second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary
bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at
Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live
music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great
night, Dave treats us ev ... More >>
All right, beer hipsters, this is it. Anyone can get great beer in Orange County and San Diego, but the best-kept secret is something you'll have to head south for--south past that weird traffic light that says "México".
The Mexican beer we get up here in the States is like having sex in a
boat--f ... More >>
The ultimate new foodie...You know them -- they blog and/or Yelp, prevent you from eating while they take photos with their camera phone, and can talk your ear off about the place they just ate at. (Of course, I'm guilty of all that, too.) What can you get besides a gift card to their favorite ea ... More >>
Chasen Marshall/OC WeeklyThe long Lowers walls made for an ideal canvas.Yesterday's action at the Hurley Pro at Lower Trestles was a demonstration of why surfing can but never will join the likes of professional football, basketball and baseball. The progression and innovation in surfing creates ... More >>
Headed to Comic Con this week? Then snag what's sure to be one of the more sought-after pieces of swag: official Cheesy Poofs from the creators of South Park. The New York Times reports that Comedy Central and Frito-Lay have teamed up to promote 15 years of South Park by releasing Cartman's ... More >>
More than 100 people in attendance last night...With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations from last night's epic town hall on SanTana gentrification wars held by KPCC-FM 89.3's AirTalk with Larry Mantle. *More than 100 people attended la ... 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.Tis the season to be an asshole jolly. A caveat: I love giving gifts, and love that the hol ... More >>
If being a celebrity and having a perfume line is the true mark of success, the sad corollary is that audiences think dousing themselves in the "wet ozone" notes of Paris Hilton's product will make you fun and vacuous as well, or that wearing "Unforgivable Woman" by Puffy Combs (aka. P. Diddy/Sea ... More >>
Headline: Van Full of Pit Bulls Headed to MexicoComment by SCHULTZIE: I know all races abuse animals but the mexicans are the worse between the dog fights, chicken fights, letting their dogs have lots of puppies so they can sell them at the flea markets and outside of Wal-Mart, not giving them th ... More >>
A 56-year-old Newport Beach man was being arraigned in Westminster today for allegedly swinging an 8-pound
puppy on leash as he argued with his girlfriend in a Walmart parking lot. Verne Joseph
Strong is being charged with one felony count of
animal abuse by a caretaker and a sentencing enhanc ... More >>
If someone rear-ends you while driving, you usually stop and get the person's insurance information. If someone rear-ends you while in a Taco Bell drive thru, RUN! That is, SPEED OFF! At least this is the lesson learned from--where else?--Texas.
The deceasedHow did you spend last Thursday? The Cruz family of Fullerton and their friends spent it in front of Anaheim police headquarters on South Harbor Boulevard, protesting the death of Caesar Cruz, who was shot by cops three months earlier in a Wal-mart parking lot.Anaheim police were tigh ... More >>
Due to an insatiable need for even more cash following the announcement of their three-night Hollywood Bowl stand, the Eagles have added a fourth area date at Anaheim's Honda Center on Sunday, April 25. The Eagles--Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit--will offer note-for-note r ... More >>
eliya @ flickr.com CC BY-NC 2.0This week contains one of the most ancient and cherished traditions in America, where families get up at shockingly early hours to fight traffic just to be together for a day. Thanksgiving, you say? No, Black Friday, the day by which all retail business for the enti ... More >>
*Update: It appears young Aaron Westbrook (a teacher arrested Monday for allegedly sleeping with one of his students at Capo Valley High; see below) graduated from Vanguard University, the Christian higher learning post in Costa Mesa where his dad, Ed Westbrook, is a professor of business, is head o ... More >>
Everything you know, everything you hold dear, is about to change: Jim Brickman's show at the Grove of Anaheim, originally scheduled for next Tuesday, Nov. 18, has been postponed to Sunday, March 1, 2009.
I know. I know.
For those of you that thought that making Chinese Democracy a Best Buy exclus ... More >>
Currently on the endangered species list: your local record store. (You remember those, right?) In a valiant attempt to raise awareness of their existence and importance (and perhaps move some stock), hundreds of independently owned music emporia throughout North America are celebrating Record Sto ... More >>
Earlier this year, I got to meet former WWE champion Stone Cold Steve Austin for an exclusive OC Weekly interview. Many of my fellow wrestling fans were jealous.
But now, they too can meet him. As can you. He's coming to Anaheim to herald the DVD release of his movie THE CONDEMNED, which comes out ... More >>
Jim Gilliam, who we just wrote about, has the trailer up on his site for the next film he produced, Robert Greenwald's Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers, which opens in mid-September.
Clockwork's insta-review of the trailer: One of the best things going for Greenwald's Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Lo ... More >>