Falasophy owner Rashad Moumneh and I met years ago while working with the same personal trainer. We never discussed work, but knew the other was hardworking (at least when it came to our gym sessions). Our acquaintance is a perfect example of 'it's who you know', with his mobile meals gaining moment ... More >>
Around Naples Island
William R. Mason Regional Park
The former trainer of legends Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson on the champions, his career and MMA's future
[Hey, You!] Or at least that's what it says on my car . . .
City National Grove of Anaheim
There are few solid metal venues in OC where you can rely on brake-neck riffs and top notch brutality, on a weekly basis. And even though we knew it wouldn't last forever, it saddened us yesterday to get confirmation that Slidebar is ending its weekly Metal Mondays showcases following another brawl ... More >>
An Irvine man was sentenced this morning to 30 months in federal prison for hawking counterfeit goods, including knock-offs of Bowflex, Ab Circle Pro and Malibu Pilates exercise machines.United States District Court Judge R. Gary Klausner in Los Angeles immediately remanded Stanley Kuo Jua Yang, 3 ... More >>
Richard and Donna O'Neill Conservancy
Some locals, including UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz, are showing their support for veterans and the troops today by pushing their bodies.Take "The Pledge" through the Pro vs. G.I. Joe organization, and you'll spread the support by fulfilling weekly, personal goals to, say, do a set number of pushups ... More >>
If the quality of a band's tour was measured by how much fun say its name five times fast, then Starpool's End of Summer Ska Splash already has our vote for concert of the month. But all alliteration aside (see what we did there?), this feast of horns and bouncy rhythms from a solid collection of OC ... More >>
Hi Nancy,My name is Ryan Ritchie and I'm pretty sure I'm in love with you. Let me explain.A few days ago, I was browsing this here blog when I came across Gabriel San Roman's post about how you created a Kickstarter page in hopes of coming up with $15,000 for your full-length debut. One thing I a ... More >>
Flickr user jeffadairExercise content: 9879852 sit-ups, 23497 push-ups and 28 marathons. I dropped out of my human biology class at UCI, so when it comes to reading calories on nutrition labels, all I know is that small numbers are better than big numbers--and that I should probably do more crun ... More >>
Watch out for 3hree Things every Tuesday, where Riley Breckenridge, drummer of Orange County's favorite local alt-rock band Thrice, gives his take on life in Southern California as an OC native.courtesy of warriorinscrubs, sixpackstomachreview and photoshopEarlier this week I discovered th ... More >>
Honestly, we doubt it. After all, only two months ago Adele told Rolling Stone, "My life is full of drama and I won't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like," she tells the magazine. "I don't like going to the gym. I like eating fine foods and drinking nice wine. Even ... More >>
Fox Theater Pomona
CVS Pharmacy is actually more gourmet than its stained carpets and weirdly tattooed patrons might suggest--but that's another post. This one deals with a weight-loss product they sell called The Swedish Diet. How can you not love a product that proclaims, "Given the choice... what would you rather d ... More >>
Action, not emotion, in 'The Robber,' a tale of a criminal who went the distance
Pop chanteuse Katy Perry has never hidden her love for In-N-Out--she's tweeted about it, told reporters about it, and more. We get it--she loves the burgers.But she can't say it enough.
Cupcakes, cakes, et al? SO 2007. Doesn't mean I won't eat them, of course. But I am just obsessed now--and you know I'd usually never be such a cheerleaders, so this is legit--with the picture before you: a push-up cake pop made by Meringue Bake Shop of Anaheim.
[Hey, You!] Spray deodorant toxifies the locker room
The day last year when Randy Adams signed on to become the city of Bell's police chief, the 59-year-old was immediately declared disabled, meaning that whenever he decided to retire, he would receives half of his $400,000 annual salary for life.Funny, then, that Adams was taking rigorous spinnin ... More >>
Taylor Lautner has reportedly settled his legal dispute with an Irvine RV dealership.And Twilight's Jabob Black did not have to do one push-up to do it.
UPDATE: Taylor Lautner responds to the pushup challenge (see end of post) . . . We just told you about Taylor Lautner suing an Irvine motorhome company over the late delivery of a $300,000 trailer the Twilight star wanted on the set of his latest movie.Brent McMahon, the 47-year-old owner of McM ... More >>
Mile Square Park
[Trendzilla] Getting in your face at Nordstrom South Coast Plaza
[Hey, You!] Stair-step off!
Are you like me? Did you just know that they would extend OC Restaurant Week one more week (it will now continue to run March 7-13)? It was extended last year, too. Honestly, I don't know why they don't just call it "Orange County Restaurant TWO Weeks" to begin with. I guess that's what they ... More >>
Corner of Dana Point Harbor Dr. and Golden Lantern
El Moro Canyon
Everyone's trying to be a fancy pizza man nowadays gracias to the Mozza phenomenon. From Pizzeria Ortica's neo-Italian standards to Avanti Café's inventive pies, it's a welcome addition to the county's pizza scene. Add to the good ones some squash concoction at Mesa.Mesa switches up its menu to mat ... More >>
George Clinton and P-Funk
Personal Training at the Brea Fitness Center
Dear Rick: As the host of KOCE's Inside OC, you nearly have a monopoly when it comes to getting important stories on local television. I watched a rerun tonight of your recent interview with embattled OC Treasurer/Tax Collector Chriss (I'm sick of people emailing me on this. His first name is spel ... More >>
The 50-lb. Schlong
Staying away from Closer Than Ever
A hundred knives for, like, a hundred bucks and other gift ideas
Hes in the Army now