*See end of story for an update with news of the family's lawsuit and a link to a video of the shooting filmed by an eyewitness. Original Post, April 28, 2:08 p.m.: Yesterday was one of those typically beautiful and blustery spring days in coastal Long Beach. At Bixby Park, one of the city's oldest ... More >>
Ho, Ho, Ho, and a great big Hoe to one and all!!! 'Tis the season, "The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year", and that means your 'favorite' activity, Christmas shopping!!!!! Don't you just love it...Going to the Malls, Fighting the Traffic, Buying online (while praying you don't get hacked), and most i ... More >>
Because she can't rely on beauty or wits, Sandra Jessee--the pot-smoking granny accused of shopping at Wal-Mart for an alibi while hit men she hired from Target executed her husband--knows her fate depends on whether a jury finds her credible.After two of the other three alleged conspirators took ... More >>
According to Rolling Stone, Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst is developing an autobiographical sitcom called "Douchebag," news that prompted dozens of showbiz bloggers to declare it the most accurate sitcom title ever.
Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyThe long Lowers walls made for an ideal canvas.Yesterday's action at the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles was a demonstration of why surfing can but never will join the likes of professional football, basketball and baseball. The progression and innovation in surfing creates ... More >>
Sue IsmielUPDATE, SEPT. 9, 11:35 A.M.: Nad's brand of hair-removal products founder Sue Ismiel, who is also CEO of corporate parent Sue Ismiel & Daughters, Inc. (SI&D) of Australia, accuses her former president of U.S. operations in Garden Grove of falsely alleging he was fired due to h ... More >>
The renovated, revamped venue is ready for its grand reopening. So why aren't all of its downtown Santa Ana neighbors celebrating?
In the annals of nicotine-related crimes--Al Qaeda, Hezbollah and the Irish Republican Army smuggling cigarettes to raise money for terrorist attacks, or the U.S. government raising cigarette taxes to fund overspending--we may be soon be able to add the name of Nathan Sheridan*.*Not on the same ... More >>
www.facebook.com/PaulFrank The official Facebook page of cartoonist/artist/fashion designer Paul Frank quizzed faithful fans by asking "Who am I?" after posting a new Polaroid-style image. The clues were obvious--the floral crown, the unibrow no one else could really pull off . . . superimposed o ... More >>
Flickr user SomeGeekinTNThis past Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme court convened in order to hear arguments for the case of Schwarzenegger vs. Entertainment Merchant Association/Entertainment Software Association (EMA/ESA). Here, the court will decide whether to overturn the decisions made by the Ninth ... More >>
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 >>
We've all heard that there's an elegance in simplicity. Well, all of us except for the Orange County Register's music critic/blogger Ben Wener, apparently.Here's the opening paragraph to his nearly 900-word (!) review of U2's latest, No Line on the Horizon. Bring a bookmark:"It's been streaming free ... More >>
For years, Barbeques Galore seemed to do brisk business in a little Costa Mesa strip center it shared with a liquor store, Big 5 Sporting Goods and Wherehouse Records. Then, in no particular order, Wherehouse went online only, a larger, adjacent shopping center at Harbor Boulevard and Wilson Street ... More >>
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