Tag Archive for OC Weekly

Irvine Community News & Views Sues City

The Irvine Community News & Views, a publication that started as a slate mailer and resumed publishing as a non-profit organization, has sued the City of Irvine for alleged violations of the City’s Free Speech Ordinance.  The paper is not available in Irvine City Hall with other free distribution publications like OC Family, the Irvine…

OC Weekly Bought by Gabacho Publisher from Newport Beach

I’m late getting to this, but a hearty congratulations to our friends at OC Weekly who were acquired last week by Duncan McIntosh, a publisher of Yachting and boating publications in Newport Beach.  Yes, the editors and writers from the Weekly can thank a wealthy gabacho to sign the front of their paychecks. Newspaper buy…

Register’s Chapter 11 should be no cause for Joy at OC Weekly

Most everyone enjoyed that extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning but OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano put out this story at 5:17 AM with much glee under the standing column of OC Register Death Watch.  From the piece: “Yesterday, multiple, trustworthy sources who requested anonymity told me the Register’s parent company planned to file…

Great Wolf Lodge Makes OCWeekly’s “Scariest” List

OC Weekly is out with its “scariest” list of 2015 and there’s the usual hodge-podge of criminals and political figures, but one entry that’s sure to draw the ire of the radical Tom Tait fanatics — Garden Grove’s “Great Wolf Lodge,” an indoor water park financed by the city of Garden Grove in the same…

Did Shea Call Advertisers to Irvine Community News & Views?

Earlier this week, we were forwarded an MP4 filed named Anonymous Voicemail(1) left for an advertiser in the Irvine Community News & Views to educate the advertiser about the perceived nature of the publication (it starts with a low volume and then gets louder, so stay with it).   The voice message lectures that the publication…

Commie Girl is a Commie Mommy

Our warmest congratulations to Rebecca Schoenkopf and her husband Andrew Clark of the birth of their daughter, Donna Rose Clark.  Rebecca, still known best as Commie Girl when she wrote her column of OC Weekly, is now the editor of the snarky and funny Wonkette blog. Donna Rose kept hear parents waiting; Rebecca went into…