Trouble seems to follow the model-turned-quasi-pop princess. Last month, she and boyfriend Zachary Cole Smith of DIIV were arrested for drug possession. Shortly after, Ferreira canceled her remaining U.S. tour dates with Vampire Weekend due to a vocal injury. Despite Ferreira's setbacks, it seems ... More >>
Corporate executives of a successful Los Angeles light bulb company that misrepresented the life and power of its products for years to fraudulently entice sales are liable for cheating consumers out of more than $21 million in gross sales. That's the ruling of U.S. District Court Judge James V. Se ... More >>
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 >>
A federal judge in Orange County has punished a crook who participated in a Southern California identity theft ring that victimized Walmart stores with fake credit cards. Neil Magbag Santos blamed methamphetamine for his crimes and claimed his attempt to avoid the reach of federal law enforcement o ... More >>
As they sit in a conference room at Capitol Records, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant can barely hide their smiles. The next day, they'll play KROQ's Weenie Roast before zipping up the freeway to Mountain View for BFD. In less than two years, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant have gone from hearing th ... More >>
In what is perhaps the most definitive article on Huy Fong Food's Sriracha hot sauce to date, Businessweek revealed that the maker of Tabasco is working on its own version of Sriracha. The writer of the story interviewed Paul McIlhenny, the company's sixth-generation CEO. McIlhenny said he ... More >>
With storm clouds looming overhead, about fifty people gathered at the corner of Anna Drive and La Palma Avenue in Anaheim for a rally and march in memory of Manuel Diaz on Sunday. It was the latest action marking a shift in strategy for family members and activists organizing in the wake of the cit ... 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
Sue IsmielUPDATE, SEPT. 9, 11:35 A.M.: Nad's brand of hair-removal products founder Sue Ismiel, who is also CEO of corporate parent Sue Ismiel & Daughters, Inc. (SI&D) of Australia, accuses her former president of U.S. operations in Garden Grove of falsely alleging he was fired due to h ... More >>
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
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 >>
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