Joe Orellana is a San Diego-based photojournalist. You can find his work on his website. You can tip him for his work at $joeorephoto on Cash App and send him tips on events to photograph at Photo@joeorellana.com.
ROKU CHANNELS WANT TO REDPILL VIEWERS ABOUT QANON, VACCINES & THE JEWS
January 17, 2023 | JOE ORELLANA | ELI KNÉSÓL | JAMES CROXTON | ROBERT SANDS
Two conspiracy theorists are putting antisemitic, QAnon & antivaxx content on Roku.
NEWSOM ENDORSES MAYORAL CANDIDATE WITH TIES TO VIOLENT SAN DIEGO COUNTY HATE GROUP
August 10, 2022 | JOE ORELLANA
On August 3rd, Ammar Campa-Najjar announced that he had received California Governor Gavin Newsom’s endorsement in Chula Vista’s mayoral race. This isn’t Campa-Najjar’s first campaign for public office. In 2020, he ran against congressman Darrell Issa to represent California’s 50th Congressional District. Running as a Democrat, Campa-Najjar flaunted his proximity to Donald Trump through comments […]
ROE FALLS, CITIES RISE–MANY, MANY BRUTALIZED
June 27, 2022 | ABNER HÄUGE | JOE ORELLANA | ELI KNÉSÓL | ARIZONA RIGHT WING WATCH | CARTER HUESTIS
The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, making abortion illegal in many states and emperiling access in the rest. Reactions were swift. People had been anticipating an announcement since a draft of the decision was leaked to Politico in early May. Thousands gathered in cities across the country, occasionally harassed and attacked by […]
SAN DIEGO SHERIFFS DEFLECT COMPLAINTS AFTER ALLEGED WHITE POWER GANG MEMBER STABS BLACK TEENAGER
April 22, 2022 | JOE ORELLANA
On April 16th, Lakeside experienced its first recorded hate crime of the year. Two white youths stabbed and beat a sixteen-year-old black girl while using racial and misogynistic slurs against the victim. A lieutenant with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Lakeside Substation fielded the majority of questions and comments during a town hall on the […]
SDPD OFFICER TRIES TO FOLLOW PROTESTER HOME WITHOUT CAUSE
October 4, 2021 | JOE ORELLANA
On September 30th, an SDPD officer with a history of racist commentary on social media attempted to tail a protester back to their home. At an anti-police brutality protest in front of SDPD Central Division Substation that evening, officer Adam Devor got into and escalated verbal disputes with protestors, then proceeded to try to follow […]