Richard Rodriguez

  • Columns

    June 7, 2012

    Mexicans Will Be the New White Race in the U.S.

    [¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the deal with Ojo de Vidrio?

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    What If the Infamous LA Cop Head Kick Incident Were Tried Here?

    The unidentified El Monte police officer filmed Wednesday viciously kicking the head of Richard Rodriguez--a suspect who'd already surrendered and was lying on the ground spread eagle--should wish that, if he's prosecuted for assault, his case is moved to Orange County. Why? Juries here routinely r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    December 2008: The Month of Stinking Badges

    You might not have noticed, but just before Christmas, two Orange County cops confessed to bizarre crimes. On Dec. 16, Joshua Wendall Blackburn, a six-year veteran of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), admitted that he broke into a CHP evidence locker in Santa Ana and stole 64 kilograms of cocaine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007

    Friday's Headlines. No Surprises: Carona stripped of more powers

    Stripping Carona: Sheriff Mike Carona is no longer on the Homeland Security Advisory Council. He says he resigned. The feds say he was forced out. Yet another deputy behaving badly? Richard Rodriguez, 43, a sheriff's deputy assigned to OCTA, has been charged with the false imprisonment of 12 prostit ... More >>