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    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Mario Alberto Flores, Parolee Gang Member, Wanted in Oct. 18 Anaheim Murder

    While I was away last week, the Anaheim Police Department disclosed a suspect is being sought in the Oct. 18 murder of 38-year-old resident Angel Jesus Lopez Valladares (corrected from Balladares). A search is under way for Mario Alberto Flores, 28, according to Anaheim Police Lt. Tim Schmidt, who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    5 Best Music Videos from Newport Beach Film Fest's Program Premiering Tonight

    Tonight at 8 at The Triangle, the Newport Beach Film Festival debuts its Music Videos program, which is part of the three-year-old Music Series of features and documentaries that focus on musicians. Confession time: I had my doubts about the video program when I first heard about it. Who wants to se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana To Open In Crystal Cove

    Mozza, Ortica, Il Dolce, meet your newest competitor. A new pizzeria by the name of Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana is planned for Crystal Cove Promenade in Newport Beach, and they're pretty much offering what every new pizza joint that isn't Pielogy and 800 Degrees is offering these days: pizz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    A Van is a Band's Best Friend...Treat It That Way

    [Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Radical Labor History Walking Tour in San Pedro this Saturday!

    The South Bay town of San Pedro is more than just Ports O'Call, messy shrimp, and tasty garlic bread. The place where 'the ghetto meets the sea' is also, more importantly, home to some of Southern California's most radical labor history dating back to the early 20th century. Famed rebel crooner J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Newport Beach Sports Bookie Sentenced in Federal Court

    Sports bookie Jeffrey Wayne Bzroska, a onetime manager at PIMCO, got great news this month when a federal judge in Santa Ana sentenced him to probation for two years in proceedings that were partly conducted in secret.Bzroska had managed an illegal sports betting operation in Newport Beach for at le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    D'Marie Mulattieri, Former Irvine Occupier, Running for Congress

    One of the chief organizers of the Irvine Occupation, D'Marie Mulattieri, told the Weekly today she'll be running for the United States Congress. Campaigning as an independent candidate she'll run against against the current officeholder, Republican Ed Royce. Mulattieri was instrumental in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Man Overboard's Chain Reaction Show is Sold Out, But You Can Still Watch It TONIGHT

    ​Don't cry if you didn't get a Man Overboard ticket to the Chain Reaction show tonight in Anaheim. Thank your technology gods, because the band is streaming the show on Fans can log in at watch the show for $2.99.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Gabriel S. Joseph Acused of $5 Million Scam That Duped Newport Beach Mortgage Broker

    ​We've done so many posts on crooked mortgage brokers ripping off unsuspecting customers you might assume Orange County is the capital of slimy lending schemes.So, it's only fair that we draw attention to a Newport Beach mortgage broker who found himself burned by an alleged fraudster.

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Thrice Announce Farewell Tour

    ​Well, this is it. Irvine prog-rockers Thrice are really doing it--taking a break after 13 years together. Singer/guitarist Dustin Kensrue, guitarist Teppei Teranishi, bassist Eddie Breckenridge and drummer Riley Breckenridge (our 3hree Things columnist) will go on tour on May 4 in San Diego and e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Police Seize Pot From High Schoolers on SWAT Snowboarding Trip

    ​​Teens on a bus trip to Utah for what would be three whole days of parent-free debauchery in the snow were busted by cops this week for having a massive stash of marijuana. Party foul.    Nearly 250 high school students from the Bay Area were heading to Salt Lake City on a trip organi ... More >>

  • Music

    December 29, 2011

    Kaskade Masters Time, Space and Big-Room Electronica

    The DJ from San Clemente headlines the biggest New Year's parties in the Southwest

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Five of the Biggest Thrice Fans We Know

    ​See also: Thrice are Family GuysThrice talk about their evolution in albumsThrice drummer Riley Breckenridge's column, 3hree ThingsBack in September we held a contest asking Thrice fans to tell us why they considered themselves the band's biggest fans. After reading a liberal amount of submission ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    The Lime Truck Gives Out Free Food Tomorrow

    Photo by Christopher Victorio​Another two cities before the final showdown of The Great Food Truck Race and OC boys Daniel Shemtob, Jason Quinn, and Jesse Brockman of The Lime Truck are still very much the contenders we knew them to be. Last episode they came out victorious, wowing a Memphis veget ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Marian Bergeson Continues 1 1/2-year Hunt for Her Daughter's Killer in Oregon

    ​Marian Bergeson was a Salt Lake City-born, Brigham Young University-educated mom who raised four children and taught school in Newport Beach before launching a long and storied career as a politician that included stints as a city councilwoman, school board trustee, state senator, assemblywoman, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Long Beach's Cold War Kids Announce Fall U.S. Tour

    ​ Long Beach's very own Cold War Kids just announced the second leg of their fall North American tour in support of their latest release, Mine Is Yours (Downtown/DGC/Interscope Records).

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Adele Announces Rescheduled North American Tour Dates

    ​Hurrah! Hurrah! Today Adele announced her rescheduled North American tour dates on her website. A few days ago she posted a note to her fans saying the decision to cancel the tour "was a devastating decision to make, but i really had no choice. i had to give my voice 2 weeks rest or risk permane ... More >>

  • Music

    May 12, 2011

    Orange Blossom Special Are In Bloom

    [Locals Only] Unsigned '90s/classic rockers are in the studio to record their first full-length

  • Columns

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Contestants for The Great Food Truck Race Season 2 Revealed

    SeabirdsTruck.comThe Seabirds girls in Vegas​We already know The Lime Truck and Seabirds are in the midst of competing in the second season of The Great Food Truck Race at this very moment. Seabirds' website has a picture of Stephanie Morgan and her two gal pals pre-race, along with this not-so-cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    [UPDATE] 5 Die in Long Beach Plane Crash. Tom Dean, Laguna Beach Developer, and Bruce Krall, Ladera Ranch Banker, Among the Dead

    ​UPDATE, MARCH 21, 4:10 P.M.: The doomed twin-engine plane pilot who died in Wednesday morning's Long Beach Airport crash has been identified as Kenneth Earl Cruz.The 43-year-old Culver City resident worked for Rainbow Air of Long Beach, had been a commercial pilot since 2003 an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    No Wait, There IS a Rebecca Black Mall Tour!

    ​We we we so excited: contrary to what The OC Register reported earlier, there IS a Rebecca Black mall tour that will kick off her first series of live performances on April 19 at Los Angeles' Hollywood & Highland Center. The three-month tour will take her across the country -- from malls in S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Former Alice in Chains Bassist Mike Starr Dies

    ​Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr, 44, was found dead in Salt Lake City earlier today. The cause of death hasn't been reported yet, but cops say they were called to the house at 1:42 p.m. According to TMZ, "Starr was arrested last month for felony possession of a controlled substance. Sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Warped Tour Annouces 2011 Dates

    ​The dates for the 2011 edition of the Warped Tour have been announced; this year, it kicks off in Dallas. There's no information on venues or performers yet, but  the tour will be in Pomona July 1, San Diego, August 9 and LA on August 10. Tickets are already available for $45--you can buy t ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 21, 2010

    Wild Things at the Myers Gallery

    The 'Zoomorphism' ceramics show unleashes both fantastic beasts and forgettable strays

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Free Moral Agents Announce Tour to Support 'Control This'

    Mary Bell/OC Weekly​As we mentioned a few months ago,  Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Long Beach-based, Grammy-award-winning keyboardist for Mars Volta, is now taking some time off Mars Volta to focus on Free Moral Agents.As Ikey expanded his 2002 solo project into a full band five years ago, he corral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Reel Big Fish to Tour with Goldfinger and Aquabats!

    ​ The press release called the event an "all-out bash of the ska punk titans," and we'd have to agree. In a previous interview with OC Weekly, Reel Big Fish front man Aaron Barrett said they'd performed in Brazil with Goldfinger earlier this year; it was so much fun they decided to set out and do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Matt Costa Announces New Album, Mobile Chateau, and Fall Tour

    ​It's been over two years since the release of Matt Costa's second studio album, Unfamiliar Faces, with its infectious lead single "Mr. Pitiful." But now the Huntington Beach resident has finally announced plans for his third full-length, titled Mobile Chateau, due out September 21... along with p ... 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

    May 17, 2010

    Something Corporate Fall Tour Announced! gaiz! Can't wait to see you again!​Guitarist Josh Partington may have gotten a law degree and vocalist/pianist Andrew McMahon may have formed Jack's Mannequin since the quintessential OC alt-rock band Something Corporate toured the country, but that doesn't make fans miss ... More >>

  • Film

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Jack Johnson Announces Tour Dates, 98 Percent of Orange County Celebrates

    Christopher VictorioJack Johnson, wearing a Save Trestles T-shirt, performing at the Irvine Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 29, 2008.​​Chief mellow music maker Jack Johnson has announced a new slew of tour dates for his upcoming To The Sea Tour, spanning from early July on the East Coast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2010

    Sundance Report: Sitting on a Bus With Colin Hanks

    "Orange County" star​From a Friday morning plane ride to Salt Lake City with Todd Lowe to a Saturday afternoon bus ride through Park City with Colin Hanks. Since it's a confirmed fact everything happens in threes, one wonders what the next mode of transportation/young star combo will b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    How an Anaheim Burger Joint Changed Utah Tastes Forever--and the NY Times Ripped Off an Alt-Weekly

    A Crown Burgers location...​The New York Times has an article today about how people in Utah apparently love pastrami on their burgers more than anywhere else in the country, something shocking to me because I thought all the state subsided on was Jell-O. But a fascinating local connection is buri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Incoming: No Doubt Returns to Orange County! Eventually.

    Full tour dates have finally been announced for archetypal OC success stories No Doubt's tour with Paramore--we've known for a while that they were going on tour at some point and the first date would be May 3 at the Bamboozle Festival in NJ, but now we've got the whole sched, and the three month-is ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    May 28, 2008

    OC Register Loses Sheriff Candidate

    Notice anything odd about this online Orange County Register story teaser from last night and this morning? Check our Total Buzz blog to find out what candidates Bill Hunt, Craig Hunter, Sharon Hutchens, Randy Adams, Jack Anderson, Salt Lake City undersheriff Beau Babka, San Bernardino undersherif ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 25, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!(r)

    "The same women who complain about ‘sleazy’ Mexican men go to France and giggle about ‘how flirtatious’ French men are"

  • Columns

    March 22, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican! Web Especial

    The great !Ask a Mexican! naming debate

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2006

    Think for Yourselves, Young Folks, so Long as You Think Like Me

    You know what's funny? We ask our young adults to throw themselves into the youth versions of established adult institutions—your governmental bodies, your newspapers, etc.—but when the kids dare express dissent or themselves in a way that rubs the ruling class the wrong way, the adult o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2006

    The real rockstars of Supernova win!

    As reported here (Rock Stars My Destination by Chris Ziegler) Costa Mesa's true Supernova started up the litigation machine to win their rightful name back from the come-lately Supernova put together for the CBS reality show Rock Star: Supernova. And today they won. Press release says: Under the te ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2004
  • Columns

    February 5, 2004
  • Film

    January 29, 2004

    Missionary Positioning

    Indie Mormon cinema attempts a mainstream conversion

  • Columns

    February 21, 2002
  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Going Ballistic

    Headlines from around America

  • Food

    July 6, 2000

    Three-Hour Tour

    A Sams Seafood Escape

  • Columns

    July 15, 1999

    The Few, the Proud, the Spies

    Spying on civilians was part of El Toros mission

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