July, 2024

  • 22 July

    San Diego CBP Announces New CDC Dog Import Rules Starting August 1

    -Editorial The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Diego Field Office is informing travelers about upcoming changes to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog importation requirements, which will take effect on August 1. “Effective August 1st, the CDC’s new dog importation requirements will be implemented …

  • 22 July

    Credit Card Debt Hits Record High of $1.27 Trillion

    -Editorial According to data released by the Federal Reserve and analyzed by WalletHub, credit card debt in the United States reached an unprecedented $1.27 trillion in May 2024, marking a 4% increase from last year after adjusting for inflation. With the average credit card APR surpassing last year’s rates, WalletHub …

  • 22 July

    El Salvador Migrants Begin New Journey Toward U.S. Border Amid Election Fears

    -Editorial On Sunday, hundreds of migrants from El Salvador, alongside individuals from around a dozen other countries, set out on foot from Ciudad Hidalgo, a southern Mexican town near the Guatemalan border. This group, facing numerous hardships, is heading north in the hope of reaching the U.S. border before the …

  • 21 July

    Political Conventions Face Unprecedented Challenges in 2024 Election Cycle

    -Editorial National Political Conventions in the United States are traditionally key events where parties officially nominate their presidential and vice-presidential candidates, present their platforms, and rally their voter base. Historically predictable, these conventions usually follow the outcomes of primary elections where delegates are chosen and nominees are set. However, this …

  • 21 July

    Biden Drops Out of 2024 Race

    -Editorial President Joe Biden declared his decision to withdraw from the 2024 presidential race. The announcement came through a letter reflecting on his administration’s achievements over the past three and a half years. Biden highlighted the nation’s progress, noting America’s robust economy, historic investments in healthcare, and significant advancements in …

  • 20 July

    Baja California Demands Justice: Massive Vigil for Peace Calls for an End to Violence

    -Editorial Mexicali, BC – In response to the rising wave of violence in Baja California, the State Technical Council (CTE), composed of CCEs from across the state, organized a “Vigil for Safety” in the five municipalities: Mexicali, Tijuana, Tecate, Rosarito, and Ensenada. The initiative was sparked by the recent tragic …

  • 19 July

    Controversy Erupts as Governor Newsom Approves SAFETY Act Shielding Student Pronoun Changes from Parents

    -Editorial California Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent approval of the SAFETY Act, which prevents schools from notifying parents when students change their pronouns, has sparked significant controversy. Critics argue that the legislation undermines parental rights and imposes a one-size-fits-all approach to sensitive family matters.  They claim the act prioritizes student privacy …

  • 19 July

    Hate Crimes Against LGBTQ+ Communities Surge

    -Editorial Reported hate crimes against LGBTQ+ communities continue to rise “at alarming rates” according to California Attorney General Rob Bonta, despite overall reported hate crimes decreasing by 7.1% in 2023 versus 2022. Data reported to DOJ in 2023 shows that between 2022 and 2023, there were 405 reported hate crime …

  • 18 July

    Calexico City Council Approves Travel for Sisterhood Reaffirmation with Ensenada

    -Editorial The Calexico City Council approved travel for Mayor Pro Tem Javier Moreno to Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, for the official signing of the Sisterhood Reaffirmation Agreement between both cities on July 24 where he will be welcomed by Ensenada Mayor Armando Ayala Robles.  This important event comes after the …

  • 17 July

    AI Amplifies Election Disinformation Threats, Urges Stronger Controls Ahead of 2024

    -Editorial Artificial intelligence is supercharging threats to the election system, according to experts, officials, and observers, as it gets easier to use AI and spread synthetic content that can stoke disinformation and confuse voters. What used to take a studio budget and a production team to produce can be put …