San Marcos

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Orange County Singles Data Has Some Curious Places to Go Looking for and Finding Love

    Plenty of Fish, which bills itself as "the world's largest online dating site" with 55 million users, claims to have crunched data collected from Southern California singles to come up with various best places for the unmarried to go love hunting. Break out the gold chains and Binaca, Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Matthew Weaver of Huntington Beach Gets a Year for Trying to Rig College Student Election

    A Huntington Beach High School grad, who pleaded guilty in March to trying to rig a student election at Cal State San Marcos in San Diego County, was sentenced Monday in federal court to a year in federal custody. Matthew Weaver, 22, in March 2012 tried to win the student council president election ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Summer 2013 in the Valle de Guadalupe: The Year of the Campestre

    As all things in the Valle de Guadalupe, progress has been slow--the kind of slow that makes food taste great, that refines Port and Highland Scotch, the kind of slow that makes a ballad sung by Ron Isley flow like honey dripping from each carefully placed syllable just behind the beat--laid back. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Federal Prosecutors Lift Gag Order After San Diego Mayor Defends Dispensary Owner Ronnie Chang: Update

    Scroll down to the end of this post for an update on Ronnie Chang's case in the wake of Mayor Bob Filner's press conference Monday. Original Post, May 21, 1:30 p.m.: In the midst of a major crackdown on California's medical marijuana movement, where most city officials are either working with the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Sushama Devi Lohia and Aida Agusti Castro are Prison Bound for Family Home Loan Scams

    It's Pot Day and Hitler's Birthday but definitely not Mother's Day, especially not for moms Sushama Devi Lohia, 74, of Newport Beach and 67-year-old Aida Agusti Castro of Cardiff. Lohia was sentenced today to eight years in prison for conspiring with her two daughters and a son-in-law to commit more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Another Day, Another Craigslist Crime in Irvine

    ​The city of Irvine proudly proclaims itself America's safest city, and it surely is when it comes to your garden variety rapes, assaults and murders. But even America's safest city must deal with scam artists, boiler room operators and FBI informants who infiltrate mosques. Indeed, it's that ball ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Luther Clayborn Dawson Jr. Caught in the Act of Selling Phony iPhones: Police

    ​Irvine Police detectives say they got Luther Clayborn Dawson Jr.'s number, arresting the San Marcos 41-year-old Monday for allegedly using craigslist to find iPhone buyers who later discovered the iPhone boxes only contained owner manuals and rectangular pieces of ceramic tile. Police Lt. Julia E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    New Artists Just Added to SXSW's 2012 Lineup

    Mary Bell/OC WeeklyDelta Spirit at BuskerFest in Long Beach in 2010​South By Southwest revealed a whole slew of new acts confirmed to play at official showcases during the annual music and film conference in Austin. This is the third list of musicians to be released. The venues and dates they ... 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).

  • Food

    May 26, 2011

    Patrick Rue Is the Brue-master

    From a Placentia industrial park, Patrick Rue and his Bruery have revolutionized craft-beermaking in Southern California

  • 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

    August 9, 2010

    7 Maloof Money Cup Misses

    ​Lost amid our blanket coverage of the U.S. Open of Surfing this past weekend were the results from another battle waged on boards.This one's strictly dry land, however.Skateboarder Chris Cole, who needed a score of 93 going into his final run Sunday, put up at 97 to win his third consecutive Malo ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Water District Dinged $130K-plus for Sewage Spills

    The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board today fined Orange County's Santa Margarita Water District $133,190 for two spills that flushed 857,934 gallons of shit into San Juan Creek and Cristianitos Creek.   The water district - Orange County's second largest, serving more than 150,00 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007

    R.I.P., Ike Turner

    Ike Turner died this morning at his home in San Marcos, in northern San Diego County, according to Scott M. Hanover of Thrill Entertainment Group, the company that managed Turner's musical career. Cause of death is unknown at this time. Turner was 76. Please see our sister paper Riverfront Times' bl ... More >>

  • Features

    February 12, 2004

    Animal Attacks

    25 thoughts on what happens when we attack the animals who attack us

  • News

    December 19, 2002


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