Gilbert Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    How I Found Out About the Lost Mexicans of the Bastanchury Ranch

    If you don't already know, I'll just say it here: we at the Weekly love to tell the hidden history of Orange County, those stories that never made it into the master narrative, whether it's its about the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, the Orange County chapter of the Black Panther Party, the Great Flo ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2013

    The Lost Mexicans of the Bastanchury Ranch

    80 years ago, officials deported hundreds of Fullerton residents—and Orange County has tried to forget ever since

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008
  • Features

    January 31, 2008

    The Naranjero Blues

    Emilio Martinez could have been Orange County's Woody Guthrie (and he still might be)

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    OC Civil Rights Pioneer Alfred Aguirre Dead at 87

    Let's hope the Orange County Register offers a fuller obituary for Placentia resident Alfred Aguirre than the two-byline rush job they printed today. Reporters Eric Neff and Heather McRea covered the main facts--Aguirre was indeed Placentia's first Latino councilmember (and the third in Orange Count ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    The Working Life

    UC Irvine professor examines roots of our love affair with Mexican labor

  • News

    June 8, 2006

    Gunkist Oranges

    Wonder why Orange County trembles whenever its Mexicans protest? Welcome to the Citrus War of 1936, the most important event in Orange County history youve never heard of