Gustavo Arellano

Gustavo Arellano

Guest host, Left Right & Center; LA Times columnist; contributor, 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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After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

Republicans dominate San Clemente, residents value abortion

After pressure from San Clemente residents, the City Council turned down Steven Knoblock’s proposal banning abortion facilities from opening.

from Greater LA

LA is in mourning after iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully died Tuesday at age 94. He called Dodgers games for 67 seasons before retiring in 2016.

Steve Garvey says Vin Scully saved him from wrath of Dodgers fans

LA is in mourning after iconic Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully died Tuesday at age 94. He called Dodgers games for 67 seasons before retiring in 2016.

from Greater LA

A member of the Santa Ana City Council wants green card holders and undocumented residents to have voting rights in local elections.

Voting power for non-citizens: Expect continued push in Santa Ana

A member of the Santa Ana City Council wants green card holders and undocumented residents to have voting rights in local elections.

from Greater LA

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