When Aaron Kushner bought the Orange County Register a year ago, he let it be known that OC's paper of record wouldn't be the only media acquisition in his feel-good empire. He's been rumored to want the Los Angeles Times, and will always have a hard-on for his hometown Boston Globe.
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Remember our Nov. 1 cover story on Chris Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings punter out of Los Alamitos High and evolving national, straight advocate for marriage equality? Andy Mannix, the writer of that fine piece, just won GLAAD's 2012 award for Outstanding Newspaper Article.
Here at OC's afflict-er of the comfortable, we rarely give a damn about anything that happens outside of the county because the rest of the country can pound sand. But I do want to take just this post to acknowledge a pioneer in pedo-priest profiles: the Boston Phoenix, which announced yesterday tha ... More >>
Freedom Communications of Irvine is selling the Orange County Register, six other dailies and other properties to a Boston investor, according to published reports.He is Aaron Kushner of 2100 Trust LLC, which previously tried to purchase the Boston Globe. The deal involving Santa Ana's daily, which ... More >>
How is this for news enough to make Tricky Dick Nixon roll over fuming mad in his Yorba Linda grave?Aaron Kushner--the under-40, Boston-area man and Georgia native whose private investment firm has bought The Orange County Register--consults with the legendary Washington Post editor who helped bring ... More >>
How is this for news enough to make Tricky Dick Nixon roll over fuming mad in his Yorba Linda grave?Aaron Kushner--the under-40, Boston-area man and Georgia native whose private investment firm has bought The Orange County Register--consults with Ben Bradlee. Isn't Bradlee the legendary determined W ... More >>
The Boston Globe has reported that McDonald's has started offering "cheese danish, two kinds of muffins, banana bread and vanilla scones" that are baked on the premises in stores in the New England area.
KamravaUPDATE, JUNE 6, 8:08 A.M.: An administrative law judge previously said Michael Kamrava, Octomom Nadya Suleman's fertility doctor, should keep his medical license, but the California Medical Board overruled that recommendation last month.So, Kamrava has turned to another judge, this one at ... More >>
KamravaUPDATE, MAY 5, 1 P.M.: The California Medical Board should revoke the license to practice of Dr. Michael Kamrava, the fertility doctor for La Habra single mother of 14 Nadya Suleman, the "Octomom," a state prosecutor urged today.State Deputy Attorney General Judith T. Alvarado contends rev ... More >>
There's been a lot of recent talk and articles written about Groupon and its competitors, specifically on whether they really do any favors for the restaurants that sign up for its services. Groupon, for one, charges a 50% commission. And though the restaurants do get seats filled, their marg ... More >>
The California Medical Board hearing that could result in the revocation or suspension of Beverly Hills fertility doctor Michael Kamrava's license to practice resumes today in Los Angeles.Damning details have already come out, including the admission by the in-vitro fertilization "internationally ... More >>
Every Monday from July 13 through August 3, participating McDonald's will be handing out one complimentary reduced-size cup of hot or iced mocha per person as part of a "nationwide sampling". An estimated 10 million cups will be served over the four weeks.As for whether or not McD's attempt at corne ... More >>
Michael Volpe's Media & Marketing column in the current Orange County Business Journal--which I'd link you to but it's a pay site and I'm not that kind of girl--reports that the Orange County Register is launching promotions aimed at countering all the bad news about newspapers, which includes W ... More >>
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that protesters interrupted pastor Rick Warren's speech to a packed house for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta today--one day before the leader of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest is to deliver a controversy ... More >>
The hits keep coming for embattled Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox, the former local congressman (R-Newport Beach). Amid the Bernard L. Madoff scandal, Cox last week publicly blamed his staff for not vigorously investigating complaints against the fraudster. Today, we hea ... More >>
Charlie Savage, the excellent Boston Globe reporter who broke the story of President Bush's governing-by-presidential-signing-statement trick, brings us more disturbing news.
The Bush administration is quietly remaking the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, filling the permanent ranks with ... More >>
We're re-posting this Oct. 10, 2005, post because:
a) A reader wondered why the Weekly had never connected slime-ball GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff to our smurfin' Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach). As the post shows, Clockwork had (and Moxley will mention it in Thursday's edition).
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Hats off to the LA "By God" Times' politico reporter Jean Pasco. Finally, a daily newspaper that circulates in Orange County has drawn a connection between criminally tainted GOP superlobbyist Jack Abramoff and wack-packin' Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach).
Way to go, Jean-o!
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