Beer season is upon us, and TAPS Fish House & Brewery plans to do right by hosting two events this month, their annual Craft Brew Festival and their Summer Luau. Get excited.
Happy trails are here?
Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us eve ... More >>
It's been just over seven months since a weekend of fatal back-to-back officer-involved shootings took place in Anaheim, igniting long-simmering tensions between the police and the city's poorer areas. The Orange County District Attorney's office is still conducting its investigation into both incid ... More >>
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyThe Leader-Telegram reports that Bon Iver will be in a fitness DVD created by frontman Justin Vernon's personal trainer Jeff Rogers. The two apparently met years ago in a Wisconsin YMCA where Rogers found out Vernon suffered from sciatica (a numbing in the leg). The traine ... More >>
The Santa Ana native is king of Orange County's handball courtsbut can he go further and bring the sport some much-needed respect?
If boys can be soldiers, why not gays?The endless screaming you hear is from a rural Virginia estate, the home of former Orange County Congressman Robert K. Dornan, who must be quite aroused by today's events. Loretta Sanchez, the woman who ended his notable political career in 1996, today d ... More >>
OC stage prodigy-turned-filmmaker Drake Doremus brings his 'very personal' movie to Park City, Utah
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--actually the Weekly's TWO weekly round-up as an attempt is made to make up for lost vacation time.Left courtesy of E! Entertainment, right courtesy of Orange Police DepartmentRyan Seacrest (left) gets paid another visit from his No. 1 Army spe ... More >>
YMCA Central Orange Coast
Poor? What you talking about, Seth?Can you smell that?No, not the smoke from the inland wildfire of the week. That other, more ghastly odor. Go ahead, take a big whiff.SNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNORT!That, dear friends, is the smell of another lame TV show focusing on Orange County teens."WEALTHY TEEN ... More >>
Not funny! It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--with a Monday dedicated to the ladies . . . awwwww yeah! MONDAY, AUG. 17Pub Brawl Two women fought as men prodded them on around closing time (2 a.m.) at Auld Dubliner restaurant and pub, 2497 Park Ave., Tustin. The big loser was ... More >>
On the corner of Santa Ana Boulevard and Broadway in SanTana stands a magnificent YMCA building (pictured here in the city's pre-Mexico days) that's been abandoned for years. Developers have proposed various ideas—turn it into a boutique hotel, reopen it as gym, transform the structure into an ext ... More >>
Barnes and Noble Holiday Book Drive
Acht, the wild cliques! Jon Savage documents the pre-history of youth subculture
Wonder why Orange County trembles whenever its Mexicans protest? Welcome to the Citrus War of 1936, the most important event in Orange County history youve never heard of
What happened to your classified ads? (Upper right-hand side of home page, yellow box, says Get Stuff! You can click on tabs for Real Estate, Autos, Jobs, Adult) I can't find Letters to the Editor, archives, or the Film Review bank on your new site. Where have these features gone? Two places for ... More >>
Orange Countys own Hurricane Katrina: the Great Flood of 1938
Gene Autry, meet Paul Wellstone
White Lines, black helicopters
Stephanie Browns fabulous put-downers field guide
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