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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Once prospering with crops like oranges, walnuts, chili peppers and strawberries, the city of Garden Grove in Orange County now seems like a misnomer.

Garden Grove knocked down trees to build homes. Now the city has a replanting plan

Once prospering with crops like oranges, walnuts, chili peppers and strawberries, the city of Garden Grove in Orange County now seems like a misnomer.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro talks with the Left, Right & Center panel about the slow return of jobs, the rift among Republicans over Donald Trump and social media rule.

Where are all the jobs?

Josh Barro talks with the Left, Right & Center panel about the slow return of jobs, the rift among Republicans over Donald Trump and social media rule.

from Left, Right & Center

Westminster is facing a possible financial crisis and the proposed new Vietnam War memorial has become a point of contention.

Westminster’s new Vietnam War memorial gets approval by City Council but not some veterans

Westminster is facing a possible financial crisis and the proposed new Vietnam War memorial has become a point of contention.

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