Daniel Weintraub, editor of the California Health Report, compared the census zip codes 92707 (Santa Ana) and 92657 (Newport Beach) on the online state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment tool and found stark contrasts. Despite those places being relatively close to each other, one is a ... More >>
We've all had one of those days when you just want to grab some lighter fluid, douse your couch and couch occupant with the flammable milkshake and set the whole damn mofo ablaze.But would you do it with your mom and 3-year-old child still home?That's what Yanele Mariano, 22, of Stanton, is accused ... More >>
Main Street Santa Ana LLC has offices in that California city as well as nearby Cypress and Midland, Texas, according to a quick search of listings on the Interwebs.Consider that a friendly tip to all of Ocotillo Apartments' tenants who may want to send letters of displeasure over being served evict ... More >>
Before we move on to a truly ugly crime, I believe we can all agree that unless Moxley comes up with a better "winner," we have this week's Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week.Transient, two-striker and registered sex offender Charles Patrick Drew, 62, is accused of murdering a
29-year-old woman dur ... More >>
Dave LiebermanStanton: once a stretch of cheap motels catering to theme park tourists before the advent of the 5 freeway, then an industrial-looking, dingy gangland with no "there" there, and now increasingly a city on the vanguard of Orange County's gastronomic revolution. Hyperbole? Perhaps... ... More >>
Garden Grove Police Department's DUI Enforcement Team is deploying officers for special saturation patrols tonight and Saturday night to
crack down on drunken drivers. The Orange County Sheriff's Department is also holding the patrols tonight in Stanton and Villa Park.With saturation patrols, pol ... More >>
A Stanton man was being arraigned this afternoon for allegedly climbing through the bedroom window of a former neighbor and into the bed of a
10-year-old girl. Cesar Sotelo, 22, could get up to six years in state prison if convicted, and prosecutors were scheduled to ask a judge in Westminster t ... More >>
Hilbert Pineil Thomas, a 39-year-old Garden Grove resident accused of killing a mobile home salesman and his secretary in Stanton in 2009, will face the death penalty, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas
announced today.Thomas, who is being held without bail on two felony
counts of ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comTwo, uh, small orders of wingsChicken wings are the consummate beer snack. In pubs the world over, you'll find fried chicken wings, but today, we're talking specifically about Buffalo wings. The problem with most Buffalo wings? They're puny, overcooked, and dipped in a red, fl ... More >>
I was sprinkling a light dusting of blueberries and Trader Joe's Organic Granny's Apple Granola on top of my bowl of Kashi Heart to Heart Honey Toasted Oat cereal at 9:06 this morning when it sounded as if something was trotting across the attic over the kitchen cabinets.My wife in bed with a col ... More >>
Contreras, the 24-year-old Stanton resident who pleaded guilty last month to possessing child pornography and annoying a
12-year-old girl at the Stanton Public Library, was sentenced today to a year in jail and three years of probation. He must also register as a sex offender. ... More >>
A 24-year-old Stanton man was convicted Monday of possessing child pornography
and annoying a 12-year-old girl while at the public library in his town. Alejandro Lorenzo Contreras copped a plea to one misdemeanor count of possession of child pornography and
one misdemeanor count of child annoya ... More >>
phy @ flickr.com CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Korean restaurants have Seoul... get it?Welcome to the new year of Ethnic Eating 101! Sorry for the unannounced hiatus; I was hung over--tequila is a delicious but cruel potion.While the wonders of Vietnamese cooking could fill up half a year's posts, the Vietnames ... More >>
When Thai Nakorn burned down in January 2007, lovers of Thai food the county over were cast adrift. The family opened a branch in Stanton to feed the demand for their amazing food, and finally, after months of delays and haggling with the city, Thai Nakorn returned to Garden Grove this August. If ... More >>
Stanton may be an unlikely place to open a destination restaurant, but, with Park Ave, chef and managing partner David Slay has made it work. OK, you may find a burger on the menu, but it'll be sitting alongside the likes of scallops and filet mignon. And those 'fresh-clipped greens (which, as yo ... More >>
Congressman Ed RoyceCranks who wouldn't know true socialism from extreme botulism get to take some swings at Rep. Ed Royce (R-Fullerton) beginning this afternoon. Royce holds a 1 p.m. town hall in the Buena Park
Senior Activity Center, 8150 Knott Ave. (just south of La Palma), Buena
Park. It's ac ... More >>
Orange County Register: An Adventure City security guard shot and killed an Inland Empire man who'd roughed him up around 11 p.m. Tuesday, long after closing time. Ed Gomez, a 14-year employee of the Stanton amusement park, was taken to a hospital and treated for a gash on his head. . . . ... More >>
O.C.'s Thai food-enthusiasts know the story already: Thai Nakorn was originally in Buena Park, blocks away from Knott's when it got kicked out by its landlords to make way for condos. But they moved to Garden Grove soon after, and all was well. That's when the fire happened.When things looked bl ... More >>
After seeing Gustavo's two wonderful lists, I've decided that I want to play, too!Here are ten of my favorite dishes of 2008, in no particular order:
- Tuna danish at 85°C Bakery Café in Irvine.
- Rice and beans at Baja Fish Tacos in Santa Ana.
- Tau hu ky at Com Tam Tran Quy Cap in Fountain ... More >>
An already-bad PR week for Sheriff Sandra Hutchens got worse this morning when Superior Court Judge Richard King unsealed a grand-jury indictment against a veteran Orange County Sheriff’s Department deputy who is accused of using excessive force on a handcuffed suspect.
Deputy Christopher Hibbs ( ... More >>
Interpreting Register publisher Terry Horne’s Page 2 Tuesday letter to Reg readers, the same day the paper introduced a new slimmed-down format—all pages reduced by a one-inch width to save on the cost of newsprint. (You can just call it shrinkage.) Warning: Horne uses the word “exciting” ... More >>
My goodness, what a weekend.
Friday night Dave Segal saw New York hipster/mashup DJ supreme Ayres of the Rub at Detroit Bar, Nate Jackson watched some disco dancin' at Sutra's first annual Dirty Disco Party, and Fever Dragon shot LA punk group X at the House of Blues.
While most of the OC Weekly ... More >>
Remember last year, when San Clemente councilmemer Wayne Eggleston made a crack about Stanton to the Los Angeles Times, claimed the reporter made up the quote, went on OC Blog to spear the Times, then curiously took back his campaign and apologized? No? Read about it here.
Back to the point of this ... More >>
Wondering about that sorta creepy neighbor who’s still talking about last summer’s SoCal wildfires? The guy who barbecues outdoors a whole lot more than seems normal?
Pretty soon, you should be able to go online and see if he’s among the arsonists registered with Orange County police depart ... More >>