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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.

December, 2021

  • 27 December

    U.S. Passport to Become More Expensive

    -Editorial Traveling will soon be a bit more expensive for people who need to apply for or renew their passports. Starting on Dec. 27, a US passport book fee will increase up by $20 for all customers.  “The increased fee is necessary to ensure we continue to produce one of …

  • 25 December

    More Diversity in Travel Industry is Being Sought

    -Editorial The U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Diversity Matters announce a new strategic partnership that will strengthen the association’s focus and support of the industry on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and provide greater access to Tourism Diversity Matters’ subject matter expertise, research, and resources. Tourism Diversity …

  • 20 December


    -Editorial To strengthen the economy of the families with the greatest need in Baja California in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, Baja California Governor Marina del Pilar Avila Olmeda, announced the launch of a Business Financing program oriented to strengthen small and medium-sized companies, which constitute a true engine …

  • 19 December

    Christmas Dinner will be more expensive in December 2021 for families in Baja California and California

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist and Research Professor (Ph.D.). Buying supplies for Christmas dinner will cost more because of inflation. Inflation will impact Christmas dinner in Mexico and the United States during 2021. Inflation will raise the cost of Christmas dinners in Mexico and the United States by at least …

  • 19 December


    -Editorial  In an extraordinary session, the Mayor of Mexicali gave the oath of office to Pedro Ariel Mendivil García, as the new head of the Municipal Public Safety Department, replacing Joel Dueñez Hurtado. Mayor Norma Bustamante recognized Joel Dueñez Hurtado, for having coordinated the work of the Municipal Public Security …

  • 16 December

    Educational Group September 16 Launches Bachelor’s in Gastronomy

    -Editorial On Wednesday, December 15, the presentation and inauguration of the Bachelor of Gastronomy took place.  It was through a press conference that the arrival of the career that joins the degrees that Grupo Educativo 16 de Septiembre has which comes to enrich the educational offer already available. During the …

  • 16 December

    Octavio Sandoval López is re-elected as president of COPARMEX MEXICALI for the period 2022

    -Editorial In a meeting held on Monday, December 13, 2021, Octavio Sandoval López was re-elected by unanimous votes, as President of COPARMEX Mexicali, for the year 2022. He is accompanied on the board of directors as Vice President, José Manuel Salcedo Sañudo, as Secretary, Andrés Daniel Ruelas Yáñez, and as …

  • 14 December

    California issues universal indoor mask mandate as COVID-19 cases increase

    -Editorial Citing a sharp increase in COVID-19 infection rates since Thanksgiving, the state announced Monday that beginning Dec. 15, mask-wearing will become mandatory in all indoor public settings across California regardless of vaccination status. Since Thanksgiving, the statewide seven-day average case rate has increased by almost half (47%) and hospitalizations …

  • 12 December

    The King of Mexican Music, Vicente Fernandez, dies at 81

    -Editorial Vicente Fernández, the Mexican entertainer whose illustrious career as the “king of rancheras” spanned decades in music and film, has died. He was 81.  Fernández died in Guadalajara in his home state of Jalisco. He had been hospitalized for four months after a fall at his ranch. Fernández suffered …

  • 10 December

    S-Line Upgrade Project Officially Underway

    -Editorial The groundbreaking of the S-Line in Seeley, California might have been surrounded by cold winds and gloomy weather but the excitement of this new project by county and IID officials was palpable and the project is officially underway.  “This is a very critical project for the Imperial Valley since …