Gustavo Arellano’s California

Los Angeles Times columnist and podcast host Gustavo Arellano is well known for his acerbic sense of humor and his commitment to holding powerful figures to account. 

On this episode, Arellano joins Commonweal Director of Mission & Partnerships Claudia Avila Cosnahan for a wide-ranging conversation on his prolific career in journalism.

They touch on a number of Southern California topics, including food, faith, and film, as well as local politics, history, and culture.

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“Fundamentally my biggest influences have been the Beatles, the Simpsons, Howard Stern, and Catholicism.”—Gustavo Arellano

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