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  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    James Howard Kunstler, "New Urbanism" Guru, Blasts "Fiasco Known as Irvine"

    James Howard Kunstler, a New York-based author and social critic known for his 1994 book The Geography of Nowhere, articles in The Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times and elsewhere, as well as TED lectures on suburbia, urban development and "the global oil predicament," has lowered the boom on Oran ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2013

    Tustin Lobsterfest

    Peppertree Park

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Jeremy Schiro, La Habra Heights Councilman's Stepson, Found Hanging in Pool House

    The stepson of La Habra Heights City Councilman Howard Vipperman was found hanging at the public official's home last night. Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter said the man, identified as 34-year-old Jeremy Schiro is believed to have committed suicide at the sprawling complex located in La Habra Heig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    This Saturday: Dana Point Lobster Fest

    Photo Courtesy of Dana Point Lobster Fest ​Last year was the first year of the Dana Point Lobster Fest and evidently it was successful enough that they're doing year two this Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 4 to 9pm at Doheny State Beach.

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Local BBQ Team To Compete At "The Ultimate BBQ Showdown" in Wildomar

    Photo from​Those of you who follow the OC food blogging scene and Chowhound should know that our friend and Weekly contributor Professor Salt is passionate for BBQ. He and three friends, all of them food bloggers, make up a competitive BBQ team called Four Q. They've competed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    'Tis the Season to Bone Nonprofits, Fa La La La La, La La La La

    ​Above is the logo on boxes like those stolen this past Thanksgiving weekend from the United Labor Agency of Orange County in Garden Grove, where 20,000 pounds of food, more than $25,000 worth of donated toys and other items for the benefit of underprivileged families were taken. Total estimated l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Fun With Mike Duvall's Honors, Awards and Recognitions

    One thing you can say about Mike Duvall, the disgraced Yorba Linda Republican who resigned from the state Assembly last week amid a sex scandal, is that when he wasn't receiving lap dances from shapely lobbyists, he was lapping up awards, honors and accolades all across the state.

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Anacrime, Stabba Ana, Guadalahabra and Other Wonderful OC City Slurs

    I've been doing book signings across the region recently (shout-outs to the Buena Park Public Library, the Long Beach Car Show, Long Beach Rotary Club, and the Patrick Henry Democratic Club OC chapter!), and nothing is better than fielding questions from the audience. In Buena Park, we started talki ... More >>

  • Film

    February 15, 2007

    Special Screenings

    Movie of the Week: The Execution of Private Slovik

  • News

    December 7, 2006

    A Snow Job Success

    The shady past of OCs newest mega-philanthropist

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2006

    Irvine Tells Taiwan Where to Krom It

    Irvine Mayor Beth Krom just might be unmade in Taiwain. As reported in OC Register's blog and print edition, as well as The Blotter, Irvine recently set up a sister-city in China, after agreeing to ignore Taiwanese sovereignity. They can't partake in Taiwanese National Day celebrations and civic lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2006

    Their Casa is Casa Hogar

    A Laguna Beach High School student--the good kind, not the kind you see on that MTV show--is reaching out to Weekly readers. Dinika Bagga is a member of her campus Interact Club (shout out from a member of Pacific High's Interact Club, 1979-82, yo!), and each year the club travels to an orphanage in ... More >>

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Sweet Sixteen

    Your daughter turns 16 once, so youd better do it up right

  • Columns

    January 5, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    I didn't get what I wanted for Christmas, and now you're gonna pay!

  • News

    May 12, 2005

    We Are Blessed By God

    On National Day of Prayer, Mission Viejo goes biblical

  • Features

    May 27, 2004

    Post-Industrial Grease Monkey

    Jesse James and the gradual degreasing of the West Coast Chopper

  • Culture

    May 29, 2003

    Each year, its a little less wonderful

    David Weddles Newport Beach

  • Features

    April 4, 2002

    Our Little Secret

    The ABAs and Anaheim Surf attempt to do what few OC teams can: Survive

  • Columns

    May 24, 2001