• Music

    June 6, 2013

    The EDM Divide

    Why are old-school electronic artists so annoyed with the new school?

  • Music

    May 30, 2013

    Focus Celebrates 10 Years of Bringing House Music to Orange County

    For Josh Billings, Brian Wahlberg and Jose Tobar, the once-improbable thrives on

  • Music

    May 16, 2013

    Jimmy Eat World: Hungry, Hungry Heroes of Alt-Rock

    The Mesa, Arizona, natives return for another bite of the alt-rock apple

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2013

    Top Five Underrated Coachella Hang-Outs

    Last Weekend thousands of music fans gathered at the Empire Polo Fields to soak up the Coachella Valley rays, sink their feet in the lush grass and enjoy three days of sensory visuals, a sense of freedom, adventure and most importantly and eclectic mix of music. Though the festival offers revelers e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Top Five Coachella EDM Highlights

    Amidst the crazy sea of hipsters, hippies, old folks, pre-teens and babies(!), the first weekend of Coachella was also packed with EDM revelers ready to get their fist-pumping music fix over the course of the three day bacchanal. In fact it seems that dance music lovers are growing in numbers so muc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Top Five EDM Artists at Coachella

    Don't be fooled by the slew of hipsters and bros traipsing around the polo fields of Coachella - the festival itself has long been a pioneer of bringing electronic dance music to the states even dedicating it's own stage for EDM lovers for years. The Sahara tent has seen the likes of everyone from S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    6 of 7 Marines Who Perished in Helicopter Training Exercise Came from Camp Pendleton

    ​CLARIFICATION: The Marines now say six of the deceased came from Camp Pendleton and the seventh was from the Yuma base.Originally reported to have involved helicopters from the Miramar Air Base, a crash that killed 7 Marines near Yuma, Arizona, Wednesday night actually involved an AH-1W "Cobra" ... More >>

  • Food

    December 9, 2010

    Olive Gourmet Grocer Is the Anti-Whole Foods

    This Long Beach storefront offers specialty products and delicious hot food without demanding your paycheck. Imagine that!

  • News

    December 2, 2010

    Fantasy Voter Fraud

    Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was dissed by Russell Pearce over Arizona's Prop. 200 dismissal

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline costs millions, tramples the Constitution, treats migrants like cattle, doesn't work

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Ry Cooder, You've Never Been Cooler

    The artwork for the single features the piece Nuthin' to See Here, Keep on Movin'! by Vincent Valdez. ​Famous slide guitar player and singer-songwriter Ry Cooder isn't just boycotting Arizona--he wrote a song, called "Quicksand," as a response to Arizona's anti-immigrant law, SB 1070. Cooder de ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 10, 2010

    Safe At Home

    [Summer Guide] Meet the OC Flyers' No. 1 host family

  • News

    June 3, 2010

    Badlands: From Ground Zero of the Immigration Crisis Along the Mexican Border

    Tougher border enforcement in California and Texas has spelled disaster for southern Arizona

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Will Freedom Take Playboy Down With Register?

    There is one thing we can take solace in here at the Weekly: post something online about infighting at the Orange County Register and its Freedom Communications parent and it's sure to generate comments--from those doing the infighting. Our Publisher to Register Employees: Let Them Eat Hawaiian Brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    Newport Beach Film Fest: Final Stretch Report

    The big question on the mind of anyone amid the crowds at Edwards Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday nights was: My God, don't these people work? And a second: Don't they know we're teetering on Depression? Finally: Buddy, can you spare a ticket?   T ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 6, 2008
  • Film

    January 10, 2008


    Boy Trouble

  • News

    November 1, 2007

    The Fire of the Century . . . of the Year

    Hellish fires now, Sahara Desert later, says UCI doom prophet Mike Davis

  • Columns

    October 25, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!(r)

    "The same women who complain about ‘sleazy’ Mexican men go to France and giggle about ‘how flirtatious’ French men are"

  • Film

    September 6, 2007

    Train in Vain

    3:10 to Yuma is a remake for our ADHD times

  • Columns

    August 30, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!(r)

    'Rude to sing along? Never'

  • Features

    August 9, 2007

    2007: a Comic-Con Odyssey

    Or, How I learned to stop worrying and love sleep deprivation, huge crowds and wonderful toys

  • Columns

    June 28, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican!

    'Why do wabs have to use so many goddamn syllables?'

  • Columns

    March 22, 2007

    !Ask a Mexican! Web Especial

    The great !Ask a Mexican! naming debate

  • News

    September 14, 2006

    Cocaine Airways

    A former CIA pilot says secret flights to El Toro could explain a Marine officers suicide

  • News

    June 15, 2006

    Raising the Dead

    Fullerton Flyers vs. Yuma Scorpions

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Fall Art Threat

    The last band lasts forever

  • Culture

    June 3, 2004

    Oh, My Goth!

    Na na na na na na na na Bat Camp!

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    This Is Pop

    And Eugene Edwards is your brain on pop

  • Columns

    October 10, 2002
  • Music

    September 19, 2002

    Their Charming Man

    Dispatches from the Latino Morrissey love-in

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    Apologize for This

    Mission founder Junipero Serra brought death and destruction to Californias natives. Now hes one step away from sainthood