Edwin GoeiI bet most of you reading, even those who are regulars at the two Memphises in Orange County, had no idea that there was a third Memphis, one called Memphis at the Beach in Manhattan Beach.I had the pleasure of eating there around two years ago, about when it opened. My story angle w ... More >>
Back in April, we brought you a heartwarming tale of civic involvement, governmental responsiveness and corporate accountability that's just the kind of thing we all thought we'd see more of in Barack Obama's America 2.0.We're talking about the case of Huntington Beach's Harbour View Elementary S ... More >>
Few OC Weekly news subjects--not disgraced, felonious, adulterous ex-sheriff Mike Carona, not pedophile-protector Diocese of Orange Bishop Tod D. Brown, not even the decrepit Know Nothing Barbara Coe--have publicly acted more petulantly over negative news coverage than David Marder. You might rememb ... More >>
As editor Ted B. Kissell's "A Bad Week at the Weekly" post about layoffs at OC Weekly continued (and is continuing) to generate comments, newsroom staffers received a memo about the matter this week from our Village Voice Media overlords. Now, before I reveal what was in the memo, let me itera ... More >>
Yesterday, the Orange County Press Club hosted a panel featuring the newest kids on the Orange County media block: Orange County Register publisher Terry Horne, KDOC-TV Channel 56 news director (and former Register reporter) Jeff Rowe, and our own editor Ted Kissell. Each gave their impressions of t ... More >>
Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)
On newstands now is what we wrote about last month: A Nation piece by UC Irvine professor Jon Wiener criticizing the Weekly's new ownership and the tumultuous turnover here earlier this year. Rumor has it the Nation will print a response by Weekly jefe Ted Kissell, which means our own must be out of ... More >>
'THAT WAS BULLSHIT! YOU SHOULD SEE THE LADY DOWN THE STREET FROM ME! SHE USED TO BE HOT! NOW SHE LOOKS LIKE A MEXICAN COW!'
'You reduce yourselves to the blogs of housewives with a useless degree in art or literature when you write such cleverly worded nothingness. Fuck you'
'And when I say "you," I am referring to white America. I purposely left that "white" uncapitalized'