Pham: come along way after a sergeant called him "Fang, Fong, Fam!"In time for the 35th anniversary of the fall of Saigon at the end of the month, Random House is publishing a $15 paperback version of "A Sense of Duty: Our Journey from Vietnam to America" by Mission Viejo resident Quang Pham.Pham ... More >>
What happens when just before being released from duty at Camp Pendleton for the weekend, you allegedly: participate in a mandatory safety briefing that covers the dangers of drunken driving, including the tidbit that should you get behind the wheel while drunk, you'll likely kill someone; go on ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local crimes and police calls--now with waaaaaay more armed robberies, bike-riding/-taking bandits and indoor pot busts.
MONDAY, NOV. 16Wee Hour Party Goes to Pot During a party in a home in the 700 block of Maplewood Avenue in Fullerton, a resident whipp ... More >>
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is a "fringe group" that is hypocritical about euthanizing animals, charges a Washington, D.C.-based consumer group that also denounced today's PETA protest against Camp Pendleton's
use of live pigs in medical training for troops.The Center for Consumer ... More >>
Orange County Register: Fans gathered around a makeshift memorial outside Angel Stadium to honor pitcher Nick Adenhart, who died in a car accident. . . . A woman driving a car with a baby aboard was shot and killed in Santa Ana after leading police on a high-speed chase that began in Buena Park ... More >>
Assemblywoman Diane Harkey put forth a resolution back in February to keep ex-Guantanamo detainees out of Camp Pendleton. With Barack Obama set to close the notorious, quasi-constitutional prison some time next year, Harkey wants to make sure the administration doesn't even think about putting any o ... More >>
I hope you're sitting down. For one thing, checking a blog while standing up is just ... weird.
BYE-BYE RENT CONTROL? LA Times - A June 3rd ballot proposal could end the practice of rent control in California. Lawyers and landlords are both circling. If you prick a landlord, does it not bleed?
PE ... More >>
The Guinness Book of World records has announced a gigantic photo taken from an airport hangar turned camera obscura at Irvine's Great Park, the former Marine Corps Air Station at El Toro, is the largest in the world!
According to a release from the Great Park's marketing people, “The Great Pict ... More >>
Democrats flip-flop on SoCal bribery case report: Greg Miller at the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigations report by the House Intelligence Committee continues to remain off-limits to the public. The politicians don't want the masses to see even a declassified summary report on the emba ... More >>