This Week in the OC Weekly

In this issue, Gustavo Arellano explains why a century and a half after Juan Flores terrorized Orange County, historians still can't decide who he was in "Hero and Villain."

While R. Scott Moxley begs the question: Were Mike Carona and Bernie Kerik separated at birth?


• The Weekly's standing columns, ¡Ask a Mexican!, Hey, You! and Savage Love.

Restaurant reviews of Ajisen Ramen and Joey's in Irvine

Culture focuses on Amy Freed's new play You, Nero, which tells the story of the reviled emperor and Trendzilla talks Urban Outfitters.

• Our film critics review "The Unborn," and lists local special screenings.

Music features articles on Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss' new accoustic project and the Meat Puppets' comeback. Albert Ching contemplates the best tribute bands to never exist in Sound Guy; Locals Only listens to Mothers Sons; And we've got a CD review of Plies, "Da REAList" (Slip-n-Slide/Atlantic).

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