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The Green Feast Offers the Best of Orange County's Harvest for Dinner

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.19.2012 | Green
Xaque Gruber

A gathering of hundreds of discerning food and wine lovers the second weekend of September, this is not just an epic feast for the taste buds, but for all the senses.

Fight Voter Suppression in Orlando

Ellen Bravo | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

After all, no one wants to lose their job or paycheck for being a good parent to a sick child or following doctor's orders when they themselves fall ill. And no one wants to be served flu with their food. So what's a big lobbyist to do?

Natural LA? I'll show you!

The Nature Conservancy in California | Posted 10.16.2012 | Los Angeles
The Nature Conservancy in California

It's true, Los Angeles is a large, busy city, but it is also one of the few cities in the United States with so many biodiverse, natural places to see within 100 miles of the downtown area.

Janell Ross

WATCH: Police Shootings, Riots Expose Town's Fault Lines | Janell Ross | Posted 09.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Manuel Diaz lay in the grass outside an Anaheim, Calif., apartment building last weekend, face-down and twitching with a police bullet in the back of ...

Scary Prank With 'Mountain Lion' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.25.2012 | Los Angeles

A mountain lion sleeping on your neighbor's patio table is a good reason to call 911. So Beverly Bradham of Laguna Beach, Calif., did the right thing,...

Hilarious Police Recruitment Video Portrays Newport Beach As Lawless Hell Hole

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.18.2012 | Los Angeles

In the action-packed police recruitment video above, badass officers pull guns, scale walls and are armed with vicious dogs. Funny enough on its own, ...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From Los Angeles

Oyster | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel

Whether you're in town visiting and want to mix it up a bit, or you're a resident and want to get away from it all, start packing and hit the road!

Man Sentenced For Unimaginably Heinous Crime

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.10.2012 | Los Angeles

A California man who kidnapped and raped a 7-year-old girl with severe developmental disabilities was sentenced Friday to 65 years to life in state pr...

Bare Armed And Dangerous: FBI Distributes PHOTOS Of 'Muscular' Bank Robber

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.21.2012 | Crime

A burly thief has been nicknamed the "Bare Arm Bandit" for wearing tank tops during two recent bank robberies in Southern California. In an effort...

WATCH: Insane Hit-And-Run Throws Guy Into The Air

Posted 06.12.2012 | Los Angeles

A jaw-dropping hit-and-run video has been released by the Buena Park police in hopes that someone will identify the car involved. Adding to the hor...

WATCH: 7 Unusual Summer Breaks In The States

Tripfilms | Posted 08.04.2012 | Travel

We've selected seven spots from around the U.S. that will offer you that much needed break and a unique experience to boot.

Woman Admits Faking Cancer To Get Money For Wedding And Honeymoon

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Crime

GOSHEN, N.Y. — A New York woman admitted Wednesday that she faked cancer to con donors out of money and services for her wedding and Caribbean h...

Homeless Man Is Dragged For Miles Down OC Floodway

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles

In sunny Southern California, rapid water currents are not a danger we often think about. But the danger that exists in our urban floodways showed ...

Morgan Stanley, Italy and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Wallace Turbeville | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Wallace Turbeville

Warren Buffett once referred to derivatives as "financial weapons of mass destruction" created by "madmen." Real WMD have rarely been used. However, derivatives are used quite a lot, and it appears that Italy got hit by the derivatives WMD in January.

Bashing the Homeless: When Pinkberry Becomes Punkberry

Joel John Roberts | Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

What is this country coming to when a guy in a car chases down a homeless man and pounds him with a tire iron, just because they exchanged angry words?

Killing Homeless Stereotypes in Orange County

Joel John Roberts | Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

At first glance, he appears to be the stereotypical image of a killer of homeless Americans. Young. Male. Angry. Short hair, almost to the point of be...

Police Detain Man Amid Hunt For Serial Killer Of Homeless Men

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 03.15.2012 | Crime

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Investigators are "extremely confident" a man in custody is responsible for all four recent killings of homeless men in Orange...

Orange County Supervisors Misled by Health Care Agency on Laura's Law

DJ Jaffe | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
DJ Jaffe

Misinforming the Board of Supervisors could be deadly for two groups of Orange County residents: those with severe mental illness and those without.

Why I'm Walking 136 Miles With 50 Pounds of Wood On My Back

Greg Spencer | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Greg Spencer

With all the causes in the world you could support, maybe cook stoves don't top your list. But in my opinion, they should because, much like unsafe dr...

Teen Who Raped Boy With Light Saber Sentenced To Prison

Posted 11.27.2011 | Crime

A teenager convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old boy with a "Star Wars" light saber at the home of a baby sitter while other children watched ...

Dead Poets Society Lied: What the Movies Don't Teach You About Student Resistance

John Hrabe | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
John Hrabe

Our natural reaction to contrasting views should always be to speak out ourselves, not shut our opponents up. Muslim students get the same First Amendment protections as Israeli ambassadors.

Casey Anthony Now Owes $217,000 For Caylee's Search

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Florida judge on Friday increased the reimbursement costs Casey Anthony must pay to investigators for searching for her missing 2-y...

Security Camera Catches Car Crashing Through Mission Viejo Store

Mission Viejo, CA Patch | Peter Schelden | Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles

An elderly woman crashed her red Cadillac into Rock 'n Road Cyclery Tuesday around 5 p.m., forcing customers to dodge out of the way. "I thought i...

Sade at Honda Center: Style as Enlightenment

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 11.06.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Sade's show at Honda Center in Anaheim August 30 was such a triumph of visual and sonic beauty, I started to wonder if pure gorgeousness could fix the economy or make political parties get along.

Pigs Flying Off the Grill Aug. 18-21 in Orange County

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home
Charles Karel Bouley

If pork ribs are your thing then this is the place to be this weekend. Six BBQers from across the country will compete for titles while diners serve as beneficiaries to the competitive spirit.