John Gilhooley/OC WeeklyJeff TellerUPDATE, AUG. 18, 5:04 P.M.: If Nick Berardino's intention was to stir shit up around the Orange County Fairgrounds, he's officially succeeded. Now that the OC Fair is over, the focus has returned to the fate of the Orange County Fairgrounds--a now two-ye ... More >>
UPDATE, JULY 19, 7:29 A.M.: Constance Marie played Angie Lopez on ABC's George Lopez sitcom, and she's now Regina Vasquez on ABC Family's Switched at Birth.She's using her celebrity to issue this plea to Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido: Fire Have Trunk Will Travel as the elephant ride contractor at ... More >>
The huge swath of public land is in play. But is the whole thing rigged?
The fate of the Orange County Fairgrounds may be in limbo, but people's love of it during the annual OC Fair is not in doubt.The 2010, 120th anniversary fair run broke attendance records with 1,154,969 visitors.That beat previous best year 2007 by nearly half a million guests.
Jay BrockmanThe president and CEO of the Orange County Fair and Events Center got egged, which apparently costs $3,000 to clean up. And then there is the noxious liquid . . .
Photo by Jennie WarrenAre certain fair board elements taking Orange Countians and state taxpayers for a ride?Some anonymous Orange County Fair employees have created a website that channels their displeasure with the proposed sale of the state-owned fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.OCUnfair.com takes parti ... More >>
White House photo by Pete SouzaBring on the Australian beer-battered Twinkies.Barack Obama's visit Wednesday to the Orange County Fairgrounds will mark his first visit to Southern California since becoming president, the first visit by a seated president to the facilities more prone to hosting gun s ... More >>
Thinking Lou Reed, booking Weird Al
Will the OC Fair finally stop blowing corn-dog chunks?