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San Ysidro Port of Entry not just a line of cars, but an outdoor art museum

Editor’s Note: You may remember my interview with Stefan Falke, noted German photographer who has focused on the U.S.-Mexico Border for many of his themes. Now, Falke has a new exhibit located — appropriately — along the San Ysidro Port of Entry. The exhibit is called La Frontera and I asked Falke to say a few words […]

The McCoys

Mike McCoy

Eye on the Locals: In the micro-world of our communities, many people dedicate their lives to bettering our neighborhoods and end up bettering the world. Mike McCoy of Imperial Beach is heralded as the individual who helped save the largest coastal wetland in Southern California. Here is his story: Who is Mike McCoy? Mike McCoy grew up in Boulder, Colorado […]

South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant (SBIWTP)

The South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant (SBIWTP)

What’s the most well-known problem that effects the U.S.-Mexico border between Tijuana and San Diego? I can tell you in one word: SEWAGE In 1887 Hart & Stern created the city of Tia Juana, which existed on both sides of the border at approximately the location of the San Ysidro Port of Entry. In 1891, […]

A Gringo In Mexico

Interview with A Gringo In Mexico

Hey South Bay! I know at least fifty percent of you have roots in Mexico. Another fifty percent might not, but you very likely venture to Tijuana and Baja for business. You also probably want exotic weened getaways. Well, A Gringo In Mexico has an exquisite website that tells you all the remarkable sights to see in Tijuana and […]

City College

Binational Conference on Border Issues

For the last five years, San Diego City College has hosted the Binational Conference on Border Issues. One day of lectures are held at the college in downtown San Diego, another day of lectures are held at Tijuana’s downtown CECUT Cultural Center. This year the theme was: Activism and Academia: Perspectives and Challenges Topics this […]

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