Matt Coker has been engaging, enraging and entertaining readers of newspapers, magazines and websites for decades. He spent the first 13 years of his career in journalism at daily newspapers before "graduating" to OC Weekly in 1995 as the paper's first calendar editor. He has contributed as a freelance editor and writer to several publications and been the subject of or featured in several reports online, in print and on the radio and television. One of countless times he returned to his Costa Mesa, CA, home with a bounty of awards from a journalism competition, his wife told him to take out the trash.
8 hours ago | Crime-iny
A man was shot to death in Orange early today. Police got a call about shots fired around 12:30 a.m., and when officers arrived they found a man wounded by gunfire in the 800 block of Culver Avenue. The victim was taken to a local hospital, where ...
11 hours ago | Politics
On Friday, we told you about criticism by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and a Democratic opponent of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Waaaay Up Putin's Ass) meeting two days before with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Now, another Demo...
12 hours ago | Bong Blotter
Dr. Thomas S. Powers—who in July had his license to practice medicine put on probation by the state and was charged by the federal government with being part of the largest medical fraud operation ever—has now been issued a Cease Practice Order. T...
13 hours ago | Court
A man was sentenced to 28 years in state prison and ordered to register as a sex offender for life for human trafficking and pimping and pandering a 15-year-old girl and two women. Another man was convicted of human trafficking, pimping, and ...
3 days ago | Politics
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher crowed about spending Wednesday with Julian Assange in London, where the Huntington Beach-based Republican claimed to have received "explosive" proof from the Wikileaks founder absolving Russia from having meddled in the last...
3 days ago | Film and TV
The Frida Cinema announced it is extending the run of Alejandro Jodorowsky's latest film Poesía Sin Fin (Endless Poetry). The movie that begins like the cinematic equivalent of Salvador Dali vomit, which is meant as a compliment, moved into t...