Can two past journalism enemies join together in common cause?The answer is yes based on the relatively new union between Will Swaim, OC Weekly's founding editor, and Steven Greenhut, the longtime lead editorial writer and columnist for crosstown rival Orange County Register.Greenhut is nowadays vic ... More >>
Much is being made right now about some yahoos predicting that the world will end on May 21 because Scripture says so--you know, because such predictions have never been offered in the history of humanity. You can see their billboards around the county, with an added ad to listen to some radio st ... More >>
Giuliani backs Van TranI'm one of the folks who thinks the Orange County Register has gotten better in recent years--more willing to go after once sacred cows. I especially like the work of the paper's OC Watchdog section. They've routinely done fantastic work.And then a Reg story pops up that re ... More >>
The Honda Center in Anaheim warns motorists that the streets, freeways and exits around the arena will experience heavy traffic between 7 and 9 a.m. today.Center officials blame Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Phelps, Lou Holtz and Condoleeza Rice for the expected Sig-Alerts.No, those sports ... More >>
A-Rod or A-Hole?Since it's now obvious there will be no freeway series (hey, Angels and Dodgers, here's an idea: bring your bats next time), the time has come to move beyond the brutal losses suffered by our soon-to-be-exiting home teams and concentrate on the really important stuff.
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Photo by Gregory MiguelA hand-cuffed activist is led away from an anti-abortion protest at Cypress College last year.The independently funded Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression cites the administration of Cypress College on its 18th annual list of the "best" Muzzlers of Fr ... More >>
Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle has long been the golden boy among Orange County Republicans. He got elected to the party's Central Committee in 1986, and two years later became the GOP nominee for the Garden Grove area state Assembly seat. The party, under the leadership of then-Chairman Tom Fuentes ... More >>
So who's our favorite bikini babehound, the Poorman, voting for?
“I'm not positive yet. Originally I wanted Giuliani, but as time went on I found him non-dynamic. McCain scares me, but I bet his wife was hot when she was younger. Now I think Obama—I like the idea of change.”
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Spin, of course! And that's exactly what Hugh Hewitt is doing. Despite his book boy Mitt Romney getting slammed tonight from the moderate wing by John McCain and by the right via the suddenly resurgent Mike Huckabee, Baby Hewie continues to insist there's hope for Mitt.
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Piggy Bank time! Rudy Giuliani will be in San Juan Capistrano this afternoon for private fund raiser (which his people tell us will be closed to the press). The Washington Post reports that Giuliani's OC trips have been happy ones thus far. He's picked up $98,250 from Newport Coast, $273,388 from N ... More >>
What do Mike Carona and Rudy Giuliani have in common? Ties to former cocaine smuggler Florida billionaire Hank Asher, reports ABC News: Asher, aka H.A. in the indictment, allegedly gave Carona's wife (and former Assistant Sheriff George Jaramillo's wife) a $15,000 diamond-studded gold Cartier watch ... More >>
Are you a fan of Hillary but not sure she can win? A Romney follower who has questions about his Mormonism? Like Giuliani, but hate his abortion stance? Dig Obama, but worry about his pals who hate gays?
It's tough to pick a presidential candidate who's just right, especially with all the pundits a ... More >>
Bud Light No More, You Pick Again: My-Thuan Tran reports this morning that the “Starbucks generation” of Vietnamese Americans “couldn’t stand dingy” Little Saigon restaurants and is building “stylish and spotless . . . swank” restaurants in response. Bao Tran, 34, quit a job in insura ... More >>
Math Skills Looted: Dr. Donny George, director of the Iraqi National Museum during the American invasion, spoke yesterday at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana and caused “scattered gasps” by showing photographs of destroyed artifacts, writes Sean Emery at the Register. Emery notes that looters sto ... More >>
Mitt Romney may like him some outdoor barbecue and bouncy houses, but it seems that Rudy Giuliani prefers breakfast as his OC fund-raising venue. However, those eggs and bacon will cost you -- got $2,300 or more? Want to blow it all on a photo op with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Frontrunner? Then get your ... More >>
I don't want to get anyone's hopes up, but judging by this report from Drew Cline, editorial page editor of New Hampshire's Manchester Union Leader, the race for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination could prove to be very, very entertaining. Cline writes on the Union Leader blog:
I just got off the ... More >>