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The sordid Rosarito trailer park

Brief Eden We didn’t see too much of the man in trailer number eight, who was supposed to be a Federale, except for the times when he would step out onto his wooden deck and ...

August 15, 2022
The Sentri pass, crossing at Otay, the annoying seagulls

In Tijuana, you ride the rollercoaster that is the city and then you wait in line to leave. The journey out of one of the most chaotic cities in the world culminates in an equally ...

Once again, Tijuana runs out of water

The National Water Commission declared a state of emergency due to a drought that has hurt five states in Mexico. Baja California is on the list. One month ago an outage in the El Carrizo ...

August 1, 2022
Catch halibut with dead-sticking or bounce-ball technique

Dock Totals 7/10 – 7/16: 4424 anglers aboard 189 half-day to 3-day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 397 barracuda, 793 bluefin tuna (to 210 pounds), 1 blue perch, 4 bocaccio, ...

July 17, 2022
Colima’s Mexican Restaurant: beef, chicken, or... iguana?

Where is everybody? This was last Tuesday, in Oceanside. I was looking for food. Don’t look for food on Tuesday afternoons. So many places are closed. Specially last Tuesday, the day the whole nation fell ...

Surf perch bonanza in San Quintin

Dock Totals 7/3 – 7/9: 3,950 anglers aboard 162 half-day to 3-day trips out of San Diego landings this past week caught 961 barracuda, 83 bluefin tuna (to 70 pounds), 676 bonito, 2,625 calico bass, ...

July 10, 2022
Caesarian gone wrong in Mexicali

A newborn child got injured after a C-section surgery was performed during a power outage at Clinica de Especialidades Internacional in Mexicali, Baja California’s capital city. Doctors in charge of the procedure decided to continue ...

Which San Diego newspaperman did John Glenn get to spike the astronaut sex story?

On September 19,1959, six of America’s first spacemen settled in at the Kona Kai Club on San Diego’s palm-bedecked Shelter Island for a week designed to feature the Atlas rocket that would blast their Mercury ...

Skateboarders annoy, inspire downtown San Diego

At about 2 pm on June 21, Amanda Vazquez Defran heard a peculiar noise below her Banker's Hill home balcony. "I work from home, so I get a front row seat to a lot of ...

Bitten by rattler deep in Baja mountains

Snakebite Bob recalls, “I was getting pretty good mouthfuls of blood for a while, then everything seemed to coagulate.” Less than three minutes had elapsed since the time of the bite. He substituted the waist ...

June 19, 2022
Sarah Jacobs and her friend Ammar Campa-Najjar get Jacobs money

Billionaires served One of San Diego’s most politically influential couples has had a notable run of late, thanks to a campaign contribution of nearly $100,000 from billionaire Qualcomm co-founder Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan, ...

TJ cartels still cause mayhem in outskirts

Tijuana's Mayor Monserrat Caballero and her administration haven't been able to reduce cartel violence much. Not long ago cartels turned the city into one of the most dangerous cities in Mexico. According to the Baja ...

San Diego graff artists confess

KAHLEE I rock a dark hoodie when I walk these streets. A scribe with streaks, no heat. My steps discrete. Brass knuckles for these suckas with beef. I need graffiti in cities surrounding me to ...

How Tijuana's Little Haiti survives

125 Haitian families have settled in a plot of property of the nuns called Misioneras Franciscanas de Nuestra Senora De la Paz in El pedregal de Santa Julia neighborhood, four miles away from Tijuana’s downtown. ...

June 6, 2022
Birria Madrigal: gourmet goat “garbage”

Barrio Logan? It’s hopping. A sort of food cluster is forming right around Thorn Brewing’s Barrio Logan factory. They’ve opened a big eatery called ReBru Spirits, where — don’t ask me how — they convert ...

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