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Art Without Borders

John M. Eger | Posted 05.12.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Just a few blocks away is Arturo Rodriquez's La Caja, a converted warehouse where artists from Tijuana and around the world are beautifully exhibited, and where San Diegans and locals visit for food and wine with their art.

Drug Cartel Threatens To Kill An Officer A Day Until Police Chief Resigns

GlobalPost | Posted 04.04.2012 | World

By Simeon Tegel, GlobalPost Even by Ciudad Juarez's grim standards, a threat from a Mexican drug cartel to kill an officer a day until the city's ...

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

RECIPE: Marcela Valladolid, Chef Of The Week, Grows Up In Two Worlds | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 12.24.2011 | Latino Voices

Chef Marcela Valladolid says she was fortunate to have been exposed to both her Mexican and American heritage early on in her life. She was born in Sa...

Southern California's Broken Economic Ladder

Gary Orfield | Posted 02.20.2012 | Black Voices
Gary Orfield

Southern California, one of the world's largest and most diverse urban complexes, is rapidly becoming a region of profound economic and geographic polarization.

AT&T: Re-thinking the Re-thinking

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Tom Alderman

For the longest time AT&T Wireless spent a lot of ad dollars telling us they had 'more bars in more places' -- which turned out to be quite true for Tijuana -- not so much for our phones. The ads were more apsirational than fact-based.

Francisco Cortez: Does He Deserve to Be an American?

Agustin Duran | Posted 02.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Agustin Duran

Francisco has given his best years to this country, 20 years to be exact, without asking for anything in return.

InterZona Urban Art

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella


MIT Promotes 'Positivism' In Mexico Cities Associated With Drug Violence And Despair

Posted 11.19.2011 | Latino Voices

It’s not everyday you hear good news, and lately, it feels like good news is especially in short supply coming out of Mexico. Luckily for the citize...

Tijuana Will Not Be Ignored (PHOTOS)

Karen Curley | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Karen Curley

Tijuana is Los Angeles naughty cousin. Angelenos call the town TJ and visit only when their better angels are on smoke break.

TIJUANA STREET ART: Dia De Los Vivos by Josh Herman on Artillery

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

By Josh Herman Mordita refers to the small bribes required by Tijuanian police officers, but walking through this border town, the back door of the U...

Elaborate U.S.-Mexico Drug Tunnel Discovered During MASSIVE Drug Bust

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An elaborate drug tunnel connecting Mexico and the U.S. was discovered when officials seized 20 tons of marijuana during a raid, according to the LA T...

Mexico Drug War's Deadliest 2010 Attacks (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Wednesday's horrific car wash attack in Tepic, Mexico left 15 people dead. The tragedy was yet another in the increasingly bloody war against the cou...

Human Smugglers Kidnap 16 Migrants In Mexico | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 16 migrants, including a woman, were being held for ransom by human smugglers in Tijuana, Mexico, according to a migrant who was freed, autho...

I'll Have a BRT With the Sepulveda Pass

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Every time I go over that damn Pass there's something missing for me. And that something is a light rail line running up the center divide of the freeway.

Help Wanted: Mexican Drug Kingpin

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Mexico's drug-related violence will not end with the death of drug kingpin Beltran Leyva. Until we recognize that the U.S.-led global war on drugs is the systemic cause of the carnage, violence will intensify.

Baja Earthquake Felt Across Wide Area Today: San Diego, Phoenix, Tijuana, Yuma Experience Quake

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A 5.8-magnitude Baja earthquake rattled the southwest United States today, and it was felt in San Diego, Phoenix, Tijuana and even Los Angeles accordi...

Death Toll Increases to Over 5,000 and Counting

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mary Ann West

The deaths of unauthorized migrants have been a predictable and inhumane outcome of border security policies on the U.S.-Mexico border over the last fifteen years.

R.I.P. Hotel Caesars

Carolynn Carreño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Carolynn Carreño

The whole leaf Caesar salad is not only the better Caesar, it is the classic Caesar.

U.S. Border Policy: How To Fix What's Broken

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

Funding would be better used to investigate and sanction U.S. employers who habitually hire undocumented migrants. This would not only be cheaper, but more humane.

A Day Without Tourists

Mike Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Davis

There are no tourists. Nada. Although the only confirmed swine flu cases locally are across the border in San Diego, Tijuana as usual bears the stigma.

Immigration Control Starts with Drug Control

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Papantonio

What is most frustrating about the Mexican drug war chaos is figuring out the truth about whether all that drug violence is moving across the borders.

Tijuana: Gangsters Spill Blood, Spread Fear (VIDEO)

Worldfocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

During the last year, more than 6,000 people have been murdered in Mexico's drug wars, more than 700 of them in Tijuana alone. Teodoro Eduardo Garcí...

"Poor Mexico, So Far From God, So Close To The United States"

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Goodman

If, like me, you're one of the millions of Americans who love Mexico, its current catastrophic crime wave can only fill you with sadness -- and fear that it will spread across our porous border.

Mexico Deports Americans: One Man's Tale

New York Times | MARC LACEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TIJUANA -- The two men could barely communicate. One was a Mexican laborer, the other an American wanderer, neither with any pesos in his pockets. But...

Mexico Drug Wars: Looking For Solutions

Open Democracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

How does one defeat an enemy who is more prepared, more ruthless, and awash in the cash necessary to buy the best weapons, surveillance and people? Th...