Cypress-based Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. has filed a formal unfair trade practices complaint before the U.S. International Trade Commission against 22 manufacturers, importers and sellers of passenger and light truck tires. Toyo alleges these entities "have engaged in unfair trade practice ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And how can Mexicans make gabachos care about NAFTA?
Some critics have declared that Death By China is fueled by warmongering, anti-Chinese sentiment and others call the film/book another important wake up call to a looming disaster.You can make up your own mind Friday night in Anaheim when there will be a special showing of the controversial, 79-minu ... More >>
Craving some authentic Mexican tuna ceviche? Well, next time you order it, the fish might actually be from Mexico.Reuters reports that the Geneva-based World Trade Organization (WTO) has made an important decision in a decades-long battle between the U.S. and Mexico over tuna imports. The trade o ... More >>
There's an area in Irvine that's a bit of a mystery to most. If you drive Jeffrey Road as far northeast as possible, the road is restricted beyond Portola. However, if you look up into the hillside, you'll see them: avocado trees. This quickly explains why the neighborhood's name is Orchard Hills ... More >>
What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Are you a vendido or a Manchurian Mexican?
Here were told you about our question to Tustin City Councilman Jerry Amante, the chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority, the Transportation Corridor System Board of Directors and the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA) who was all over the news last week after Comm ... More >>
As chairman of the Orange County Transportation Authority, the Transportation Corridor System Board of Directors and the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (TCA), Tustin City Councilman Jerry Amante (pictured) is all over the news today, reacting bitterly to the Commerce Secretary Carl ... More >>
The on-again, off-again hearing on the 241 Foothill South toll road extension by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce is back on, from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22, and in an old/new home, O'Brien Hall at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, or the same place the California Coastal Commission met, took testimony ... More >>
The Department of Commerce has stated their interest in holding a public hearing on the Foothill-South toll road extension, disregarding the impotent raging of Transportation Corridor Agencies counsel Robert Thornton. The LA Times reported on the road's construction cost leaping from $875 million to ... More >>
The Foothill-South (241) toll road extension, as we know it, is dead. Bold claim, you say? Presumptuous, maybe? Not so. Recently, mi hermano Gustavo Arellano pinpointed the root cause of the Transportation Corridor Agencies' failure to gain Coastal Commission approval for their Final Solution to ... More >>
Glenn Stern captures Latin American political graffiti
Orishas: Latin Americas only great hip-hoppers
Bushs DEA criminalizes hemp foods
Lets send someone with lots of money and no experience to Spain
Little Saigon embraces Vietnam trade
Green Party candidate Medea Benjamin brings trade politics to OC
And includes The Sopranos
Legal demonstrators, the Idiot Party and Arthur Carmona
Congress debates trade with Vietnam, Little Saigon goes shopping
Was an Irvine plant's closing payback for its union's budding internationalism?