With a deal with Snoop Dogg in the works, the rapper was about to hit hip-hop heaven. Now he faces decades behind bars. But is he guilty?
Todd Robert Sousa, a former youth swim club coach who owned a swimming school with his wife, was reportedly jailed Wednesday on suspicion of having sex with an underage girl who took lessons from him.That's especially rough for the 38-year-old Irvine father--and son-in-law of a retiring Laguna Hill ... More >>
Rubber-neckers beware: that car accident you're going to stare at Thursday won't be real. Keep it moving, please. Woodbridge High School in Irvine is planning a simulated drunk driving collision at West Yale Loop, between Alton and Barranca parkways, as part of the "Every 15 Minutes" program t ... More >>
LautenschleUPDATE, OCT. 29, 9:54 A.M.: Swim instructor Todd Robert Sousa, who was sentenced Friday to prison time and a sex offender tag for unlawful sex with a 15-year-old girl he taught, is the son-in-law of Laguna Hills City Councilman Joel Lautenschleger. Sousa has children with Lautenschlege ... More >>
Edwin GoeiIt's been a long while since Vessia in Irvine shuttered, about a year. The owner and namesake, Franco Vessia, closed the long-standing Italian restaurant at the Crossroads in Irvine to focus on his newer Frankie's Steak and Seafood in Temecula. But then, that restaurant had to close ... More >>
Tomorrow, I will drive to my alma mater, UCLA, to give the school's commencement speech, a subject I've written about way too much already. Really, the person you should pay attention to is the student commencement speaker, as she's one of our own: Flavia de la Fuente of Irvine.
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Copenhagen comes to Laguna before going national, Ayn Rand comes to Long Beach, and Captain Nemos a freakin terrorist