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  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Randy Orbach, Paroled Stalker at Center of March Weekly Cover Story, is Arrested Again

    So much for Randy Orbach's redemption song (allegedly). The parolee and subject of a Weekly cover story in March has been arrested on suspicion of making illegal contact with the ex-girlfriend whose complaints of being harassed sent Orbach to prison in March 2010.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Jeffrey Fisher and Bert Rein, Lawyers Who Won Recent Supreme Court Cases, on UCI Law Panel

    Two lawyers who argued recent cases before the U.S. Supreme Court are among the panelists at Thursday's annual review of the nation's highest court presented by the UC Irvine School of Law.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Exclusive: Itzcoatl Ocampo Fixated on Full Metal Jacket Before Alleged Serial Killings, Lawyer Reports

    ​If you want an insight into the bizarre thinking of accused Orange County serial killer Itzcoatl "Izzy" Ocampo, you have to appreciate the impact movies, especially war films, and music lyrics had on the former U.S. Marine and Iraq War veteran.That's the assertion of Ocampo defense lawyer Randall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Tom Waits to Publish Book of Poetry​Tom Waits has long been known as one of the finest songwriters and weirdest talents on the music scene. Now, he is branching out into the world of letters with Seeds on Hard Ground, his first book of poetry. The collection will be accompanied by gritty pictures of homeless people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​News highlights include:Meg Whitman's cash is buying her second placeCathleen Decker of the LA Times reports that new polling shows Jerry Brown gaining a "slight edge" over Meg Whitman and that Barbara Boxer has "opened a wider margin over GOP nominee Carly Fiorina in the race for U.S. Senate. ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Your Baby is a Racist

    ​Newsweek's got some unwelcome news out today for new parents: Their babies are racist.And it's probably the parents' fault.

  • Features

    May 8, 2008
  • News

    October 25, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 22, 2006

    Omar in Qatar

    Last year Omar Chatriwala moved from Austin, Texas to Orange County to help get Squeeze OC off the ground. Recently he decided to move again, this time from Orange County to Qatar to help get Al Jazeera's English-language channel off the ground. Chatriwala's blog, OC in OC, is among the most popular ... More >>

  • News

    November 9, 2006

    Osama's Gun

    How to not build bin Ladens AK-47 without even trying

  • Film

    August 31, 2006

    New Reviews

    Crank, Crossover, Idiocracy, Lassie, The Quiet, Wicker Man

  • News

    August 3, 2006

    Dumbo and Dumber

    Handlers give circus Elephants the bullhook

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2006

    Requiescat in Pace, IVth Amendment

    FOURTH AMENDMENT: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2006

    An Injury to One...

    Pat Brennan (no relation) reports in the Register that fire ants are resurgent in OC. As someone who grew up in South Louisiana, where the ants have freely roamed since Truman was in the White House, allow me to explain what this means to you: it means you're fucked. It means pain. It means little p ... More >>

  • Food

    January 26, 2006

    Latinos We Like

    And the Food They Love

  • Columns

    January 12, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Jan. 4 to Jan. 10. And tired.

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    From Bad to Worse

    A Karl Rove timeline

  • Film

    April 21, 2005

    Pillow Talk

    Dear Pillows Bryan Poyser on 11-year-old directors and Logans Run orgies

  • Columns

    December 11, 2003
  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Fear Factor

    The four horsemen of the suburban apocalypse