The hills of Laurel Canyon might not be the first place you'd think to look for a gritty soul band like Vintage Trouble. But one thing that gives the band's rollicking, old-school flavor some authenticity is their decision to rehearse at their drummer Richard Danielson's house there, pitted inside a ... More >>
Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for
West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hit the town with rapper Kurupt from Tha Dogg Pound
and DJ Nik Bean, a West L.A.-based mixtape impresario who has worked with Snoop and Tha ... More >>
Ryan RitchieSnoop Dogg and Wiz KhalifaWiltern December 13, 2011 To use a tired party cliche, if you remember the Snoop Dogg/Wiz Khalifa show last night at the Wiltern, you weren't there.I mean, seriously, was anyone not getting high? The answer is no.Wiz performed for about a half hour ... More >>
Photo by Melanie.The CHP apparently has a problem with nine students holding a sit-in on Wilshire.An Orange Countian was among the nine Dream Act student-activists who tied up traffic for hours in Westwood Thursday--and were rewarded with arrest citations from the California Highway Patrol.
Dave LiebermanThe Place: The Cellar, 305 N. Harbor, Suite 001, Fullerton; (714) 525-5682.The Hours: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday nights (into Saturday morning, obviously)The Deal: 25% off drinks.
The Scene: Who says happy hour has to be at 5 p.m.? For all those
people who are stuck poring over spre ... More >>
Our interview with Delia Snyder, chef-owner of Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, started yesterday--click here if you missed the first part, particularly if you're a fan of old-school Cantonese-American food.
Photo by Kimberly Valenzuela
Edwin GoeiTwo stories involving Chinese food caught my attention last week. First, there's local news about what is arguably one of OC's best Chinese restaurants, China Garden in Irvine. Fellow OC Food Blogger Julian Hsu has the scoop. In his post, he writes: "We just ate there for dimsum lunch t ... More >>
The OC Weekly--as in ORANGE COUNTY Weekly--plot for Los Angeles media market domination has been slow to achieve but persistent, as evidenced by the impressive showing Weeklings make on the Los Angeles Press Club's list of finalists for the 51st annual SoCal Journalism Awards.Winners will be announc ... More >>
Fullerton Market Musical Entertainment, 4 p.m.Everything from vintage surf rock to Top 40s hits will be featured at
the weekly outdoor market, which will run through Oct. 29. Fresh
produce, flowers, baked goods, arts and crafts, vendors and booths just
for the kids will also be featured.Fullerton D ... More >>
You may have missed it in the comments to this post, but someone going by the handle "cook", who apparently attended the plaque unveiling ceremony for fallen hero Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Monsoor at the Walk of Honor Plaza in Santa Ana Thursday morning, poses an interesting que ... More >>
You know what I hate most about my new life in Orange County?
No, not that. That either.
What I hate is that if I stay out any time later than, say, 10 p.m., the odds seem to be about 50/50 that the freeway exit I need will be randomly closed. Or even that the entire freeway will be randomly clos ... More >>