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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.

June, 2024

  • 9 June

    The 1st Edition of the Summer Food & Beer Fest at Plaza Calafia Was Celebrated with Great Enthusiasm

    -Editorial On the evening of Saturday, June 8, the iconic Plaza Calafia in Mexicali opened its doors promptly at 7:00 p.m., just as the sun began to lose its intensity on a hot and sunny day. This inaugural event of the Summer Food & Beer Fest, organized by the Mexicali …

  • 8 June

    What’s Behind the Homeowners’ Affordability Crisis – From Insurance Rates to Climate Change

    -Editorial Securing homeowners’ insurance was once a straightforward task. However, as climate change intensifies, causing more frequent and severe weather events, insurers are raising premiums or withdrawing entirely from the most affected regions. This trend is impacting the affordability and availability of home and fire insurance. The crisis in the …

  • 8 June

    Calexico City Council Puts City Manager on Administrative Leave

     -Editorial In a special closed session on June 7, the Calexico City Council voted 4-1 to place City Manager Esperanza Colio-Warren on administrative leave, with Councilwoman Gloria Romo dissenting. Fire Captain Juan Contreras was appointed as the acting city manager. A recall group, pivotal in the removal of former council …

  • 6 June

    The Historic Plaza Calafia will Host the Summer Food and Beer Fest 2024

    -Editorial The iconic Plaza Calafia, known for its rich history in bullfighting events and wrestling shows, is preparing to host an unprecedented event. Next Saturday, June 8, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m., this emblematic venue will be the stage for the much-anticipated Summer, Food, and Beer Fest Mexicali 2024, …

  • 5 June

    Morena Sweeps Baja California and Will Have Majority in the Federal Legislature

    -Editorial Does absolute power corrupt absolutely? This is the greatest fear of a majority of Mexicans who are concerned about the election of Claudia Sheinbaum as President of Mexico and her political party, Morena, will become the leading party in the country.  A one-party government could derail the country and …

  • 5 June

    San Diego County Leaders Demand State of Emergency in Tijuana River Valley Pollution Crisis

    -Editorial Unified in their fight against the escalating environmental, public health, and economic crisis in the Tijuana River Valley, South Bay leaders are urgently calling on the State of California to declare a State of Emergency and for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to intervene. At …

  • 4 June

    Medi-Cal is Expanding Maternal Health Care

    -Editorial As the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) continues to transform Medi-Cal, it is expanding access to maternal health through doula services, a birthing care pathway for members from conception through 12 months postpartum, parent-child dyadic care, and other benefits for pregnant members, including some who exceed the typical …

  • 3 June

    How to Stay Safe During Travel

    By: Ellie Burgueno I consider myself a citizen of the world, even though I haven’t traveled to all the places I hope to visit at least once before I die. Traveling is something everyone should do at least once a year, not only for leisure but for health reasons. However, …

  • 3 June

    California Ranks Sixth in Graduate Earnings

    -Editorial A new study from Teach Simple has unveiled the states with the highest and lowest median university earnings. Using data from the U.S. Department of Education, education experts analyzed institutions in each state based on the median earnings of individuals who began college 10 years ago. The study also …

  • 3 June

    Claudia Sheinbaum Elected as Mexico’s First Woman President

    -Editorial Mexico witnessed a monumental event in its political history as the country conducted its presidential election, leading to the historic election of the first woman president. Former Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum emerged as the winner in the presidential race, with initial tallies indicating her lead according to polling …