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Otay River Valley

The rains came down hard in February. The South Bay saw a kind of watery region not often seen, since we are accustomed to a drought environment. On March 4th I took a hike along the Otay River Watershed, enjoying the Upper and Lower Otay Dam. Unusually, the new trail connecting Proctor Valley was flooded. The […]

Rise Up For The Arts

ACTION ALERT: Rise Up For The Arts!

We need your help in getting the word out about this Call to Action for the Arts.  We need as many people as possible to Rise Up for San Diego’s Penny for the Arts.  The proposed arts funding cuts in the City of San Diego will have detrimental impact throughout the region, including the South […]

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Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, Senator Scott Wiener Announce Bill to Stop Irrelevant Disclosures of Immigration Status in Open Court

[Editor’s Note: Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher is pioneering important legislation, constantly advocating for the rights of women and immigrations. Here is a new press release describing another bill relevant to any of our South Bay immigrants.] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Vigna SACRAMENTO – (Friday, May 05, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San […]

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Save the Tijuana Estuary, South Bay Homeless and IB Protests

Fresh Perspective: The State Department estimates that 1 million Americans live in Mexico — many do so illegally. Find out more by reading this story. Trump’s Budget Threatens Our Estuary The Tijuana River Estuary, Southern California’s only National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), may be forced to shut its doors. Trump’s administration has proposed $250 million in cuts to the […]

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What Are Those Arches You See From The Border? Reloj Monumental

At the end of Avenida Revolución in Tijuana an impressive “Reloj Monumental” stands prominently overlooking the border between the U.S. and Mexico. This millennium project was built for the year 2000. No matter when you go to visit (weekend or weekday, day or night) the arch creates a festive feel. The arch, with its clock, was supposed to be […]

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