Remember Suzy Favor Hamilton, the three-time U.S. Olympic runner who when she wasn't in Anaheim promoting Disney's Princess Half Marathon last August was selling her body as a high-priced escort nearby? Big Ten officials remember her, not because they ... ahem ... partook in the 44-year-old's side b ... More >>
Demystifying the Williams sisters
At an Anaheim press conference today, San Clemente's Karch Kiraly was named the new coach of the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team.As an assistant coach, 51-year-old Kiraly just helped the squad win its second consecutive gold medal at the London Olympics.
Last week, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 100 meter dash at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, thus reaffirming his title as the world's fastest man. Nicknamed "Lightning" for obvious reasons, Bolt is a pot-friendly celebrity for two reasons: he's from Jamaica, and he's actually admitted ... More >>
Anaheim is not only the scene of protests surrounding officer-involved shootings, but in recent years, it has become the site of a mass influx of refugees, mostly from Iraq. California receives the largest number of refugees after Texas, and while it's not clear how many settle in Orange County, a ... More >>
OC Great Park
Cambodian spoken word artist and former Santa Ana resident Kosal Khiev, who is scheduled to perform at the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad this week, was detained by British immigration officials overnight after landing at Heathrow Airport on Saturday evening. Khiev was invited to the Poetry Parnassus ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!!] And why do some Mexicans hate their dark skin?
Zhang Yimou turns the Nanjing Massacre into quite a show
Orange County Register reporter Scott M. Reid, who broke the news last month about sexual abuse allegations against the 1984 Summer Olympics women's gymnastic coach, now scoops the world on Don Peters resigning from his famous Huntington Beach gym and relocating to western Pennsylvania. Pet ... More >>
The 1984 Summer Olympics was a shining moment for Southern California, while Mary Lou Retton's gold in the all-around in those games shined brightly on all athletics, gymnastics and certainly the U.S. women's team. You'd think nothing could come along 27 years later to tarnish either of those, bu ... More >>
AVP NIVEA Tour/Peter BrouilletThis year's AVP Nivea Tour Huntington Beach Open kicks off Friday, and since there's no better way to start the summer than enjoying the sun and sand of Surf City while watching mostly 6-foot-tall women slam leather-bound balls at each other at high velocities, the $ ... More >>