I'm still in shock over the news that Huell Howser, the greatest Californian since Hiram Johnson, has left us. He passed away last night of natural causes, leaving behind a legacy of Cali love that my alma mater, Chapman University, will guard forever.All the pundits of the Golden State will weigh i ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC Weekly Click here to see more photos from the game.The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim beat the Los Angeles Dodgers of Los Angeles 5-1 last night at Angels Stadium to sweep the annual Freeway Series.It was classic Mike Scioscia small ball (with a 5th inning Torii Hunter ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native. I've always loved talk radio. In the early '90s, I used to listen to Jim Rome's show relig ... More >>
LBPost.comBecky Ames, the Long Beach mayor's chief of staff, speaks with Dave Wielenga at a city function in 2008.As an OC Weekly staff writer for many years, Dave Wielenga cranked out many incredible stories and even helped bring down a crooked mayor.
UPDATED! Orange County Register: The first Orange County Starbucks targeted for closure is (drum roll, please) . . . the one at 24502 Del Prado, Dana Point. . . . Based on the photo that pops up (and out!) when you open this, a flotation device turned out for The Real Housewives of Orange C ... More >>
The strangest part in my interview with Huell Howser this week was learning that the Transportation Corridor Authority tried to get his special on San Onofre State Beach delayed. I knew the TCA hated ol' Huell for his opposition to extending the 241 Toll Road through San Onofre State Park, further t ... More >>
Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Full disclosure: I'm not too informed on the 241 Toll Road. I don't see how extending it to San Onofre will reduce traffic on the 5 Freeway. I don't surf so don't particularly care if the legendary waves of Trestles disappeared. I do know that the Transportation Corridor Authority is one of Orange C ... More >>
While enjoying Mami's amazing pozole this morning and seeing the Tournament of Roses parade rebroadcast on KTLA-TV Channel 5, my parents pointed out something interesting. When the Los Angeles Dodgers' float passed by, the camera cut between different Dodgers--Vin Scully, the Dodgers' organist, Noma ... More >>
'Its incredulous that Dave is so hateful. The fact that Rex was caught with marijuana paraphernalia at an airport should have made him a "hero" at the "weakly," but you allowed Dave to trash him'
Los Angeles Ashes
Laguna Playhouses Rounding Third
Smith and Markas describe the action as the Anaheim Angels head toward baseball heaven