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  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Irvine Ranked 4th Best Pet Lovers City in U.S.; Anaheim Scores Well in Some Key Categories

    A site that ranks Irvine the No. 4 best place in the United States for pet lovers has Anaheim way down at No. 30, but the municipal box that holds Disneyland does finish tops in the country in specific pet-related categories.

  • News

    April 11, 2013

    The Lost Mexicans of the Bastanchury Ranch

    80 years ago, officials deported hundreds of Fullerton residents—and Orange County has tried to forget ever since

  • News

    November 29, 2012

    The Healing Fields of Long Beach's Cambodia Town

    The next generation of the city's Cambodian-American community steps up to help its elders—and itself

  • Columns

    November 1, 2012

    Should I Go to Spain to Learn Spanish?

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And should I call la migra on my neighbor's unsupervised children?

  • Culture

    June 7, 2012

    'Jitney' Shows We're Black Like Them

    South Coast Rep's staging of the August Wilson standard reminds us why we need more African-Americans in OC

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Immigration Makes Us Safer, Richer and Better Able to Breathe: UCI Study

    Well here's a timely UC Irvine study in light of today's Weekly cover package: The Southern California Regional Progress Report to be released next week shows the large influx of Asian and Latino immigrants into Southern California in the past 50 years has led to less crime, lower joblessness and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    More Than 60 Percent of Undocumented Adults Have Been in U.S. Over 10 Years: Study

    ​Nearly two-thirds of the 10.2 million unauthorized adult immigrants in the U.S. have lived in this country for at least 10 years and nearly half--4.7 million--are parents of minor children, according to a new Pew Hispanic Center study. "Unauthorized Immigrants: Length of Residency, Patterns of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Cards, Roses, Condoms: 5 Fun Valentine's Day Facts

    ​When it comes to Valentine's Day fun facts, you could turn to your friendly neighborhood florist, love doctor or pimp. But we like to think outside the heart-shaped box. So here, courtesy of  Los Angeles-based 5W Public Relations, we present the following . . .

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    The Bard of the Gypsy Den Replies to the Democratic Party's Plea for Midterm Money

    What, me worry?​Ann Marie Habershaw, chief operating officer of the Democratic National Committee, sent out one of those mass emails claiming her party has a plan to do well in the mid-term elections--if the person receiving the message sends back five bucks by tonight. Little did H ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 18, 2010

    Sweaty Mexicans Everywhere!

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] How much money does Mexican sudor save American diners-and why don't Mexicans shower it off until later?

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Resurrected, Boisterous OC Pride Festival "a Smashing Success"

    Photo by Christopher VictorioPark rangers talk with OC Pride participants about the noise at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Saturday.​The crowd was small but boisterous, there was a minor issue with the noise and some participants did not know at first that the showy police presence was for thei ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Why Do More Latinos Settle in OC Than Closer to the Border?

    You'd think San Diego County's closeness to the Mexican border would make it a natural place for Latinos to call home, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, San Diego County continues to have the lowest concentration of Latinos among Southern California counties. That's because, immigration tr ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines

    More immigrants than ever: Bilingual folks ain't so special anymore. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language other than English. The number of immigrants in the country is at an all time high at 37.5 million, according to 2006 data ... More >>

  • Features

    September 6, 2007

    Get in the Cage!

    After this weekend, Irvine’s Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson just might make mixed martial arts everyone’s favorite spectator sport

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Rich Nixon

    Yorba Linda is now the richest city in the United States according to a newly released 2006 U.S. Census Bureau Report. The ultra-chic YL, famous for being the birthplace of Richard Nixon, boasts an impressive median household income of $121,075. That's almost $18,000 above Newport Beach, which onl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    Great Moments in Understatement

    From Elizabeth Keckley's 1868 memoir, Behind the Scenes: Slavery had its dark side as well as its bright side. Truly, a classic of understatement. And now, the most recent example. From this morning's Reg story "Putting a price on a home": … Californians are mindful of the surge in housing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2006

    Smart Kids, Not So Smart Adults, and DNA for Dinner

    The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, "School-age children from Spanish-speaking households in San Diego County and throughout California are gaining English fluency at record rates". While this is excellent news, the news for adults is a little ... More >>

  • Features

    December 30, 2004

    Diary of A Mad Year

    2004 regurgitated

  • Columns

    October 7, 2004
  • News

    May 15, 2003
  • Features

    March 6, 2003

    War College

    67 things you might want to know before the bombs drop

  • Columns

    October 4, 2001
  • News

    December 14, 2000

    The Metamorphosis

    John Moorlach re-fights Measure H

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Counter Culture

    Census officials join with OCs street vendors to count Latinos