The Green Love Collective in Santa Ana has an unusual strain on offer for customers: Girl Scout Cookies. According to the collective's page on Legalmarijuanadispensary.com, the top-shelf indica strain contains 30.5 percent THC, and it sells for $20 per gram, $50 per eighth-of-an-ounce, or $360 per o ... More >>
This week's Hey, You!--which surely you read before landing on this drivel--brings up an interesting take on buying goodies from the Girl Scouts as opposed to the Boy Scouts.The hits keep coming: there's now a campaign to end tax-exempt status in California for youth groups that discriminated based ... More >>
Longtime Weekly readers recall "Homegirl Arrissia" Owen from her multiple appearances in Commie Girl, serving as the Robin to the Batman of that former column, Rebecca Schoenkopf (now fighting crime as Wonkette). Owen continues to contribute to the Weekly from her home in Big Bear--the closest home ... More >>
Anaheim and Huntington Beach police officers raided an apartment near La Palma Avenue and Euclid Street last week and arrested the 40-year-old "madame" there on suspicion of being a pimp. The Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force warns brothels are turning up (and turning tricks) ever more fre ... More >>
A Cal State Long Beach graduate suspected of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts
of Orange County was arrested at a Wisconsin airport earlier this month and is awaiting extradition back to California, according to U.S. Marshals and Irvine Police.Marshals were reportedly acting on a t ... More >>
Being gay doesn't mean you're happy, especially if you can't be a Boy Scout. And an Orange County advocacy group isn't happy with the Boy Scouts of America's decision Tuesday to cement its ban against gay members.The Orange County Gay and Lesbian Center is calling for a boycott of the youth organiza ... More >>
Girl Scout cookie season is long gone here in OC, but if you're like me and "accidentally" finished the stash that was supposed to last you through the year, you can get your fix another way. Remember when we wrote about the elusive Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Cookie Can ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 29, 11:45: Because I dare not leave you with broken dreams, I have an update. The cookie candy is real! The Girl Scouts mothership told Huffington Post that the photo is of a retail sales sample and fans should "look forward to some very exciting news in June." Yesssss.ORIGINAL POST, ... More >>
Flickr user Marit_&_ToomasAnyone remember Tracy Flick (aka Reese Witherspoon) in Election? We're thinking the movement going on right now in conservative circles to boycott Girl Scout cookies because the Scouts are all tolerant and shit hired her as speechwriter. It might as well be a controv ... More >>
Earlier this morning, Anne Marie posted about the Girl Scout Cookie ban proposed by a Girl Scout named Taylor from Ventura, California. It set my blood boiling, especially this quote:"But most disturbing to me and my family, is that they've also admitted to already have placed transgender boys th ... More >>
The (23rd) most wonderful time of the year, Girl Scout cookie season, starts this month, and there's a new girl on the block. Meet Savannah Smiles, a lemon-wedge cookie dusted in powdered sugar. She sounds sweet. But do you think she'll fit in with the others? I heard Samoa is kind of a brat.&nbs ... More >>
Today, the Boy Scouts is one of the most multicultural organizations in Orange County--indeed, if you asked me to describe the prototypical OC Boy Scout, I'd say he was a Vietnamese kid from Little Saigon. But the Boy Scouts wasn't always so egalitarian--although the national organization maintai ... More >>
Flickr user Marit & Toomas HinnosaarIf Dulce de Leche, Thank U Berry Much or All Abouts are some of your favorite cookie flavors, better accept the reality now: The Girl Scouts are no longer offering these in their lineup. But wait, there's more!
Jeez, no one is safe from the sticky-fingered these days, not even Garden Grove Boy Scout Troop 75.The troop's 2005, dark-blue, enclosed 15-foot trailer, which was secured in the First Presbyterian Church parking lot with a cable through the tandem wheels and axle, has been stolen, as has the $5, ... More >>
The decorated Girl Scout and her "Alternate Universe." A few weeks ago five Fullerton girls were awarded the Girl Scouts of America's highest honor, the prestigious Gold Award, for creating community service oriented projects -- food drives, photography workshops, mural paintings, you know the ... More >>
It's that time of the year again—the official Girl Scout cookie sale season started on the 19th of January.
And it pains me: Boxes and boxes of Samoas, Thin Mints, Trefoils and Tagalongs are waiting for me out there and I have no idea where to find them.
But now you can visit girlscoutcookies ... More >>
The city of Santa Ana's EPIC Commission, a group of local politicians and activists formed to prevent gang violence, offered a guided tour through what one official called "one of the worst neighborhoods" for crime in Santa Ana June 27.
At a natural break point during its three-hour meeting, politi ... More >>