Tag Archive for Gustavo Arellano

Gustavo out at OC Weekly

Gustavo Arellano has either been fired from or resigned from OC Weekly.  The Liberal OC learned his OC Weekly Twitter account was shut off the the locks to the office were changed. The Liberal OC was told Arellano resigned because he was told to lay off half the staff.  The OCWeekly Facebook page says Arellano…

Help the Homeless Instead of Issuing Challenges

Our pal Greg Diamond has issued a challenge to me, Matt Cunningham, Gustavo Arellano, Norberto Santana and others to replicate a test by pretending to be homeless for three days, and if we all do it, so will he but he has some issues that would make it tough (he’s vegan, he’s diabetic, he has child…

Backpage.com shuts down adult classified section 2 days before Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Meant to get to this earlier, but as State Ass. Travis Allen would tell you, January 11 was Human Trafficking Awareness Day and while he is busy insisting California Democrats legalized child prostitution, another story was brewing.  Backpage.com, which used to supply alt-weeklies like OC Weekly and LA Weekly with a steady revenue stream, shut…

BackPage.com CEO arrested for Pimping; former Village Voice owners also charged

The Los Angeles Times has this blockbuster story Friday about the arrest of the CEO of BackPage.com on charges of pimping based on a 3-year investigation by California AG Kamala Harris.  Harris has criticized the website for profiting from the sex trafficking of adults and children. From the story: Carl Ferrer was taken into custody in Houston after arriving…

Register’s Chapter 11 should be no cause for Joy at OC Weekly

Most everyone enjoyed that extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning but OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano put out this story at 5:17 AM with much glee under the standing column of OC Register Death Watch.  From the piece: “Yesterday, multiple, trustworthy sources who requested anonymity told me the Register’s parent company planned to file…

A Labor Day to Remember

  The Orange County Labor Fed put on quite a show at the OC Fairgrounds yesterday to celebrate the men and women who tend to take a shower after work instead of one before work.  The Table of Dignity was revealed and dedicated as a place of respect for all working men and women. Speakers…