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  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Incarcerated Ex-OC Congressional Candidate Sues OC Weekly For $75 Million

    Here at OC Weekly World Headquarters in Costa Mesa we've known for eons that colleague Matt Coker is sadistic.Season after losing season, Coker--an award-winning, veteran journalist--periodically makes himself wear Oakland Raiders paraphernalia to the office as if he's permanently stuck in January 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    ACLU Demands Data on Mobile-Phone Surveillance From Five Orange County Police Agencies

    ​Big Brother is not only watching you, he can answer in the affirmative, "Can you hear me now?" The American Civil Liberties Union would like to know how much he's listenening, and by "he," I mean "your local cop shop."The Communist Par . . . er, ACLU of California announced today that demands wer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Lady Gaga: DNA Perfume, Camera Glasses, a Laptop with Her Face on It--the Best Slices of Her 360 Deal

    This whole week we've been inundated with everything Lady Gaga. (Seriously, I've read more stories about Born This Way's album release than the tornado in Joplin.) From Amazon's 99-cent download to GagaVille to appearances on American Idol and Letterman, it's hard to go on the Internet without seein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Free Food From Louks and Dan Dan TODAY!

    Courtesy of Louks To GoThis could be yours for FREE if you go to Fullerton today for lunch!​UPDATED with confirmations: see below the jump.Free food. That's right, free food. Sprint is rolling out some 4G something-or-other (new technology? we don't need no stinkin' new technology!) and will be sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Cox Offers "Unbelievably Fair" Mobile Phone Service in OC

    ​Finally, there's solace in the fact that nobody calls you. Cox is the first U.S. cable company to enter the wireless arena, offering what they call "Unbelievably Fair" mobile phone plans that give you cash back--up to $20 a month--for minutes you don't use. The venture begins today in t ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 12, 2010

    Student Discounts and Beyond, for Clothes and More

    [Trendzilla] Google, others can be your price-cutting pal

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Barrett Johnson's "Portraits" Featured in ABC's "Private Practice"

    Robert Fayette / OC WeeklyBarrett Johnson at the Gypsy Lounge on March 3.Burly and bald-shaven, Orange acoustic songwriter Barrett Johnson looks like a tough guy. Listen to his songs, though, and you get the image of a dude who's sensitive, smart and perpetually heartbroken. We're not saying tough g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    3-Time GOP Candidate for Congress in Court for Thefts From Hotels, Comedians, Phone Company and Mercedes Dealer

    Not Deleica Holt's campaign poster but her booking photo.​Delecia Holt, 48, of Aliso Viejo, ran as a Republican in special elections to replace Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Newport Beach), who left Congress in 2005 to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-San Dieg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2007

    Overheard in the Courthouse

    "But I thought the cops couldn't hear me talk on Nextel." --Twentysomething criminal defendant, who ridiculously believed police couldn't monitor his Nextel walkie-talkie "chirp" communications, to his annoyed lawyer in an Orange County courthouse hallway, Sept. 7, 2007.

  • Features

    August 30, 2007

    Face Off

    A Little Saigon identity-theft ring pounded OC businesses until one cop saw a tear in its veil of secrecy

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2006

    Cognitive Overload as a Motorsport

    There's good news if you're one of those people infuriated by the sight of some idiot behind the steering wheel with a cell phone pressed to his head talking and not paying attention while driving-- that idiot's days are numbered. Come Summer 2008, that idiot will be replace by the new and improved ... More >>

  • Film

    June 15, 2006

    Special Screenings

    No Movie of the Week But You Do Get a Glaring Baldwin

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    Attack of the 50-ft. Commercials!

    Abandon all hope: there's no escape from movie product placements

  • Columns

    November 22, 2001

    Days of Our Lives

    DSL vs. Dixie Cups and a string