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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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

Police officers shot and killed two young men, Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, in Anaheim 10 years ago, which led to big protests in Orange County.

Anaheim cops killed 2 young men a decade ago. Tensions with residents have eased

Police officers shot and killed two young men, Manuel Diaz and Joel Acevedo, in Anaheim 10 years ago, which led to big protests in Orange County.

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