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    April 18, 2013

    Be a Part of #TOKECHELLA This Weekend With Heard Mentality!

    Imagine for a second that you're in the crowd at Coachella this Saturday, sweating your ass off. The band you came to see is still in the middle of an annoying, feedback-filled sound check. Eventually you realize this is the perfect time to step up your game and celebrate 4/20 in proper festival fas ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie Rolls in Anaheim Thursday Night and at 4:20 on 4/20

    Anaheim is one of eight California cities where Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie screens at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18.Of course, the crowds may really show up to UltraStar's UtraLuxe theater in Anaheim's GardenWalk center on Saturday--4/20--at, when else, 4:20 p.m. For those stoners who forget (d ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    So You Had Fun At Coachella? Great! We Had Fun Talking About You On Twitter!

    Not everyone was hip enough to make it Coachella this weekend for all of the musical acts, people watching,drugs, and mayhem. Of course, the Weekly was there updating us on the latest news, our air conditioners, bathrooms that smelled fresh, and plenty of tweets flying around to keep us highly ent ... More >>

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    March 27, 2013

    The Big Mistake Bands Are Making With Facebook

    By: Jessica HopperAre you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Sobriety Checkpoints are Set Tonight in the Beaches Newport and Long

    The Newport Beach Police Department is holding a sobriety checkpoint tonight and--praise be--the cops are disclosing the location.It's at Newport Boulevard and Finley Avenue from 8:30 p.m. through 3 a.m. Saturday.That would put it near City Hall, councilman!

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    March 6, 2013

    Why Street Teams Are Nothing But "Proactive Litter"

    By: Jessica Hopper Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She i ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013

    [VIDEO:] Footage of TSA Test Flight Allowing Bats, Clubs and Small Knives Aboard Jetliner

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has announced that as of April 25 airline passengers will be able to carry on board previously forbidden items such as small knives, golf clubs, hockey sticks, souvenir baseball bats and other sports equipment that currently must be checked in. The ... More >>

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    February 22, 2013

    Seal Beach Holds DUI Checkpoint Tonight

    The Seal Beach Police Department is holding a DUI/driver's license checkpoint from 6 tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday. Hey, anyone out there in Seal Beach who sees cones being set up want to let us know where? Because the department's not releasing the location.

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    February 21, 2013

    Unlikely Songbird Joey Diaz Gets Up Every Morning and Tweets Random-Ass Music From His iPod

    Joey "CoCo" Diaz isn't really the guy you'd expect to go around singing songs in public. But we'll be damned if he doesn't post them on Twitter. Every day, the hefty, foul-mouthed comic wakes up his followers with a blast of noise, whether it's Tool or 2Pac. It's the kind of ritual that proves there ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher Quietly Erased His High Twitter Praise of Hillary Clinton

    For more than two decades, Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has attempted to rewrite history to mask his numerous political and ethical blunders.But Rohrabacher's latest venture into audacious spin involves erasing history.On Jan. 20, the Weekly reported that the Costa Mesa Republican know ... More >>

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    January 29, 2013

    Five Funny People You Should Follow on Twitter.

    Whoever said, "It's better to be a leader than a follower" clearly never knew how amazing that Twitter would become. Really people, where else can you get news, jokes, classic one-liners, endless links to OC Weekly articles, fake deaths, and animal GIFs all in one place? And you don't even have to r ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013

    Eat This Now: Popcorn Chicken Salad at Guppy House

    Can you still call a dish that's half fried chicken a salad? Probably not. But who cares? This, ladies and gents, is the salad you want to eat when you want to say you ate a salad, but you were actually craving something fried and something chicken. I ordered it one night for take-out, opened it at ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Inauguration 2013: Loretta Sanchez Hangs with Katy Perry, Republicans Dismiss Obama Speech

    Can you guess who Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) is standing next to in this Twitter pic from yesterday's inauguration ceremonies in D.C. (No, it is not the rest of the animal from which the thing on her head came from.)This and more from grumpy Orange County Republicans after the jump . . .

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    January 18, 2013

    [UPDATED with Stanton, Villa Park Patrols:] Costa Mesa Hosts DUI Checkpoint Tonight

    See the update at the end of this post about sheriff's department roving patrols tonight.ORIGINAL POST, JAN. 18, 9:22 A.M.: The Costa Mesa Police Department holds a DUI checkpoint from 8 tonight through 8 a.m. Saturday, which I believe is the longest such operation I've ever reported here.Guess Righ ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    On the Line: Carlos Salgado of Taco Maria, Part One

    Firsts happen all the time. Our interview with Carlos Salgado was the first time a chef brought someone to our meeting (who was lovely, by the way!). It was also the first time we heard of a subject experiencing car trouble on the way to their photo shoot. Actually, it was luxe lonchera trouble whil ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Dana Rohrabacher Flip-Flopped on Fiscal Cliff Debate; Claims He Was Confused

    As he paced the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. last night, Dana Rohrabacher must have felt knots in his robust belly beneath the soiled tie, incessantly wrung his hands and sweated profusely inside his ill-fitting, polyester-inspired suit.Rohrabacher, who is accustomed to barking ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday Wednesday: Moving Units at the Glass House

    We can't tell you how nice it is with all this Mayan calendar talk to hear about one of the first great shows to happen AFTER Dec. 21. And seriously, we can't think of a more appropriate band to help us move on from all this apocalyptic prognosticating than Moving Units. Few things cut through bulls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Five Things We Learned From the Twitter Fuckery of Marquise Fivestar

    So for those who have been totally unplugged from civilization and/or Twitter, Cal State Fullerton became part of some classic 12-12-12 lore thanks to a group of jewelry thieves and a rapper looking for some self promotion. On Wednesday, three suspects in an armed robbery and shooting at p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Dana Rohrabacher, Dumb as Always, Blames Federal Debt on Illegal Immigrants,

    As long as Dana Rohrabacher is a congressman, Orange County deserves all the stereotyping scorn we get of being a land of moronic conservatives who can't separate reality from their demented Know Nothing minds. It is simply HILARIOUS that voters in his district continue to elect a man with no logic, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Birdie Bowl & Juicery Coming to OC Mart Mix

    We cover so much action at OC Mart Mix/SoCo Collection, it should have its own category. Surfas, luxe lonchera competitions, and the upcoming Arc are just some of what we've covered-- and that's just in the last month!So imagine our (feigned) surprise when we learned about more rumblings off Hyland ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    Dennis Miller Gets a Ton of Shit From Fans on Twitter For Being a "Right Winger"

    It is safe to say that Dennis Miller is a man of many rants. He poked fun at the news with Weekend Update on SNL, won five Emmy awards with Dennis Miller Live on HBO, has written a slew of awesome rant related books, and not to mention, bitching, grinding his teeth at current events, making us laugh ... More >>

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    November 14, 2012

    5 Best Jenna Jameson-Tito Ortiz Twitter Wars

    If two crazy kids--an ex-MMA fighter and ex-porn star--can't make it, what chance is there for the rest of us? Yes, it's tissue time as the onoffonoffonoffonoffonoffonoff relationship between UFC Hall of Fame "Bad Boy of Huntington Beach" Tito Ortiz and his Club Jenna baby mama Jenna Jameson is off. ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Taco Bell To Give Out Free Doritos Locos Tacos Today

    America, go at it. From 2 to 6 p.m. today, Taco Bell will be giving customers a free Doritos Locos Taco.The fast-food chain had promised fans that if any player stole a base during the World Series, it would declare today Free Taco Tuesday. On Thursday, Angel Pagan of the San Francisco Giants swiped ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Franchesca Robi Carries the Platters' Torch

    Paul Robi was the booming baritone of the 50s vocal group the Platters. He stayed with the group through their chart topping heyday, performing on timeless classics like "Only You," "The Great Pretender" and "Twilight Time." He passed away in the late 1980s, performing for as long as his body would ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at City National Grove of Anaheim

    Just because it's not the first of the month doesn't mean you can't still feel like a winner. And who better to illustrate that point than Cleveland's own Bone Thugs-n-Harmony? Anyone with an ounce of K-Day pride has watched with amazement this year as the slithery, half-sung flows of Layzie Krayzie ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Jillionaire Says Major Lazer Can Free The Universe From Boredom at EDM Shows

    If you've been to a Major Lazer show recently, you realize that their name has become a bit of a misnomer. Not that we're complaining--after an endless summer of EDM shows spent watching one identical laser-light party after the next, it's nice to see a group take a notably different route in their ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Top Five Most Memorable MTV Films

    Today marks the release of Pitch Perfect, a youthful music-centric comedy that you may be surprised to know ISN'T being released by MTV Films. Yes, despite the absurdly heavy cross-promotion on the network and the story of competing college acapella groups being perfect for the imprint, the movie so ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Free Ticket Friday: Catz 'N Dogz at Focus OC

    Club Focus is invariably on our list of things to make your Tuesday night 10 times better than it normally is-- especially for househeads, members of the trance family and other beat freak pedigrees. But next week's event on Oct. 2 definitely deserves a big red circle on your calendar thanks to Berl ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Free Ticket Friday: Catz 'N Dogz at Focus OC

    Club Focus is invariably on our list of things to make your Tuesday night 10 times better than it normally is-- especially for househeads, members of the trance family and other beat freak pedigrees. But next week's event on Oct. 2 definitely deserves a big red circle on your calendar thanks to Berl ... More >>

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    September 17, 2012

    Picture Guide on Bread Braiding For Rosh Hashanah

    We're not Jewish, but we have friends who are celebrating Jewish New Year right now. One of them shared how she learned to shape her own bread. Symbolizing the continuity of life, the author of this pictorial explains how they dip challah in honey with hopes for a sweet year.

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    September 12, 2012

    7-Eleven Wants People to Hate You For Your Coffee

    Is it the first Wednesday in November yet? No? What do you mean, we have eight more weeks of this bullshit left?Obviously, plastering your car or truck with self-serving bumper stickers advertising your every belief isn't enough; posting comments anonymously on the Internet doesn't allow you to see ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012

    Jason "Mayhem" Miller of MMA Fame Faces Misdemeanors for Naked Church Romp

    Jason "Mayhem" Miller is facing misdemeanor vandalism charges for the mixed martial arts warrior-turned-commentator and Twitter warrior's alleged naked romp through Mission Hills Church near his Mission Viejo home.The 31-year-old is due in court on Nov. 21 to answer to charges he caused $400 in dama ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    Mariachi Sol de Mexico's Jose Hernandez Brings Youth Showcase and Competition to OC for the First Time!

    See Also:*Mariachi Divas Party With WeeMan in Their First Music Video*Teen Prodigy Genesis Codina Adds a Youthful Grito to Anaheim Mariachi Festival*¡Viva Los Muertos! Mariachi Celebration in AnaheimJose Hernandez, founder of Mariachi Sol de Mexico, has been twice nominated for a Grammy award and p ... More >>

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    August 10, 2012

    [VIDEO:] Vegan Zombies Help Filipino Chamber Promote Green Fair (Just Go With It)

    The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County is dedicated to helping small and medium-sized businesses grow to their full potentials, and one way they will do that is by sponsoring the Aug. 22 "Conserve, Go Green, Be Healthy: The Winning Edge For Your Business" fair in Garden Grove.And ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Duran Duran Speaks: John Taylor Says Twitter Helped Bring Their Fanbase Back to the '80s

    By: Liz OhanesianSee Also:*Bloc Party Speaks: Why Bringing Their Guitars to HARD Summer is a Gutsy Move*Duran Duran: Still Hungry*Young the Giant are OC's Next Great BandDuran Duran had only been in Rome for an hour when we hopped on a phone call with bassist extraordinaire John Taylor. The night be ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Rapper Kid Ink Only Began Writing in Order to Sell His Beats

    See Also:*Big K.R.I.T. Keeps His Beats Homemade and His Rhymes Country*Spaceghostpurrp is Here to Elevate*Juicy J, Smoke DZA, Joey Badass, Fat Trel - The Observatory - 8/4/12A slight guy in nondescript white t-shirt and baggy Nike basketball shorts is bent over the vintage jewelry case at Fairfax's ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Miley Cyrus Calls Anaheim Resident a "Fucking Creep" on Twitter

    See Also*Our List of Opening DJ Codes, Laminated and Posted Backstage at the Yost for All Newbs to See*Did MTV Really Snub Waka Flocka Flame's Rapping Rooster?*Top Five Musical Impressions From Comedian Pablo FranciscoNote to self: Whenever you decide you want to collect a few more social media foll ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    Over 100 Protestors Try to Get Into Anaheim City Hall, Only to Be Pushed Out by Riot Police

    Our Amber Stephens is on the scene and tweeting like...well, if not a mother fucker, then certainly the great cub reporter that she is.Alas, my electronic journalism skills are still stuck in the Stone Age (aka 2007), so I urge all of you to visit her Twitter feed for the blow-by-blow as it happens. ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Introducing OC Weekly's New Commenting System

    If you're one of our readers who reads past the headline and the pretty pictureat the top, you may notice we have a nifty little commenting forum below each article and slideshow. It's a pretty lively place--a perfect complement to this "lively journal." Racism, intelligent discourse, spam for ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    [UPDATED with Charges:] Michael Vito Urso, OC Homicide No. 26: Alexandre Louis Antal Held in Stabbing

    See update No. 3 at end of this post about the murder charge against Alexandre Louis Antal.See update No. 2 about Antal being arrested for the murder of Michael Vito Urso.See update No. 1 about the victim's name being released. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 17, 8:25 A.M.: Just after midnight, Huntington ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Hilarious Anti-Newport Beach Statement of the Day!

    "Shh!!! Be very quiet--we're flying over rich people."--Whispered over the intercom of a Southwest Airlines flight this morning by a flight attendant as the plane left John Wayne Airport. John Wayne, of course, is notorious among pilots and passengers for its wild, nearly vertical liftoff, designed ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Minnesota Butcher Creates Seven Pound Hot Dog

    A butcher in Minnesota has created a 7 pound dog that spans 25 inches. Yes, that's a big wiener. The man reportedly was inspired by a dare from his sons. No word if it was a double dog dare or the triple. According to the story by KVRR, which was picked up by CNN, customers are actually ordering it ... More >>

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    June 28, 2012

    Guess Where I Ate; Win A Prize

    Yes, it's ice cream. But it's a special kind of ice cream offered at very special kind of place. You don't tend to find this flavor at any restaurant other than this kind ( yes, I'm being nebulous). To win this week's prize, you must identify what the flavor of the ice cream is as well as where I ha ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    One Direction - Honda Center - 6/17/12

    One Direction Honda Center 6/17/12 Every teenaged girl in the greater Orange County area descended upon Anaheim to check out the latest in a long line of boy band imports. British-Irish quintet One Direction performed to a sold-out--by the venue's smaller, theatre setup's standards-- Honda Cente ... More >>

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    May 30, 2012

    Free Ticket Tuesday Wednesday: Cappadonna at Detroit Bar

    In keeping with Detroit Bar's long history of luring nearly every member of the Wu-Tang Clan through its doors, the club offers another evening of Golden Age rhymeslinging courtesy of long-time Wu-member, Cappadonna. The gruff, lyrically dexterous MC is rolling through Costa Mesa on Wednesday, June ... More >>

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    May 9, 2012

    Guess Where I Ate; Win A Prize

    Believe it or not, the charred-nearly-to-cinders dish you see in the foreground is Brussels sprouts. Question is where is it from? And yes: despite all evidence to the contrary, it was edible and actually delicious. One guess per comment per person. No Weeklings allowed. Use a valid e-mail address ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Orly Taitz U.S. Senate Campaign Posts Video with Nary a Word from the Candidate

    Orly Taitz's U.S. Senate campaign has released a 4-minute video that is said by orlytaitzesq.com to have "improved sound."One wonders if that improvement is there being no sound of the dentist/lawyer/real-estate saleslady/Obama denier/Zsa Zsa Gabor impersonator's voice.Apparently, Marge at the Aliso ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    'Replace Band Names With Rape' Most WTF Twitter Trending Topic Ever?

    We admit we spend a little too much time on Twitter, but this morning we saw a trending topic that made us want to quit the internet like this guy is doing. Scrolling through Twitter, we clicked on "Trending" to get a sense of what the kids like today. The second most popular topic trending in th ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Unidentified Male, OC Homicide No. 10: Shot Outside Apartments

    Anaheim Police received numerous calls of shots fired before arriving around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to an apartment complex in the 300 block of East Clifton Avenue, where a man on the front walkway had been shot.He was rushed to emergency, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. His name and a ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Neil Patrick Harris Launches A Twitter Account Dedicated To Food Porn

    To Neil Patrick Harris, good food can be legen--wait for it--dary! That's why he launched a Twitter account dedicated to documenting what's on his plate."I love tweeting food pics, but some don't enjoy," the actor tweeted. "So I now bring you: @NPHFoodPorn (thanks @arnoldcam). Follow if yo ... More >>

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