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 days ago | Politics
Man, what a bizarro world we live in under the Trump presidency when a Democrat is yelling at gay men who are volunteering on a political campaign, and Republicans are demanding an apology and whining they don't have safe spaces to be their nasty,...
3 days ago | Notes from the Banana Republic
When famed sports radio Beto Duran (listen to me on his podcast, Living the Dream) texted me yesterday evening that a crazy-ass brawl erupted between soccer fans that went from the stands and onto the field, I immediately guessed SanTana. And I wa...
6 days ago | OC Cribs
Welcome to episode 31 of OC Speakly. On this week's episode we discuss Real Estate and what it takes to actually buy a home in Orange County. Gustavo's realtor (and ex-student from Cal State Fullerton) Julio Arana of the Omni Group stops by to ove...
6 days ago | Food Reviews
The most popular restaurant in Laguna Beach right now isn't 370 Common or Las Brisas or one of Alessandro Pirozzi's Italian palaces, but rather a hallway hidden in downtown. There's always a line extending out of Adonis Mediterranean Grill, mostly...
7 days ago | ¡Ask a Mexican!®
DEAR MEXICAN: Waze is launching Waze Carpool throughout California. I think it's gonna be a hit, especially with tight Latino enclaves throughout the state. But . . . is there a history of raites within the Mex community? Uber Wazer DEAR GAB...
8 days ago | Gunkist Memories
The last surviving matriarch of the historic Mendez, et al v. Westminster school desegregation case passed away last week. Virginia Guzman was 100 years old when God called la doña to assume her place in Heaven with the rest of the Latino fat...