The legendary community organizer influenced a generation of Latino civil-rights activists. But in OC, he was run out of town
OCCCA's exhibit shows the maestro at his best
The 'Rally for Talley' held outside the steps of Anaheim City Hall last week was the latest public display of support for former city attorney Cristina Talley. Since then, there's been a raging debate on the blogopshere as to the circumstances surrounding her sudden, forced resignation during the Ja ... More >>
Next week, Major League Baseball will hold its annual All Star game in Phoenix, where Sheriff Joe Arpayaso roams and perhaps the only major metropolitan area in the United States that has more Know Nothings per ratio than Orange County. For the past year, activists have been calling on Commission ... More >>
After a chaotic week in which Ask a Chola was revealed to be a Santa Ana loft dweller named Chloe Michalopolous, those angered by the revelation turned focus to her Wednesday night internet show on Killradio.org. All kinds of questions abounded: Would the woman behind the green bandanna finally t ... More >>
The No Spiritual Surrender album cover The songs on Orange County-based Inside Out's EP No Spiritual Surrender refuse to go silent two decades after they were first recorded. A young Zack de la Rocha sang on the hardcore cult classic alongside band members Vic Dicara, Mark Hayworth, and Chris Br ... More >>
Farmer's TanThe local film scene heats up this weekend with the San Clemente screening of a film about an Orange County high school student facing shame for taking his farmer's tan to school and the Santa Ana continuation of the OC Film Fiesta.
www.myspace.com/onedayasalionZack de la Rocha's One Day As A Lion is joining the already-stellar line up of human rights activist Dolores Huerta's 80th birthday, at a benefit concert at the Greek Theatre tomorrow. One Day As A Lion, which takes all the energy of Rage Against ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Historical ignorance leads to hate, hate leads to anger . . .
[¡Ask a Mexican!] ¡A la chingada with Arizona's SB 1070!
disneyisunfaithful.orgWhat would Walt do?The UniteHere Local 11 union is set to stage a fast, starting at 5 p.m., in front of Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa in Anaheim to bring attention to the workers unresolved contractual issues with the resort industry giant. A candlelight vigil w ... More >>
Remember Nativo Lopez? Guy called Larry who became radicalized during the 1960s, led renter strikes against SanTana slumlords during the 1980s, served on the SanTana Unified School Board during the 1990s, then was recalled for his conflict-of-influenza, amongst other sins in early 2004? He's spent t ... More >>
UFW legend Dolores Huerta wonders why her old friends who run the St. Joseph's hospitals have turned on their own workers
Indian tribes kick a little worker ass in the desert
Ozomatli turns protest music on its head