UPDATE, 6 P.M.: After a flurry of online outrage, Disney has decided to no longer pursue a trademark on "Dia de los Muertos."
*Lawsuit: Disneyland Employee Dressed as White Rabbit Refused to Hug Black Child
*Disneyland and AIDS Charity Sued for Darth Vader Swinging at Bird But Hitting Lad ... More >>
Today is something called National Taco Day, which is a total bullshit holiday made up in 2000 by Chuy's in Austin. It started as a marketing ploy, and Chuy's actually filed a trademark application for it, but it let its rights to the term slip, meaning hundreds of lazy bloggers and reporters can ... More >>
UPDATE, MAY 2, 1:10 P.M.: We just had a royal wedding. Now comes a Royals funeral.After months of negotiations, seemingly done deals and obviously un-done deals, the NBA's Kings are staying in Sacramento at least one more season, dashing hopes of regular season home games by the renamed Anaheim R ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 26, 2:41 P.M.: After a weekend of reports claiming its unlikely the Sacramento Kings will move to Anaheim before next season--if ever--Anaheim officials expressed confidence that their proposal remains the best one on the table for the NBA franchise.ESPN, Sports Illustrated and the ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 30, 8:22 A.M.: The Anaheim City Council last night unanimously approved the $75 million bond-lease deal to put the NBA's Kings in the Honda Center. Meanwhile, the Sacramento City Council has moved beyond grief to the anger stage: Cap city leaders last nght discu ... More >>
This guy just gave a talk in Orange County. . . . Better change the title of that book, son!UPDATED, 10:50 P.M. Those dingbat Dervaeses won't give up. Rather
than take their licking and apologize to the authors, bloggers, and
libraries who dared use the term "urban homestead" or "urban
homeste ... More >>
Smoking Gun gets the scoop on La Habra's newest celebrity having filed an application to trademark the word "Octomom," which the mother of 14--including eight she spit out in January--wants to slap on disposable diapers and assorted clothing items for major chi-ching.
Nadya Suleman, who has shown a ... More >>
Inspired by an exhibit of sex inventions at the New York-based Museum of Sex, I thought I'd do a little trolling through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's online search for anything interesting coming out of our fair county.
Anaheim inventor Wayne Manska was awarded patent #6,645,164 in 2003 ... More >>
Because nothing evokes the true spirit of surfing like the smell of lawyers and advertising executives in the morning, we can all rejoice at the news that Huntington Beach is now officially "Surf City USA", in the very real and legally binding sense of those words. According to the L.A. Times, "[The ... More >>