[Moxley Confidential] Plus, more legal shenanigans in the Jim Toledano extortion case
When Glenn Greenwald speaks in Orange County next month, he'll have more to talk about than the classified documents from Edward Snowden on the massive U.S. and British surveillance programs or the injustice of the Bradley Manning prosecution. It was revealed Saturday that Greenwald and fellow jour ... More >>
See Update No. 2 on the arrest of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula. See Update No. 1 on a Santa Ana nonprofit fearing the film is backfiring on Christians in Egypt and Libya and more OC ties for the film's consultant. ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 13, 7 A.M.: The mystery of how Sam Bacile came to be attached to Ora ... More >>
Local Libyan Americans welcome others to join them tonight at a candlelight vigil in Tustin to mourn the loss of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other members of the American diplomatic corps in Libya."The Libyan American Association of Southern California condemns the cowardly and ... More >>
New exhibit remembers when UC Irvine art scandalized OC—and helped to shape the SoCal scene
Two female filmmakers come to UC Irvine this week to discuss their projects about women caught in the middle of war and children mostly caught up in human slavery around the world.One, entertainment brand heir Abigail E. Disney, is bringing even more star power: Academy Award winner Geena Davis. ... More >>
"It's a moment of total euphoria," Edina Lekovich, director of policy and programming with the Muslim Public Affairs Council of Los Angeles, said during this morning's uninterrupted KTLA/Channel 5 news coverage of the events unfolding in Egypt after the resignation and departure of Egyptian Presi ... More >>
He's ill.What's the most dangerous place for Christians to practice their faith?No, it's not San Francisco.Or Miami's South Beach.
At a White House briefing, President Barack Obama just said suspicious packages found aboard two cargo planes bound for the United States "do apparently contain explosive material."They came from Yemen and were inside Fed-Ex and UPS packages bound for a synagogue in Chicago.
[Hole In the Wall] Andaluz Restaurant and Bakery spins a sublime shawarma
ACLUHalime SatA woman who was barred from flying out of the Long Beach Airport is among 10 U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the American Civil Liberties Union is representing in its constitutional challenge of the government's "no-fly list."Halime Sat joins a disabled veteran of the U ... More >>
Grace LeBakin' BBQ The darling of Costa Mesa's vegetarian and vegan eateries, Avanti Cafe does healthy eating with a fervor you can taste in every delectably seasoned bite. In addition to its generous selection of Italian and Southwestern inspired dishes, this cafe is open until 10 p.m. on most n ... More >>
A location scout for a spy movie could not have picked a better location for my late December meeting with Craig Monteilh: a table outside a restaurant in a bustling Irvine shopping center. A lensman would appreciate the shadow-erasing clouds hovering overhead on the warm winter morning. And cen ... More >>
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Dornan says Rohrabachers got a weakness for terror suspects
Huntington Beach Congressman Dana Rohrabacher helped arm the terrorists accused of attacking New York and Washington, D.C. Now hes got a new plan to save the world