KCRW's Orange County Line

KCRW's Orange County Line

Episodes

  • Renaissance for the Santa Ana River?

    Aug 27, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on efforts to make OC's waterway beautiful again.
  • Injunction Disfunction in Santa Ana

    Aug 25, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the fight between the OC DA and residents of a Santa Ana neighborhood over a gang injunction.
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    Aug 18, 2014 | 4 min
  • OC's Coastline Belongs to Some, Not All

    Aug 11, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on local efforts to target people who block access to Orange County's beaches.
  • Deposition Derby over Irvine's Great Park

    Aug 4, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on a series of explosive depos released as part of a Great Park audit.
  • OC to Caltrans: No Toll Roads on 405!

    Jul 28, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the brewing war over toll roads on the San Diego Freeway.
  • OC Finally Gets a Year-Round Homeless Shelter

    Jul 21, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the political battle to finally get a facility for OC's homeless.
  • OC's Asian-American Explosion

    Jul 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on Orange County's sharp rise in its Asian-American population.
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    Jul 7, 2014 | 5 min
  • OC's Newfound Love for Choo-Choos

    Jun 30, 2014 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on why Orange County pols suddenly want to improve passenger rail systems.
  • Is OC Probation Deporting Too Many Youth?

    Jun 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on activists fighting OC's Probation Department.
  • Does Political Corruption Matter to OC's DA?

    Jun 16, 2014 | 5 min
    Orange County DA Tony Rackaukas' cautious approach to investigating political corruption in the county.
  • The End of the OC Register Dream?

    Jun 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Will the layout round of buy-outs and lay-offs at the Register spell the end of owner Aaron Kushner's bold experiment?
  • Are Rumors of the OC GOP's Death Exaggerated?

    Jun 2, 2014 | 5 min
    Do numbers showing a decline in OC Republican voters mean much?
  • The Fall of OC's Great Brown Hope

    May 26, 2014 | 4 min
    The decline of former rising GOP star Carlos Bustamante.
  • The Heat Is On the OC Fire Authority

    May 19, 2014 | 4 min
    The scathing audit regarding OC's largest firefighting agency.
  • The Thin Brown Line

    May 12, 2014 | 5 min
    The Latinos in charge of OC's two largest police departments...
  • Color OC Restaurants Bad

    May 5, 2014 | 4 min
    The push to make Orange County restaurants display restaurant safety ratings.
  • OC GOP to Angry White Male Candidates: Adios!

    Apr 28, 2014 | 4 min
    The Republican Party of Orange County's diversity effort.
  • Rick Warren Goes Hollywood - Literally

    Apr 21, 2014 | 5 min
    The influential pastor's move to save souls in LA.
  • Vietnam, the Eternal Third Rail in OC Politics

    Apr 14, 2014 | 5 min
    Why the Vietnam War still resonates in OC politics.
  • Anaheim's Little Arabia Rises

    Apr 7, 2014 | 4 min
    The push to officially recognize one of the largest Middle Eastern enclaves in America.
  • Are OC's Jails Better?

    Mar 31, 2014 | 5 min
    A federal investigation declares that Orange County's jails system have improved.
  • The War between OC's DA and Public Defender Offices

    Mar 24, 2014 | 5 min
    The curious legal battle that can influence many high-profile cases in Orange County.
  • For Whom the Bill Tolls?

    Mar 17, 2014 | 4 min
    The effort to establish OC's first veterans' cemetery.
  • The Great OC Gun Rush

    Mar 10, 2014 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on how a change in gun laws is spurning major interest in concealed-carry weapon permits.
  • Santa Ana's Mayor-for-Life on the Ropes?

    Mar 3, 2014 | 4 min
    Will a state investigation bring down Miguel Pulid?
  • The Los Angeles Angels of Anywhere

    Feb 24, 2014 | 4 min
    The Halos threat to move from Anaheim.
  • Can Tony Rack Win a 5th OC DA Term?

    Feb 17, 2014 | 5 min
    OC District Attorney's Tony Rackauckas' bid for a fifth term ? and why this race may be his toughest yet.
  • The Great Park's Audit Blues

    Feb 3, 2014 | 5 min
    A controversial audit roiling the city of Irvine...
  • Santa Ana to the World: We're Safe

    Jan 27, 2014 | 4 min
    Santa Ana city officials' surprising response to a brutal nightclub killing...
  • Growing Pains for the OC Register

    Jan 20, 2014 | 4 min
    The surprising round of layoffs that afflicted OC's paper of record last week.
  • Kelly Thomas Trial Wraps Up ? What's Next?

    Jan 13, 2014 | 4 min
    The Kelly Thomas killing trial, and what follows...
  • OC's Hottest Political Races of 2014

    Jan 6, 2014 | 4 min
    Three races to watch...
  • Can OC Keep Its Young People Home?

    Dec 30, 2013 | 4 min
    What pushes Orange County's young professionals away to better places.
  • The OC Register of LA, Long Beach, Riverside and Beyond?

    Dec 16, 2013 | 10 min
    Aaron Kushner's audacious strategy to rule print journalism in Southern California...
  • Justice for Kelly Thomas?

    Dec 9, 2013 | 4 min
    The start of the Kelly Thomas killing trial...
  • OC Cholos Have Constitutional Rights, Too

    Dec 2, 2013 | 4 min
    OC DA Tony Rackaukas gang-injunction controversy...
  • 'Real Orange' No More

    Nov 25, 2013 | 4 min
    The cancellation of the only television or radio show devoted to covering OC...
  • Which Way Irvine?

    Nov 18, 2013 | 4 min
    A new home-builder in Irvine plans to upend the infamous suburb.
  • Anaheim's Coming Mayoral Battle Royale

    Nov 11, 2013 | 4 min
    Anaheim's already contentious 2014 mayor's race...
  • The Phantom 405 Tollbooth

    Nov 4, 2013 | 4 min
    A proposal to charge carpool users of the San Diego Freeway.
  • Time-Out for Tet?

    Oct 28, 2013 | 4 min
    The cancellation of the United States' largest Tet festival...
  • A Tale of Two OCs: The Homeless and the Wedge

    Oct 21, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the ACLU's for OC's homeless, and surfers fighting bodyboarders in Newport
  • Surf Biddy? H.B. Cracks Down on Fun

    Oct 14, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on Huntington Beach's war against its partying reputation.
  • OC's Man of "Maranatha!"

    Oct 7, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the passing of Calvary Chapel founder Chuck Smith.
  • Should Anaheim's Angels Stay or Should They Go?

    Sep 30, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the controversy surrounding keeping Arte Moreno's team in Anaheim.
  • Our Todd of the Canyons

    Sep 16, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on whether the Board of Supervisors will allow development in Trabuco Canyon.
  • Adios, OC's Queen of Extreme

    Sep 9, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the life of Barbara Coe, godmother of the anti-immigrant movement.
  • The John Wayne Airport Vomit Comet

    Sep 3, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on why OC's airport has such a notorious reputation for its take-offs.
  • The John Wayne Airport Vomit Comet

    Aug 30, 2013 | 1 min
    Gustavo Arellano on why OC's airport has such a notorious reputation for its take-offs.
  • Santa Ana Gives New City Manager a Golden Parachute, Throne

    Aug 26, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the city's controversial hiring of a new city manager.
  • The Orange County Register: One Year after the Revolution

    Aug 19, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on one year of OC's paper of record under Aaron Kushner.
  • Costa Mesa Mayor vs. City Workers, Part 30

    Aug 12, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the latest skirmish between Costa Mesa's mayor and its public employees
  • The Zombie Toll Road that Won't Die

    Aug 5, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the continued efforts to try and build a proposed toll road extension
  • How OC Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Global Warming

    Jul 29, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on how Orange County coastal cities are responding to rising sea levels
  • Anaheim, One Year after Its Summer of Rage

    Jul 22, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on what's changed (and what's hasn't) in Orange County's Tragic Kingdom.
  • Arte Moreno at 10: The Good, the Bad and the No Bueno

    Jul 15, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on a decade of Angels baseball under the ownership of the Phoenix businessman.
  • Last Bonfire for OC's Beach Fire Pits?

    Jul 9, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the battle over an Orange County coastal tradition.
  • Hour of Power No More

    Jul 2, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the downfall of Crystal Cathedral Ministries.
  • Little Saigon at 25 Years: What's Next?

    Jun 24, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the 25th anniversary of the largest Vietnamese enclave in the world outside Vietnam.
  • Anaheim's Unlikeliest Radical: The Mayor

    Jun 17, 2013 | 6 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the surprising turn of events in an ACLU lawsuit alleging voter discrimination.
  • No More 'Nofre, Now What?

    Jun 10, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the surprising closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant.
  • The Latino Nonprofit OC Politicians Love to Hate

    Jun 3, 2013 | 5 min
    Gustavo Arellano on Latino Health Access' pioneering work ? and the strange politics it must navigate.
  • The State of Gay OC: The Good, the Bad, and the FABULOUS!

    May 28, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the good and bad going on in LGBT Orange County.
  • 'Arrested Development' as Metaphor for OC

    May 21, 2013 | 9 min
    The return of the best-ever portrayal of Orange County.
  • The Poseidon Misadventure

    May 6, 2013 | 4 min
    A controversial proposal for a desalination plant in Huntington Beach.
  • Making OC Christians Love Jesus

    Apr 29, 2013 | 4 min
    Gustavo Arellano on the struggles major OC evangelical leaders are finding in pushing their congregations to accept amnesty for illegal immigrants.

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