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Rose Bowl

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Why the Latin Grammys Remain America's Biggest Anti-Mexican Sham

    Over a decade ago, I wrote an op-ed piece for what was called Pacific News Service but is now New American Media bemoaning how pathetic the Latin Grammys were due to their lack of Mexican music. "The definers of Latin culture," I wrote then, "have decided that the most popular Latin music genre in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Legends of the Summer - Rose Bowl - July 28, 2013

    The Legends the of Summer feat. Justin Timberlake and Jay Z Rose Bowl 7/28/13 "West Coast, are y'all ready for a legendary evening?!" exclaimed Justin Timberlake. "You all ready to party, Rose Bowl?" Jay Z asked to thunderous cheers. Indeed they were. For one night only, the self-anointed Legends ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Bruce Rollinson, Mater Dei High Football Coach, Looks for a Quarterbacking Milestone

    Sports Illustrated has turned its illustrated sporty to Bruce Rollinson, the longtime Mater Dei High School's football coach who is poised to become the first field general to accomplish quite a feat.Here's a hint: it involves two former Monarchs named Matt.

  • Culture

    May 24, 2012

    Todd Marinovich Goes Deep

    The ex-NFL superstar on life, death and everything in between

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Brandi Chastain Winces as Chris Norby Inserts Soccer Shoe in Mouth at Title IX Recognition

    Professional soccer player Brandi Chastain, who is known internationally for whipping off her jersey and falling to her knees in her sports bra after the U.S. defeated China in the 1999 Women's World Cup at the Rose Bowl, was under the California Capitol dome Monday as the state Assembly recognized ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    UPDATED: Rick Santorum Backer to Women: Use Aspirin For Birth Control!

    ​[UPDATE: Feb. 17: About half a day after making his controversial remarks, Foster Friess did a second MSNBC interview and said he'd been joking. Doubtful most women are laughing.][ORIGINAL POST, 10:42 a.m., Feb. 16:] On MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports this morning, a major backer to Rick Santorum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Scott Walker to Visit Scott Baugh, Occupy to Attend

    UPDATE DEC. 29, 7:30 P.M.: For those of you hoping Occupy activists at tonight's protest would have stormed the glass-encased offices of  Scott Baugh, kicked in the doors and found Wisconsin governor Scott Walker on his knees fellating the Orange County GOP Chairman while dollar bills rained fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Occupy OC Protesters Duped For Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Orange County Event

    ​About 50 liberal Orange County activists protested a Republican event here tonight for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but rallied at the wrong location.The error wasn't necessarily the activists' fault. The Walker event was scheduled for the private, Newport Beach offices of Orange County Republica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    The Cure at the Pantages Theatre Last Night

    ​The CureNovember 22, 2011The Pantages TheatreClick here to see more photos from the showForty-five songs, three classic albums spanning three-plus hours constituted one unforgettable night with the Cure. If you don't have tickets to the show tonight, you may wanna scalp some or book your flight n ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 13, 2011

    WINNER'S CIRCLE: Rin Tanaka

    [BEST OF 2011: GAME ON!] Author and photographer

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    July 16-17: The Weekend of Culinary Desmadre

    ​Screw Carmageddon. The weekend of culinary desmadre in the Southland is ON. Since the original post, we've discovered that not only will OC be represented at Eat Real, but OC Weekly will--Gustavo is leading panels at 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, and I will be demonstrating preserved lemons ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Another Reason to Hate Taco Bell: Their Touchdown $5 Buck Box and Partnership with the Bowl Championship Series

    ​During the 1990s, Taco Bell pulled off a legendary April Fools' joke when they took out full-page ads in newspapers announcing they had bought the Liberty Bell. That was a bit of marketing genius, but their partnership with the mafia known as the Bowl Championship Series shows again why there's l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Gettin' Made: OC Foodie Fest this Weekend at Honda Center

    If you missed last month's L.A. Street Food Fest at the Rose Bowl, never fear--tomorrow brings a celebration of the uber-tasty food truck phenomenon much closer to home right here in Orange County!Photo from Komodo's website​Details about the event, including its partnership with Patchwork to brin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Gettin' Made: L.A. Flea Market Grand Opening Sunday

    This Sunday marks the very first L.A. Flea Market at Dodger Stadium, and there's more than a few reasons to go check it out! Artists rendering of Sunday's flea market taken from the L.A. Flea Market website​ After the jump, a few of the exciting things you won't want to miss at the first L.A. Fle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    U2 Postpone North American Tour Dates

    Andrew YoussefU2 at the Rose Bowl, October 25, 2009​Well, we have good news and bad news for all you U2 fans. The good: Bono has been discharged from the Ludwig Maximilians-University (LMU) Hospital in Munich where he underwent emergency surgery on Friday after a back injury. The bad: U2's North A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Will U2 Cancel Anaheim Tour Dates?

    Andrew YoussefU2 at the Rose Bowl, October 25, 2009.​Speaking of cancellations, U2 just canceled their June 3 concert in Salt Lake due to Bono's emergency back surgery. Can the Anaheim dates for Sunday and Monday, June 6 and 7 be far behind?

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Each Orange Countian Challenged to Reduce Waste By 10 Percent

    ​Picture enough garbage to fill up the entire Rose Bowl, once every 45 days, and you'll have an idea how much trash Orange Countians generate daily. Today, the county Board of Supervisors and OC Waste & Recycling challenged the 3 million people here to reduce by 10 percent the up to 15 million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2010

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week!

    Cue the banjos...​Have you seen the handsome chap to the left? From the state of Alabama. I wouldn't be surprised if he's still in California, having used the proceeds of his crime to try and buy tickets for the Alabama-Texas college football national championship game that was played this past Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top 10: Orange County Concerts of 2010

    It's time to stop looking back and focus our attention on 2010. Sure, many more concerts will be announced in the coming months. But here are the hot ones, already scheduled, taking place in local clubs, halls, baseball stadiums and hockey arenas. These are the shows you don't dare want to miss. Unl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    What You Missed: UFC 104, Autumn Food Festival, Zombie Pub Crawl, Kid Sister

    Keith MayNewport Beach Zombie Pub Crawl​Okay, so a whooooole lot of things happened this weekend. Like a lot. First up was the Zombie Pub Crawl in Newport Beach, where tons of fabulous zombies dragged themselves to Newps for the first ever undead pub crawl. Sponsored by LocalHipster.com, the all-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Last Night: U2 at the Rose Bowl

    Andrew Youssef​Last Night: U2, at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena; October 25, 2009. (More photos here!) Better Than: Any other stadium tour I have witnessed.Historic. Epic. Magical. These are just a few of the words that come to mind in describing U2's performance at the Rose Bowl. Even as I watch the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    U2 Rose Bowl Show to Be Streamed Live on YouTube

    Chris SansenbachU2 in Anaheim, April 2005.​U2, YouTube. It just makes too much sense.We talked earlier this week about how massively packed the Rose Bowl in Pasadena will be for the U2 show this Sunday, with 100,000 cross-generational music fans coming from across Southern California--really, just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    More U2 Info

    ​We all know U2 sucks. The songs are boring, Bono's a pompous ass and the rhythm section might be the worst in the history of rock 'n' roll. They've sold a bazillion records, yet no one I know has ever bought one of them, probably because my friends and I have good taste. But lame-os who own four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Saturday Night: Dinosaur Jr., Earthless at Detroit Bar

    Andrew YoussefSatuday Night: Dinosaur Jr., Earthless at the Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa; June 20, 2009.Better than: Going to Guitar Center in search of the perfect fuzz pedal.Download: Stream the whole new album on their MySpace.Speak softly and have six Marshall amplifier cabinets behind you. My hearin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    A UCLA Bruin Plea for USC's Mark Sanchez to Stay in School

    Dear Mark Sanchez:As a proud UCLA Bruin, I know I'm not to say this, but congrats on an amazing Rose Bowl. Your passes ripped through the Penn State defense like your ethnic cousins continue to do across the United States-Mexico border. Which leads me to the point of this post:Stay in school for Mex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Penn State More Psyched Than USC By Disneyland Visit

    One perk for Penn State University players, coaches and fans who have already arrived in Southern California for the New Year's Day Rose Bowl is the traditional Disneyland visit, which is Friday. After all, who wouldn't want to escape the weather in University Park, PA (current temperature: 23 degre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Last Night: The Jonas Brothers @ Honda Center

    Jonas Brothers at The Honda Center on July 13, 2008 By Arrissia Owen Turner Better Than: Three hours at Chuck E. Cheese trying to burn through 100 tokens. If the Jonas Brothers' parents weren't constantly circling their superstar sons, we're pretty sure they could get all the second-base action f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    Last Night: The Cure @ Shrine Auditorium

    Last Night: The Cure at the Shrine Auditorium June 1st, 2008 Better Than: Trying to find parking at the Hollywood Bowl. Download: "The End Of The World" from The Cure Homepage. After selling out the Hollywood Bowl, The Cure added another stop to their itinerary as they played the Shrine Auditori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    OC's Eternal Loser

    High school football season is upon us, and there is no better time to remind prep stars about the textbook that is Todd Marinovich. The former Mater Dei and Capistrano Valley quarterback still owns the record for the most career passing yards in Orange County history, a feat more astounding conside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Rohrabacher's Disgraceful Ties To Terrorists

    My pals over at OC Blog highlighted today an upcoming television program written by conservative Republicans who've gotten PBS to air a program called "Islam vs. Islamists," according to a press release. The show is happily billed as "the film PBS doesn't want you to see," a less than subtle slap at ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    King of the County Pedophiles

    The life, death and final escape of Eleuterio Ramos

  • Food

    December 15, 2005

    Steak Out!

    Meating the masses at Orange County’s outsider steak chains

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    King of the County Pedophiles

    The life, death and final escape of Eleuterio Ramos

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    In the Midnite Hour

    Thee Midniters never cared for ethnicityothers did

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