It's been more than a year now since my "50 Reasons Why Orange County is the Worst Effing Place in America" listicle scandalized so many, and I still get crap for it. I'll always stand by it, because everything in it was true. But to the haters, I offer this olive branch: at least we're not Los Ange ... More >>
Casha Cheema of Irvine was in custody today in lieu of $50,000 bail for allegedly leaving the scene of a fatal accident on the 405 freeway near Culver City, where the life of a motorcycle passenger was taken. Someone from Orange County with the same as 25-year-old Cheema may have been talking about ... More >>
The Sierra Club today announced the launch of an online advertising campaign designed to extoll the benefits of rooftop solar in California--and to counter negative campaigns against the energy source foisted by Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas & Electric and San Diego Gas and Electric. But M ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexican-Americans always say they lived the hard life?
Tom Wilson and Randy Baranosky craft instruments from wood from demolished houses, giving each axe its own story
The Washington Post compared the annual financial disclosure reports filed by every member of Congress over the past decade to various public records and discovered that nearly 50 senators and House representatives directed millions of dollars in earmarks to projects that could either enhance ... More >>
Last week, Cypress Hill released their single "Roll It, Light It" with dubstep sensation Rusko, and it wasn't pretty. This is not what hip-hop needed. With rap trending on a horrible downward spiral, we thought it would be a good time to name our eight worst hip-hop collaborations.
Why is your kid still huffing lead and other nasty toxins in your low-income housing unit despite the federal government having already sent your Orange County city funds to remedy the hazard?Blame Belinda Exon. The president of Rehab Financial Services, Inc., a now-defunct Huntington Beach comp ... More >>
Headline: Man Bites Ear in Fight Over Parking SpotComment by getalifeyou: They take our Country, they take our jobs, they take our medical benefits and now they want to take all the parking spots? Comment by thomas09: More third world values on display in Santa Ana...
Police believe East LA high-school dropout Jose Saenz has killed a good friend and the mother of his daughter
Headline: Two arrested following attempted carjacking fvproud wrote: Latinos en masse are a parasite on a community. Racist statement? Yes. Untrue? No. Name a latino community that is nice? Still waiting. Still waiting. Santa Ana, Bell Gardens, Bell, Parts of Anaheim, Stanton, Midway City, South ... More >>
We've hinted at it before, but those of you who exercise their sacred right to forage for titillatingly subversive sounds (yes, I said titillating god damn it), then you have a responsibility to mosey on over to the next Eclectic Music Company gig. And what a coincidence, there's one happening this ... More >>
With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations from yesterday’s sojourn to Sacramento, where I received a Latino Spirit Award (honoring Latinos who have made a positive contribution to California) from the California Latino Legislative Caucus: ... More >>
Supporters of SanTana Mayor Papi Pulido claim he's the last line of defense before one of the most-Latino cities in the United States (and the largest with an all-Latino city council) finally becomes Mexico. But if the fliers that reached SanTana voter mailboxes over the weekend are any indications, ... More >>
Orange County can match LA County building for building
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How many of us secretly love the ashes
The country where hope died