Scott Montoya

  • News

    November 21, 2013

    No Back Up for Scott Montoya

    The Marine won the Navy Cross for bravery in Iraq. But it was his job with the Orange County Sheriff's Department that gave him PTSD

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Orange County Sheriff's Department Destroyed Evidence In Case Filed By Fired Deputy: Judge

    Orange County Sheriff's Department (OCSD) officials destroyed more than two years' worth of key documents after being put on notice that deputy Scott Montoya--a Battle of Baghdad Marine combat hero who returned to the department and faced multiple alleged instances of discrimination--planned a lawsu ... More >>

  • News

    July 25, 2013

    Sergeant Scott Montoya's Strange Fall

    Fired OC deputy claims sheriff's department punished him for winning Navy Cross in Iraq War combat

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Orange County's Top 11 Creeps in 2011

    ​Creep #11: Jose Luis Ledezma, 20, pleaded guilty to sodomizing and raping a six-year-old girl but changed his mind once he had time to consider his punishment: 25 years to life in a California prison. An state appellate court refused to vacate the guilty plea.Creep #10: Car washer Steven William ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    TRMRS Shake Things Up

    ​ Orange County and Long Beach have seen a steady stream of great, scuzzy surf bands arise in the past few years. Case in point: TRMRS (pronounced "tremors," like that Kevin Bacon movie). This Costa Mesa four-piece play self-described "trash pop," which sounds like teenage energy spread furiously ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Deputy Scott Montoya is One Hero the OCSD Doesn't Want

    MontoyaFar too often in this era we are apt to name someone a hero when it's not deserved.But Scott Montoya, an Orange County Sheriff's Department deputy, is unquestionably a man who faced imminent, mortal danger with uncommon courage and saved lives.During the April 8, 2003, battle for Baghdad, Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesday: The Growlers at Detroit Bar

    Myspace.comGuess what? It's that special time of the week when we give out free shit. Today, we have two pairs of tickets to see the psychedelic/surf/garage band the Growlers play at the Detroit Bar on Thursday, December 23. The band, consisting of Brooks Nielson (vocals), Scott Montoya (bass, guita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2008

    Last Night: The Growlers, Some Days, Gantez Warrior @ The Coach House

    The Growlers, Some Days, Gantez Warrior @ The Coach House on 6/14 Better Than: Wiping out on a crappy rented surf board We may have been a few dark miles away from the foamy beaches of San Juan Capistrano, but after watching wave after wave of psychedelic surf rock crash over the audience at the C ... More >>