001

    Is It Time for Ted Crisell?

    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

  • Features

    October 18, 2001

    What Would John Wayne Do?

    We go to a famous psychic in the bedroom of the Dukes yacht for answers in these troubled times

  • Columns

    August 30, 2001

    Jeanne Carmens Rules

    And the Nazi/communist/Republican/libertarian/JDL show outside the Shack

  • Features

    August 9, 2001

    Active Eats

    And its one, two, threewhat are we dining for?

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Who the Hells in Charge?

    District attorney Tony Rackauckas says his organized-crime agents are out of control. His agents say hes hanging out with a mobster

  • Columns

    August 31, 2000


    The very fonky Democratic convention won us back!

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Coming Out!

    Jim Toledano is a married father of two. Now the Democratic leader is ready for a new role: Gay activist

  • News

    March 11, 1999

    The Jesus Virus

    And other perils of modern life

  • Columns

    January 28, 1999

    New Best Friends

    Spending quality time with Henry Rollins, Derrick Brown and Jinx

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    They Live!

    Nixon symps seize on Clinton sex romp as evidence that Dick was a good guy!

  • News

    December 26, 1996

    The Dems' Wine-and-Cheese Whiz

    Wylie Aitken shows how an RFK lover makes it big in OC politics