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R. Scott Moxley

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Feds Bust Alleged Internet Auto/Boat Sales Scam By Russians

    ​The U.S. Department of Justice in Los Angeles announced this afternoon that a federal grand jury has indicted six foreign nationals--including one in Costa Mesa--for operating an Internet-based sales scam that allegedly defrauded more than $4.2 million from unsuspecting shoppers since 2007.Accord ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2011

    Anti-Police Brutality Protest Set For Today in Fullerton

    (c) R. Scott Moxley / OC WeeklyProtesters oppose police brutality last Saturday​Residents are planning the biggest protest yet against the Fullerton Police Department today following the early July, gruesome cop killing of Kelly Thomas, an unarmed homeless man. Last Saturday, a spirited crowd of m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Why Did the Woman Enter the Couple's Bedroom Uninvited?

    Do you know why I'm in your bedroom?​How would you react if you awoke one night to a stranger standing in your bedroom?That scenario became an alarming reality for an Orange County couple at 1:30 a.m. on Monday after a woman knocked on their second-floor bedroom door and entered. Had one of Charle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2010

    Christmas Morning in OC Brings Fog

    R. Scott MoxleySanta Ana's Old Red Courthouse, Dec. 25, 2010, 7 a.m.​So much for the usual hot, summer-like Christmas in Orange County.Residents and holiday visitors awoke here this morning to heavy, wet fog and temperatures hovering around 50 F. In fact, in many areas--including Santa Ana, N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Meet the Accused Garlic & Onion Donut Rapist

    Phat Huy To​Perhaps Phat Huy To wouldn't have been arrested last month in Garden Grove near Little Saigon, if he'd showered and brushed his teeth before spending 2.5 hours raping and sodomizing a woman he picked up on the street at 2 a.m.After the woman reported the crime, finding the suspect wasn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Dana Point Martial Arts Shop Tops Hot List

    ​The Dragon Institute on Pacific Coast Highway in Dana Point has nabbed the No. 1 spot of MyFoxLA's "Hot List" for Orange County martial arts shops.The institute specializes in Wing Chun Kung Fu that teaches how smaller, weaker persons can defend themselves against big creeps or county Supervisor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Sheriff Hutchens Hopes To Make Money Inside The Jail

    Flickr user RionCM​Next Tuesday the Orange County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider Sheriff Sandra Hutchen's request to approve a contract allowing bail bonds companies and criminal defense lawyers to advertise their services inside the county jail. Hutchens' biggest selling point ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Supervisors To Spend Additional $750,000 On Recycling PR?

    Spending millions to prevent . . . waste?​Though it has previously approved spending $1.25 million in taxpayer funds since 2008 for public relations to improve recycling participation, the Orange County Board of Supervisors is now considering spending another $750,000 on the PR program, according ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    OC Lifeguard Costs Rise

    It's still safe to go into the water​Anticipating an increase in the number of people visiting local beaches during the remaining 10 months of 2010, the Orange County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to boost lifeguard related spending by a quarter of a million dollars to $1.8 million.U.S. Oce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    UC Irvine Issues Alert About a Rifleman on Campus

    UC Irvine officials issued a telephone text message to students this afternoon warning about "a suspicious man carrying a possible rifle" on campus on Mesa Drive near the Bren Events Center.According to the message, obtained by the Weekly, the subject is a white male, 6-feet, 180 pounds, blond hair, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Best Crime Story of the Week!

    Racists Give Birth TooDeputies in California's Inland Empire are on the ball. Searching for criminal white supremacist gang members and their associates, the San Bernardino County officers recently staked out local maternity wards in the area of Hesperia, Winchester and Perris. Why? Because they ant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    OC Union and Democratic Activists Call County Board Shameful

    Spirited Orange County union and Democratic Party officials gathered this morning outside the county's Hall of Administration to protest the Board of Supervisors' firing of more than 200 Social Service Agency employees as one way to address massive budget woes. With a backdrop of placard-waving seni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    This Week in OC Weekly

    In "Hive and Seek" Gustavo Arellano discusses saving Orange County's bees--and possibly breaking the odd city code and state law in the process--with the Backyard Beekeepers.And R. Scott Moxley takes a look at what OC's Board of Supervisors has been doing with its loose change for the past few mont ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Reporter's Radio Roundtable on Mike Carona Trial Today

    Along with Orange County Register columnist Frank Mickadeit, I'm appearing today on The OC Show With Cameron Jackson for an hour-long discussion about ex-sheriff Mike Carona, his disgraceful conduct in office, the just-completed trial, crazy jurors and the lapdog local media.You can hear the 5 p.m. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Nation Cheers Obama Inauguration, OC Reg Readers Whine

    If Barack Obama's move into the White House today is inspiring folks all over the world, here in Orange County the mood, at least as recorded by online comments posted Orange County Register readers, is dour:--"This man has done absolutely nothing, yet is a God. People are so dumb." --"God help us!" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Another Tricky Dick Nixon Stupid Lie Emerges

    Can't add much to this recent laobserved.com item concerning Orange County's most infamous native:"Former President Richard Nixon began his memoir with the line, "I was born in the house my father built." Well, in 1959 his mother told the Los Angeles Times he was born in a hospital."The website li ... More >>

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    January 12, 2009

    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? Plus... • The Week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    It's your money but the government spends it

    Not a trick question: How much of your tax money does it take for the all Republican Orange County Board of Supervisors to renovate a mere five public toilets at Sunset Beach? Sad answer: A couple hundred thousand dollars more than what most residents paid for entire homes: $839,000. That's a whopp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2008

    This Week in the OC Weekly

    In our annual music issue, "Feedback": Vickie Chang educates us about OC musician Pat Visel and his music that no one has heard.Chris Ziegler interviews Greyboy about how he looks to make a name for himself with a new Best-of compilationNed Ragget talks to KUCI DJ Sam Farzin about 'College Rock'Ryan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Doozy Of The Day At The Sheriff Mike Carona Corruption Trial

    "[Public access to audio of Sheriff Mike Carona's incriminating statement's that led to his arrest on bribery charges] could taint the jury." --Brian A. Sun, one of the numerous Jones Day law firm bodies who represent indicted ex-Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona (allegedly) for free, arguing today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Why Would The Sheriff of OC Be "Scared Shitless"?

    "Yeah, me too." --Orange County Sheriff Mike Carona said in July 2007 to his onetime Assistant Sheriff Don Haidl who'd just described himself as "scared shitless" that another alleged co-conspirator, Debra V. Hoffman--Carona's chief mistress, had talked at length to FBI agents in Newport Beach. Car ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008
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    September 11, 2008
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    July 31, 2008
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    July 24, 2008
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    June 9, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XXIV

    The big news of the weekend was the OC Weekly's two wins at the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Awards in Philadelphia. Gustavo Arellano took home the award for Best Column with "Ask A Mexican" while R. Scott Moxley bagged second place in the prestigious public service category for his cover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2008

    OC Weekly Winners!

    Am about to return to la naranja after a week in Philadelphia for the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies' annual convention. Am happy to report yours truly won the Best Column award for alt-weeklies with a circulation over 55,000 for the second time in three years. And il cappo di tutti capi of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2008

    What's The Deal With OC Billionaires?

    We've got the George Argyros-owned apartment empire "systematically ripping off" its largely poor or lower middle class tenants by fabricating excuses for not refunding deposits to literally thousands of people. We've got Donald L. Bren--owner of the Irvine Co. using strong arm tactics on small l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XVIII

    This weekend began on Thursday thanks to Rockstar Energy's Taste of Chaos tour coming to Long Beach arena. Weekly staffers and freelancers headed out and experienced the shenanigans reporting back later, hung over and rocked out. Music Editor Dave Segal spent Friday taking in Crystal Castles at Det ... More >>

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    March 24, 2008

    What You Missed Over The Weekend Part XV

    On Friday night, Dave Segal watched London duo, Black Ghosts, put on one of the better hipster-dance live shows he's seen in a while. Saying, "It was kind of like a combination of Daft Punk and Chemical Brothers, full of aggressive beats, filthy synth textures and sing-along tunes." Saturday found ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 27, 2007

    Letters

    A year to remember

  • Columns

    October 25, 2007

    Letters

    "You had me with you until your last paragraphy where you wrote: 'His balls were much, much bigger than any of ours.' "

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007

    Fire Officials Seek Information on OC Arsonist

    The folks over at the Register are doing a fine job reporting on the massive Orange County arson fire that’s threatening to keep firefighters at work for another two days as winds approaching hurricane force continue to pound the region. Residents in Foothill Ranch are the latest to see their neig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    Stupidest Accusation of Plagiarism Ever

    We here at the OC Weekly have been accused of many things over the years: libel, slander (whenever one of us appear on radio), lies, Commie-sympathizing, Reconquista cheerleading, selling ours souls to New Times, and—most memorably—"Satan instrument,"what Congressman Robert K. Dornan called the ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 5, 2007

    Letters

    Allow me to write a similar column to !Ask a Mexican! called Ask an American, and lets see which column people like more

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    June 21, 2007

    Letters

    'Stupid-ass crackers talk about gangs like they know something'

  • Columns

    March 29, 2007

    Letters

    'If you dont like him, dont listen to him, you fuckin moron'

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    Post Hoc Crock

    We hate to brag--no, we don't--but we'll point out an error in today's Reg. Reporter Jennifer Muir says the HB police have decided to "stop planting unloaded weapons, fake drugs and other props in unsuspecting civilians' cars . . . two days after the the practice was detailed in [wait for it!] The O ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 27, 2006

    Letters

    I had no idea that someone on your staff is into children having sex together

  • Features

    September 8, 2005
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    August 25, 2005
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    August 11, 2005

    Letters

    I Only Wish the Register or The Blade Had Your Balls.

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    May 20, 2004
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    April 18, 2002
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    November 15, 2001
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    June 7, 2001
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    December 7, 2000
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    September 14, 2000
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    September 14, 2000
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    June 3, 1999
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