The embers of Anaheim's unrest glowed bright-red long before last year's simmering summer boiled over. On March 6, 2012, the alley near the intersection of Wakefield and Haster became a turning point in the city's history as 21-year old Martin Angel Hernandez was shot and killed by Anaheim police of ... More >>
Chef, husband and father. Alfonso doesn't have time for a cold. We manage a few more answers before he disappears back into the kitchen.Read our interview with Alfonso Ramirez of Pinot Provence, Part One.And now, on to Part Two . . . . Hardest lesson you've learned:You'll never really grasp what yo ... More >>
The Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) has concluded there is to be no "criminal culpability" in the fatal officer-involved shooting of 21-year-old Martin Angel Hernandez on March 6, 2012 in Anaheim, and that "there is
substantial evidence" that the officer involved "acted reasonably under the ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post where the artist claims the value of one piece cited in the original post is nearly triple what was reported.
ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 10, 11:07 A.M.: The last time we checked in with Igor Olenicoff, he was being sued by an IRS whistleblower the Laguna Beach billio ... More >>
The way gas prices have yo-yo'd recently, it's time to fill up as they're down--as I type this, anyway, before the Hurricane Sandy excuse hits the West Coast, as to the last excuse when California's prices were higher than everyone else's because, uh, California refineries are so damn close to us. W ... More >>
"No Monster Massive? I know, I'll go to KCRW's party instead!"You remember how Monster Massive got canceled a mere two weeks before the event was going to be held because it didn't have a venue? Well, Moby got over it. He's now deejaying at Masquerade: A Halloween Costume Ball & Dance Party b ... More >>
Don WakefieldMonrovia-based sculptor Don Wakefield recently saw his large-scale, granite sculpture Untitled outside Seven Corporate
Plaza in Newport Beach. But on closer inspection, he discovered it was a fake of the 6-x-4-foot work he and artist friend Joseph "Chick" Glickman designed and creat ... More >>
State troopers in the Midwest are discovering a common thread among drug mules and alleged drug mules pulled over along Interstate 80: Orange County residency.Check out our lineup after the jump . . .
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Anti-Mexican racism at Angels Stadium of Anaheim isn't anything new, especially given how neo-Nazis troll the stadium's parking lots and pass out white-power music compilations after your Halos play. But actual ushers spouting off, with ... More >>
If you like seeing movies before anyone else and then discussing what you just watched with the filmmakers who made them, you should consider joining the Orange County Film Society, which presents such special screenings throughout the year. Take this Thursday evening, for example.
Just the news you wanted to hear the day after Mother's Day...there's a burlesque show coming to town! But the only thing more intriguing than news of Miss Dakota's Burlesque Body show coming to The Continental Room is the question of how the hell they are gonna pull it off. And those of you who hav ... More >>
The planned reopening of the Galaxy Theatre in Santa Ana--scheduled for March 14 with legendary hip-hop trio De La Soul--has been delayed.The De La Soul show has been moved to the Brixton in Redondo Beach on that same day, and a scheduled gig with LA punks the Bronx, slated for March 26, has been st ... More >>
In "The Reformer" Matt Coker educates us about longtime OC GOP legislator Ross Johnson finding a new life as a campaign-finance watchdog in Sacramento.
R. Scott Moxley explains the reason behind Mike Carona's smile in "The Crooked Sheriff Chuckled".
And Matt Coker dictates departing OC Register c ... More >>
"Making it rain" is the act of wantonly tossing stacks of cash into the air. Normally this practice is performed in a club, and dancers clamor for the bills, pick them up, and then forever worship the rain man for the demigod that he is.
The concept is discussed ad nauseam on hip hop ra ... More >>
Most women's personal nail polish collections contain only shades of pink—you know, mauve, pastel pink, and if you're feeling adventurous, maroon and scarlet. This summer, however, bright polishes most women usually stray away from are now in style in a whole new way.
Candy pinks, eye-popping tur ... More >>
Del, in his more bizarre days.
[We didn’t have space in the paper to run this feature by Ben Westhoff, but we think it’s worth posting on Heard Mentality in advance of West Coast underground-rap luminary Del’s appearance Wed. Feb. 20 at the Vault 350.]
Richmond, California emcee Del The Fu ... More >>
Afrika Bambaataa—pioneering hip-hop DJ and founder of the Zulu Nation—will perform (in DJing mode) at Detroit Bar on Friday Feb. 22. The only man to collaborate with James Brown ("Unity") and John Lydon ("World Destruction" as Time Zone), Bambaataa is revered for his eclectic DJ sets and for ex ... More >>
What: The Death Dance Tour
When: Saturday June 16
Where: The Glass House, Pomona
Maybe this should be called the Scions of Anticon Tour (although Alias still records for the Oakland underground-hip-hop label). He and anticon alumni Buck 65 and Sage Francis are now seasoned vets of the stage and the ... More >>