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Baja California, Mexico News

Local news for Baja California, Mexico continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | San Diego Reader

Our Lady of Guadalupe delivered meth

Tijuana police say an anonymous tip led them to search merchandise at a roadside curio shop at the San Ysidro border crossing on August 26, where they discovered individual doses of heroin or methamphetamine hidden inside secret compartments in paintings being sold by a street vendor.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Drugs, San Ysidro, CA, August, CA

12 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ensenada toll road to reopen Sept. 15

15, Mexican transportation authorities confirmed Friday. A 330-foot section of the road, Federal Mexican Highway 1D, collapsed in December.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News

12 hrs ago | Sojourners

Border Crosses

Rather than stopping illegal entry, the 5-mile-long border fence dividing Douglas, Arizona, and Agua Prieta, Mexico, resulted in the deaths of at least 370 people in 2003.


Related Topix: Douglas, AZ, World News, Mexico, Honduras

Thu Aug 28, 2014

UCSD Signs Deal to Collaborate With a Mexico University

UC San Diego announced today that it has signed a five-year deal with a Tijuana-based university to increase collaboration and exchanges between students and faculty.


Related Topix: UC San Diego, Mexico, World News, California

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

5 things Obama may do to change immigration system5 things Obama may...

President Obama is likely to go it alone in the coming weeks and roll out changes to the nation's immigration system.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Mexico, US News, Illegal Immigration, Wellington, CO, Agriculture, Science

The Nation

Government Agrees to Reform Coercive 'Voluntary Departure' Process

An undocumented immigrant from Guatemala prepares to board a plane at a flight operations unit during his deportation process.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Activism, World News, Mexico, ACLU, Liberal Political News

Boxing Scene

Jose Roman Faces Brian Ramirez on September 26th

Boxing returns to the Inland Empire of Southern California as Thompson Boxing presents another fight card on Friday, September 26. In the main event, lightweight Jose Roman will fight Brian Ramirez in a likely eight round main event bout at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif.


Related Topix: Ontario (Ontario, CA), Mexico, World News

Stroudnewsand Journal

Help save the life of former psychiatric nurse Tessa, 72, who has...

Tessa Elam, 72, is in Mexico receiving treatment for a rare form of liver cancer.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health, World News, Mexico, California

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTXL-TV Sacramento

Protestors Greet Mexican President In Sacramento

President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto was the guest of Governor Brown for a luncheon at the Stanford Mansion, but outside his greeting different than the cordial affair hosted by the governor.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, North America, World News, Mexico, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison,

Los Angeles Times

Cheers! To more Mexican beers

Mexican beer has come a long way since that first crisp beer you ordered from the imported side of the menu in 1981, when beers like Corona were first made available in the U.S., both in the cerveza artesanal world Koreatown has been the place for late-night revelry and fashionable imbibing for years.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, North America, World News, Mexico, Corona, CA,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Max

Calif. Lawmaker: Leadership Could Free Marine Jailed in Mexico

The U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico for crossing the border with firearms has no advocate in either country's government willing to step up and get him released, a California assemblyman organizing a protest on Sgt.


Related Topix: Prison, California, California Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Mexico


Former Hurricane Lowell finally fades away

By Saturday, August 23 at 11 p.m. EDT, the once mighty and huge Tropical Storm Lowell degenerated into a remnant low pressure area.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Lowell, Mexico, World News

Architect Online

Four Plans: A Touch of Rustic Style

With his firm, Alfonso Medina is helping to change the face of housing in Tijuana, Mexico, with his practice that melds real estate, construction, and architecture There are numerous ways to incorporate your business, so which one is right for your young firm? We run through the options with you.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

One desal plant, two countries?

The Presidente Juarez thermoelectric plant in Rosarito Beach, a key component in proposals to build a seawater desalination plant that would supply both sides of the border.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, San Diego County, CA, Cayman Islands, Central America, Carlsbad, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Inter Press Service

Migrants Deported from the U.S. in Limbo on the Mexican Border

A migrant deported from the United States sleeps under a bridge on the stretch of the Tijuana River known as El Bordo, at the northwestern tip of Mexico, next to the border.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Q&A: Ty Segall On His Focused, Glammed Up Manipulator And What He Wants To Do Next

One of the most pleasant aspects of attending the Ceremonia festival last weekend was getting the chance to see Ty Segall totally rip through his set while a few thousand Mexican teenagers went totally apeshit.


Related Topix: Ty Segall, Mexico, World News


NASA sees massive Tropical Storm Lowell close enough to trouble Baja California

On Aug. 21 at 18:45 UTC NASA's Terra satellite passed over Lowell when it was a hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph as it moved... Although Tropical Storm Lowell is not over land the storm is large enough to cause strong ocean swells in Baja California.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, World News, Mexico, Science / Technology, NASA

KTEN-TV Denison

Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

Thousands of Mexican citizens deported by U.S. authorities are finding refuge at call centers in Tijuana and other border cities.


Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News,

The Honolulu Advertiser

Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

A man stood in the middle of the Firstkontact Center, a call center in the northern border city of Tijuana, Mexico on Aug. 13. TIJUANA, Mexico>> Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country.


Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Tijuana, Mexico Travel, Prison

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Grist Magazine

What's the best way to dispose of an old car battery?

I had to get a new battery for my car. I asked the guy what they did with the old one and he said they recycled it.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Mexico, World News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency