Senator Newman’s Resolution to Honor Arab American Heritage Month in California Passes Senate

Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 42 passed the California State Senate today with unanimous support. SCR 42 commemorates the month of April as “Arab American Heritage Month” in California, and recognizes the important contributions of Arab Americans to our state. “SCR 42 is part of a broader effort toward creating awareness and paying respect to the … Continue reading Senator Newman’s Resolution to Honor Arab American Heritage Month in California Passes Senate

While #Anaheim Was Rioting, Disneyland & Little Arabia Were in Thier Own Little Worlds

More than 100 protesters rallied in front of Anaheim City Hall before today's council meeting as a response to the fatal police shootings, which killed two men at separate incidents. During a protest against police brutality on July 21, Anaheim police fired rubber bullets and unleashed a dog on a crowd that included women and … Continue reading While #Anaheim Was Rioting, Disneyland & Little Arabia Were in Thier Own Little Worlds

OC Weekly’s cover story on Anaheim’s Little Arabia

In case you missed last week's OC Weekly's cover story about the growth of Anaheim's Little Arabia, which featured businessman and former candidate for Anaheim city council Belal Dalati, realtor/Arab World Newspaper publisher/Arab Festival organizer Ahmad Alam, Kareem's Restaurant, Olive Tree Restaruant, Forn Al-Hara Restaurant, my friend Omar Masry and yours truly, here is a … Continue reading OC Weekly’s cover story on Anaheim’s Little Arabia

Little Arabia’s Top 5 Moments of 2010

"Check it Right...You Ain't White!" residents were encouraged by a Census Complete Count Committee campaign slogan reaching out to Arab Americans this past February. The campaign, which held a kick-off event in February at Victory Restaurant, attracted local, national and international media, including the OC Register, Newsweek, NPR, CBS, KFI, Aljazeera and Alhurra. Carrie Kahn, … Continue reading Little Arabia’s Top 5 Moments of 2010