Tue. Jun 25th, 2024
Gustavo Arellano dancing with Delilah Snell
Gustavo Arellano and Delilah Snell dancing to “La Marcha de Zacatecas” at their wedding. Picture from Facebook.

The OC Weekly’s Editor, Gustavo Arellano, got married to local business owner Delilah Snell yesterday in Downtown Santa Ana.

As one might imagine Gustavo’s friends were there for him and Delilah including culinary all-stars Roland Rubalcava, who provided tortas ahogadas/fideo seco, Carlos Salgado, who served aguachile, and Bricia Lopez and Fernando Marcos Lopez who brought a Michelada VW bus to the wedding.  And famous DJ Richard Blade was their spinning New Wave music along with DJ Yellow Blackbird who played cumbias.

Snell owns the Road Less Traveled store located at 125 North Broadway in DTSA.

Delilah Snell and Gustavo Arellano get married
Picture from Facebook

You can check out more pictures of the wedding on Facebook here.

We wish this happy couple the best!


Gustavo’s bio:

Delilah Snell getting ready for the wedding
Picture from Facebook

Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton. He writes “¡Ask a Mexican!,” a nationally syndicated column in which he answers any and all questions about America’s spiciest and largest minority. The column has a weekly circulation of over 2 million in 39 newspapers across the United States, won the 2006 and 2008 Association of Alternative Weeklies award for Best Column, and was published in book form by Scribner Press in May 2007. Arellano has been the subject of press coverage in national and international newspapers, The Today Show, Hannity, Nightline, Good Morning America, and The Colbert Report, and his commentaries regularly appear on Marketplace and the Los Angeles Times. Gustavo is the recipient of the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2007 President’s Award and an Impacto Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition, and was recognized by the California Latino Legislative Caucus with a 2008 Spirit Award for his “exceptional vision, creativity, and work ethic.” Gustavo is a lifelong resident of Orange County and is the proud son of two Mexican immigrants, one whom was illegal.

Delilah Snell’s bio:

Delilah is a master food preserver, award winning lecturer on environmental education and food sustainability and owner of the road less traveled store, a modern natural living and community education shop in santa ana, ca. a staunch supporter of the local food movement, delilah has worked closely with several local farms, non-profits and community groups in marketing, product development and event planning since 1998. delilah has been featured in sunset magazine, the los angeles times, grist and on the fine living network, nbc and kcrw.

“there are so many creative people in every city and town, not just in the big cities. you don’t have to go where the ‘cool’ is, it’s right in your own backyard.” –delilah snell

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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