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In the Pursuit of Discomfort

Maika Koehl | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Maika Koehl

It was a beautiful day for some self-imposed suffering. I was tackling mile twelve of sixteen in one of Orange County's many canyons, and my calf muscles felt like they were peeling away from my bones--anything to escape my prickling, miserable body.

Orange County East Coast Style

Andrea Poe | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Long before Andy Cohen ushered the ladies of the West Coast OC into our living rooms, another Orange County made a mark on America.

Does My Website Deserve a Top Position in Google?

Tyler Collins | Posted 05.01.2016 | Business
Tyler Collins

As the Founder of Orange County SEO, I have had the rare privilege of consulting with thousands of businesses, in hundreds of different industries, and one thing has become increasingly clear.

Matt Ferner

Critics: Orange County DA Needs 'Cleansing With Bleach And Firehoses'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- The Orange County Bar Association this week issued a strong condemnation of the county's Office of the District Attorney, accusing it o...

EMS Nude Survey 1 Opens April 3: Revealing, Naked, Real

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

While some of the images may have local bluestocking blue-hairs clutching their pearls before the scales fall from their eyes, the less provincial and parochial will be able to appreciate what Swenson calls humanity's most fundamental drive -- sexuality, seen through the eyes of over thirty artists.

All Monetization, No 'Ums' at Orange County's Startup Weekend

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.30.2015 | Los Angeles
Andre Bourque

Five teams competed in Orange County this past weekend. Particularly notable in this Southern California version of a San Francisco hackathon was a focus on product viability. Teams were here to build a product to sell, not merely to produce an idea without a market.

Matt Ferner

Orange County DA Ejected From Murder Case For 'Significant' Misconduct

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- An Orange County Superior Court judge removed the O.C. District Attorney's office from prosecuting a mass murder case Thursday, saying ...

Feds Raid Alleged 'Maternity Tourism' Hotels That Help Pregnant Foreign Women Give Birth In U.S.

Reuters | Steve Gorman | Posted 03.03.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (Reuters) - Federal agents raided about 20 Southern California locations on Tuesday suspected of involvement in "maternity touris...

Walking Orange County

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Frank H. Wu

I enjoy visiting Orange County. I see why people like to live there. It's comfortable, projecting the sense that there is no hardship in life. It's also designed around the car -- the built environment encourages everyone to drive from Point A to Point B.

Activist Who Fought Housing Discrimination Is Now Homeless, And The Internet Is Here To Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.20.2015 | Impact

A woman who fought tirelessly to ensure everyone has equal access to housing now has nowhere to call home. Dorothy "Dottie” Mulkey's house was fi...

Bao Nguyen, Rabble Rouser Transforming Politics in Little Saigon, OC

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics
Andrew Lam

This week, Bao Nguyen takes office as mayor of Garden Grove. He is the city's first Vietnamese-American mayor and its youngest ever to hold that office, having beat out his opponent and six-time incumbent Bruce Broadwater by just 15 votes.

Southern California Has Best of Broadway Musicals Now

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
Charles Karel Bouley

Different plays, different moods, different methods but common themes that make for extraordinary nights of live theatre.

Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival: Where Beautiful Food and People Meet

Jenn Delekta | Posted 11.25.2014 | Taste
Jenn Delekta

Sip in a taste of fall with butternut squash velouté with homemade cinnamon marshmallows and habanero.

Chasing Fire

Jeff Frost | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Frost

Way Fire, near Lake Isabella, Wafford Heights, CA Today I faced a choice. The plan was to watch my new film 'Circle of Abstract Ritual' on a 40ft s...

Light

Valeria Pereira Howell | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Valeria Pereira Howell

Life is all about finding the light... finding the place where you feel comfortable...Finding the place that gives you that warm feeling inside. Li...

Biscuit Taco: Taco Bell is Testing a Shell That is Entirely Biscuit, Here is Where to Get it

Foodbeast | Posted 11.04.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Taco Bell seems to have a new eery confidence, a sense of innovation rivaled only by a 4-year old with a cooking license.

SEO Web Design: Plan For Never-Ending Updates

Tyler Collins | Posted 09.21.2014 | Business
Tyler Collins

SEO strategy is an ongoing project that must constantly be redesigned, tweaked and fixed to meet changing circumstances in the market and on the web.

Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children: Responding With Compassion

Bethany Anderson | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Bethany Anderson

I hope that our country can answer suffering with compassion. I hope we can find solutions to our broken immigration system that work for all of us, immigrant and non-immigrant alike. I hope we can remember that behind all the talk about policy and border security, there are faces with names.

America: How We Look Now

Jessie Tromberg | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Jessie Tromberg

The Fourth of July, the day we celebrate American independence, always makes me remember the old Saturday Evening Post magazine with its cover paintings of idyllic American life. Last month -- on June 3, to be precise -- I believe I actually lived one of those covers.

Out of the Frying Pan

Jerry Waxman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Education
Jerry Waxman

Florida was the incubator for what passes as school reform today. Jeb Bush, through his foundations, pushed school vouchers, charter schools, rigid testing and the word school choice, which is code for segregation.

The Mind-Blowing Hamburger Bread Bowl Hybrid

Foodbeast | Posted 06.09.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Food hacking and conjoining is spilling over into the savory arena.

The "Other" Hemp

Erin Schrode | Posted 08.03.2014 | Green
Erin Schrode

"Weed." "Pot." "Marijuana." The answers began pouring out. College kids are familiar with the five-leaf hemp plant, but only as a drug. The "other" he...

10 Terrible Movies That Are Actually Really Good

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

Vulture is currently in the midst of its No Respect Week, a time period designated to honor "pop culture that rarely gets celebrated." Earlier this ye...

How This Woman Restored Her Mother's Mobility -- And Reinvented Her Career Too

John Tarnoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Mary's story is another simple example of how there are resources and outlets available to all of us at every turn. Many of my fellow Boomers are struggling to follow a narrow career reinvention path that they believe is all they can do -- but that path is merely shaped by their past experience.

How To Make A Delhi Dog With Curry Ketchup And Mango Chutney

Foodbeast | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

The power-move inspired dish features a curry ketchup, mango chutney, is 100 percent kosher and feeds about six people.