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Film Studies Club rises from ashes of Cine Bujazan

On July 7 the Bujazan Cinema, one of the most important cinema tethers throughout Mexico, had its 70th anniversary. At the celebration, local filmmakers announced the opening of a Film Studies Hub in the theater. ...

July 20, 2021
Will TJ migrants move to La Mesa before tourists come?

Racial brawls, high insecurity, chickenpox outbreak, and even child sexual abuse are piling up within the migrant camp at El Chaparral-San Ysidro port of entry. On June 29 the security and civil protection secretary of ...

July 5, 2021
And you thought your traffic in San Diego was bad

The area known as the Santa Fe neighborhood and its surrounding areas was one of the most promising housing developments in Tijuana three decades ago. But now an estimated 85,000 people live in an eight-square-mile ...

June 29, 2021
Mexican-Americans urge boycott of border vendors

As a result of an attack on a U.S. citizen by street vendors in the waiting lane to San Ysidro, daily users of the Port of Entry started a boycott against sellers. Through social media ...

What does Tijuana’s DFMK stand for?

The men of Tijuana’s punk quartet DFMK — the letters stand for “doing fucking meth kills” on days when they don’t stand for “don’t fuck my kids” — allow that their hometown can get a ...

Tijuana elections: severed heads in a box and foam cooler, chopped torso in a bag

Last Sunday, Baja California held one of the biggest elections in its history. Mayors' positions for Tijuana, Tecate, Mexicali, Rosarito, and Ensenada were in dispute, plus state governor and deputies. More than 4,800 polling places ...

June 14, 2021
Swiss dogs win in Zona Rio

Eduardo Gonzalez guards the door to the dungeon, as he has been doing for decades. Nobody gets past without his say-so. The neon sign shines red. Sótano Suizo. “Swiss Cellar.” Swiss in TJ? Well yes. ...

June 10, 2021
Baja teachers ordered back to schools, but many without this year's pay

Teachers from all levels will return to schools today in Baja California. They will take part in designing a strategy to make classrooms from the whole state a safe place of Covid for students. But ...

June 7, 2021
Homeless in Tijuana hired to help line cutting

The chaotic waiting lane times to cross to San Ysidro are turning into hardships for some from Tijuana. Such as for Lilian, who on top of the four to six hours wait, got harassed and ...

May 24, 2021
90 Tijuana schools vandalized

At least 90 schools in Tijuana were vandalized during the pandemic, most of them in the east zone of the city. Benemerito de las Americas II elementary school's principal calculates that 60 percent of the ...

May 17, 2021
Trattoria Etrusco: like eating a cloud

“Never start a restaurant on the moon,” says my friend John. “Why’s that?” “It’ll have no atmosphere, dude.” Man. Should have seen that coming. He’s just declined to take the trolley with me south to ...

May 13, 2021
They wait outside Home Depot in Tijuana, too

Outside Home Depot on Via Rapida in Tijuana, there are construction workers offering their services to Home Depot customers. Most of the workers are older and not eligible for most jobs the city can offer. ...

May 10, 2021
Sharon Katz: on the train of peace

Sharon Katz has gone all over the world promoting peace, love, and unity. She performed for Nelson Mandela. She jumped out of airplanes in South Africa to rock the vote in that country’s first multi-racial ...

Tijuana's Fotocolor, digital and Covid victim

Francisco Garcia, 63 years, owns the last analogic photo lab in Tijuana. His business had been offering its services since 1989 on the same spot; La Plaza del Zapato in the Zona Rio Tijuana. But ...

Baja governor says Tijuana country club should become park

Baja California’s governor wants to nationalize the country club (Club Campestre) in Tijuana Two months ago the governor of Baja California, Jaime Bonilla Valdez, said Tijuana country club's 120 acres should be turned into a ...

April 26, 2021

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