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OC Weekly Sold to Duncan McIntosh

Voice Media Group announced it has sold OC Weekly to Irvine-based publisher Duncan McIntosh. (FULL STORY)
Voice Media Group  |  02-05-2016  6:00 pm  |  Press Releases

Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Engaged to Explore Options for Voice Media Group

Dirks, Van Essen & Murray will begin by immediately considering options at the OC Weekly, which could include the sale of the publication or a local partnership opportunity. (FULL STORY)
VMG  |  01-27-2015  11:15 am  |  Press Releases

OC Weekly Names Jennifer Besheer as Associate Publisher

Besheer joined OC Weekly eleven years ago, and has worked her way through the ranks, serving as senior sales executive, sales manager, sales director and advertising director during her tenure. (FULL STORY)
VMG  |  01-27-2015  3:00 pm  |  Press Releases

¡Ask a Mexican! Turns 10new

Gustavo Arellano's ¡Ask a Mexican! column began humbly in OC Weekly ten years ago this week.
LA Observed  |  11-13-2014  11:40 am  |  Honors & Achievements

OC Weekly Offers Reward to Find News Rack Assailantnew

Huntington Beach riot victim "Racky" was only two days away from retirement.
OC Weekly  |  08-13-2013  5:25 pm  |  Industry News

L.A. Weekly, OC Weekly Win Southern California Journalism Awards

L.A. Weekly's Gene Maddaus was named Print Journalist of the Year. (FULL STORY)
L.A. Press Club  |  06-27-2013  11:42 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Here Is What Happens When You Pose in a KKK Robe for a Cover Photonew

"If you ever plan on wearing a Klan robe around Orange County, the first thing you need to know is that the public response to the sight of your ludicrous cone-head will be immediate."
OC Weekly  |  01-17-2013  3:40 pm  |  Industry News

Judge Dismisses Inmate's Libel Lawsuit Against OC Weekly as Frivolousnew

A federal judge has dismissed a convicted felon's $75 million libel lawsuit against OC Weekly and a veteran staff writer after concluding the accusations had no merit.
OC Weekly  |  12-07-2012  3:30 pm  |  Legal News

Tom Tomorrow: Enormously Grateful for Papers Which Continue to Support Cartoons

OC Weekly Brings Back 'Red Meat' Comic; Derf Goes Hollywood; Matt Groening talks to Pasadena Weekly about the end of Life in Hell; and Jen Sorensen tells the Austin Chronicle, "You need to be a certain kind of masochist to be a political cartoonist." (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-13-2012  4:44 pm  |  Industry News

Gustavo Arellano Explores the History of Popular Mexican Dishes in New Book

In a new book out today, "Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America," the OC Weekly editor and ¡Ask a Mexican! columnist takes on America's most beloved Mexican dishes. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-10-2012  11:40 am  |  Industry News

Gustavo Arellano Named Editor of OC Weekly

Gustavo Arellano will take over for Ted Kissell, who announced his resignation earlier today. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-28-2011  7:15 pm  |  Industry News

Village Voice Media Cuts Editorial Staff, Cites Economic Challenges

Editorial staffers at City Pages (Twin Cities), Dallas Observer, OC Weekly, Seattle Weekly, and SF Weekly are hit. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-28-2011  12:53 pm  |  Industry News

L.A. Weekly Wins Big At City Press Club Awardsnew

L.A. Weekly took home several L.A. Press Club Awards for its editorial, design and social media work. OC Weekly and Pasadena Weekly also came away as winners.
Los Angeles Press Club  |  07-08-2011  2:09 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Best of the West 2011 Honors Seven Altsnew

The recent Best of the West journalism contest honored several alt-weeklies, including the Houston Press, Phoenix New Times, SF Weekly and Denver's Westword, which each picked up first-place honors.
The Best of the West  |  06-22-2011  4:06 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Defunct SoCal AltWeekly Owes Nearly $70,000 To Former Staffersnew

The District Weekly, which was launched by OC Weekly founding editor Will Swaim, owes unpaid wages and vacation pay to six former employees.
OC Weekly  |  12-01-2010  5:36 pm  |  Legal News