This Week in the OC Weekly

In "Cry-Baby" R. Scott Moxley relays how ex-Sheriff Mike Carona used all the weapons in his arsenal to trick the jury in his federal trial, and still lost.

And Spencer Kornhaber takes a look at the problems of the Capistrano Unified School Board in "Political Animals." Have they been solved after the recall/reform movement won?


  • The Weekly's standing columns, ¡Ask a Mexican!, Hey, You! and Savage Love.
  • Restaurant reviews of Andrea in Pelican Hill and BC Broiler in Costa Mesa.
  • Culture focuses on South Coast Repertory's "You, Nero" and Trendzilla talks Orla Kiely for Target.
  • Our film critics review "Inkheart," "California Dreamin,'" local special screenings and Sundance 2009.
  • Music features articles on Blake Miller of Moving Units and the 70th anniversary of Blue Note Records. Albert Ching's "Sound Guy" column reviews the bands featured at the OC Music Awards. Locals Only  listens to Chapel of Thieves and we've got CD reviews of Clue to Kalo's "Lily Perdida" (Mush) and A.C. Newman's "Get Guilty" (Matador).

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