Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

May, 2024

  • 20 May

    Disaggregating Data Is Essential for Closing Health Disparities

    -Editorial For the first time since 1997, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) expanded its race and ethnicity standards to capture historically excluded communities who will now be visible in federal data collection. In the first of three briefings on health inequities sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, …

  • 19 May

    SDSU Imperial Valley Celebrates Third Annual “Building Bridges” Commencement in Mexicali

    -Editorial For the third consecutive year, SDSU Imperial Valley’s Cross-Cultural Center successfully hosted its “Building Bridges” commencement ceremony at the Autonomous University of Baja California’s Mexicali campus. This special event allowed graduates whose immediate family members cannot cross the border to celebrate their achievements alongside their loved ones.  First held …

  • 17 May

    Calexico City Council Appoints Camilo Garcia as New Mayor Amid Cheers and Standing Ovation

    -Editorial In what was described as another step in the healing process for the city, the Calexico City Council appointed Camilo Garcia as the new Mayor of Calexico during its May 15 meeting. Gloria Romo, who has been serving since January, made the motion to appoint Garcia, which was unanimously …

  • 16 May

    Bad Rabbits: Dominating the Field and Breaking Barriers in Flag Football

    -Editorial The Bad Rabbits flag football team, a group of talented girls from Calexico, California, and Mexicali, Baja California, has been making headlines with their impressive performances in national tournaments. Led by head coach Guillermo Castro and assistant coach Emmanuel Ramirez, these young athletes have shown that girl power knows …

  • 15 May

    Biden and Trump Agree to June and September Debates

    -Editorial President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump reached an agreement to engage in two campaign debates, set for June and September respectively. The first debate, slated for June 27, will be hosted by CNN, while the second, scheduled for September 10, will be facilitated by ABC.  This agreement …

  • 15 May

    CANIRAC Mexicali to Host Padel Fest Tournament at Palestra Club Deportivo

    -Editorial On Sunday, May 26, the Palestra Club Deportivo will host the exciting Padel Fest tournament, organized by CANIRAC Mexicali. From 5:00 pm to midnight, padel fans will have the opportunity to enjoy a day full of action and competition. Registration for this event is 650 pesos per person, with …

  • 14 May

    XVIII Flowering Vineyard Festival: An event that benefits vulnerable groups in the wine valleys of Baja California

    -Editorial This Wednesday, May 8, at a press conference, the Baja California Provino Committee shared the details of the eighteenth edition of the “Fiesta de los Viñedos en Flor”, a collaborative effort that promotes sustainability. This event represents a tribute to the producers of the land, promotes ecological awareness, and, …

  • 13 May

    New Poll Highlights Priorities of Women of Color Voters

    -Editorial AAPI, Black, and Latina/x women voters represent a powerful voting bloc, yet don’t feel that policymakers are prioritizing the issues that matter to them, according to the results of a new poll to be released May 9 by Intersections of Our Lives – a collective of three leading women …

  • 12 May

    California-Mexico Border: New Law Paves the Way for Cross-Border Education

    -Editorial In a move aimed at increasing cross-border educational opportunities and workforce diversity, Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Assembly Bill 91 into law. The legislation establishes a pilot program to provide discounted tuition rates for low-income students residing near the California-Mexico border. This initiative marks a significant step forward in …

  • 11 May

    The Heavy Toll of Alzheimer’s on Women

    -Editorial The primary risk factor for Alzheimer’s is age, and California is older than it’s ever been, being home to more adults aged 65 and over than any other state. Women are especially impacted by this disease, making up nearly two-thirds of those diagnosed and over 60% of caregivers. With …