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There was a moment during our interview when we thought, "Is this guy for real?" Yeah, he's the real deal. A chef who has paid his dues, traveled, and survived enough restaurant drama can finally call a place his own. With a team that includes the talented Jared Cook (formerly of VINE in San Clement ... More >>
A federal judge in Santa Ana on Monday sentenced a businessman to four months in prison and four months of home confinement for bribing officials in Greece.David Edmonds, 60, was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for his role in a scheme that offered $6.85 million bribes in more than 30 countrie ... More >>
See the breaking news update at the end of this post on the Coastal Commission's denial of PG&E's seismic studies proposal and foe Surfrider's reaction.ORIGINAL POST, NOV. 13, 12:02 P.M.: As the Coastal Commission considers Pacific Gas & Electric's Fukushima-inspired plan to fire underwater ... More >>
A Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer who was recently recognized for helping find emergency mental health services for people on the streets was charged today with making a violent criminal threat against a woman he lives with in San Clemente. The Orange County District Attorney's office ... More >>
Prepare your livers now. OC Brew Ha Ha, one of the greatest craft beer events in Southern California, is coming to Oak Canyon Private Park near Irvine Lake this Saturday. (Check out our photos from last year!) The latest brewery list has just been released and it's massive.
Photo by Meranda CarterWe meet up with luxe lonchera owners Pedro and Sarah Resendiz of Tamarindo Truck after their SoCo lunch stop one afternoon. Our humble chef was excited to share his thoughts on epazote, chiles and things that crack him up. Get to know our friends who can't sit still [Editor ... More >>
The Anaheim Police Department is holding a sobriety checkpoint tonight through early Saturday.Meanwhile, the Orange County Sheriff's Department has roving DUI patrols in some of the South County cities it patrols tonight.Check after the jump for the exact locations.
Brick FB pageWe spotted this banner hanging across the street from St. Roy Chef's Pub at VINE. According to their Facebook page, the banner went up just after Labor Day. However, "Dp" has been tweeting about their future establishment since MayOne of the many things stated on their page is that " ... More >>
[SUMMER GUIDE] No. 16 of the 100 Reasons to Be Ecstatic About Summer In OC!
theeddie.quiksilver.comSion Milosky was an "Eddie" alternate.Tragedy struck once again at Maverick's--a challenging surf spot 25 miles south of San Francisco--yesterday, taking the life of Sion Milosky, one of Hawaii's up-and-coming big-wave chargers.Milosky, 35, had been surfing for several hour ... More >>
This San Clemente Hawaiian restaurant will make you recall your fondest vacation memories
Gentle readers, we are a large and diverse county. We have enclaves of ethnic wonder: Little Saigon and Santa Ana are just the start. The problem is that these places are, by and large, in the northern half of the county (and Irvine). As such, our coverage might be perceived to have a (slight) no ... More >>
What'd you miss this weekend? We checked out part two of the Long Beach Street Food Festival with dozens and dozens of those fancy gourmet food trucks. Then we saw the Black Lips at FILTER Magazine's Culture Collide Fest (no puke this time, sorry). Then came Seafest in San Clemente with gallons o ... More >>
Jay BrockmanIf you live or work within 10 miles of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), a.k.a. "the giant pair of boobs," the Feds would like to have a word with you about a little thing called radiation poisoning. EVERYONE PANIC!
A 56-year-old man who used to call San Clemente home has been indicted for allegedly torturing, repeatedly shooting and suffocating to death his 21-year-old daughter, whose body he is accused of having wrapped in several layers of plastic and hidden in his RV's freezer. She was murdered in Decemb ... More >>
Not to be outdone by their North County counterparts, who recycle sewage into drinking water through the revolutionary Groundwater Replenishment System, South County communities are banding together to turn food waste into compost.While the regional pilot program sounds meritorious, one thing abo ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--actually the Weekly's TWO weekly round-up as an attempt is made to make up for lost vacation time.Left courtesy of E! Entertainment, right courtesy of Orange Police DepartmentRyan Seacrest (left) gets paid another visit from his No. 1 Army spe ... More >>
No, I'm not talking about some Taiwanese concoction or that dish I had at the house of someone from the Mexican state of Guerrero years ago that involved room-temperature hen slathered in green sauce, the tastiet salmonella you'll ever eat. I'm talking about properly prepared chicken that people ... More >>
FACES OF TAWNY Actress, ex-Anaheim Angel wife, car hood buffer, supposedly reformed druggie and all-around hot mess Tawny Kitaen is shown on a February 2004 Weekly sex issue cover (left); in a booking photo from her April 2002 assault on then husband Chuck Finley in Newport Beach (top right); and wr ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more beer bandits, wild chases, ripped-off stripper drivers, bowling alley knife fights and men without pants.TUESDAY, SEPT. 8Strippers' Backup Needs Backup A man who told police he was hired to be a driver for strippers met with anot ... More >>
Jewelry heist fever spreads across Orange CountyIt's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more street fights, bullets flying, dudes getting jumped, cops losing service revolvers and jewelry heists in towns with "Laguna" in the name across the county. ... More >>
First, look at that picture to the right. See that hat? About half of the attendants at the Orange County Beer Festival on Sunday were wearing one of those. Singha Beer realized what this event was: A chance to promote their brand to people willing to pay $40 for three hours of unlimited beer.[[F ... More >>
The "French Spotlight" film Seraphine, which is from France and Belgium, was the big jury-award winner at the just-concluded 10th anniversary Newport Beach Film Festival. The film nearly swept the jury's feature-film categories, winning best film, actor (Ulrich Tukur), actress (Yolande Moreau), dire ... More >>
A new estate has popped up on the grounds of Richard Nixon's former Western White House in San Clemente, and it's for sale. The property that after the Stubbly One's 1969 arrival hosted dignitaries, treaty signings and the Frost-Nixon interviews was subdivided into 16 lots in 1980. The new Sp ... More >>
Sources we know who know sources at the Register say there's a rumor circulating around Grand Street, namely that the visionary wizards at Freedom Communications are about to embark on a new experiment: outsourcing weekend copy editing for the Register-owned San Clemente Sun-Post to the Indian subco ... More >>
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The Shys move from fisticuffs to fist-raising anthems
Orange County Fire Authority Pipes and Drums honor fallen heroes
"Let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an overflowing stream." That passage from the Book of Amos (5:24) is the sort of thing lawyers working for nonprofit organizations repeat to themselves before marching off to court to fight the good fight. Of course, it may not be what the la ... More >>
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