Merced County Fair: Wallaby on the lam
The 44-year-old from Medford, Ore., is co-owner of the Great American Petting Zoo, which is in town for the Merced County Fair.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Psychedelic and Toxic Sonoran Desert Toad
The Sonoran Desert toad , formerly known as the Colorado River toad, is one of the largest native toads of North America; they can get up to 7 inches long.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Mexico's Mazatlan getting its mojo back
The atmosphere in the Plaza de Toros, hot in the afternoon sun, crackled like popcorn, leaving visitors wondering just how long the crowd would sit patiently and wait.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
El Paso Times
Drug world unveiled after alleged cartel bodyguard's El Paso arrest
The former bodyguard of a high-ranking leader in a Mexican drug cartel offered insight into border drug smuggling after his arrest in El Paso, according to federal court documents.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Mexican mangoes ramp up for big promotions
Through the first week of June, Mexico had shipped about 31 million boxes of mangoes to the U.S., about 2 million more than last year at the same time, said William Watson, executive director of the Orlando-based National Mango Board.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Central Zone Continues to Expand at El Gallo 1 Mine Regional Drilling ...
1) Drilling continues to expand the Central Zone at the El Gallo 1 mine and 2) follow-up drilling at a regional prospect called CSX, has returned high silver grades over good widths.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Blog del Narco: Authorities Find Heads of Missing Mexico State Police in Cooler
Police found the heads of an active duty officer and a former law enforcement agent in a cooler Tuesday near Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, officials said.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
McEwen Mining Inc.: Lower Metal Prices and Higher Cost of Capital...
Consequently, our capital requirements have been significantly reduced to a point that our cash reserves and cash flow from operations could be sufficient to fund the majority of our revised production growth.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Juan Carlos Sanchez Continues Win Streak, Without Title
One day after missing weight on three attempts, the last a narrow miss of 2/10 of a pound, now former 22-year old IBF 115 lb.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
The Fresno Bee
MLB draft: Will a 'big day' await Kerman star Carlos Salazar?
Thirteen years after he arrived from Sinaloa, Mexico, Carlos Salazar will awake today in his Kerman home, bounce out of bed and enter a world reserved for so very few baseball-loving teens.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Mexican judge found video compelling
Yanira Maldonado, an Arizona mother of three children and four stepchildren who spent nine days detained in Mexico under suspicion of smuggling marijuana, was released from a Nogales, Mexico, prison Friday, mainly because of that video.
Oregon: Jesus Malverde Medallion Did Not Justify Traffic Stop
The Oregon Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected the argument that an image of Jesus Malverde in an automobile is suspicious enough to warrant a search for drugs.
Fri May 31, 2013
Arizona mom free, State Department's role in Mexico arrest explored
As families continue to search for the 11 alleged Mexico City bar kidnapping victims, Arizona mom Yanira Maldonado is being freed from a Mexican jail after being arrested for allegedly trying to transport five kilos of marijuana from the city of Mochis in Sinaloa in Mexico to the U.S., according to ABC News on Friday, May 31.
Thu May 30, 2013
The News Tribune
Ex-Mexico president praises Wash. pot businessmen
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox smiles as he prepares to take a seat for a news conference Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Seattle.
Wed May 29, 2013
Quebec playboy Jimmy Cournoyer accepts plea bargain that avoids life...
Quebec's Jimmy Cournoyer does two things well: selling enormous quantities of illegal drugs at astounding profit and minimizing his punishment when caught.
Tue May 28, 2013
LA Daily News
American Idol in Ontario and more
This week I'll start with The American Idol Live! 2013 tour that will head to the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario on July 13.
Mon May 27, 2013
Family says Ariz. mother wrongfully held in Mexico
An Arizona mother is being held in a Mexican prison on drug charges. Her family says she is being falsely accused.
Sat May 25, 2013
Farmers hope reform bill yields more foreign farm workers
Walk the aisles of any neighborhood grocery store today and you're as likely to find tomatoes picked in Sinaloa, Mexico, as Central California or oranges from Sao Paulo, Brazil, as Bradenton, Fla.
Fri May 24, 2013
San Diego CityBEAT
Burrito bliss in Tijuana
This two-day exploration will take listeners through the works of composers Alvin Lucier, Eliane Radque and La Monte Young, as interpreted by Charles Curtis and Jason Lane.
Latitude: For Mexican Government, Drug-Crime Figures are Political Tool
There are meetings that should not take place. That was my first thought when I talked last week to the Mexican officials who get together every Tuesday to figure out how many people have been killed in the country's drug war.