Now that you've eaten your weight in bánh chưng at Little Saigon's Tet Festival this past weekend, how about the Indonesian equivalent called bacang, or how about sate, or gado gado?
The cuisine of the fourth most populous country on Earth behind, China, India and us (it's true, look it up), wil ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Every Thursday, in addition to bombarding you with
blog posts, this newspaper does something really crazy...we write a
print version! Here's a taste of our top stories this week]1) Our lead story this week checks in on the English Beat, and their tireless frontman Dave Wakeling. Di ... More >>
Stories From an Undeclared War, a documentary about former Newport Beach resident Erin Gruwell and the at-risk students who came under her wing at Wilson High School in Long Beach, screens free at 6:30 this evening in the Friends Room at Newport Beach Public Library.Directed by Dennis Rice, the empo ... More >>
UPDATE, DEC. 28, 5:38 P.M.: A paddle out in memory of Surfline founder, president and chief forecaster Sean Collins is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Jan. 7 on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier.
If Collins were still here to give a prediction, he'd tell surfers to brace for the possibili ... More >>
It was Oliver Wendell Holmes who opined that a new truth is better than an old celebrity-tinged news item, or at least he would have opined that had he lived in our celeb-obsessed times. So it is in that spirit these 15 Orange County brushes with famous folks in '08 are unveiled.
1) Newpo ... More >>
Gossip-mongering TMZ.com breaks the story that an Orange County jury today convicted Vincent Dean Malicek on one count of armed bank robbery for a September heist at a Wells Fargo Bank in Santa Ana.
What's that? You've never heard of a celebrity named Vincent Dean Malicek? That's because he ... More >>