If noodles, beanie-weenies and powdered milk have been the staples of your diet the last few years, you're not alone.Roughly 379,000 adults in Orange County struggled to put adequate food on the table during the Great Recession, according to a study released Monday by the UCLA Center for Health ... More >>
The Orange County Register's longtime columnist and senior editor Steven Greenhut left the Santa Ana daily in 2009 to open a Sacramento news
bureau for the Pacific Research Institute, a free-market, individual liberty think tank based in San Francisco. But it's obvious he misses Orange County, o ... More >>
Getting out of the house begins tonight!Need somewhere to go, something to do? Is that recent paycheck burning a hole in your pocket? Have an interest in surfing, beach culture or anything that takes you away from your re-runs? Here are a few surfing/beach-type events going on in the OC area i ... More >>
A new study shows legalization and distribution of marijuana in California could cut the price of cannabis by up to 80 percent and increase consumption.Findings by the RAND Corp. also show revenues from taxing legal pot could be significantly higher or lower than the $1 billion estimated by the s ... More >>
The AFL-CIO convention in Pittrburgh voted last night to endorse single-payer, universal healthcare for all Americans, and rU.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) just trotted out to reporters his bill to provide non-single-payer, non-universal healthcare for not-quite-all Americans.
Coincidence? ... More >>
Photo by Jack GouldRohrabacher, frothing in November.The way Scott Harper begins his story proves that he had correctly identified the speaker he was covering."U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was in a froth . . ." Anyone who has witnessed the Mouth That Rohrabachered whip up the party faithful at GOP ele ... More >>
John Robert Bolton, the neocon's neocon, laps up the hosannas of fellow knuckle-draggers May 28 when he is the special guest of the World Affairs Council of Orange County. The nonprofit, 500-member council--which since its 1967 founding has hosted Prince Andrew, Vicente Fox, Hans Blix and several ot ... More >>
The last time the combination of Long Beach and crime was featured in this space, some of the area's dimmer predatory perverts were doing their part to help NBC's ratings. Now comes better news.
According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, crime is down in LBC, despite what you might see on Dateli ... More >>
Someone from the Chapman U Federalist Society asked that we notify our readers about the event we're going to notify you about in a couple secs. But, as we explained to the chap/chapette, we will not be able to notify readers in the print edition about this event because we got the notice from the F ... More >>