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Ronald Reagan

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Employee Pay Lawsuits Against Regal Cinemas Land in Orange County Federal Court

    Claims that Regal Entertainment Group and Edwards Theaters violated labor laws by forcing employees to work for free through break periods has landed inside Orange County's Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse. Though the labor law cases were originally filed in places like San Francisco and Los Angele ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Let Fury Have the Hour Revists the Dark Days of Reagan-Thatcher to Paint a Bright Future

    Moving crap from one corner of my garage to another a couple weekends ago, I set my eyes for the first time in years on an OC Weekly cover tied to a story I'd written. It was an illustration of Ronald Reagan with the headline "The President Who Created Punk Rock" (or something like that; I'm too laz ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Ronald Reagan Returns to Full, Upright Position

    ​Ronald Reagan is back at Bonita Canyon Sports Park in Newport Beach--and this time he wants blood.Actually, it's a statue of the Gipper that has risen from the ashes--and to its full and upright position--after the city paid $6,500 to repair the bronze figure that was bent by would-be Dutchnapper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2012

    Sunday OC News Notes: Was DA Tony Rackauckas "Pathetic" in Pursuit of an Accused Serial Killer?

    Recent highlights in Orange County news from various media outlets or blogs:​TheLiberalOC discusses the long reach of its bombshell story on state Assembly candidate Michele Martinez's controversial train conversation related to a California Indian tribe and campaign support.OCPoliticsBlog calls D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    [UPDATED with Reward Proposed:] Ronald Reagan Statue Vandalized in Newport Beach Park

    ​UPDATE, NOV. 9, 11:17 A.M.: Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry, who first proposed the Ronald Reagan statue that was unveiled at Bonita Canyon Sports Park last month, threw out to his council colleagues Tuesday night the idea of offering a $5,000 reward for whoever tried to take the life-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Anonymous Tinkers With Orange County Sign in the Name of Occupy OC

    Anonymous​We thought we'd share this pic, which we spotted on the Occupy OC Twitter feed today--this is the Occupy OC associated with the upcoming Santa Ana march happening at noon on the west side of the Ronald Reagan Federal Building this Saturday. The photo shows a group of three mischief-maker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Ronald Reagan Statue is Not Enough: 5 More Ways Park Can Honor the Gipper

    ​A bronze statue of Ronald Reagan was dedicated at Bonita Canyon Sports Park in Newport Beach Sunday. (Bonita Canyon Sports Park, where have I heard that name before? Oh yes, HERE, in a post about Newps dumping its former city attorney for allegedly getting in a DUI wreck near the park.)Dana Rohra ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2011

    A Nightmare on Elm Street

    Regency South Coast Village

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Ronald Reagan and George P. Shultz Heads Missing from Chapman U

    ​Bring me the heads of Ronald Reagan and George P. Shultz!Shouted in Central America during the 1980s--when Dutch was president and Shultzy was secretary of state--the plea rings out again today in Orange, where Chapman University officials bemoan the loss of busts depicting the GOP warhorses.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Naming the Orange County Great Park After Ronald Reagan Gets Scholarly Stamps of Approval

    ​A 25-year-old law has presented a snag in getting a statue of Ronald Reagan erected in a Newport Beach park. But who needs a statue when you can have an entire park named in your honor? And not just any park, but the Orange County Great Park, which has been billed as the first great municipal par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    5 More Attraction Ideas for Ronald Reagan Great Park

    ​Between the time the reporting was done on this week's cover story and that issue hit the streets, more ideas for attractions at the future Ronald Reagan Great Park have been floated like a large orange balloon.Indeed, the brilliant stroke of naming Irvine's massive public-works project after "Th ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 2011

    Welcome to the Ronald Reagan Great Park

    EXCLUSIVE! Super-secret plans are afoot to name Orange County's largest public-works project after the Great Communicator

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Ronald Reagan Day in Larry Agran Land?

    ​It's unclear why this wasn't proposed a few weeks ago, but the Irvine City Council tonight will consider proclaiming Feb. 6 "Ronald Reagan Day," in honor of 40th president's birthday.The proclamation is not being foisted on the panel that leans Democratic because Reagan was once a member of the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Ronald Reagan: An American Journey: Let the Fawning Begin

    ​Give operators of Regency Lido Theatre this: They know their audience.To help those in the conservative bastion of nouveau riche celebrate what would have been Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday, the historic theater that was built when "Dutch" was 27 (1938) presents the world "theatrical" premiere o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    6 Steps to Make Ronald Reagan Park a Reality

    ​Twice motions were made Tuesday night to name a local park after Ronald Reagan, and twice the Newport Beach City Council voted that idea down. "We'll bring this back in some form or fashion, somehow," vowed Mayor Keith Curry, the politico pushing for a park named after the Gipper.Six easy steps w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Wax On, Wax Off: Mammoth Mountain is a Northern Outpost of Southern California

    Flickr user jcookfisherLast week's storms brought the mountains to life for snowboarders all over Southern California. With well over 14 inches at local spots like Baldy, Mountain High and Bear, people grabbed their boards and headed for higher altitudes. Mammoth Mountain, the southern part of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Mike Duvall Nickname Time!

    Already, some in the local blogosphere have taken to call disgraced ex-Assemblymember Mike Duvall "Spanky," because the perv likes to get his spank on. I vigorously disagree--I prefer "The Dripper," not just because of the grossest part of his shared sexual exploits ("And
 so, we had made love Wed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Remember Reagan's School Speech? The One Loaded With Indoctrinating Comments?

    No one seemed to bat an eye and or raise even the slightest controversial eyebrow twenty-one years ago when then President Ronald Reagan huddled a bunch of school-aged rugrats into the oval office and delivered a nationally televised "education" speech that was cluttered with blatant plugs for his a ... More >>

  • News

    June 11, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    As Rep. Calvert Beams Over Gipper Statue, Many Fume

    Courtesy U.S. Capitol"Ladies and gentlemen, the statue of Ronald Reagan," the announcer inside the Capitol Rotunda said last Wednesday before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi helped 87-year-old Nancy Reagan to her feet so she could tug back the blue drape cloaking Chas Fagan's 7-foot bronze statue of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    When Did Ronald Reagan First Utter His Infamous OC Quote?

    I've long assumed that President Ronald Reagan's famous quote about Orange County--where the good Republicans go to die--was first uttered at the El Toro base, just before he launched his 1984 reelection campaign at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley. Color me shocked, then, when I recently bought ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 1, 2008

    My Legs!

    King's Row

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Romney:Reagan = Hewitt:Smart

    Our beloved local conservative loudmouth Hugh Hewitt has spent the last half-year ranting about how Republican presidential candidate (and subject of his most-recent book) Mitt Romney is the next coming of Ronald Reagan to the point of nausea and idiocy. "Romney has reassembled the Reagan coalitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2007

    Gil, Drop the Bill

    State Senator Dick Ackerman is as conservative as they come, and must no doubt be thrilled that ICE raids in OC are now as common as sunny days. But his thinking on a proposal by Los Angeles-area State Senator Gil Cedillo to require that California schools teach kiddies about the illegal roundups of ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 30, 2006

    Letters

    CNN couldnt do it; the LA Times couldnt do it; no other journalist or major media outlet could do it. Are we to accept that some moonbat reporter from a local free weekly actually sat down and researched the subjec

  • Film

    September 21, 2006

    Strange Days Indeed

    The Gipper, Tricky Dick, American Hardcore, The U.S. vs. John Lennon and deja vu all over again

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2006

    Foothill-South: "The Wrong Direction To Take"

    Don't worry about the Transportation Corridor Agencies getting their lawsuits moved to federal court. Federal regulations may be less stringent than any state restrictions, but it's not all bad news. Today the State Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 5 met to discuss, among other matters, a staff reso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2006

    Orange County hates Ronald Reagan

    What else is this battered old Spiro Agnew watch to conclude after the news that Murrieta Valley Unified School District is poised to open California's very first Ronald Reagan High School in 2009. Well, "poised to open" is actually conflating things a bit (just like a certain deceased president's ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 6, 2005
  • Culture

    December 23, 2004

    Morning in Orange County

    Monument Clothings gripping graphics spark surfwear sales

  • Columns

    November 4, 2004

    Party Like Its 1992!

    And suck it, Hugh Hewitt!

  • Features

    October 7, 2004

    Burning Bush: The Issue

    A year in Dubya-dumping by his conservative critics . . . and Howard Stern

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • Columns

    June 24, 2004
  • Columns

    June 17, 2004
  • Features

    June 10, 2004

    Death of a Salesman

    Ronald Reagan, 19112004

  • Columns

    June 10, 2004

    Bawitdaba Da Bang A Dang Diggy Diggy!

    The Reagan legacy at a bar

  • Columns

    January 9, 2003
  • Columns

    February 21, 2002
  • Columns

    February 21, 2002
  • Columns

    February 14, 2002
  • Features

    February 7, 2002

    Not Too Late for a War Crimes Tribunal

    He turns 91 this week, so its possible Ronald Reagan cant remember. But Jim Washburn cant forget

  • Columns

    December 13, 2001
  • Culture

    March 22, 2001

    Four More Years!

    Evil government makes for good art

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    The Insider

    Brave Dinesh DSouza comes to country club, worries about diversity

  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Duck and Cover-up

    "Atomic City" Doesn't quite reveal the whole truth of our curious relationship with Nukes

  • Features

    January 6, 2000

    FORGETTING

    Re-created Rain Forests

  • Features

    January 6, 2000
  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Star Wars, the Sequel

    OC firm still chasing Reagan's (costly) dream

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