Outside the Anaheim home of Michael Tebb, an oppressive sun beat down on protesters but not their spirits two years ago. The contractor hired Guatemalan day laborer José Ucelo back in May 2012 outside a nearby Home Depot. At the end of 10 hours of toil, Ucelo didn't receive a dime from Tebb. Instea ... More >>
Southern California Edison customers can exchange up to 10 old lamps each for new, free, energy-efficient fluorescent lamps at a swap event in the parking lot of a Santa Ana Home Depot store Saturday.
Orange Coast College hosts this exhibit to highlight the next generation of enfants terribles
[Trendzilla] Sephora and Pantone team up on a computerized system that'll determine your perfect foundation
Eric Rachmany and his Santa Barbara outfit thrive on balance and groove in more ways than one
[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>
Earlier we had the Santa Ana Police Department releasing images from surveillance video of three men stealing a church safe. Someone's got the photo bug over at the PD because they have also publicized shots of a reluctant robber of a Home Depot and Radio Shack in town.
A Newport Coast importer of Chinese furniture for stores like Home Depot, Lowe's, Costco and TJMaxx has been punished by a federal judge for cheating in a scheme to defraud banks involving a $130 million loan deal.This week inside Orange County's Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse, U.S. District Court ... More >>
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>
Jose Ucelo Gonzalez sought an honest day's work and compensation as many do outside the Home Depot on Brookhurst Street and Crescent Avenue in Anaheim back in March. The day laborer was hired by Michael Tebb, an Anaheim employer who used "Nick" as an alias, for a job in Garden Grove that unfortunate ... More >>
Long Beach Vegan Eatery is all about taking vegan food mainstream with flavors that you didn't know could exist without animal byproducts --how many times have you heard that one before? But here's the real, tasteful deal. Want macaroni and cheese minus the dairy? Done. Want a me ... More >>
A hot dog, to me, is a tube steak in a soft bun with brown mustard and sauerkraut on top. (We won't get into the sweet red onion sauce, because that's unobtainium west of the Delaware River.) It's a simple thing, really, sold all over New York from street carts lovingly known as "dirty water hot dog ... More >>
[3hree Things] Riley Breckenridge's column drops in on the print edition every month from now on!
A former Rancho Santa Margarita accounting consultant is scheduled to be arraigned in Santa Ana today for allegedly embezzling $822,000 from a longtime friend's company, using the ill-gotten money to pay off seven credit cards that racked up charges for gasoline, bar tabs, restaurant bills, cable ... More >>
From the beginning, the concept was simple. It was 2001, and the brothers Zac and Ethan Holtzman wanted to find a Cambodian singer and start making their own version of pre-war Cambodian pop. The whole thing, says guitarist/singer Zac Holtzman, was supposed to be just for fun but it ended up bec ... More >>
[Trendzilla] Find some of America's finest pair of denims at his La Habra store
Headline: Most Wanted: Man Molested Pregnant WomenComment by HADENOUGH2010: Another anchor baby?Comment by SANITYNOW: Love the photos. They say a picture says a thousand words. What do these photos tell you??Anyone but me see a pattern here??
Doug NeillSo the weekend's over, the US is out of the World Cup, and yeah, you're back in the office. Already. But let's relive the weekend. Just for a bit. What'd you miss? We were all over the place again, dropping in on the Warped Tour in Carson, the Slam OC Skate Competition in Costa Mesa and ... More >>
Headline: Handling Hard Times: Want to Take an Immigrant's Job? Comment by Warren: What about the jobs all the anchor babies take from real citizens?
Headline: Residents Leave California--And Their CarsComment by johnnydilznik: Don't worry there will stil be plenty of "undocumented Californians" to take the place of tax paying, money making, law abiding folkds fleeing the state. Si se puede. Maybe after CA is destroyed and the parasite moves o ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange County District AttorneyJason Russell Richardson could get death.Jason Russell Richardson, 39, of Oceanside, was convicted today in the 2007 killing of the manager of a Home Depot in Tustin.The jury found the 39-year-old Oceanside resident guilty of one felony count of special ... More >>
Jason Russell RichardsonThe death penalty trial for a man accused of the 2007 killing of the manager of a Home Depot in Tustin is scheduled to begin in less than an hour.Opening statements are to be heard beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana, where Jason Russell Richa ... More >>
The Laguna Art Museum exhibit doesn't live up to its billing, but its best works are worth a good, long look
It's the Weekly's weekly roundup of local police calls and assorted mayhem.MONDAY, NOV. 2". . . and I don't like you!" "I'm Talking Tina . . . and Things Are Going to Be Different Around Here" A woman called 9-1-1 around 3:45 in the morning to say she heard a baby toy go off downstairs in her hom ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more stabbings and [alleged] drunken-driving politicians . . . Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentKnew those Trader Joe's bags were good for something . . .MONDAY, JULY 27Cash and Carry A man walked up with a Trader Joe's b ... More >>
SUNDAY, MARCH 30 •Gordon Dillow totally calls us out in his column. The graph in question, with translations: “And then there were the blog comments from a certain Orange County ‘alternative’ weekly newspaper . . .” [Translation: OC Weekly, though if I have to actually say/write their nam ... More >>
Scrounging for jewels at the Peter Blake Gallery
Special year-end edición
Apparently building a six lane, 16 mile long toll road right down the middle of an environmentally protected state park would break some hippy-dippy law from way back in the 70s, according to the eco-nazis at the California Coastal Commission via the Los Angeles Times. The commission released a 23 ... More >>
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