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Stater Bros. Holdings Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Max Danilo Martinez: Serial Rapist or Roadside Romeo. You Make the Call!

    The question before jurors in Santa Ana--well, some jurors in Santa Ana--comes down to this: Did Max Danilo Martinez scope out females in need of rides, make nice with them to coax them inside his ride and then drive them off somewhere to sexually assault them? Or are five different women and a 14- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Diatribe with Dave: A Ribs-Trader Joe's Candied Ginger-Sambal Recipe!

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us every W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Tortilla Tuesdays: Mama's Tortillas

    My hope that good flour tortillas might be on the upswing was buoyed by last week's find of decent, not-awful flour tortillas in a non-Latino grocery store. Unfortunately, they were dashed this week. I bought a pack of Mama's Tortillas at the grocery store (Stater Bros. this time, I think) from one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Spreading The Clearman's Garlic Gospel: Diatribe with Dave

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us every W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Diatribe With Dave: 6 Stupid Things White People Do to Food

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Orly Taitz, Discredited Obama Birther Lawyer, Now MedPot Activist?

    An interesting news story came out of Costa Mesa yesterday, where a medical marijuana activist was arrested in front of Mother's Market. The activist, Deborah Tharp, was attempting to gather signatures for a proposed ballot initiative that would demand Costa Mesa city officials end their crackdown o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    [UPDATED: Tentative Agreement Reached] UFCW Cancels Grocery Contract, Removes Final Barrier To Strike

    UPDATE, SEPT. 19, 11:50 A.M.: After an lengthy session that extended well past the end of the union's declared cutoff time, negotiators have announced that they have reached a preliminary agreement with the grocery stores; it looks like the strike is off for now, pending a vote by the union members. ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 16, 2011

    Grandma's Wild Ride

    [Hey, You!] Parking-lot peril from a long-lived lead foot Anonymous

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    New Okinawan Restaurant Replaces Teriyaki Bowl Joint in Tustin

    Edwin Goei​Teriyami, the teriyaki joint that Gustavo reviewed last March and featured in our 100 Favorite Dishes, is no more. A new restaurant called Habuya has moved in. This time the featured food is Okinawa-style Japanese. A sampling of dishes include omelets with Japanese bitter melon and eel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Thomas Michio Taniguchi Learns it Pays to Discover--and That Crime Does Not Pay

    ​It pays to discover. In fact, Thomas Michio Taniguchi, who is already sitting a state prison cell serving a four-year term for credit-card fraud, just discovered he will be paying another seven years behind bars for his Discover Card misuse at 33 Orange County locations.The 50-year-old former Nor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    #87. Beef Teriyaki Bowl, Teriyami

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...Teriyaki bowls stopped being Japanese decades ago in Southern Californ ... More >>

  • Food

    March 18, 2010

    Tasty Teriyaki at Teriyami

    [Hole in the Wall] The Tustin eatery offers some south-of-the-border touches with its basic bowls

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    What If the Blue Note Bandit and Red Sharpie Bandit Had Joined Forces?

    Top left: FBI; bottom left: LABankRobbers.org"Red Sharpie Bandit" (above) and "Blue Note Bandit" terrorize local banks.​It's a good thing the FBI believes it has captured the so-called "Red Sharpie Bandit."Who knows what kind of evil would have been wrought had he joined forces with a fellow bank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Coming Soon to Tustin: New Indian Restaurant in Old Roderick's Space

    Edwin GoeiSo here's how the conversation went between my friend and I when we drove past the Stater Bros.-anchored strip mall in Tustin on Redhill near the 5 FWY. Me: Did you see that? An Indian place called "Traditions" is going to take over Roderick's. Friend: What's Roderick's? Me: It's th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Welcome to the Poorhouse: Put-a-Head-on-It Edition

    One thing I do miss about my life before the soul-crushing debt, round the clock collector calls and general feeling of numb is my nightly Newcastle. Ironically, it was around the time my financial house was falling down that I noticed the price of six packs, across the board, going up. Actually, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Welcome to the Poorhouse: the Fresh and Easy Life

    It was good to be back in Henry's. I'd been a regular customer of the yuppified farmers market since it opened in February 2003 on the other side of Costa Mesa's Great Wall of College Avenue that blocks the sights and sounds of the Target store loading docks from my humble abode. Everything changed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008

    Citizen of the Week!

    Veronica Paz smoked pot with and repeatedly had public sex with Diego Gonzales, a 17-year-old high school wrestling champion, on a hillside perch overlooking Orange County. Yes, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor, but that’s the least of Paz’s worries. The 26-year-old Stater Bro ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 18, 2007

    Demolition, Man

    The bulldozers write the history

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2006

    I said, shotgun shoot em for he runs now

    What the hell's going on at the Long Beach Police Department. Reports Nancy "Ride, Nancy" Wride, in today's LA "By God" Times, the LBC fuzz is missing more than a quarter of its shotguns and Lord knows how many revolvers. It just brings to mind a drab, cluttered squad room ala Barney Miller, only in ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 29, 2004
  • Columns

    November 20, 2003
  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Motel Sex

    Shag, shag, shag!

  • Columns

    March 7, 2002

    Women Bleed

    Men pass out, mostly

  • Food

    August 24, 2000

    Paradise Regained

    The teeming tanks of Sea Food Paradise

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