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  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Igor Olenicoff Ordered to Pay Artist $450k for Chinese Knock-offs of His Original Sculptures

    The fifth richest man in Orange County (yes, the top five are all men) and 184th richest person in the country (per Forbes in 2013) has been ordered to pay a sculptor $450,000 because instead of paying the full price for an original piece of artwork, the billionaire had a Chinese artist make a copy. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Long Beach Lunch: E.J. Malloy's

    The corner of Redondo Ave. and Broadway is a familiar intersection for Long Beach lunches. First, we were here for cheap Mexican grub out of a makeshift Baja shack attached to the Reno Room and, later, we came for the delicious sandwiches made by the sweet Chinese family next to Baddeleys. But it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Wild Style Director Charles Ahearn on the Film's 30th Anniversary DVD

    Today, famed iconic early hip-hop film Wild Style returns with a dazzling new 30th anniversary digital remaster on an incredibly detailed and loaded-with-extras double-DVD! We spoke to director Charles Ahearn, who also recently launched the brand new hyper-detailed and multi-faceted Wild Style websi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2013

    Gogol Bordello

    Fox Theater

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    Bronx Bombers

    Adam Leon's stellar first film—and TV show—toasts the tag artist

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Demonstration Mark One-Year Anniversary of Martin Hernandez's Killing by Anaheim Police

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    On The Line: Alfonso Ramirez Of Pinot Provence, Part Two

    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 >>

  • Food

    January 31, 2013

    And a Special Shout-Out to Long Beach!

    The city may not officially be part of Orange County, but we love its craft beer all the same

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Surprise, Surprise, Part 2: OC DA Rules Another Anaheim Police Shooting Death Justified

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    [UPDATED with Artist Clarifying Work's Value:] Igor Olenicoff, Laguna Beach Billionaire, Sued by Sculptor Over Chinese Knock-Offs of Art

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Charles Best, CEO, Explains How To Feel Good About Paying for Gasoline

    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 >>

  • Culture

    March 8, 2012

    Nameberry Is a Baby Name-Pedia

    [Trendzilla] The website that has every possible baby name known to man—even Fitzwilliam

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Moby Fans, Rejoice! He's Still Deejaying at KCRW's Halloween Party

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Artist Discovers Chinese Knock-off of His Sculpture Outside Offices of OC Billionaire Igor Olenicoff

    Don Wakefield​Monrovia-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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Midwest Troopers Scoop Up OC Drug Runners (and Alleged Drug Runners) Along I-80

    ​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 . . .

  • Calendar

    September 16, 2010


    OC Pavilion

  • Columns

    August 12, 2010

    Special Comida Edition

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] Where to get Mexican food in NY and how Mexis take their coffee

  • Music

    June 24, 2010

    Fishbone Still Party Hearty

    Except now they rage with everyone they've influenced

  • Culture

    May 27, 2010

    Hello Kitty + Skateboards = Art

    [Trendzilla] Girl Skateboards all decked out, Sanrio-style

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Anti-Mexican, Anti-Italian Ushers at Angels Stadium?

    View more news videos at: 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    OC Film Society Members Visit "City Island," Other Advanced Screenings

    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.

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010

    The Cribs

    The Glass House

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    WEDNESDAY: Burlesque Body at Continental Room

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Galaxy Theatre Update: De La Soul Moved, Bronx Canceled

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    Make it Rain

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Because You're Ugly: Chanel Robertson Collection

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    InDELible: An Interview with Del the Funky Homosapien

    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 Fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    Hip-hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa Coming to OC

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2007

    Sage Francis' Death Dance Tour

    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 >>

  • Columns

    June 14, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Theyre always little bit more rambunctious'

  • Music

    August 10, 2006


    Bionic Records

  • Culture

    May 19, 2005

    Art for Arts Sake

    Graffiti is the real deal

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Its All Geek to Me

    Dekes Guitar Geek Fest sparks the NAMM show weekend

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    All the Evil in the Cartoon World

    Shapeshifters Transform and Roll Out

  • Culture

    May 27, 2004

    Kids These Days

    Wheres the pee?

  • Music

    June 19, 2003
  • Film

    May 8, 2003

    Hungry Hearts

    Moncrieffs Blue Car, plus Malkovichs The Dancer Upstairs

  • Music

    January 23, 2003
  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Old School Politics

    In Santa Ana, school construction takes a backseat to aggressive campaign fund-raising

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Any Lengths

    All about the booing at Segerstrom Hall

  • Unknown

    February 1, 2001
  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    In a Lonely Place

    Soderberghs Traffic, plus Cast Away and The House of Mirth

  • Music

    August 17, 2000

    Dions Still Struttin

    And Kiss are still suckin

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Gotcha, Kajima!

    Japanese firm to help build Anaheim ski park

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    The Bad Old Days

    If we knew then what we know now, theres a chance Brea Olinda High School would not exist

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    Its a Gas, Gas, Gas

    LA controversy raises concerns about Brea-Olinda High Schools safety

  • Culture

    April 22, 1999
  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Learning Swerve

    LAUSD scandal spreads south

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    'Shadow of Suspicion'

    OC consultant figures prominently in state report blasting school projects

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