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.
When we published my cover story last year about the Ramirez family--whose patriarch, Lorenzo (pictured at right, on the left) was a plaintiff in the historic Mendez, et al v. Westminster, et al, and whose children and wife feel snubbed by the woman who has appointed herself keeper of the case's ... More >>
With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations from my Sept. 18 book signing at the Yost Theater for my new book, Orange County: A Personal History: *About 500 people showed up to hear my lecture! About 500! I add the qualifier because the Yost ... More >>
This paper has rightfully dinged the Orange County Register's readers over the years, specifically their insane Letters to the Editors that have advocated everything from darkie-dumping to homo-hating to machismo and, always, always Mexican-bashing. But a letter this past Sunday by Lou Shaver of Irv ... More >>
Orange County seethes with immigration raids, demonized Mexicans and appeals for amnesty. 2007? No, 1951