Fullerton Arboretum Kicks Off New Culinary Series: Thursdays In The Kitchen!

Series emphasizes cooking with seasonal and locally available ingredients.

Alex Stouffer

This winter, the Fullerton Arboretum is launching its inaugural culinary series, Thursdays In The Kitchen. These demonstration style cooking classes, conducted in the Arboretum’s own industrial kitchen, will explore the gourmet side of seasonal and locally sourced food. Classes are conducted by renowned Orange County chefs, farmers and food experts and will utilize Arboretum-grown ingredients w

Planning Underway For Railroad Days 2013 In Fullerton

SCRPA Seeks Sponsors For The Family Event Featuring 40+ Train Exhibits

Alex Stouffer

Following its successful return to the mainline last May, Railroad Days 2013 is lining up sponsors and participants for May 4 & 5 at the Fullerton Train Station. The city of Fullerton has endorsed the event, and the Southern California Railway Association will again host its FREE, family weekend celebrating all things trains from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.. Dozens of Amtrak passe

Book Drive to benefit the Toys for Tots Literacy Program and Boys & Girls Clubs Press Release

Book Drive to benefit the Toys for Tots Literacy Program and Boys & Girls Clubs Press Release Dec 16 2012 picture with santa

Ramin Rafii

November 29, 2012 – On Nov. 1, The UPS Store ® Through Dec. 31, The UPS Store will sell donation cards to benefit the Toys for Tots Literacy Program, a year-round initiative of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Every dollar donated helps purchase books for less fortunate children in the local community.

Summer Solstice Festival & Fullerton Sister City Associations International Taco Festival

Fullertonians love festivals... and we LOVE tacos. Thanks, Muckenthaler.

Enjoy a day filled with top-notch performances by traditional ethnic music and dance groups from around the world. Free art workshops, storytellers, a folk music jam and sing-along, a children’s play area, an arts & crafts fair, house and gallery tours, a lawn sports tournament, picnicking, and food vendors will complete the family-focused experience. Swedish meatball tacos? Alaskan smoked

Fullerton Marks Memorial Day

74th annual Memorial Day Celebration at Loma Vista Memorial Park

Ed Carrasco

Fullerton remembered those who gave up their lives for the United States at Loma Vista Memorial Park Monday. Hundreds gathered at the cemetery on a bright morning to pay their respects to the many Fullerton residents who have served our country on this the 74th annual celebration. More than a dozen entities representing various Fullerton veterans groups, volunteer organizations and other gr

What's New For Railroad Days 2012 (This Weekend)

Railroad Days Returns to Fullerton.

Alex Stouffer

Last-minute additions to Railroad Days 2012 bring our lineup to more than 70 participants for the free community event being held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 & 6 at the Fullerton Train Station.

Fox Fullerton Holds Open Auditions for First Show Since 1987

'Hollywood in Fullerton' will be a rhythm & blues revue

Gary Graves

The Fox Fullerton Historic Theatre Foundation is announcing open auditions for its original June 23 show, Hollywood in Fullerton, presented by MAV TV, “Blues Brothers Save the Fox, A Rhythm & Blues Revue.” Auditions will take place on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fullerton High School. Written by local theater professional Brian Newell, the script pays homage to the blues with a


Fullerton Celebrates Its Veterans

Ed Carrasco

Hundreds of Fullertonians lined up Harbor Boulevard and gathered at Hillcrest Park Friday to salute America's veterans.

Discovery Science Center Hosts 4th Annual Pumpkin Launch and Food Truck Extravaganza:

Alex Stouffer

Flying pumpkins, soaring rockets, medieval battles will have people ducking and diving as Taco Bell Discovery Science Center and Future Scientists and Engineers of America (FSEA) team up to offer a free day of hands-on science and family fun at the 4th annual Pumpkin Launch. The event takes place on Saturday, November 5th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at California State University, Fullerton.


St. Mary's Carnival

Mark Stouffer

Today and tomorrow the St. Mary's Fall Festival is happening at Amerige Park Baseball Field, 300 W Commonwealth at Highland Avenue. The carnival features:


PAS Presents: “FEAST”

Alex Stouffer

PÄS Gallery welcomes Robots For Hire in "FEAST," A showcase of an art collection depicting the darker side of LA-based international artist Max Neutra. Robots For Hire has curated a show that will surely gross you out, fill you with dread, and make you stare with morbid curiosity. Come with a big appetite for the FEAST! Monsters. Severed zombie heads. Man-machines. These are just a few of the sig

A month of celebration for Angelo's and Vinci's 40th Anniversary

Morgan McLaughlin

For 40 years the Angelo's and Vinci's Ristorante vision has been serving great food and good service to the Fullerton community. The City of Fullerton and Fullerton Chamber of Commerce congratulated one of Fullerton's oldest restaurants Wednesday with a ribbon cutting. Family, staff, and community, even TV icon Robert Conrad, were a part of the fun for the afternoon with appetizers, wine tasting

Devon Williams Starts His Tour in Fullerton

Alex Stouffer

This Friday an all-ages show at Burger Records features Devon Williams as they begin their tour California. Two shows will also take place along the pacific coast as they play in Oregon and Washington. Their new LP/CD “Euphoria” was released today via Slumberland Records.

Mardi Gras – WTLC

Mark Stouffer

The summer heat relinquished just in time for the 5th Annual WTLC Mardi Gras in July fundraiser that took place last Saturday evening. The Museum Plaza on Wilshire Ave. was transformed from a bland sea of taupe concrete to a vibrant and colorful, purple and gold homage to New Orleans’ Jackson Square. Those who attended the event were welcomed with a stilt-walker, jugglers, and the musical sounds


Books and Coffee at Fullerton Public Library

Mark Stouffer

On Saturday 7/23 the Fullerton Public Library will be reopening after extensive year-long renovations and the addition of a whole new section. We were able to take a tour with Library Director Maureen Gebelein and City Council Member Sharon Quirk-Silva. Although the general floor plan of the main part of the library is unchanged the improvements are immediately noticeable. There is a row of self

There’s Also The Art Walk – July

Alex Stouffer

I met Michael Magowski in person for the first time as we observed the infrared light and it’s affect on his latest scenic dessert photos. While the gallery scene is typically known for being an exclusive niche in larger metropolitan areas, the owner of Violet Hour provides an antithesis to this notion. His pieces hung on a wall selling for a hundred dollars each, which is lower than the listings

DKP’s Annual Pre-VW Classic

Alex Stouffer

Friday, June 10th 2011 – Word of mouth spreads the news about so many events that happen in Fullerton, yet the word is not always kept to residents of the city or even residents of the country. VW owners from around the world gathered in the parking lot of Nick’s Super Burgers West off of Brookhurst and Orangethorpe Avenue to exhibit a wide array of classic VWs ranging from Bugs, Buses, Karmann Gh

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Eyeball Burp Release at Zine Fiend: An Interview With A’misa Chiu

Alex Stouffer

Eyeball Burp Press will be featured at Bookmachine’s upcoming show May 6th entitled: Zine Fiend. Luckily, we got a chance beforehand to speak with EBB editor, A’misa Chiu: What's the story behind how you started EBB with Alex Chiu? Where is it located?

Generations: Urban Arts Festival

Mark Stouffer

The buzz on twitter last Saturday was the hip-hop music festival at Independence Park. Fullerton Parks & Rec sponsored the day-long festival which featured Dilated Peoples artists Rakaa and DJ Babu. The all-ages festival had workshops and dance contests for the children where they could learn from seasoned masters, such as b-boy master Easy Roc of the legendary Rock Steady Crew.


Farmer’s Market: Spring has Sprung

Mark Stouffer

Fullerton’s annual springtime celebration has arrived. Tomorrow is the opening of the Farmer’s Market and Beer Garden. The event occurs every Thursday to the end of October at the Museum Square on Wilshire. Kids will play in the fountain, the bounce house will be in the park, a band will play on the stage and the Beer Garden will be serving their tasty micro-brew.

Mubarak’s Speech – Feb. 10, 2011

Drew Cornick

As we fought droves of people, while we made our way into Tahrir square, one thing was apparent, Revolution was in the air. Throngs of Egyptians waving flags and chanting slogans united together for peaceful change marched through to Tahrir Square. As we approached our entrance, I was frisked, and had my passport checked. Contrary to my preconceptions, the civilians checking passports and clearing


Ziings/Tao New Act

Mark Stouffer

We checked out the new Ziings/Tao Dueling Pianos on Tuesday night. Ryan Bueter and Julie Ernst sing, play piano, and ham it up for the crowd on T, Th, Fr and Sa nights. They play requests and play all types of music. It’s lots of fun and there’s enough room to dance. They start at 8PM and play till the DJ starts at about 11PM.

UFC 126: Silva VS. Belfort – Where To Watch The Fight

Alex Stouffer

Hosting parties can be a pain, so don’t waste your money on Pay Per View. That $50 can help pay for a pretty hefty bar tab at any of these local eateries. Catering to large parties are their specialty.

Twisting The Hallmark Holliday

Alex Stouffer

Oh, great. February is already back, and like it or not, messages of romance are disseminated throughout the full range of media outlets until they’re saturated. Unfortunately this paper is no different, but the decision was between this and black history month, and our in-house historian is out on vacation. What’s everybody else’s excuse? Throughout the month all of our comics will cover the topi

Rockabilly Reviewed

Alex Stouffer

Stepping into Big’s Bar & Grill on a Wednesday night is like stepping into a time warp and coming out at a live taping of American Bandstand. The screens on the walls play video from vintage films of the 50’s and early 60’s, guys all cuff their jeans and wear stylish porkpie and sport snap caps, and girls wear polka dot dresses, or something reminiscent of old coca-cola advertisements from the era