Los Tigres del Norte—the first Latin act to perform at the notorious state penitentiary—reprise Johnny Cash’s 1968 visit, releasing a documentary and a live album packed with political meaning.
Gustavo Arellano discovers a long-forgotten grave in Orange County—and the secrets it keeps.
An Orange County lawyer grows Peru’s beloved ají amarillo for big-name chefs and home cooks alike.
Community and culture combine at Santa Ana’s LibroMobile.
UC Irvine professor and students build a 30-feet Micronesian boat once used by Pacific Islanders
Admit it. The beef is unremarkable, the buns are wan, and the tomatoes don’t taste like tomatoes. Lettuce is the only good part of these burgers
In the formerly white bastion of Orange County, where minorities are now the majority, brown is the new Orange. The impact on the county’s politics, culture and economics is enormous.
With helicopters and TV cameras in hot pursuit, freeway car chassis are some of L.A.’s best entertainment. Gustavo Arellano applauds a favorite (albeit unintentional) genre.
Chicano murals up and down the coast of California are in danger of disappearing but a new exhibit at the California Historical Society aims to protect and preserve these large-scale art pieces.
“The Tide is High” is an incomplete history of Latino music in Southern California — and that’s part of its appeal. Gustavo Arellano reviews a new — and impossible — book.
John Manly busted pedophile priests. Now he’s representing hundreds of America’s top gymnasts who allege they were sexually abused by their team's doctor.
Gustavo Arellano recounts how an online social media war with, among others, Donald Trump Jr., got him temporarily locked in Twitter jail.
It started in a food truck, and then went upscale. Is Costa Mesa's Taco Maria the most important restaurant in California right now?