Sure, Ryan Jaso may always wear black, but he has been managing electronic music artists for over four years now. He knows not only what kinds of threads his DJs look best in, but also what styles the fans who come to their shows love most.
He took his rock-star sense of style and opened a store to ... More >>
A small group of about a dozen protesters gathered outside the Embassy Suites in Anaheim where a prominent Muslim theologian was scheduled to deliver a lecture on Shariah - the Islamic legal code akin to canon law in Christianity or Judaic law in Judaism. The Islamic Shura Council of Southern Califo ... More >>
The music video to the song #SYRIA opens up with 400,000 demonstrators flooding the streets in the largest-ever protest against Syrian ruler Bashar Al-Assad in early July, 2011, just a few months after the revolution's outbreak. The masses chant, "al-shaab yureed isqat al-nitham," which translates t ... More >>
FLOC (Future Leaders Of our Community) is an organization whose main focus is to get young professionals engaged with doing service work, philanthropic work, and volunteer work in the community. They act as a bridge builder to help young professionals get involved in non-profits and recognize tha ... More >>
The Department of Homeland Security announced today that among the materials Navy SEALS found in Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan hideout were al-Qaida plans to hijack and detonate oil tankers last summer to provoke an "extreme
economic crisis" in the West.Officials disclosed no specific U.S. targets. ... More >>
Yesterday, Newt Gingrich warned parishioners at a church in Texas that by the time his granddaughters are his age, America will be ruled by the secular atheists and dominated by radical Islam. Leaving aside the obvious logical fallacy there (try suggesting to a radical Muslim that he become a sec ... More >>
"It's a moment of total euphoria," Edina Lekovich, director of policy and programming with the Muslim Public Affairs Council of Los Angeles, said during this morning's uninterrupted KTLA/Channel 5 news coverage of the events unfolding in Egypt after the resignation and departure of Egyptian Presi ... More >>
Not what you want in your rice.Things could have become pretty buggy for producers of grain and seeds if U.S. Customs and Border Protection would have been slacking on the job. On Dec. 29 at Los Angeles International Airport, CBP intercepted a shipment of Indian rice arriving from Saudi Arab ... More >>
Erik Brandt In the December issue of the libertarian Reason Magazine, an article by journalist James M. Dorsey
explores the cultural phenomenon of underground music scenes in the
Islamic world. "Rap and Metal on Planet Islam"
begins in Morocco with
the story of metal head Nabyl Guennouni. Gue ... More >>
Have you ever seen the YouTube videos of the annual Big Wheel races down Lombard Street in San Francisco? Adults in costumes get behind the handlebars of the kiddie scoot-scoots before putting their lives at risk on one of the world's most-windy streets. No wonder the sacrificial ritual is held a ... More >>
UPDATE: Defendant pleads guilty (details below) . . .
Courtesy of ICEAn ICE officer escorts a student visa fraud suspect into custody today.Eamon Daniel Higgins, 46, of Laguna Niguel, pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiracy for allegedly orchestrating
a visa fraud scheme involving doz ... More >>
Trevor Keen / OC WeeklyThe lawyer retained by Dr. Orly Taitz to fight against her $20,000 sanctions today issued a press release saying the Laguna Niguel dentist has appealed to the United Nations for protection from "persecution" in the United States.Quoth the release:
Bill Clinton was admitted to a New York City hospital after suffering from
chest pain and received two stents in one of his coronary arteries, the Washington Post reports.
ILongtime Clinton aide Douglas Bend said the 63-year-old former president "was
admitted to the Columbia Campus of New York P ... More >>
Let me make this perfectly clear, Yáo Míng is not accused of stealing a really expensive watch from the South Coast Plaza Rolex store.Or, put another way, the Houston Rockets center, tallest player in the NBA and highest-paid celebrity for six years running in China is not Shiji Chen.But you wo ... More >>
'I had a swarm of bees in my side yard one time and called vector control to get them. "Sorry sir, we dont do that. You will have to call a beekeeper for that." I should have told them they were fire ants; maybe they woul