Ismael Luna must have been excited in August 2012, when he found a buyer in Santa Ana for a MAC-10 gun and an once of methamphetamine for $1,900. But the buyer was a confidential informant working for the Santa Ana Gang Task Force. When Luna (a.k.a "Sherman") returned to make the sale, he stated h ... More >>
Disney opened Lincoln in 11 theaters on Nov. 9, expanded Steven Spielberg's historical saga to more North American theaters the next two weekends and now plans to go even wider thanks to more demand than there are movie seats.A UC Irvine history professor who caught the flick believes past and futur ... More >>
Given his libertarian political views and the U.S. Constitution, retired Orange County judge James P. "Jim" Gray believes every American has the right to own a gun.What kind of gun can be subject to debate, he adds.
The second installment of Coachella 2012 kicks off today in Indio. I just got back from enjoying Weekend 1 in the desert and between great performances by At the Drive-In and Tupac's hologram, I managed to get a little food blogging done.It's always smart to fill up before you get to the festival, b ... More >>
Couples: Don't get in your spats in public. And abusers: whatever you do, DO NOT punch out a glass door, ESPECIALLY if it's at a Taco Bell. Talk about trashy people!
I'll have some more thoughts on the more, uh, interesting choices made by the academy (which I am not a part of, despite what their Web site says) a little later, but for now here's the full list of nominees, unedited from the OC Music Awards press release.
Rumor had it that the Newport Beach Film Festival was looking for a high-profile opening night movie that failed to finally come through, so instead the festival kicked off with SHERMAN'S WAY, which is not to be confused with the Ross McElwee documentary SHERMAN'S MARCH -- their only common factor i ... More >>
Life before the war
A son of the South praises fried grits
Gene Autry, meet Paul Wellstone
What, me cook?