It’s Official: Arab American Day Festival Canceled

Since 1996 thousands of Arab-Americans in Southern California enjoyed convening annually in Orange County to celebrate their culture at the Arab American Day Festival held in September each year. Many, however, also complained mostly about the heavy presence of CIA and US Army recruiters, among other things.Last year, I compiled a list of six reasons … Continue reading It’s Official: Arab American Day Festival Canceled

Little Arabia’s Big Moves – Orange County Register

This is the second positive article about Arab Americans in Orange County published in the Orange County Register in less than a week. Today, the front page article of the Anaheim Bulletin was about the thriving businesses in Little Arabia.Click here for the OC Register article:¬†http://www.ocregister.com/articles/little-511420-arabia-community.htmlLittle Arabia's Big MovesThe swath on Anaheim's border took root … Continue reading Little Arabia’s Big Moves – Orange County Register

OC Arab festival organizers celebrate Assad

Many gathered last night outside the Arab Festival in Garden Grove to protest the festival's founder's support of the Assad regime. The founder, who also publishes the openly pro-Assad The Arab World Newspaper, claimed that the festival promotes unity in the Arab-American community.From today's Orange County Register:The festival has been a part of the community … Continue reading OC Arab festival organizers celebrate Assad