A decade ago, the Weekly crew headed down to Old World Village for their annual Oktoberfest media preview. Among the plates of sauerkraut and sausages, the busty babes, and the liederhosen was a group of gals peddling Fernet Branca. None of us knew what it was, none of us liked it, and all of us lau ... More >>
The nicest thing anyone ever wrote about your favorite infernal rag's news team was former Weekly writer Steve Lowery--oh, Lowery, how we miss you! Anyhoo, the occasion was the 2004 resignation of Huntington Beach Mayor Pam Houchen, after Nick Schou exposed her on a real-estate scheme that would lan ... More >>
Jeanne Carmen, the cotton-picking country child turned B-movie queen and '50s pinup girl went gently into that good night Thursday at her Irvine home, succumbing to lymphoma. She was 77. Carmen graced the cover of OC Weekly's Holiday Gift Issue in 1998, and former staffer Steve Lowery wrote about ... More >>
Leatherbys Cafe Rouge a Grand Place to Watch the World Spin
Or, rather, former Weeklings (yes, Virginia: Steve Lowery and Theo Douglas jumped ship last Friday) are starting a new paper in Long Beach, according to Orange County Business Journal via LA Observed yesterday. Pick up the inaugural issue April 11. Good luck, cabrones!
This time, she means it
'Im a 63-year-old grannie whos done 900 miles so far on the Pacific Crest Trail. Im no hippie. You, however, are a bit snide'
'Nice Job Crapping All Over the Drummer, Bung-hole'
The other day, while getting the website that mirrors your favorite OC alt.-weekly pub ready for ya'all, Clockworken noticed something interesting upon opening Gustavo Arellano's popular column !Ask a Mexican! (Special Cesar Chavez Edition). Along the top of the virtual page was a Google advertiseme ... More >>
And some we regret
The Year in Your Hateful Letters
Japanese cuisine cut five ways
Bikini Shop Salesperson, Huntington Beach
In which the Girl attempts yet another unfriendly takeover!