In my dead-tree edition of the Bong Blotter this week, about the ongoing potpocalypse in Orange County, I quoted the wheelchair-bound medical marijuana activist Marla James about her difficulties in finding a location for her cannabis collective, Patient Med-Aid. Patient Med-Aid is a group of severe ... More >>
See the update at the end of page 2 on last weekend's Surfing Heritage Vintage Surf Auction raising $680,000 and other event details.ORIGINAL POST, MAY 9, 2 P.M.: The Surfing Heritage & Cultural Center in San Clemente is putting "some of the world's most rare and iconic surf memorabilia" up for ... More >>
In December 2010, a Sunset Beach woman got a terrible surprise when she went to a Huntington Beach branch of U.S. Bank to pay off her mortgage and discovered that three weeks earlier a stranger had emptied her account of more than $610,000.According to court records, an FBI investigation determined ... More >>
A former masseuse pleaded guilty recently to sexually assaulting three lady clients at Massage Envy in Seal Beach, earning a year a jail from the judge.Jason Michael Elliott, 29, of Sunset Beach, copped to a felony count of sexually battery and two misdemeanor sexual battery charges, while having th ... More >>
You wouldn't go to a seafood restaurant to only eat the calamari. So why would we populate a list of seafood joints and only stick with the predictable, not to mention expensive, options? So for this list, we've drizzled on a few food trucks, some Asian eateries, a fish and chip shop and a marisc ... More >>
Update, Jan. 18, 7:48 a.m.: A taxicab driver is scheduled to be arraigned in Westminster this morning for the alleged rape of a woman he is accused of knocking unconscious.Meanwhile, the Orange County district attorney's office (OCDA) has reached out to the public to see if there are other victim ... More >>
Update, Nov. 29, 1:04 p.m.: Long Beach 50-year-old Paul Gentile Smith, who was found guilty earlier this month of stabbing, torturing and
murdering his long-time high
school friend in 1988, was sentenced today to life in state prison without the possibility of parole.At his sentencing hea ... More >>
Illustration by Bob AulJesse James, who moved to Texas to be closer to his child custody drop-off point with former wife Sandra Bullock, is shutting down West Coast Choppers in Long Beach, according to a popular gossip site.The world's most famous adulterous grease monkey months ago put the Sunse ... More >>
Several Orange County cities outright ban 'em, the County of Orange looks the other way at 'em and our neighbors in Long Beach hold lotteries to allow 'em.'em are medical marijuana dispensaries, and as California marches toward possible legalization of the devil's weed this November, existing cli ... More >>
Oscar-winning actress, Jesse James ex- and former Sunset Beach resident Sandra Bullock is a baby bottle pitch woman and she probably doesn't even now it.A rep for BornFree, which hawks infant products that are "100 percent free of BPA, Phthalates and PVC," sent over the photo after the jump of Am ... More >>
ABC NewsNightline's Vicki Mabrey sits down with Jesse James, America's most hated grease monkey. Portions of tonight's Nightline interview with Sunset Beach's (for now) Jesse James first trickled out via official ABC press release, then it was leaked online, then a chunk of it rolled on this morn ... More >>
Illustration by Bob AulABC's Nightline is touting Tuesday night's interview with Jesse James, who will reportedly speak publicly about his split with Sandra Bullock and Arizona rehab stint for the first time since the Bombshell McGee bombshell.That interview has already been taped, based on an AB ... More >>
Photo by Eric "ARAB" GroffRon Emory, guitar player of Long Beach's punk grandfathers TSOL (True Sounds of Liberty), is releasing his debut album, Walk That Walk, on his Web site Friday. In it: collaborations with Mike Ness, Rancid's Tim Armstrong, Fletcher Dragge
from Pennywise, Dexter Holl ... More >>
Michelle "Bombshell" McGee and Jamie Jungers--among the dozens of alleged mistresses of Sunset Beach's Jesse James and Cypress-born Tiger Woods--would host a reality show called Celebrity Cheaters currently being shopped around Hollyweird.TMZ.com has the scoop.Celebrity Cheaters was created by Bo ... More >>
Our interview with Delia Snyder, chef-owner of Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, started yesterday--click here if you missed the first part, particularly if you're a fan of old-school Cantonese-American food.
Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela
UPDATE: More hater-ific biographical details about Jesse James' alleged mistress.
Courtesy of West Coast ChopperPeek-a-boo!The bitch would be the West Coast Chopper owner's pet pitbull pup, Cinnabun.Who did you think I was referring to?
WestCoastChoppers.comJesse James' white pit bull Cinnabon is missing!Ah, the up and down life of Jesse James. One minute, the ink- and motor-oil-stained artiste is being thanked by his Golden Globe-clutching wife Sandra Bullock live on national television. The next, the Sunset Beach resident is o ... More >>
Based on the just released 2008 Annual Ocean and Bay Water Quality
Report, Orange Countians can get a sense of the cleanest beaches, the
dirtiest strands and the worst sewage spillers.
Well, at least those were the ones in 2008.There is plenty of good news in Orange County Health Care Agency's year ... More >>