Walking across the Macalester College campus, Chris Kluwe passes unnoticed. As usual, the 30-year-old Vikings punter is dressed down: a pair of brown flip-flops, black basketball shorts, and a baggy zip-up sweatshirt. A backward World of Warcraft hat pins back his shaggy brown surfer haircut, a give ... More >>
Margy RochlinTomato and coriander jam (left), sauerkraut (right).This Wednesday, what was fleetingly Gus' Lunch Box will officially become Sqirl (pronounced "squirrel"), where you can buy over 15 varieties of owner Jessica Koslow's small-batch jams and preserves. Produced in custom-made coppe ... More >>
Photo courtesy Rancho a GoGo This Thursday evening, June 9th, in Los Alamitos, nine food trucks will raise money for the family of Officer Andrew Garton, the Hawthorne motorcycle patrolman killed on May 26th while escorting the funeral of a Manhattan Beach police officer. Chris Rocke, the ow ... More >>
We might just have a war on our hands. Yes -- the north against the south. It turns out two small communities on the southern edge of Los Angeles County want to secede to Orange County. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram (via LAist), " ... the 194-unit Imperial Estates neighborhood ... More >>
Brooklyn BoysThe Brooklyn Boys food truckOrange County isn't known for its abundance of New York and Jewish-style delis, but the Brooklyn Boys food truck, launched on Feb. 1, hopes to change that. Roaming from Fullerton and Placentia on the northern tip to Santa Ana and Irvine and all the w ... More >>
Hospitals Blocked From Skid Row Dumping City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo has secured protocols -- and a $1.6 million settlement -- with Orange County's College Hospitals to prevent them from future patient-dumping on L.A.'s Skid Row. Associated Press, City Attorney's OfficeHate Tags A white Los Alamit ... More >>
The past week saw the meteoric flaring and passing of one of those stories about race and the Obama presidency that have occurred regularly since the start of the 2008 election season and which will be with us until at least 2012. This one took place nearby, in Los Alamitos, and involved the mayor's ... More >>
One of five local estates targeted by Schwarzenegger's budget cuts
Three Iranian families in L.A.
Quasi-legal squads raid street vendors
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