See the update at the bottom of the next page on the private Nixon Foundation parts of the presidential library remaining open. ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 1, 1:06 P.M.: One victim of the federal shutdown brought on by Republicans trying to stop Obamacare: Richard Nixon. More specifically, Tricky Dick's me ... More >>
[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 >>
I was bemoaning the state of cachaça with fellow Weekling Bill Esparza last week as we sipped from a bootlegged two-liter Coke bottle of cachaça de alambique, straight from the still. Sure, we can get the run-of-the-mill stuff like Ypioca and 51, and on my peregrinations to New Jersey and Massachu ... More >>
The Anaheim Hills legend is still the place to meet experienced women and have mostly mediocre food—but how can anyone ever hate it?
Tick tock.Citizens anxious to boot President Barack Obama from the White House (or to keep Mitt Romney out of it), but haven't yet registered to vote for the Nov. 6 election face a midnight deadline today to fill out the necessary, brief paperwork for the Orange County Registrar of Voters.The Obama- ... More >>
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anaheimwhitehouse.comCurrently owned by a CNN Top 10 Hero, built in 1909, has mysterious blue lights and chandeliers that spin for no reason.Sometimes they're friendly ghosts and sometimes they're not-so-friendly ghosts, but these five Orange County food spots (which includes one supermarket) all ... More >>
Anaheim White House Facebook PageBruno Serato makes his big announcement. The feel-good story for your day comes from Anaheim White House Restaurant. Since 2005, owner Bruno Serato has been serving free pasta dinners to underprivileged children, many who live in motels. This summer, the Italian c ... More >>
The Los Angeles Times, and just about every other newspaper that covers world news, is reporting today that the Global Commission on Drug Policy, an influential think-tank made up of world leaders, has just issued a report calling the war on drugs "a costly failure" and calling on the United Stat ... More >>
Ten tons of snow were piled on the font lawn of the Anaheim White House restaurant this week.No, our freaky weather hasn't gotten freakier.Restaurateur with a heart Bruno Serato had the white stuff trucked in so local motel kids could enjoy a fairy-tale winter wonderland.
Remember the story CBS News did on Bruno Serato last week? Katie Couric has an update this week on what's happened to the Anaheim White House owner since the segment aired. Trust me: Its sweeter than his profiteroles.
[via Gawker]Remember the weekend's big news about the Obama look-alike who had a cameo a minute into the Tag Team "Whoomp (There It Is!) video? The left-handed domino player was wearing shades, flashy rings (and earrings) and was using a Zack Morris cell phone...and he looked a lot like President ... More >>
About six weeks ago, Edwin announced that there would be a Restaurant Week for kids in June. Details were sketchy, and they still are, but the initial list of participating restaurants has been posted to the event's website.
Dead presidentsAbraham Lincoln's birthday is today, George Washington's is Feb. 22 and who the hell knows when Teddy Roosevelt was born. Still, all three very dead presidents converge Monday--Presidents' Day--at the presidential library and museum dedicated to another expired commander-in-chief, ... More >>
Though it's a marketing gimmick (what gimmicks aren't?), through some fortuitous coincidence, two O.C. restaurants are holding Valentine's contests that seem like they should bookend each other.
You can order this year's official White House Christmas Ornament direct for $23.The same ornament is available from the Richard Nixon Foundation for $26.95.The latter is the best deal.
Is Barack Obama this generation's disgraced Orange County favorite son Richard Nixon?And does that make Fox News the Dick-era equivalent of the Pentagon Papers-publishing New York Times?Well, Bebe Rebozo, see if you can follow the bouncing twisted-logic ball . . .
Courtesy of Slate.com Now you see Washingtonpost.com's Dana Milbank, now you don't. A couple Washingtonpost.com comedi-hacks caught heck for their video that suggested the proper beverage to serve Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the recent White House beer summit would ... More >>
Orange County Register: Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement agents, Inglewood police and members of a multi-agency task force surveilling Gerardo Medina Hernandez say they watched him pull packages from two compartments built into the front wheel wells of his 2005 Volkswagen sport utility ve ... More >>
A new estate has popped up on the grounds of Richard Nixon's former Western White House in San Clemente, and it's for sale. The property that after the Stubbly One's 1969 arrival hosted dignitaries, treaty signings and the Frost-Nixon interviews was subdivided into 16 lots in 1980. The new Sp ... More >>
Judging by this photo, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Not at all Drunk in the Photo) would not make an attractive woman, but apparently the good folks of Bush administration disagree. It seems some of them find him so evocative of things feminine that they have trouble remembering what gender he r ... More >>
I'm not much of one for sign and portents, the stars aligning, etc., but I was struck by a certain confluence of events yesterday. First came the news of Watergate felon E. Howard Hunt's death. Then came the opening statements in Scooter Libby's trial. Hunt was always irked by the fact that he was ... More >>
Well, it was quite a weekend in Washington D.C. In a previous post, Alex did a fine job of spelling out the facts in the case of ex-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Predator). The only thing that can be added is that Foley has now headed down a familiar path-- as Josh Marshall puts it: "Ahhh, once again, the l ... More >>
Pat Brennan (no relation) reports in the Register that fire ants are resurgent in OC. As someone who grew up in South Louisiana, where the ants have freely roamed since Truman was in the White House, allow me to explain what this means to you: it means you're fucked. It means pain. It means little p ... More >>
If it wasn't for the cheeseburgers, I might have found this morning's resignation of White House Chief of Staff Andy Card touching. Certainly the reporters– and I use that word loosely– on the various cable news stations did, but then they were just following the White House's lead and i ... More >>
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