Winter Weather

  • Columns

    February 27, 2014

    Gimme Some Heat

    [Hey, You!] Thanks for a long, cold winter, useless phone lady

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Snow Summit and Bear Mountain are for Sale; Writer Will Work Cheap Promoting New Owner

    The owner of Snow Summit and Bear Mountain is seeking a buyer or buyers for the Big Bear area ski resorts.Houlihan Lokey "will contact various potential buyers, both within and beyond the ski resort industry, informing them of Snow Summit [Ski Corp.]'s attractiveness as an acquisition," reads a rele ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2012
  • Calendar

    May 24, 2012

    Patchwork Spring Festival

    Sycamore and Second St., Santa Ana

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2011

    Snow in Costa Mesa?

    ​Snow fell this weekend in San Francisco and it's being anticipated in the coastal foothills of Los Angeles--but could it really happen here in Costa Mesa?According to the the weather app on the iPhone? Sure. Maybe. Possibly. It's currently 50-degrees out there, which is something like 20-degrees ... More >>

  • Film

    February 4, 2011

    The Big Chill

    The mysterious world of mumble-noir in Cold Weather

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    The Inconvenient Truth Underlying Al Gore's Snowball Fight With Matt Drudge and Bill O'Reilly

    ​The killer snowstorms socking much of the country are providing pundits on the right all the ammunition they need to mow down poor ol' Al Gore. Mr. Inconvenient Truth was called out last week by Bill O'Reilly, who wanted to know, if global warming exists, "Why has southern New York turned into t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    The Orange County Interwebs Horror (Road) Show

    ​This week's horrific show--which is composed to things said about and/or from Orange County on the Interwebs--takes a road trip. After the jump, you'll be treated to a freeway trickster, an Ultimate Fighter outta gas, a family that lives out of an RV (on purpose) and a surfing skier (and the read ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 29, 2009

    Film Exposes Locals to WWI American Soldiers Known as the Polar Bears

    Dr. Peter Karpawhich, a Detroit area physician, plays a Bolshevik lieutenant firing a pistol at American soldiers as another re-enactor takes aim in waist-deep snow in "Voices of a Never Ending Dawn."​Voices of a Never Ending Dawn, a documentary on the 5,500 young American soldiers who were unexpe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2008

    FOX NEWS: Why New Mexico is so close

    Some googly-eyed, drooly-mouthed Fox News talking head just said that the reason why New Mexico is so tight between Obama and Clinton (as of 10:50 p.m.) is because parts of the state were hit with a snowstorm today, and that many of Hillary's Latino supporters couldn't claw their way out of the snow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    The Blakes Play The Doll Hut 11/1

    Last night I ventured to Anaheim’s famous Doll Hut to see Seattle-based rock band The Blakes. I was worried I had missed them, showing up at 10 when the show started at 9. Nope. Doll Hut owner Juan Reynoso, who was working the door (gotta love that!) told me they had yet to go on. I was in luc ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 1, 2007


    'Give us all a breakthe Mexican wetback has become the majority.'

  • News

    February 15, 2007

    An Inconvenient Slope

    Big Bears ski resorts are covered in snow despite a chronic lack of natural snowfall. So where are the crowds? Dont blame global warmingblame the media

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2007

    Icey U P

    Over on there's plenty of coverage on the ice storm. If you haven't heard, a massive weather system caused chaos and death from Texas to Illinois, then relocated towards New England. Thousands upon thousands are without power, 36 are already dead, so naturally I'm going to make a snarky edit ... More >>

  • Music

    April 6, 2006

    Live Review

    Dreamy and Dreary