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!
2 hours ago | ¡Ask a Mexican!®
DEAR MEXICAN: Why do Mexicans applaud first-generation Mexicans who assimilate completely but criticize (and apply the term vendidos to) first-generation Mexican-Americans (why is it that there is no real name for U.S. citizens in English, forcing...
2 hours ago | Bada Bing!
People have compiled histories of baseball in Orange County, of our long-gone walnut growers, of films shot here before the advent of talking movies. Chronicles about the Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade, about the Hippie Mafia, about a guy'...
1 day ago | OC Register Death Watch
Next month, execs with Tribune Publishing (owners of the Los Angeles Times), Digital First Media (owners of the Los Angeles Daily News—wait, that still exists?) and a group led by current Orange County Register publisher-CEO Ri...
1 day ago | Environment
For our latest "Orange Feathers" editorial cartoon, illustrator (and former Weekling and eternal LOSER*) Leslie Agan decided to illustrate what's on every Southern Californian's mind this week, as temperatures reach July levels and are 20 deg...
2 days ago | Gunkist Memories
Next week marks the 70th anniversary of Mendez, et al vs. Westminster, et al, the landmark civil rights case that found school segregation against Mexican-American students in Santa Ana, Orange, Westminster, and Garden Grove illegal and that was s...
5 days ago | OC Media
Anchors Away: OC Weekly Sold to Local Boating-Mag Publisher So remember when I wrote almost a year to this week that this infernal rag was for sale? Welp, we finally found a local millionaire who we hadn’t insulted TOO much to buy us—and thank All...