The Arizona Republic

  • Columns

    October 23, 2014

    Are Mexicans More Scared of Narcos or the Government?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans like to hand-deliver invitations?

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Charles Bowden, Drug War Poet and Border Chronicler, RIP

    Charles Bowden, the prolific writer on America's border with Mexico and the drug violence that has plagued the region, died of unknown causes this past Saturday at age 69. I got to know Bowden when he wrote the introduction to my book Kill the Messenger, about the late journalist Gary Webb, eight y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    [UPDATED: Time Responds] Time Magazine Cover Depicts The 'Faces of the Latino Vote'--With a Non-Latino Face

    ​UPDATE, FEB, 24, 8:18 A.M.: See Time's response at the end of the post. ORIGINAL POST, FEB. 23, 12:09 P.M.: This week's Time magazine cover boldly declares "Yo Decido. Why Latinos will pick the next President." The accompanying story by Michael Scherer explores how the rising force that ... More >>

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    FAIR-y Tales In the Immigration Debate

    Anti-immigrant think tanks are aiming their dubious statistics at the 14th Amendment

  • News

    September 23, 2010


    Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona, deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    They're Not Doing the Wave in One Arizona Household

    Skateboard maker Street Surfing of Newport Beach is accused of negligence is a lawsuit pending against a central Arizona school district. Nancy Plimpton and Monte Denton allege in Maricopa County Superior Court that their son, Mark Denton, suffered medical problems since hurting his knee after falli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007

    E&P thinks we're popular

    Village Voice Media (of which OC Weekly is a part) placed 15 in Editor & Publisher's list of top 30 top newspaper sites for October, beating out the San Diego Union-Tribune, Arizona Republic, San Jose Mercury News and more. Read it here.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    OC Register Reporters not Too Fond of Publisher for Obvious Reasons

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2007

    VVM top dogs arrested for writing an article—and released

    Village Voice Media execs and New Times founders Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin (aka the guys who sign our paychecks at OC Weekly, and at LA Weekly) were arrested at their Arizona homes late Thursday night for revealing grand jury information in a story they published earlier in the day, "Breathtaking ... More >>

  • Film

    October 18, 2007

    Mystic or Idiot

    Your opinion of Into the Wild might say more about yourself than its subject

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2007

    Thursday's Headlines & Surprises: Dana caught a wave!

    Where Do Broken Hearts Go? Orange County, it seems. This week singer Robert Barisford Brown—better known as Bobby Brown--filed suit against his wife, Whitney Houston, in OC Superior Court. His grievance? She won’t let him see his 14-year-old daughter. Why file in OC? Brown, 38, claims Houston, 4 ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2003
  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Survey Says: Youre Screwed!

    Former Reg reporter alleges she was fired for her remarks in a confidential management survey

  • Features

    January 18, 2001

    True Life at the Register

    My so-called life at Orange Countys biggest daily newspaper