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  1. Strung Out's New Album Pushes Them Forward Without Looking BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | OC Weekly

    Nostalgia is something many punk bands have been embracing, especially during the past year or so, as everyone from the Offspring to Taking Back Sunday have reissued their biggest records. But if someone told Strung Out's Jason Cruz his band was veering that direction, that person would likely incur his wrath.

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  2. Presenting the Queen of Little Saigon, Sophie Bao TranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    In Orange County's Little Saigon community, there's a real worry that Vietnamese language and culture are getting lost in the American melting pot. Younger generation Vietnamese Americans use English in their daily lives, often because it's the only language they know.

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  3. Elie Ayrouth Is Mr. Foodbeast, Head of the Craziest Food Website AroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    One day in 2010, Elie Ayrouth received a tweet with a location. A reader of his website had located the thing he'd been searching for: Carl's Jr.'s footlong cheeseburger.

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  4. Elsewhere Man David Bernal, One of the Internet's First Dancing StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | OC Weekly

    Describing his dance style, David Bernal punctuates each sentence with an arm wave or a pop of an isolated joint as he sits on a high barstool at the Iron Press in Anaheim. The Santa Ana native effortlessly flows between seated vignettes of much larger styles, including "liquid mantis" and "psychedelic alien," which he began to develop as a student at Saddleback High School.

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  5. On the Line: Michael Puglisi of Electric City Butcher, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | OC Weekly

    I interview restaurant chefs for the most part. But sometimes, I go off on a tangent and get to know another aspect of the industry.

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  6. GCS Returns to Downtown Santa Ana: CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | OC Weekly

    The face of the Downtown Santa Ana area has been changing tremendously lately, with more restaurants and nightlife spots bringing many a bustling crowd passing through its streets on any given night. In the artist scene, DIY spots like Top Acid still bring in a steady flow of youths clamoring to be a part of its underground music scene.

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  7. The Return and Farewell of Killer PussyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | OC Weekly

    By: Rich Kane "I don't really want to be singing these songs when I'm 60," says Lucy LaMode, who's just seven years shy of that mile-marking age. "I'm not the Rolling Stones, and it's not the way I make a living.

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  8. Orange County Music League Prove That Local Music is a Team SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | OC Weekly

    On a recent Tuesday night, the basement entrance of the Copper Door hums with the noisy bricolage of a bar gig. The loud crack of pool balls scattering on green felt mingles with the buzz of drunk conversations, alt-rock blaring through the house speakers, and the tightening twang of tuning guitars.

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  9. Now Open: Pie Dog and A Bite CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | OC Weekly

    Downtown Fullerton and SanTana have no shortage of independently-owned, trendy dining concepts. Yet we gravitate to all of them, because supporting local businesses is how we show respect.

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  10. Burger Records Opens New Store in LARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | OC Weekly

    After six years of pummeling Orange County with colorful cassette tapes -- roughly 300 releases a year -- America's most prolific underground record label is opening a store in L.A. In a joint partnership with cassette label Gnar Tapes , the new Burger Records in Cypress Park is the label's first retail space in L.A. For Gnar Tapes -- which began in Portland in 2008 -- the new venture makes them a major force in Northeast L.A.'s growing garage rock syndicate . "We've been friends for years," says Lee Rickard, co-founder of Burger Records.

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  11. Is a Starbucks Tip Jar Worth Dying For?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | OC Weekly

    A Huntington Beach Starbucks tip jar thief picked the wrong time to ride up on his bicycle and pull his evil deed, which led to a tug-of-war with an armed and retired cop. Their struggle over three dollar bills and some change Saturday night resulted in 55-year-old Scott Fahey getting conked in the head with a 40-pound metal sign, 26-year-old Francisco Cardenas getting booked on theft and assault with a deadly weapon charges and followers of the incident getting their virtual panties in a bunch on social media.

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  12. California's First Halal Guys Is Going To Be in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | OC Weekly

    Good news for all of you from back east. Last Friday, our friends over at Foodbeast broke the news : California's first Halal Guys is going to be in Costa Mesa, specifically, in that chunk of Costa Mesa that's right next to Santa Ana and Irvine.

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  13. Meet Stacy Russo, OC's Zine Punk Poet: CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | OC Weekly

    Inspired by punk music and social justice, Librarian Stacy Russo produces zines that speak her truth through poetry and encourage others to do the same. After a 20 year hiatus, Russo self-published a number of poetry zines in 2014, edited a collection of radical protest essays by poet June Jordan titled Life as Activism , and broke ground on her new project Wildland: Interviews with Women from the 1980's Southern California Punk Rock Scene .

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  14. Nahko and Medicine for the People is Empowering Earth MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | OC Weekly

    By: David Garcia Formed in 2008, Nahko and Medicine For the People have spread their message of harmony and inner strength throughout the world. Though the members of the five-piece hail from all around the globe, the group has quickly bonded with not only each other but their steadily growing fanbase, which they refer to as their tribe.

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  15. Restorations Enjoy an Unexpected Second Shot at a Music CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | OC Weekly

    Playing in a touring band was never in the cards for Restorations. After post-hardcore outfit Jena Berlin split up, Jon Loudon and Dave Klyman were content to release music independently, without any expectations.

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  16. Hole In the Wall: Patagonia Empanadas Brings Argentina to a Tustin Liquor StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Liquor-store restaurants have a hit-and-miss record in Orange County. On one hand, you have wild success stories such as Peter's Gourmade Grill, Kush Bowl and Kech Cafe; on the other hand, great Korean, Mexican and Jamaican liquor-store eateries have come and gone over the years.

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  17. East LA Band Quetzal Brings its New 'Animal Style' to Santa AnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | OC Weekly

    The brightly colored feathers of the guacamaya in flight inspire son jarocho musicians in Veracruz, Mexico. But what animals do jarana -strumming Chicanos sing of when they live in LA's mass urban sprawl? The question sparked Quetzanimales , the first concept album for Grammy-award winning East Los band Quetzal.

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  18. Evan Stone's Psych-Jazz CircusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Going to a Translucent Ham Sandwich Band show is akin to watching a miniature Burning Man unfold in your living room. The wildly improvisational outfit have filled stages with an uncountable lot of avant jazzers, acrobats, dancers, poets and freaks.

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  19. On the Line: Thomas Ortega of Amor Y Tacos, Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Last week, I offered the latest secret menu items from a Lucha-themed spot in Cerritos known as Amor Y Tacos. This week I have the pleasure of sharing our interview with Chef Thomas Ortega.

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  20. Portola Coffee Lab in Tustin Opening this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Before the Orange and Santa Ana spots make their official debut, the crew at Portola Coffee Lab are about ready to roll in Union Market at The District at Tustin Legacy . Which is great, since the other foodservice outlets aren't.

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