Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, author of the syndicated column "¡Ask a Mexican!", and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. He started at the paper with an angry, fake letter to the editor and went from there—only in Anacrime!
6 hours ago | OC Media
Welcome to episode 17 of OC Speakly. On this episode we discuss the uptick in police brutality in Orange County. Gabriel San Romàn talks to Theresa Smith, a mother who's son, Cesar Cruz, was killed by police. Theresa is the founder of LEAN, the La...
6 hours ago | ¡Ask a Mexican!®
DEAR MEXICAN: I asked my dad why the Mexican illegals don't just apply for citizenship instead of coming here illegally, and he told me they are not able to apply for citizenship. Is this true? Wondering in Wenatchee DEAR GABACHO: They ain't "ille...
21 hours ago | Longform
Brunch and booze: Do you need more of an intro? Yes? Then let's shamelessly self-promote our annual Fresh Toast brunch festival, happening March 25 at Newport Dunes—buy your tickets TODAY! You'll find many of the restaurants on this list there, se...
2 days ago | Notes from the Banana Republic
When Michele Martinez was first elected to the SanTana City Council in 2006, and she was getting buzz as a possible savior of the Banana Republic that would be beholden only to the People, I thought of doing a cover story on her. She was young, am...
3 days ago | Crime-iny
Ever since I first met attorney John Manly 14 years ago (fuuuuuuck, that's been a while), I've been in awe of his ability to suss out the pedophiles and their apologists-protectors within the ranks of polite society. It started, of course, with hi...
3 days ago | Politics
Earlier this week, news that a protest at Dana Rohrbacher's district office in Huntington Beach organized by Indivisible OC-48 led to a two-year-old girl getting knocked down and a 71-year-old hospital having to get hospitalized made national news...