When a band or solo artist announces they're going on a farewell tour, it's usually met with collective shrugs and eyerolls. Why? Because--as Kiss proved--by bilking customers into thinking that this is their last hurrah, they can charge a ridiculous amount of ... More >>
Vain loukkaantuminen tai vastaava muu takaisku estäisi Teemu Selänteen uran jatkon, kirjoittaa asiasta hyvin perillä oleva toimittaja . . . Oops, sorry, forgot to turn on the English translation to Veikkaaja magazine's very Finnish report about 41-year-old right wing Teemu Selänne planning to pl ... More >>
Photo by Meranda CarterIn our continuing interview, chef Gretchen Beaumarchais discusses her inner Julia Child and what we might expect to find cooking in the massive stainless-steel smoker. Get familiar with her stories of Boston, Beijing and Buttercup in Part One. Oh, and take note of where she ... More >>
Linkin Park Foreign tragedies have a way of hitting close to home when you're world famous and have embarked on several world tours. For Southern California's Linkin Park, the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan affected them on a personal level. "We have family ties to Japan," Chester Ben ... More >>
Paul Kariya, the first player ever drafted by the then-Anaheim Mighty Ducks in 1993 and a one-time NHL superstar, has announced his retirement.One too many hits to the head was the cause, as the left wing risks brain injury with another concussion.Kariya, whose jerseys are still worn into the Hon ... More >>
In one of my few circle of friends, the show that's a punchline for The Last Thing On Earth We Want To See is Cupcake Wars. Really--three rounds of cupcakes? When can we expect Bagel Battles? Or Strudel Skirmishes? Overwrought production on an overwrought food trend.But while flipping channels la ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyArena food tastes better when garnished with Canuck tears.Q: What's better than an awesome cheesesteak at OC's home of hockey?A: An awesome cheesesteak with a Ducks home victory on top. Cue the Bro Hymn!
The reinvention of Jean-Sebastien Giguere begins tonight.So writes a Canadian columnist about the NHL goaltender who won a Stanley Cup and a Conn Smythe Trophy in two
different seasons with the Anaheim Ducks. "Giggy" was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in January by the Ducks for Jason Blake ... More >>
You really can't blame Anaheim Ducks captain Scott Niedermayer for hanging up his skates. What is there left to accomplish in hockey? He led Canada to the gold medal in the last Olympics and alongside his brother Rob helped Anaheim win its first Stanley Cup in 2006-07 (the franchise's first so fa ... More >>
Then can we seek criminal charges against the other guy?Henry Samueli is on a roll.Last month, the National Hockey League reinstated him as the owner of the Anaheim Ducks, as Clockwork informed you.This afternoon, a federal judge set aside the Broadcom
Corp. co-founder's guilty pleas and dismisse ... More >>
While enjoying Mami's amazing pozole this morning and seeing the Tournament of Roses parade rebroadcast on KTLA-TV Channel 5, my parents pointed out something interesting. When the Los Angeles Dodgers' float passed by, the camera cut between different Dodgers--Vin Scully, the Dodgers' organist, Noma ... More >>
Yesterday, the much masturbated-about Stanley Cup sat at Anaheim City Hall for a good three hours. OC resident and photographer Christopher Victorio stopped by for a snapshot, but says security was pretty anal:
"After countless millions of dollars given by local professional sports teams, the City ... More >>
Stripping Street: Today the OC Board of Supervisors will discuss stripping county Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street of his authority over the county's multi-billion dollar investment portfolio. The Times looks into the Street-Moorlach friendship and how it went sour, while the Register digs in ... More >>
Frisky business: A man and woman dressed as sheriff's deputies have been frisking - and robbing - joggers in Fullerton and Garden Grove. Worse than the real deal? Maybe. But some think not.
In and out at the LAT: Los Angeles Times AME Janet Clayton announced the hiring of four multi-lingual staffe ... More >>
June 21, 2007
Honda Center, Anaheim
Better Than: Sting solo.
Sting and Stewart Copeland have aged as well as most of the Police’s back catalog; Andy Summers, not so much (he looked like a marathoner in his 25th mile by the third song). To my mild surprise, the trio, who have owned a s ... More >>
Sweet feat: The Ducks won their first Stanley Cup, beating the Ottawa Senators 6-2 Wednesday night in Anaheim.
A sacrificial supremacist pal? Billy Joe Johnson - a guy already serving a life term in prison - stood at a packed courtroom Wednesday and claimed he'd killed the guy his friends, white s ... More >>
With the game clock standing at two minutes left in Game 5, the huge crowd jammed into in JT Schmid's across the street from the Honda Center could hardly wait for the Ducks' Stanley Cup win to become official.
The din of the Ducked-up revelers swelled and swelled as the clock reached 10 seconds, ... More >>
Will the Ducks win the Stanley Cup? Will the Angels make it to the Series? Will Tawny Kitaen stay out of jail? Will terrorists hit one of our local targets: Disneyland, the San Onofre nuke plant or TBN headquarters? Should they hit Disneyland? Will home prices collapse? What will happen first: our t ... More >>