Veterans Cemetery Site to be Considered by Irvine City Council at Next Meeting

On Tuesday, the Irvine City Council will consider a proposal to move forward with a site for the Southern California Memorial Park, a tribute to veterans and a final resting place for them.  At the center of the decision for the council is whether to build the veterans memorial on Orange County Great ...



Afters Ice Cream: Unique Sensations and Flowers Abound

“Remember when you cared about your so-called ‘diet’?” I internally whisper, almost scoldingly.  Then you decided to do food reviews. At least you’re exercising more, or whatever you have to tell yourself to rationalize eating a doughnut filled with ice cream.  Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, though.  Not that you could get ahead of anything at this point, tubby.  Ok that’s enough, conscience. Anyway, if Afters Ice Cream is …

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Coming Soon to a Park Near You

There’s nothing quite like watching a movie in the sanctified setting of a darkened theater. Then again, there’s also nothing quite like enjoying an outdoor screening of a movie in a park. This summer, the County of Orange and OC Parks are continuing to treat families to free screenings through their third annual Sunset Cinema film series. Starting June 14, the series began at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea …

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Concert Review: Ian Anderson’s “50 Years of Jethro Tull”

There have never been, nor will there likely ever be, musicians in the class of Ian Anderson. His band Jethro Tull (of which he is the sole remaining original member) holds a distinct place in rock & roll history because of Anderson’s favoring of the flute as his main axe. On top of that instant distinction, the catalog of his songs with Jethro Tull — beyond his work with Tull, …

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EXCLUSIVE: Thrice Drummer Riley Breckenridge Talks Rockstar Disrupt Fest Hometown Show in Irvine

The Rockstar Energy Disrupt Festival is exactly what the name embodies: rock & roll heaven. Described as a “new music festival experience,” this one-day touring festival brings together some of the biggest names in the genre of rock as a whole.  On Saturday, July 20, the all-star lineup — The Used, Thrice, Circa Survive, Sum 41, The Story So Far, Atreyu, Sleeping With Sirens, Andy Black, Four Year Strong… the …

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