Taco Bell headquarters in IrvineYears ago, I visited a book club that had selected one of my rants as a group project. The setting was someone's house in Corona del Mar, with a beautiful view of the Pacific. It was a great time save for one awkward conversation: one of the gentleman (whose name I ... More >>
Christopher Victorio/OC WeeklyCouncilman Sal TinajeroExcept for me and Sal Tinajero, the oversized, second-floor debate classroom at Fullerton Union High School was empty. Newspaper clips hailing Tinajero's success as a teacher (he was named National Teacher of the Year in 2005 by Hispanic magazi ... More >>
Paint a beautiful mural in the barrio, and they say you're promoting gang violence around here. But scribble your chicken scratches with chalk on a sidewalk, and you're exploring "the imagination and vision of the Great Park."Clockwork hereby calls on artists "of all ages" who can draw a mean Aztec ... More >>
Type "Augustin Cebada" on YouTube to hear his take on plain ol' white folk!The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles has a fascinating article in tomorrow's edition about "La Causa," a show that airs Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. on KPFK-FM 90.7 and is hosted by a 1960s refugee who calls himself Augustin ... More >>
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I will always be a fan of Art Pedroza, the county's original political blogger and the man behind Orange Juice!, because he's living proof that people's political philosophies can change—in Art's case, he went from a homo-hating, MEChA-bashing Republican t ... More >>