A Tribute to SoCal Art Pioneer and Legend Tony DeLap

Tony DeLap, who died at his Corona del Mar home on May 29, was one of Orange County and SoCal’s most well-known and innovative artists.  To honor the life and work of the pioneering painter and sculptor, a public event, “A Tribute to Tony DeLap,” will be held Sunday, September 8, at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Several people who worked with DeLap, along with friends and family, will present visuals, …

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StoryCorps: Oral History Project Takes O.C. Stories All the Way to the Library of Congress

An oral history of Orange County will now find its way to the Library of Congress thanks to a new exhibit at Cadence Park in Irvine.  The story-collection project is called “Stories from the O.C.” and is part of a nationwide effort from StoryCorps to record thousands of stories from around the country, where people from all walks of life interview each other in a campfire-themed exhibit with cozy recording …

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Weedmaps to Stop Listing Illegal Cannabis Retailers

Irvine-based Weedmaps — the very popular website that guides cannabis fans to stores — recently announced it would stop listing illegal retailers later this year. The decision is a dose of good news for the legal marijuana industry in California. The Weedmaps site features information on the products offered by hundreds of sellers in the Golden State, details on the special sales they are offering, information on different products and consumer reviews of dispensaries …

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