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Stanton

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Here's Irvine Police Friday Night Checkpoint Results: Update

    See the update at the end of this post with Irvine Police results on Friday night's checkpoint. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 18, 6:30 A.M.: The Irvine Police Department holds a sobriety checkpoint from 8 tonight through 2 a.m. Saturday. Where? Read on ...

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    The Corner Pocket Is Stanton at Its Finest

    [Editor's Note: We all know local music and dive bars go hand-in-hand. So in the interest of merging the two together on Heard Mentality, we bring you our nightlife column Dive, Dive, My Darling. Read this week as our bold editor-in-chief, Gustavo Arellano stumbles into the dive bar scene to find cr ... More >>

  • News

    June 12, 2014

    STANTON

    Beach Boulevard promenade

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Leonbardo "Banda" Valladares, Held in Murder of Francisco Salgado Torres, Arraigned

    See Update No. 4 on Page 2 with Leonbardo "Banda" Valladares' arraignment details. Update No. 3 was on him being taken into custody after an overnight standoff. Update No. 2 has a new photo and more personal info about him. Update No. 1 identified him as the suspect. ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 16, 2:36 P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Beverly and Monnie Skinn are Mom and Daughter Found Dead in Stanton: Update

    See Update No. 2 at the end of this post with the I.D.'s of the dead women. Update No. 1 has a sheriff's official saying autopsies on the mother and daughter were inconclusive as to cause of death. ORIGINAL POST, AUG. 28, 10:26 A.M.: Imagine the "Crime-iny" category above with a question mark after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Stanton City Council Still Trying to Figure Out How to Make Stanton Cool

    Poor Stanton. It's the only city in OC that has a worse reputation than SanTana, having been the butt of politician jokes ever since Anaheim tried to turn it into its sewage farm almost 100 years ago. Any coverage it receives is almost universally negative--and that's if Stanton ever gets covered in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    [UPDATED with Stanton, Villa Park Patrols:] Costa Mesa Hosts DUI Checkpoint Tonight

    See the update at the end of this post about sheriff's department roving patrols tonight.ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 18, 9:22 A.M.: The Costa Mesa Police Department holds a DUI checkpoint from 8 tonight through 8 a.m. Saturday, which I believe is the longest such operation I've ever reported here.Guess Righ ... More >>

  • Food

    November 1, 2012

    Chaba Thai: Second

    [Hole In the Wall] This Stanton Thai joint will use any edge to lure you from Thai Nakorn

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Horrible Home For Sale Photo of the Day!

    Snaps photos with tongue; nabs commission​In California, would-be Realtors have to pass an examination to obtain a valuable, state-issued license.But there is no requirement that practicing Realtors know a damn thing about how to activate a camera.Or how to take a decent photograph.This fact can h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Horrible Home For Sale Photo of the Day!

    Snaps photos with tongue; nabs commission​In California, would-be Realtors have to pass an examination to obtain a valuable, state-issued license.But there is no requirement that practicing Realtors know a damn thing about how to activate a camera.Or how to take a decent photograph.This fact can h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Horrible Home For Sale Photo of the Day!

    Snaps photos with tongue​In California, would-be Realtors have to pass an examination to obtain a valuable, state-issued license.But there is no requirement that practicing Realtors know a damn thing about how to activate a camera.Or how to take a decent photograph.This fact can have tragic if hil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    DUI Patrols Cover Stanton and Villa Park Tonight

    ​If you're getting your drink on in Stanton and/or Villa Park tonight, be advised to have a designated driver along.The Orange County Sheriff's Department this morning announced roving DUI patrols in those contract cities.

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    [UPDATED with Victim's Death:] Leovardo Vera Bustos, OC Homicide No. 33: Dies From Single Punch Outside Nightclub

    Medina-Perez​UPDATE, JULY 26, 7:44 A.M.: 24-year-old Westminster resident Leovardo Vera Bustos has died from the brain injuries suffered after sustaining a single punch in front of La Barca NIght Club in Stanton on July 5.Bustos fell backward, hit the ground hard, lost consciousness and never reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Chemical Warfare in Food Form: The Most Effective Hot Sauce Ever

    Dave Lieberman​It's not exactly a secret that I love Thai Nakorn in Garden Grove and Stanton. My happiest lunches are when I open the menu to the page marked "Thai Nakorn Special", close my eyes, and point. Crispy catfish and shredded mango salad? Yes, please. Dry-fried, sausage-stuffed squid? YES ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    DUI Patrols Intensify for Cinco de Drinko

    ​I mean, it's not like your favorite outpost of alternative newsiness is bastardizing the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, with "Cinco de Drinko" listings. Er, check that.Anyways, in other Cinco de Drunk Tank news, the countywide "Avoid the 38 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    This Week In Food: New Forker, Taco Bell Fake-Beef Allegations and Hungry Monkeys Go Wild!

    Flickr user Phillie Casablanca​The big story in the OC food world was the $5 million class-action lawsuit against Taco Bell alleging the chain sells fake beef, but other, better things happened this week. After the jump!

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Kevin Michael Sianez, Alleged Fraudster, Intimidator and Puppy Pimper, Now in Custody

    ​We told you here about alleged puppy pimper Kevin Michael Sianez, the former Santa Ana and Stanton police officer slapped with a 63-count criminal complaint claiming he defrauded clients as an unlicensed private investigator and intimidated his detractors.Oh yeah, and then there's the misdemean ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    What's the Cost for Police Service in Your City?

    ​At the most recent meeting of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Sheriff Sandra Hutchens got the five supes to approve $77 million in annual police service contracts with 11 cities throughout the county.That amount represents a slight increase (primarily due to deputy benefits) over the last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Court Hands Victory To Proposed Stanton Strip Club

    Failed conspiracy?​A California court of appeal has handed a proposed Stanton strip club a victory over city officials and a Christian church which a three-justice panel decided had conspired to block the adult business from gaining a license to operate a no-booze, nude female dance club.According ... More >>

  • Food

    April 8, 2010

    Park Avenue: Still a Reason to Go to Stanton

    Despite some recent inconsistency, the New American fare here still satisfies

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    DUI Checkpoints Set For Stanton and Villa Park

    ​Here's government-sponsored motivation for you to make it safely to Thanksgiving. The Orange County Sheriff's Department announced this morning that its "DUI Task Force" will conduct "roving patrols" in Stanton and Villa Park on Friday, November 20. Deputies will target areas that attract drunks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    Set the Alarm, Bargain Hunters!

    The expansion of Smart & Final Extra! continues apace with the opening of a sixth OC (and 13th overall) location in Stanton on Wednesday 18 February.Offering even lower prices than the regular Smart & Final warehouses, the Extra! stores are larger (the Stanton branch covers a massive 27,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 4, 2008

    Fair Housing Council Caught Stanton City Manager Off Guard

    Jake Wager picked up the daily newspaper that Aug. 16 Saturday morning and could not believe what he read. The owners of the Plaza Court Apartments in Stanton agreed to dish out $618,000 to settle a fair housing lawsuit with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Fair ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Apartment owner loaned $500,000 by city of Stanton settles state discrimination suit for $614,000

    Owners of the Plaza Court Apartments in Stanton agreed to dish out $618,000 to settle a fair housing lawsuit with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), it was announced today. After investigating numerous complaints that management at the 120-unit complex was discriminati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2008

    Kyochon Chicken Opens in Stanton

    Of all the trendy foods to hit L.A. recently, nothing has intrigued me more than Kyochon Chicken, fried chicken as done by Koreans. Jonathan Gold's Pulitzer-prize winning taste-buds swears by it ("Current fried chicken mecca", he writes), while food bloggers, Chowhounds, and Yelpers alike have gon ... More >>

  • Articles

    September 20, 2007
  • Food

    May 10, 2007

    Out of the Ashes

    The delectable saga of Thai Nakorn enters its third act

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2007

    Eggleston to LA Times: Sorry for Lying 'Bout You

    A couple of weeks ago, this infernal blog reported on G. Wayne Eggleston, the San Clemente councilmember who memorably told Los Angeles Times reporter Garrett Therolf, "I wouldn't want to stop in Stanton, much less patrol it," claimed he was misquoted and then told OCBlog readers to "not co-operate ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 4, 2007

    Diary of a Mad County

    Dec.27 - Jan. 2

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Lies, Damned Lies and Stanton

    Orange County's favorite pastime besides bashing Mexicans is bashing Stanton, and there was a doozy of a wallop in yesterday's LA Times story on Bill Hunt's demotion. To quoth San Clemente councilmember Wayne Eggleston: I wouldn't want to stop in Stanton, much less patrol it That's the same we fee ... More >>

  • Features

    December 28, 2006

    The Year in Letters

    Keep It Up. You Rock. Dont Ever Change. All That Crap.

  • Food

    September 28, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from the county's best damn dining guide

  • Food

    September 7, 2006

    Grub Guide

    Tasty morsels from OC's best damn dining guide

  • Music

    July 20, 2006

    Wail and Blow

    The Last Gangs Brenna Bishop will be bluntshe wants you to play bass in her punk band

  • Food

    May 11, 2006

    Grub Guide

    The county's best damn dining guide

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Preemptive Strikes We Like

    Free Mammogram Screenings

  • Columns

    February 9, 2006

    Letters

    'Nice Job Crapping All Over the Drummer, Bung-hole'

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2006

    Look Out Below!

    Mark Taggatz, who identifies himself as the president of a company called Aquentium, Inc., has invited the Weekly to Palm Springs at the end of this month for Media Day-Housing Invention for Disaster Relief. "We will be unveiling our newly developed housing solution for disasters," Taggatz writes. " ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2006

    Welcome to Stanton!

    You cant afford it here either

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2005

    And they say Mexicans can't assimilate...

    Spotted for sale last night in one of those SanTana produce trucks the city's pocho City Council so hates was a Kellogg's Corn Flakes box with pictures of salsa legend Celia Cruz and Chicano labor icon Cesar Chavez. We figured it was pirateria, something as authentic as sidewalk CDs or swap meet Bar ... More >>

  • Food

    November 3, 2005

    Calling All Billy Kids!

    Fine dining arrives in Stanton thanks to Park Ave.

  • Columns

    November 27, 2003

    Flip the Bird This Thanksgiving

    Coincidentally, Clammy-Condom Chowder Claims Cloud Courts

  • Food

    September 25, 2003

    Clashingly Yummy

    Travel through Peru with Norys

  • Music

    July 24, 2003

    Stupid Tanned Hot Chicks

    Always bringin me down!

  • Music

    August 8, 2002
  • Columns

    April 25, 2002

    Whos the Bigger Lowlife?

    Newport Beach battles seedy Stantonboth win!

  • Features

    February 17, 2000
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