And Spencer Kornhaber takes a look at Mission Viejo Councilwoman Cathy Schlicht in "Woman on a Mission." She's trying to deliver on campaign promises, but is running into an opposing majority.
- The Weekly's standing columns, ¡Ask a Mexican!, Hey, You! and Savage Love.
Restaurant reviews of the famous Alberto's taqueria sound-alikes and Break of Dawn in Laguna Hills.
Culture focuses on the tech/art installations at the UCI Beall Center and Trendzilla talks American Rag.
- Our film critics review "New In Town," "Medicine For Meloncholy" and local special screenings.
- Music features articles on Morning Benders and Paul Masvidal's prog metal. Albert Ching's "Sound Guy" column reviews Mission Viejo rapper Apoetnomadali; Locals Only listens to Moostache; and we've got CD reviews of Franz Ferdinand's "Tonight: Franz Ferdinand" (Domino) and Lars Hornveth's "Kaleidoscopic" (Smalltown Supersound).
And more daily at ocweekly.com