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  • News

    October 10, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Richard Nixon Presidential Library Closes in Federal Shutdown; Dick Foundation is Open

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    July 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    [Exene Says . . .] Revolution Is the Answer!

    [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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2013

    The World Uses 700 mL Liquor Bottles. White House Petition Aims To Allow Their Import

    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 >>

  • Food

    November 15, 2012

    Foxfire's Cougars and Men

    The Anaheim Hills legend is still the place to meet experienced women and have mostly mediocre food—but how can anyone ever hate it?

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Voter Registration Deadline in OC is Midnight For the Nov. 6 Election

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    House of Campaign - Five Rap Songs Looking For Your Vote

    See Also: *Going for the Gold: Five 2012 Rap Songs To Inspire Our Olympic Team *Get It Together: 6 West Coast Posse Cuts For Your 4th of July Cookout *Did MTV Really Snub Waka Flocka Flame's Rapping Rooster? With the new Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis movie The Campaign opening tomorrow (oh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Five (Supposedly) Haunted Orange County Eateries

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2011

    Anaheim White House Restaurant Owner Surprises Nonprofits with Free Luncheons For All

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Legalize Pot, Say Geniuses at Global Commission on Drug Policy

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    There's "Snow" Stopping Restaurateur Bruno Serato's Generosity Toward Needy Children

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Katie Couric With An Update On Bruno Serrato

    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.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Obama-Video-Cameo-Conspiracy: Just Call Them Whoompers

    ​[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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Kids' Restaurant Week: Meet the Restaurants

    ​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.

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010

    Taste of Ladera

    Founders park

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Lincoln, Washington and Teddy Roosevelt Walk Into the Nixon Library ...

    Dead presidents​Abraham 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Two Romantic Restaurants; Two Valentine's Contests

    ​ 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.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Incredible Tricky Dicky Official White House Ornament Deal

    ​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.

  • Film

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Is Obama Our Nixon and Fox News Our New York Times?

    ​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 . . .

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Beers for Whatever Ales You

    Courtesy of Now you see's Dana Milbank, now you don't. A couple 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 27

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    You'd Better Have a Really Good Mortgage Broker

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2007

    Emasculating Dana

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006

    Odds and Ends

    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 >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2006
  • Blogs

    April 24, 2006

    An Injury to One...

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2006

    Cheeseburgers and Patsies in the White House

    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 >>

  • Columns

    September 22, 2005
  • Columns

    September 8, 2005
  • Columns

    June 9, 2005

    The Good Thief

    Why Deep Throat deserves a national holiday

  • Columns

    May 5, 2005

    Youre Welcome

    This is not a story about the filibuster

  • Film

    January 6, 2005

    Sock It . . . To Me!?!

    Niels Muellers The Assassination of Richard Nixon

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The Presidents Conservative Critics

  • Food

    July 1, 2004

    My City Kicks Your Citys Dining Ass

    Dont trust the Times or Pringle: Anaheim is OCs best dining burg

  • News

    March 25, 2004

    Burning Bush

    The presidents conservative critics

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    Secret War Hero

    Mr. President, we have an alibi

  • Columns

    February 26, 2004

    Eat the Press 1

    Let Us Digest the News for You

  • Columns

    February 5, 2004

    Of Mice and Menstruation

    Or Venus in Fur, with Convenient Slits

  • Film

    September 11, 2003

    Thats Our Bush!

    The presidents re-election campaign kicks off with a shameless 9-11 docudrama

  • Columns

    August 21, 2003

    This Slaphappy Summer

    Corndogs and Paella in OC; Braunsweiger in the Governors Mansion

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    Grading the Peace Movement

    Did activists stop a world war?

  • Columns

    April 17, 2003
  • Columns

    November 7, 2002

    Wanna See Something Really Scary?

    What Republicans really stand for

  • News

    July 11, 2002
  • Columns

    May 16, 2002
  • Columns

    February 14, 2002
  • Film

    December 6, 2001

    See Owen Run

    Another top gun goes Behind Enemy Lines

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Taylor Remade

    Nixon's historian works his magic on incriminating tapes

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