The Orange County Register

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Why Is Mario Batali on Food Stamps?

    Here's a publicity stunt we can get behind: Mario Batali and his family are eating for a week on a food stamp budget--$31 a person, for the entire week. Batali is protesting budget cuts to SNAP currently pending in Congress.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Expensive Wine and Whiskey Rocks Are in; Happy Hours at Baja Fresh and Qdoba?

    People in the U.S. are buying expensive domestic wine again, according to a recent report by the research group Symphony IRI (via Orange County Register). Sales of bottles priced at $20 or more grew by 24% in the first three months of 2012. The top sellers: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Pinot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Schools Making Sure Students Attend Class With GPS Tracking

    ​Students cutting class is something that has existed ever since school was invented. But the Anaheim Union High School District school district is enacting a plan to get their kids in line. According to the Orange County Register, "seventh- and eighth-graders with four unexcused absences or m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2010

    Rick Warren takes in $2.4 million in one day

    ​Celebrity pastor Rick Warren put out the call Wednesday on his Saddleback Church website for $900k in emergency donations to support what he describes as his national and international ministry. It was a high-tech appeal, heavily reported in the press, complete with a banner ad and a link to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Oh, All Right, We Give: Tiger Woods Affair Mistress Celebrity Nude Scandal

    ​"Tiger Woods having an alleged affair?" asks the Examiner. OK, we'll be the first to say it. Tiger Woods is having an alleged affair! But is he having an actual affair? Questions remain. The Orange County Register has "Tiger Woods Mistress Pictures & Joe Namath's Dog," presumably not in the s ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2009

    How New York City's Seven Newspapers Are (Nearly) Surviving

    Print is undead—and NYC is the only city where you can still read all about it

  • News

    September 2, 2003

    Orange County Anguish

    Searching for Someone, Anyone, Who Loves Governor Gray Davis

  • News

    November 6, 2001

    Are We Dead Yet?

    Media Industry Hit by Rolling Layoffs