Cap That Thanksgiving Dinner with Huell Howser Documentary A Golden State of Mind

Categories: Film and TV

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Chapman University Huell Howser Archive
How ya doin?
KCET/Channel 28 presents back-to-back presentations of the Chapman University-produced A Golden State of Mind: The Storytelling Genius of Huell Howser tonight.

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5 Ways Nonbelievers Can Say Grace Today

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Photo by flickr user Travis S.
Your turn to say grace.
Courtesy of the American Humanist Association and their magazine The Humanist, five things atheists, nonbelievers and humanists can say for Thanksgiving grace last today follow ....

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Samuel Ostgaard Sought for Sexual Assault

Categories: Crime-iny

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Courtesy of Tustin PD
Samuel Ostgaard is being sought by cops.
The Tustin Police Department has released a photo of an alleged sexual predator who is being sought for an attack on a female in a gated community.

He is identified as Silverado 22-year-old Samuel Ostgaard, who knew the victim before the sexual assault, according to Tustin Police Lt. Robert Wright.

The exact nature of their relationship was still being investigated, Wright added.

The attack happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday in some bushes near the gated entrance to Tustin Ranch III at Township Drive and Rawlings Way, Wright said.

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OC Register Sales Reps Ain't Getting Their Commissions this Thanksgiving

Breaker-Breaker, Looks Like We've Got Us a Coastal Orange County Weapons Convoy!

Categories: Crime-iny

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Better give this bicyclist the right of way ... or else!
Hey, remember that big weapons find police officers in Newport Beach made after stopping a couple of Inland Empire parolees we told you about last week? Turns out they are not the only coastal cops who stumbled into a big weapons haul recently.

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Adam Carolla Catches a Bad Irvine Contractor

Categories: Court, Film and TV

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Spike TV
Adam Carolla (left) and Skip Bedell (center) catch contractor Myron Barker.
Adam Carolla caught a contractor, and so did authorities, and now 66-year-old Myron Barker of Irvine must report to Orange County Jail by Jan. 16 to serve a 190-day sentence.

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Pro Skateboarder Nyjah Huston's Loud Parties Draw Citations, Prosecution ... and More Parties

Categories: Court, Sports

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Courtesy of Orange County Sheriff's Department
Nyjah Huston shredded his reputation among neighbors.
Nyjah Huston is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 11 on eight misdemeanor counts related to creating a public nuisance.

Or will he be?

See, the 20-year-old professional skateboarder has been slapped with citations for loud parties at his San Juan Capistrano home before, but the hearings keep getting delayed because subsequent bashes bring more complaints from neighbors and more citations from sheriff's deputies.

Surely some folks on Hilltop Way are ready to put the skateboarder and Justin Bieber in Richard Branson's next spaceship and send them to the moon. Huston, we have a problem.

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Alleged Vandals Call Surf City Cops as Owner of Truck Splattered with Paint Gives Chase

Categories: Crime-iny

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Vandals weren't yolking when they called police.
The Weekly has stumbled upon Orange County's next MacArthur genius grant recipients: They are the fellows who called Huntington Beach Police for help Monday night, explaining they were being chased by the owner of a truck they had just dumped paint over while out vandalizing random vehicles.

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Pat Leborio: The Clown Prince of Addicts

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John Gilhooley/OC Weekly

By Lisa Whittmore

This church of ours is open to all. . . . There will be no outcasts," reads a banner looming over comedian Pat Leborio as he struts onto the stage. He's in the church hall of St. Clement's by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in San Clemente, ready to start a set for an audience that seem to be the last people on earth ready to listen to an hour of insults thrown their way: addicts.

Bald head gleaming, faded Dickies shorts reaching down to his calves and wearing a tent-like T-shirt that comfortably covers his 300-plus-pound frame, Leborio nods and smirks. It's time. His ferret-like eyes, bags underneath bruised so violet it looks as though he hasn't slept in a week, dart across the audience, looking for someone, anyone to trash. They land on a heavily tattooed man, seated in the second row.

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Bao Nguyen Is Garden Grove's History-Making Mayor in More Ways Than His Ethnicity

Categories: Politics

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John Gilhooley/OC Weekly
Please keep wearing those bow ties!
If you need a metaphor for Bao Nguyen's stunning win as Garden Grove's new mayor earlier this month and what it means for the future of Orange County, look no further than the city's historic Main Street on election night. The storefront-heavy stretch is the last remnant of Garden Grove's old downtown, nowadays a forlorn place usually as alive as a two-stoplight town somewhere in Kansas. But as election results rolled in on Nov. 4, the street hosted two distinct parties right across from each other.


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