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problemsIt’s a veeeeery hard life for this storybook princess at Disnerland’s newest attraction.

In Snow White Lady’s Problems, an evil queen, a magic mirror, and Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Happy, Sleepy, Sneezy, Grumpy, and trippy anthropomorphic forest critters prove the struggle is real. Just opened. In Fantasrland.

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sanchezwhoopDemocratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, from Orange County, put her foot in her mouth on Saturday, and she used her hand to do it.

In a speech to Indian American Democrats, she whooped up an “American Indian war cry.”

She was confused, she told a group of Indian American at a party convention in Anaheim, about an upcoming meeting with an Indian American.

“I am going to his office,” she said, “thinking that I am going to meet with a” — then she put her hand over mouth and made the noise that is the stereotypical imitation of a American Indian war cry. “Right? … because he said Indian American.” [Mas…]

disneyjenny(PNS reporting from ANAHEIM) Disneyland’s new WE ❤️ MEASLES marketing campaign intends to “pro-actively go where the customers are” by turning “lemons into lemonade,” PNS has learned. [Mas…]

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Arizona hate made POCHO headlines again this week; the Pocho Ocho crew came up with Pro Tips for white-collar Latinos plus eight caveats for goofy gabachos; and while AZ Gov. Jan Brewja haunted POCHO, Jesus Christos El Luchador (who drinks Corona with a lime, btw) made a miraculous appearance.

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The City of Anaheim is a theme park where the theme is racism

by Lalo Alcaraz August 23, 2012 El Now
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In the land of make believe, the home of the Magic Kingdom, right where Disneyland sits, there is another theme park that has been around for decades. This park is not called California Adventure, and its newest attraction is not “Cars.” The amusement park is called simply “Anaheim.” Here, in various themed areas, you can […]

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Anaheim: Home of the ‘Happiest Police on Earth’ (new poster)

by Lalo Alcaraz August 8, 2012 Cartoons
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Welcome to Anaheim, home of the Happiest Police On Earth! Pues, maybe the gun-happiest. Please share this link to my newest image created to protest the Anaheim Police Department’s brutal tactics against suspects and demonstrators who dare to stand up to them.

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Ñewsweek: Ostriches attack, burritos offend and chickens go gay

by Comic Saenz August 5, 2012 El Now
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It was an ordinary day in an ordinary Mexican convenience store and recorded in grainy black and white by an ordinary surveillance video camera. And then the masked luchador entered – with a posse of ostriches. This POCHO ñewsweek featured the Florida burritos with offensive names, chicken culture war hawk Col. Sanders’s statement on gay […]

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Anaheim police brutality protest t-shirt fundraiser

by Lalo Alcaraz July 31, 2012 El Now
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Specify Tshirt Size Wanted! Paypal button simplified! Please write in what size Tshirt you want, ie: S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL I created the above image as a response to the outrageous and murderous police brutality by the Anaheim Police Department recently against two young men in the Anaheim barrio. The families are not only […]

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Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Zip-a-Dee-Guns; Hola Anaheim, We’re Havin’ Fun

by Lalo Alcaraz July 30, 2012 Cultura
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Now in the shadows of the world’s most famous amusement park residents of Anaheim are bravely (and in some cases stupidly) confronting the Anaheim Police Department, an at times callous, authoritative government power that isn’t accustomed to being questioned even when it executes people. Crisis always spurs creativity and the most original ideas are presently […]

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Ñewsweek: Mea maxima culpa, Anaheim and RIP Lupe Ontiveros

by Comic Saenz July 29, 2012 El Now
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The death of beloved actress Lupe Ontiveros, the Pocho Ocho top Chicano sins and death and protest in Klanaheim topped the ñews this week on POCHO, and we’ve got links: Mea maxima culpa: The Pocho Ocho top Chicano sins Lupe Ontiveros (1942-2012) RIP Anaheim: The Tragic Kingdom (toon) Anaheim PD’s Pocho Ocho excuses for shooting […]

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Anaheim: The Tragic Kingdom (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz July 26, 2012 Cultura
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I drew this cartoon to accompany an article by Gustavo Arellano, Jefe-in-Chief of OC Weekly, about recent events in Anaheim

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Anaheim PD’s Pocho Ocho excuses for shooting civilians

by Victor Payan July 25, 2012 El Now
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The Anaheim Police Department crossed the thin blue line when its officers opened fire with non-lethal weapons on protesting women and children. Their response also resulted in a City Council meeting being flooded with angry residents, allegations of  evidence-buying, protest fires ablaze downtown and police helicopters silhouetted against Disneyland’s fireworks display. Here are the Pocho […]

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