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 | 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...
2 hours 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...
1 day 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...
4 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...
4 days ago | Drink of the Week
Bartenders around OC know I'll drink most anything except cocktails using ginger beer. It's weird, because I love ginger everything, appreciate its snap—but I've always found its sudsy cousin annoying (then again, I might be the annoying one: I lo...
5 days ago | ¡Ask a Mexican!®
DEAR MEXICAN: I enjoyed reading the letter some years back from the lovely Mexican lesbian about lip liner. I have met several guys from Mexico who came to the U.S. so they can come out of the closet. Nothing warms my middle-aged gay heart more th...