Gustavo Arellano

Gustavo Arellano

LA Times columnist and contributor to Greater LA.

Gustavo Arellano is a longtime KCRW contributor with his weekly "Orange County Line" commentary, his frequent appearances on "Good Food with Evan Kleiman" and his yearly #TortillaTournament contest. He's a columnist with the Los Angeles Times, a journalism professor at Orange Coast College and an all-around cholo nerd.

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Alex Odeh, a Palestinian American activist, opened the door to the Santa Ana office of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee on October 11, 1985.

The death of a Palestinian American in Santa Ana remains unsolved for 36 years

Alex Odeh, a Palestinian American activist, opened the door to the Santa Ana office of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee on October 11, 1985.

from Greater LA

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

Oil spill along Huntington Beach oozes into Orange County politics

As Orange County confronts a recent oil spill, political fallout ensues over what needs to change.

from Greater LA

The grand finale of the KCRW and Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament of Champions was a guaranteed winner even before we awarded the Golden Tortilla yesterday afternoon.

And the 2021 Great Tortilla Tournament of Champions winner is…

The grand finale of the KCRW and Gustavo’s Great Tortilla Tournament of Champions was a guaranteed winner even before we awarded the Golden Tortilla yesterday afternoon.

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