Tournament purses are not the only thing shrinking for Tiger Woods these days.The former top golfer in the world recently got $2.2 million for a Corona del Mar condominium for which he originally paid $500,000 more.That's more than Woods, whose last win of a Major was the 2008 U.S. Open, got for fin ... More >>
Two members of an Orange County trio caught illegally selling more than $12,500 worth Ninendo Wii games in a 2010 undercover sting learned their punishments this week inside the Ronald Reagan Federal Courthouse in Santa Ana.David Anthony Olivo and Alex Michael Sasser escaped prison but will be on fe ... More >>
Monterey Bay-area cocktail waitresses, adult actresses and assorted skanks, consider this your warning:Cypress-born Tiger Woods says, "My body is feeling explosive." If you ever needed a golf towel . . .
UPDATE, JAN. 5, 9:08 A.M.: We should be used to this on Planet Octomom, where up is down, black is white, fiction is truth, employment is fantasy and whipping a fat guy in a diaper is appropriate parental behavior. And so, it comes as no surprise that the former porn star-turned-entertainment man ... More >>
When Kobe Bryant was busted for infidelity in 2003, we remarked that he had accomplished yet another feat of the NBA great whose shadow has always been cast over Black Mamba, Michael Jordan.Jordan's infidelity led to a divorce from his wife, but before making the same case again given Bryant's re ... More >>
It's my chica who enjoys Arnold Palmers, the mixture of half-lemonade, half-iced tea that's the favorite of bland types everywhere looking to spice up their lives. It's me who likes Arnold Palmer, the legendary golfer who brought golf to the masses. And now we can enjoy Arnold Palmer as one, with ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyKelly Slater. Click here to see more images from the ceremony.UPDATE, JUNE 22, 2011, 12:07 P.M.: A fixture in the surf world for over 21 years, professional surfer Kelly Slater was presented the Key to the City of Huntington Beach on June 21, the first day of summer. ... More >>
Self-loathing East Coast comic Jim Norton isn't afraid to voice his opinion, whether on gigs such as the Opie & Anthony Show or Red Eye. Even better is his standup: He's satirical, sure, but he also tells it like it is and is never afraid to point out own his flaws. (Norton on his boobs: ... More >>
UPDATED, MARCH 22, 3:03 P.M.: Cris Brown allegedly had a violent outburst after his Good Morning America appearance this morning. Brown got upset during his interview with co-host Robin Roberts when she asked three times about his 2009 assault on then-girlfriend, Rihanna. Brown t ... More >>
Next Media Animation, the Taiwanese producer of CGI animation clips such as this, has topped itself with its latest and ultra-timely (how do they do it so quickly?) animated "reenactment" on the news that Starbucks is introducing its "Trenta" size. The spoof is equal parts satire and facts.
I'm a huge fan of the Law and Order franchise--Special Victims Unit is my favorite because of hot-ass Mariska Hargitay, Criminal Intent remains a weird-ass show, the original will always live on TNT, and I even saw a couple of episodes of the UK version and liked them. The newest member of the fa ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.
I've always loved talk radio.
In the early '90s, I used to listen to Jim Rome's show relig ... More >>
The latest Forbes list of richest Americans is out, and Newport Beach's reclusive billionaire Donald Bren once again finds himself ranked the richest man in Southern California.Forbes pegs the Irvine Co. chairman's wealth at $12 billion, enough to make him the 21st richest man in these United St ... More >>
UPDATE: For the second time, City Councilman Phil Luebben has failed to get his colleagues to adopt resolutions declaring Cypress a "Rule of Law City" and applauding Arizona's controversial SB 1070 immigration law while damning cities that oppose it (details at end of this post) . . . Cypress Cit ... More >>
Michelle "Bombshell" McGee and Jamie Jungers--among the dozens of alleged mistresses of Sunset Beach's Jesse James and Cypress-born Tiger Woods--would host a reality show called Celebrity Cheaters currently being shopped around Hollyweird.TMZ.com has the scoop.Celebrity Cheaters was created by Bo ... More >>
Anthony Clark, with co-author wife Melanie Clark, says he had Jesse James' number.A male escort-turned-relationship coach claims he saw signs of Jesse James' cheating ways, tried to help save the West Coast Choppers CEO's marriage but was "sabotaged" by Sandra Bullock.Anthony Clark--who says he h ... More >>
The sign above was pulled by an airplane flying over Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia just about as Tiger Woods teed up for his first round at the Masters.Woods, who was raised a Buddhist while growing up in Cypress, had said he re-committed to his faith amid his recent troubles off the cour ... More >>
Before Tiger Woods takes the podium of his press conference broadcast live from Florida to the rest of the known universe, a camera scans the small audience.It resembles the small gatherings at executions.Actually, that's what this kind of is.The pride of Cypress emerges looking as if he has been ... More >>
After years of refusing to spill the syringes, Mark McGwire admitted today to having used steroids on and off again for a decade. "I wish I'd never touched steroids," said the former big league slugger, via ESPN. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I
wish I had ... More >>
U.S. Representative Joe Baca (D-Rialto) is dropping his effort to honor Tiger Woods with a Congressional Gold Medal.Baca had proposed legislation in March
that would single out the Cypress native's promotion of good
sportsmanship and breaking down of barriers in golf.Hmmm, wonder what could have ... More >>
OC tourism scores a hole in one!Press reports on the affairs of golfer Tiger Woods named the ritzy Island Hotel near Fashion Island in Newport Beach as the October 2009 spot the Cypress native bedded Jaimee Grubbs, a 24-year-old Los Angeles cocktail waitress (pictured) who told US Weekly she carr ... More >>
As proponents of same-sex marriage in California argue amongst themselves whether to pursue a Prop 8 nullification initiative in 2010 or 2012, a "concerned Christian and political activist" is aiming for the earlier date for his measure to ban divorce in the Golden State.
John Marcotte lasr fal ... More >>
By now, everyone knows of the scandal involving Cypress' own Tiger Woods, involved in a mysterious car crash near his Orlando-area home this past Thanksgiving holiday supposedly caused by his philandering ways (our favorite rumor: that he told a pal he needs a "Kobe Special," also known as a Zales r ... More >>
If you didn't manage to get tickets to the MJ memorial at Staples Center tomorrow, fear not: you can probably still book a flight to Des Moines for the Iowa State Fair in August, when Jackson will be immortalized in butter. For ten days, the dairy King of Pop will stand next to the fair's traditiona ... More >>
One of my favorite columns is "Edge of Sports," written by Dave Zirin. The man combines the best of sportswriting and progressive politics, disproving those asshole hipsters who say sports means nothing in this world. When Zirin's People's History of Sports arrives later this year, y'all crazy lefti ... More >>