The mother, father and sister of Kevin Woyjeck were moments ago on live television in front of a Seal Beach fire station expressing grief--and thanks for community support--over the 21-year-old Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew member's loss Sunday.This morning came word they are not the only Orange Cou ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans eat chocolate?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And how can I help fight those pendejos?
"What is government if words have no meaning?"
Any reasonable person who saw Dana Rohrabacher's Jan. 27 performance on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher appreciated that the right-wing Orange County Republican congressman set a new low for political discourse.Hilariously acting as if he's a seasoned, elder statesman, Rohrabacher--the self-descr ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
It has been more than one year since Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed controversial anti-immigrant legislation SB1070 into law provoking a swift activist response that stretched all the way to the music community in the form of the Sound Strike boycott. Since that time, and in the wake of cert ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 27, 1:36 P.M.: Yes, Virginia, there's still a Birther Movement.Apparently, after a few hours of letting the news sink in that President Barack Obama released his long-form birth certificate and taking a magnifying glass to the image of it on her TV screen, Orly Taitz has concluded t ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Plus, praise for a town in Northern Arizona
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was dissed by Russell Pearce over Arizona's Prop. 200 dismissal
Anti-immigrant think tanks are aiming their dubious statistics at the 14th Amendment
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona, deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
Inside the brutal world of America's kidnapping capital
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Where to get Mexican food in NY and how Mexis take their coffee
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Facts and stats always win
She ruled WHAT!?!A federal judge has blocked the part of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 law that allows police to ask people if they are in the country legally.The tough new immigration law that has sparked national debate is scheduled to take effect Thursday. However, the ask/you'd-better-tell ... More >>
Andrew Youssef/OC WeeklyRage Against the Machine at the Hollywood Palladium last FridayThe Sound Strike campaign started by Zack de la Rocha to counter Arizona's soon-to-be in effect SB1070 law reached its sonic zenith Friday night with Rage Against the Machine rocking the Hollywood Palladium. T ... More >>
Christopher Victorio / OC WeeklyOn the heels of her failed bid to become the Republican nominee for Secretary of State, Orange County's top birther and not-top dentist Orly Taitz has kept up her fervent blogging. The theme of late seems to be Taitz wondering aloud about which soon- ... More >>
Rob Krentz's Family Talks About the Life and Death of the Murdered Arizona Rancher
Tougher border enforcement in California and Texas has spelled disaster for southern Arizona
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Historical ignorance leads to hate, hate leads to anger . . .
The airwaves of Little Saigon's radio stations are legendary outposts of slander, lies, innuendo, political water-carrying, intimidation, Red-baiting--in short, no-holds-barred banter, the kind State Assemblymember and Congressional hopeful Van Tran loves unless the criticism is against him. Most ... More >>
Flickr user KaCey97007No quarter for ArizonaArizona has gone all apeshit crazy for documentation to prove an immigrant's legal status, and San Francisco is laying down the law with SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera calling for a total boycott of the state. You hear that, Arizona? You're on San Fran ... More >>