On 10/31, the Huntington Beach City Council on Aging (HBCOA) hosted the 2009 Southland Senior Olympics Surfing Competition on the south side of the Huntington Beach Pier to promote "active aging." The competition is open to men and women at the age of 50 and over who surf longboard and shortboard.
On 10/30, the largest ever Halloween party to grace Orange County happened at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Entertainment--in addition to the costumes, of course--included performances by Korn, Shiny Toy Guns, Shwayze, Girl Talk, I Am Ghost, Iglu & Hartly and more. All photos by Mike McDougal.
It may be almost November, but you'd never be able to tell by looking outside. Take a look back at all the (great) crap that happened in October--Wookiees in Anaheim, Gay Days at Disneyland, zombies in Newps, fucking BONO at the Rose Bowl, etc.--and scroll through our month in photos.
Did you make it out alive? On 10/25, U2 played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena--the largest event ever to take place there--and blew a sold-out audience of over 96,000 fans away. The Black Eyed Peas opened. All photos by Andrew Youssef. Click here for the live review.
Tons of fabulous zombies dragged themselves to Newport Beach on 10/24 for the first ever Newport Beach Zombie Pub Crawl. Sponsored by LocalHipster.com, the all-day event featured plenty of braaaaaaains and beer.
UFC 104 invaded the Southland on 10/24 with a title fight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Brazilians Shogun Rua and Lyoto Machida, the top two strikers in the world, battled it out in front of 16,000 fans, each giving it their best. Machida emerged victorious--however, it was a...
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After UFC 104 invaded the Staples Center, there was, of course, time for a proper after-party. Keep your eyes peeled for a few cameos from celebs. All photos by Chris Victorio. For photos from the UFC 104 match, click here!
Mitsuwa Marketplace in Costa Mesa, hosted their Autumn Food Fair on 10/22-10/25. It featured all sorts of goodies like red bean paste-filled waffles, fish cakes, freshly made mochi, Tan Tan Men (noodleeees!) and okonomiyaki. All photos by our food writer/blogger Edwin Goei. Autumn Food Fair at...
The 2009 NBA Champions paid a visit to the Honda Center in Anaheim for a pre-season exhibition game versus division rival Denver Nuggets on 10/22. With the season opener just next week, this was one of the final tune-up games before starting off another championship season. With the acquisition...