Joe Donnelly is worried. Not to the point of shoveling fistfuls of Xanax down his throat, but he’s worried, or perhaps somewhat perturbed, about a few things. He’s worried about the write-up he’ll receive soon from the Los Angeles Review of Books about a new anthology of profiles culled from his 20 years of writing […]
What do you get when you take two gorgeous, talented, funny, free spirited and stylish gals and add in a few cocktails? OK…get your minds out the gutter people. The right answer (of course) is that you get Tripping Out with Alie & Georgia where two besties (Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark) go on spectacular […]
Rack up another loss in court for Aliso Viejo lawyer/dentist/real estate saleslady/wingnut Orly Taitz, unsuccessful this time not in getting her press-on nails on Barack Obama's long-form birth certificate but his college records. Yep, no doubt inspired by Donald Trump (or vice versa), Taitz marched into Orange County Superior Court trying to get Occidental College […]
Pro wrestler Matthew Castaneda met an opponent he could not defeat in May, when a jury convicted the Anaheim 35-year-old of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl he met on MySpace. Known in the ring as “Chippy Sanchez,” he'll next be grappling at a state prison, where a judge sent him today for 15 years to […]
A Hollywood actor who attended UC Irvine and Cal State Fullerton will play the role of a murdered adult film actor in an upcoming true crime episode of “Fatal Encounters” on Investigation Discovery channel. William Ngo–who is of Chinese, French and Vietnamese descent–guest stars in the show's second season premier, “Living on the Edge,” as […]
AEG Wants to Build an NFL Stadium in Downtown LA (What Traffic?), OC Supervisors Want City of Industry
An NFL stadium is coming to the greater Los Angeles area, at some point. The sponsorship deal with Farmers Insurance has been sealed, the promotional propaganda has been spread, the LA city council has voted unanimously in favor of a tentative agreement. It seems to be all systems go in the Anschutz Entertainment Group's attempt to bring […]
Gram Rabbit's Todd Rutherford Not Worried About Pappy N Harriet's Sale–Fear Not, LA Weekly and LA Record!
Today our sister publication LA Weekly blogged that the musical hippie hideout in the desert, Pappy N Harriet's, is for sale to the tune of $1,890,000 (via LA Record). This is kind of old news, but this is the first time we've seen an actual real estate listing! But hey–if our psychedelic desert homies […]
Alan Rich, former classical music critic of our sister paper LA Weekly and Orange County resident, died last Saturday. He was 85. Read more about it here.
The Final Solution: Alicia Robinson at the Daily Pilot takes over court duty in the Benito Acosta trial and finds ACLU lawyers continuing to press their point that Acosta’s arrest for speaking at a Costa Mesa city council meeting was “political.” At a 2006 public meeting, Mayor Allan Mansoor allowed members of the Minutemen Project […]