"We toured the country multiple times, just the two of us," says Josh Carter, one-half of electropop duo Phantogram. "We'd sleep in Wal-Mart parking lots. Playing for five people every night was a success then. The first time we sold out Bowery Ballroom--that was a huge success. It's constantly buil ... More >>
The transition from Anaheim gang member to college graduate has been anything but easy
Benjamin Richard Garcia's parents were both Orange County drug addicts who possessed no parenting skills and died early. In his neighborhood, Garica associated with F-Troop gangsters growing up, turned to illegal narcotics (heroin), attended Santa Ana High School until the 10th grade, lost his sple ... More >>
Holiday snacks are starting to creep up on store shelves, and we're particularly intrigued by this one. Nabisco has introduced Gingerbread Oreos, available for a limited time at Wal-Mart.
McDonald's just isn't real food. So, it would make sense that something so fake, so artificial, and so full of preservatives would not be able to house mold. So, we at the OC Weekly, being as eager to jump on the McDonald's hating bandwagon as everyone else - decided to put this rumor to the test.
If you're a female, you likely stopped shopping at Wet Seal when you were 13 (or whenever Forever 21 started becoming awesome), but here's more reason to avoid the mall staple (you know, aside from the fact that you no longer wear metallic booty shorts and T-shirts that read, "IF YOUR SINGLE, SO AM ... More >>
See update at the end of post where newly appointed Anaheim City Manager Bob Wigenroth makes a recommendation for the City Council.ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 5, 8:00 A.M. As Fullerton residents anxiously awaited their City Council recall results on Tuesday night, a group of about a dozen pro ... More >>
When Theresa Smith lost her son, Caesar Cruz to a fatal December 11, 2009 officer-involved shooting in Anaheim, she hoped her family would be the last to have to endure the pain of such a devastating loss. "As soon as he was killed," Smith, a resident of Fullerton, says, "I wanted awareness." Her 3 ... More >>
OC parents find they are out of care options unless Laura's Law is adopted
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And why do Mexicans cheer for the Texas Longhorns and USC Trojans in football if they never attended?
[Moxley Confidential] The odd case of the accountant who made a killing in the Sandra Jessee murder trial
Newsong was on its way to becoming Orange County's next big megachurch—then its pastor decided to pull back and go small
Just like candy!McDonald's put out a press release today touting the return of its Asian salad, a mix of greens, mandarins and almonds it sold a couple of years ago until discontinuing it for reasons the company never quite explained. It's going to be available only in Southern California, only u ... More >>
You may have seen it: a Christian video from a '90s has a kid in a purple "Jesus is Lord" shirt covering DC Talk's "Nu Thang" in MC Hammer acid wash pants and hi tops. Since it was uploaded on YouTube on a week ago, it's been viewed more than 500,000 times.What's even more amazing is a few days ... More >>
Edwin GoeiThis is the Meatball Sub from Harry's Deli.Subway. You can't get away from it. Airports. Wal-Marts. Gas stations. They're everywhere. It far outnumbers any other fast food chain--the largest single-brand chain in world. It's bigger than McDonald's. Drive a few blocks anywhere in ci ... More >>
Headline: Mickey to Celebrate Mexican BicentennialComment by RFORGY: Be a good place to arrest Illegals.Comment by SPARKLETTS: Not renewing my annual passes this year.Comment by KVAN123: I can't afford to feed my children so I apply for welfare, but I have plenty of money to bring my huge family ... 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, being an OC native and, of course, music.According to statistics that I just expertly extracted from the ever-re ... More >>
Courtesy of Garden Grove Police DepartmentRichard Lam NguyenA Garden Grove man who choked his elderly mother to death because she wanted him to study medicine instead of pharmacy was convicted of manslaughter this morning.Prosecutors wanted murder.They did get it for a North Carolina man who help ... More >>
'Save the music, y'all'
The Missing Class explores what it takes to float above poverty
Steakhouses, mess halls, eateries, barbecues, fine-dining establishments, & gratuitous & thematically inconsistent Tolkien references
East meets west in Cao Fei’s ‘Whose Utopia?’
WEB EXCLUSIVE! Ladies and gentlemen, the propositions!
Raucous doc catches moral watchdogs with their pants down
DA wages war on Santa Ana gang, prohibits pastel clothing
Jim Gilliam of Uncovered, Outfoxed and Wal-Mart fame designs new distribution and fund-raising mod
April 5 - April 11
Larry lays some cable across America
It's always entertaining reading the Fullerton-based California Rifle and Pistol Association newsletter, The Firing Line. The best section, naturally, is On Target -- the letters to the editor. The March 2006 issue does not disappoint, with letters branding U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein "a loser" (h ... More >>
Meeting Mrs. Argyros
The modern lover lives in the modern world
The Music Industry Descends on Anaheim and Gives it a Hickey
We used to be El Toro!
Discount capital of OC
Argyros and Gibbs missing from DAs Garofalo investigation
Not yet in Depends, we moon after our youths
What's your Wu-Tang tag?
Diary of a mad Libertarian