Duck Defenseman Clayton Stoner's Suspension Sought for Killing and Decapitation of Bear

UPDATE, OCT. 16, 5 A.M.: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has sent a letter to Anaheim Ducks Executive Vice President and General Manager Bob Murray seeking a season-long suspension of defenseman Clayton Stoner, during which time he can take an empathy course to learn why slaying and beheading a grizzly bear named Cheeky was wrong.

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Re:Imagine Garden Grove Aims for Pedestrian-Friendly Future

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Community Arts Resources

Imagine a city in Orange County that's pedestrian-first. Imagine getting from one city to another easily without a car and, when you arrive at your destination, everyone's hanging out on the street instead of indoors. That's what Re:Imagine Garden Grove--an event hosted by Community Arts Resources (the organization behind CicLAvia in Los Angeles), and the City of Garden Grove--on October 10 is meant to give you to get a taste of. A mile of Acacia Avenue will be temporarily blocked off so attendees can experience the city in a new way. The end-goal is to show how low-cost, temporary transformations of space can inspire positive changes in the city.

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"I Am the Most Fabulous of All Halloween Pumpkins:" Boys and Ghouls, The Trumpkin!

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Todd Mathews
Better looking than Carly Fiorina?
If the presidential poll numbers hold, we'll be voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in November 2016. Either is a scary proposition in many houses (and both are scary in some), but at least you will be able to register that fear at sculptor Doug Goodreau's "Potential Presidential Candidate Pumpkin Heads" display later this month in Costa Mesa.

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PIG OUT at the Wedding of Baby Banks and Briar the Boar SATURDAY in Anaheim

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Here comes the bride.
Donald Trump would not be the only person to say that the bride getting married in Anaheim's Sycamore Park Saturday afternoon is a real pig.

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Time Set for Joe Biden Talk in Anaheim WEDNESDAY

Official portrait by Andrew Cutraro/White House
Biden his time before announcing.
UPDATE, SEPT. 15, 12:05 P.M.: The vice president is scheduled to deliver his remarks at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the 3rd Floor Ballroom of the Anaheim Convention Center, Solar Power International officials announced this morning.

ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 11, 7:02 A.M.: Time was--what? Late spring?--that an announcement that Vice President Joe Biden was coming to the Anaheim Convention Center to address the Solar Power International Conference would have only been of interest to the Solar Power International Conference attendees who were not sleeping off a night of sniffing coke off Harbor Boulevard hookers' butts.

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This is Orson Welles Screening and Panel with Peter Bogdanovich and Henry Jaglom FRIDAY

This is Orson Welles
The local celebration of the Orson Welles Centennial rolls on. First came the screening of the master's Othello, Oliver Parker's fictional biopic Fade to Black and a panel discussion about the late Welles at April's Newport Beach Film Festival. Then, in June, the festival announced it was teaming with filmmakers and friends of Orson Peter Bogdanovich and Frank Marshall to finish The Other Side of the Wind, Welles' final movie. The celebrating shifts to Orange Friday night, when there will be a screening of This is Orson Welles and a panel discussion featuring that documentary's filmmakers, Julia & Clara Kuperberg, Bogdanovich, filmmaker Henry Jaglom and more experts on all things Orson.

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10 Must-Sees as QFilm Fest Starts TONIGHT

While 10 is a nice, Lettermanesque number for a listicle, it's really criminal to impose such a cap on the many fine offerings at the 2015 Long Beach QFilm Festival, which opens Thursday night and continues through Sunday night. So after breezing through this nice, Lettermanesque, illegal listicle, click on the link at the end to feed your head with many more worthy QFilm Fest titles (and cool parties).

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Once-Forgotten Citrus War Remembered with Labor Day Unveiling of Monument to Workers

Illustration by Bob Aul/OC Weekly
This means citrus war!
The thrust of the Mexican-in-Chief's 2006--and, if memory serves--award-winning--cover story "Gunkist Oranges" was that few had heard of the historic Citrus War on 1936 in Orange County. A Labor Day celebration and memorial unveiling in Costa Mesa aims to keep us and future generations from forgetting.

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Live From New York, It's Digging for Fire at the New Port Theater in Corona del Mar

The Orchard
A bone and gun send Jake Johnson on an adventure in Digging for Fire.
Cinema lovers often stick around after screenings hosted by filmmakers, who dutifully answer any and all questions the crowd throws at him or her. Indie director Joe Swanberg (Kissing on the Mouth, Drinking Buddies, Happy Christmas) will be doing this Wednesday night when the New Port Theater in Corona del Mar shows the most commercial movie he has made so far, Digging for Fire. But Swanberg, his co-writer and star Jake Johnson and moderator Peter Travers of Rolling Stone will be interacting with the OC audience from New York City.

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Hermès South Coast Plaza Visited at HIGH NOON by PETA Advocates for Gators and Crocs

Bound for a high-end shop near you: Crocodiles that are about 1.5 years old in a Kariba, Zimbabwe, pen before their slaughters at age 3.
Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) say they will be at the South Coast Plaza Hermès at noon, not to score an $1,100 Lettres d'Erevan cashmere and silk shawl designed by Karen Petrossian but to urge shoppers to "not to buy the skins of tormented animals."

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