Tag Archive for OC Weekly

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…

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…

Bauer to Run for SAUSD

Santa Ana Planning Commissioner Vice Chair Bruce Bauer has announced he’s a candidate for SAUSD Trustee and has the backing of current SAUSD Trustees Valerie Amezcua and John Palacio.  Bauer is a lawyer and an advocate for Santa Ana bike trails; he’d bring tremendous assets to a role as an SAUSD trustee over the divisive…

Requiesce in pace Amin David

Our former blogger Claudio Gallegos posted this on Facebook on Sunday: Orange County lost a legend and heaven gained an angel last night. Amin David was a pioneer for Latino civil rights in Orange County. He will be missed and I will never forget his guidance and knowledge. Rest in peace amigo. David’s family posted…