Russ Roca

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    November 29, 2010

    Long Beach's At Last Café Expands

    Photo by Russ Roca​Some good news from a Long Beach favorite of mine, At Last Café. Darcy Leigh Richardson of the Grunion Gazette reports that the little restaurant by John McLaughlin featured on our print pages and lauded in a few Best Of issues, has finally decided to expand.

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    November 17, 2009

    [UPDATED] Huntington Beach to Annex Sacred Indian Site

    Photo by Russ Roca Chief Anthony Morales came up empty at November 2008 California Coastal Commission hearing.​ UPDATE: Jaimee Lynn Fletcher reports in Orange County Register: HUNTINGTON BEACH--The city will absorb an unincorporated county island that some environmentalists believe is an A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    On The Line: John McLaughlin of At Last Café

    Photo By Russ Roca​Every city should have a chef like John McLaughlin, who at his At Last Café cooks gourmet food but charges diner prices.  Long Beach, you're lucky to have him.  And we are lucky that he agreed to answer our silly survey.1. Dish that you cook that most represents you. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Sell All Your Crap and Hit the Road -- On a Bike

    Russ RocaBetter than sitting at home. That's what Long Beach local and OC Weekly photo contributor Russ Roca is about to do with his life. The bacon-loving, will-bike-ride-anywhere-the-assignment-takes-me photographer has opted to shuck his apartment, couch, bed, dish towels, television, kitchen ute ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Turning a Ticket into "Sharrows" With Photographer Russ Roca

    RussRoca.comRuss Roca and Laura Crawford in a rare moment of stillness.Weekly contributing photographer Russ Roca is the only shooter in our stable who rides a bicycle to get to all his assignments in this far-flung county--quite a trick when you consider that until very recently Roca lived in Long ... More >>

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    October 5, 2006

    Ride, Russ, Ride

    The Environmental Defense online magazine has a story on Weekly contributing photographer Russ Roca, who manages to ply his trade without the use of an automobile, instead relying on a specially rigged bicycle. It's been a great arrangement for us, too, since instead of cold-hard cash, Russ accepts ... More >>