Subject:

Will SWAIM

  • Columns

    November 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Larry Agran Blasted By Three Former Close Allies As Corrupt & Unworthy of Irvine Mayor's Job

    Three prominent Orange County men who spent years as close allies to Larry Agran have joined together in a campaign mailer to declare him a corrupt politician unworthy of winning the mayor's job in the City of Irvine's Nov. 6 election."He's betrayed his values--Agran does not deserve our vot ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2012

    Burying Tom Fuentes' Secrets

    [Moxley Confidential] The longtime chairman of the OC Republican Party passes away and takes some great dirt with him

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Will Swaim Joins Steven Greenhut To Expose Government Waste, Fraud and Abuse

    Can two past journalism enemies join together in common cause?The answer is yes based on the relatively new union between Will Swaim, OC Weekly's founding editor, and Steven Greenhut, the longtime lead editorial writer and columnist for crosstown rival Orange County Register.Greenhut is nowadays vic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Ronald Reagan Day in Larry Agran Land?

    ​It's unclear why this wasn't proposed a few weeks ago, but the Irvine City Council tonight will consider proclaiming Feb. 6 "Ronald Reagan Day," in honor of 40th president's birthday.The proclamation is not being foisted on the panel that leans Democratic because Reagan was once a member of the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Defunct District Weekly Owes Former Staffers $70,000, State Labor Board Rules

    ​A state commission found the former publishers of the now defunct District Weekly, a Long Beach alternative newspaper launched in April 2007 by ex-OC Weekly staffers, owes six employees nearly $70,000 in unpaid salary and vacation pay.Still to come is a Long Beach Superior Court hearing in a laws ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Small World

    As Clockwork sits in deliberations as an Orange County Superior Court alternate juror, speaking as this is being banged out is our foreman, Stephen Mensinger. When Mensinger is not being paid $15-a-day to fulfill his civic duty, he earns bukoo bucks to preside over Irvine-based developer SunCal's mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Art Pedroza: An Appreciation

    For those of you Luddites who still rely solely on dead trees for news, the top three political blogs (in no order) are OC Blog, The Liberal OC, and Orange Juice!. Each roughly correspond to a local newspaper--OC Blog is conservative like the Orange County Register (except much more hackingly so), t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Register "Didn't Have The Goods" On Carona

    This past Wednesday, the stage was set for an ultimate face-off: Our own R. Scott Moxley, the finest reporter in these here parts, and Register reporter Tony Saavedra, both staring down Mike Schroeder, local GOP king-maker (former Sheriff-maker, soon-to-be felon-maker), in front of the assembled mem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2007

    Schou Mug Shot Hits LA Times

    Yes, OC Weekly investigative reporter Nick Schou got his mug shot in today's Los Angeles Times. No, he wasn't participating again in a riot, peeking inside an undercover DEA 18-wheeler or even driving solo in the HOV lane. A year or so ago, Schou thought it'd be fun to perform his normal work duti ... More >>

  • Food

    March 15, 2007

    The New Times

    Leatherbys Cafe Rouge a Grand Place to Watch the World Spin

  • Columns

    February 15, 2007

    Letters

    'Bosomy? Not only is that irrelevant, it sails dangerously close to the ingrained misogyny of tabloid coveragesomething I would have thought your paper would want to avoid.'

  • Columns

    February 8, 2007

    Letters

    'Will Swaim and his paper have been one giant pain in the ass to a county that was in desperate need of one. Godspeed, my friend.'

  • Columns

    February 1, 2007

    See You, Suckers!

    This time, she means it

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    In Brief: The Official Will Swaim Playlist

    I'm sure by now that most of you who read this are aware our editor-in-chief, Will Swaim, has resigned. What you may not be aware of, however, is our boss's penchant for singing—constantly. Seriously. Dude sings more than Rebecca Schoenkopf does. Which is A LOT. Anyway. In memorium, I'm posti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2007

    Will Swaim--Gone :-(

    Yes, naranjeros: OC Weekly founder/editor/publisher/soul Will Swaim has resigned. Coverage in the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Business Journal, Orange County Register. Our paper? Wait until Thursday...until then, por favor post all thoughts/rants/valentines about our dearly departed Herr below! ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 14, 2006

    Letters

    'Theres a joke in Puerto Rico that says the only reason Hitler ordered that the Jews be killed is because he didnt know Cubans existed'

  • Features

    October 19, 2006

    Robot Eats OC

    About that cover image and the guy behind it

  • Columns

    July 6, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    June 28 - July 4

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2006

    Dem Bones

    First there was yesterday's Election Day lunch--the GOP-heavy shindig where Weekly editor Will Swaim only got halfway through the hilarious speech I wrote for him because he was shuffling back and forth between pages and so lost my text and thus never got to the payoff, "Thank you, ladies and gentle ... More >>

  • Web

    April 6, 2006

    Our Buddy

    The Weekly remembers Buddy Seigal, 1957-2006

  • Culture

    April 6, 2006

    Trendzilla

    Hobo purses vs. satchels

  • Columns

    January 19, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Jan. 11 - Jan. 17

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2006

    Give Us This Day Our Daily Hoax(es)

    Your favorite Too Lazy to Bother With Confirmin' Timekeeper passed along two, count 'em, two hoaxes to our dear reader, er, readers in yesterday's Clockwork. But first, introductions are in order: GOP Jay meet Victor Infante. Victor, Jaybird. Victor, as longtime readers know, is our dearly departed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2005

    About A Clockwork Orange

    After having successfully ripped off the "I, Anonymous" column in The Stranger of Seattle and renaming it "Hey, You!", OC Weekly editor Will Swaim set about pilfering The Stranger's week-in-review column, "Last Days." Matt Coker drew the short straw to compile the thing, and "A Clockwork Orange" was ... More >>

  • Features

    September 8, 2005

    Staff Infection

    Every now and then, a Weekling steps up

  • Features

    September 8, 2005
  • Food

    July 14, 2005

    The Asian Persuasion

    Great Asian restaurants, and the Asians (and Chuck Devore) who love them

  • Features

    December 30, 2004

    Diary of A Mad Year

    2004 regurgitated

  • Columns

    May 6, 2004
  • Columns

    April 1, 2004
  • Columns

    March 4, 2004

    The Times They Are A-Changin . . . Back!

    The GOP gets funky, by which of course we mean they smell

  • Features

    January 15, 2004

    Meat Me in Hell

    A guide to great food

  • Columns

    January 15, 2004
  • Features

    October 30, 2003
  • Columns

    June 5, 2003
  • Columns

    September 5, 2002
  • Features

    September 6, 2001

    Its a Living

    You think your jobs tough? Try being the Ty-D-Bowl Man for Huntington Beach

  • Culture

    January 4, 2001
  • Features

    October 26, 2000
  • Features

    October 26, 2000
  • Features

    October 26, 2000
  • Features

    October 26, 2000
  • Supplement

    September 14, 2000
  • Features

    September 14, 2000

    We Are Five!

    A Brief History of the Orange County (Calif.) Weekly Tribune and Times-Dispatch

  • Features

    September 14, 2000
  • Supplement

    June 29, 2000
  • Columns

    August 26, 1999
  • News

    September 17, 1998

    45 rides. 16 hours. One man. Disneyland in a day!

    Consider your origins: you were not made that you might live as brutes, but so as to follow virtue and knowledge.
    ---Dante

  • News

    February 12, 1998
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