Army Lieutenant, Westpoint grad, Arabic translator, Tustin native and gay activist Dan Choi received notice
that he's been honorably discharged from the Army National Guard under
"Don't Ask Don't Tell."The Iraq war veteran, who came out more than a year ago on MSNBC's The Rachel
Maddow Show, call ... More >>
ACLUHalime SatA woman who was barred from flying out of the Long Beach Airport is among 10 U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the American Civil Liberties Union is representing in its constitutional challenge of the government's "no-fly list."Halime Sat joins a disabled veteran of the U ... More >>
UPDATE: Details released for protest in Irvine in support of Lt. Dan Choi and other activists (see below) . . .
Clockwork is no expert on military jurisprudence, so does anyone know if getting arrested for chaining oneself to a White House gate--while in uniform, mind you--makes one just as likely t ... More >>
Cherlynn Tang was pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana--making her death the first fatality at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.The 49-year-old Irvine resident on Sunday slipped and hit her head on the hard ice in the temporary rink erected two weeks ... More >>
Flickr user OW3N "A member of the US Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, drop in on the rally held at the Big A to celebrate the Angels' third consecutive Division title. (10.01.09)"Got something to share with your community? Join the OC Weekly Flickr Pool!
Maj. Gen. John S. HarrelIf you can make it there in less than half as hour, you can still catch the 11 a.m. Commanding General Change of Command ceremony at the Joint Forces Training Base, 11200 Lexington Ave., Los Alamitos.Major General John S. Harrel, commanding general of the California Army N ... More >>
I get two kinds of reactions whenever I state Orange County is the Mexican-hating capital of America: knowing nods or protestations saying another domain is worse. Never any debate, though, about the Mexican-hating essence of us. I make the case for this dishonor in my book, and I keep digging up mo ... More >>
When supporters of the 241 (Foothill-South) toll road and its builder, the Transportation Corridor Agencies, hear opponents claim they'll stop the project, the reply is usually along the lines of, "You and what army?"
The United States Army, assholes. That's right, the Army is finally providing the ... More >>
Dennis Cross yelled all the time. He threw Kleenex boxes at students. He constantly pounded a gavel against the chalkboard. He once smacked my friend in the back with a yardstick. A tribute to the best damn high school teacher I ever had