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Gustavo Arellano

Gustavo Arellano is a features writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering Southern California everything and a bunch of the West and beyond. He previously worked at OC Weekly, where he was an investigative reporter for 15 years and editor for six, wrote a column called ¡Ask a Mexican! and is the author of “Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America.” He’s the child of two Mexican immigrants, one of whom came to this country in the trunk of a Chevy.
Raul Ruiz, journalist and activist for the Chicano movement in L.A., dies at 78

Raul Ruiz, editor of "La Raza" magazine and Chicano studies professor at Cal State Northridge, dies at 78

Da Vinci of dirt? Road grime fuels this L.A. trucker's rolling masterpieces

Arnulfo Gonzalez of Hacienda Heights uses the dirt that accumulates on the back of his box truck to paint vivid scenes and portraits.

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