[¡Ask a Mexican!] And are there any happy Mexican films?
Last week, Newport Beach's Restaurant Week concluded. But this week, my list of restaurant essentials continues, this time for the city that includes Corona Del Mar, Balboa Island, and the parts of Newport Beach that still feel like Irvine. Some of the listed restaurants participated in last week ... More >>
Adam Sandler is successful because he's lazy
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the history of the Mexican flag?
How the SoCal transplant became a best-selling author by delving into Laguna Beach's legends
Oliver Stone's drug-trade drama settles for sensation
Mathieu Demy celebrates and remixes his parents' work—but doesn't equal it
There's a new editor-in-chief over at High Times magazine. Chris Simunek, author of Paradise Burning: Adventures of a HIGH TIMES Journalist, says he wants to reverse the rag's slow descent into pot porn and bring back its more ancient tradition of hard-hitting reporting on the drug war. Helping to i ... More >>
[Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what are the three milks of pastel de tres leches?
HayekIt seems Hollywood can't get enough of Laguna Beach, our county's best seaside town.Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone is building a cast for a crime thriller film based Don Winslow's Savages novel about two Laguna Beach marijuana growers who piss off a Mexican drug cartel. According t ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And can gabachos love the Mexican culture but hate the Mexican?
A new ice cream shop from New Zealand opened its first U.S. store at the Stadium Promenade in Orange. Appropriately, it's called New Zealand Natural Ice Cream. And though the ice cream may be made from "fresh dairy cream from cows that feed on the green unpolluted pastures of New Zealand", its pre ... More >>
Los Cojolites’ Son Jarocho Stylings to Liven Up Dia de los Muertos Benefit
Lonely Hearts; Pathfinder; Perfect Stranger; Slow Burn
The great !Ask a Mexican! naming debate
Sir! No Sir!
At home with Penelope Cruz
Love Is . . . a Cartier bracelet
Robert Townes romantic valentine to a bygone LA
Once again, its Orange Countys Sexiest People!
Independent Latino filmmakers invade Surf City
Its got the rest of OC licked when it comes to dining