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Imperial Beach is the most southern beach city in the West Coast of the United States and has a population of approximately 26,000. It is 5 miles northwest of downtown Tijuana, Mexico.

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Imperial Beach City Council Race Heats Up With Six Candidates

Today in North of the Fence, I’ll be covering Imperial Beach City Council elections. Six candidates will be on your November 8th ballot. But first — The Gateway Inn Latest Update: After SDFP ran a story about the Gateway Inn on August 26th, the San Diego Housing Commission’s Maria Velasquez, Vice-President of Communications, called to tell me […]

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Proposition 59: IB Mayor Pro Tem Ed Spriggs Calls Upon Candidates

An Open Letter to Imperial Beach City Council Candidates By Ed Spriggs There is one proposition on the State ballot this year that hasn’t yet drawn much attention, and probably won’t. It doesn’t cost anything. It doesn’t require anyone to do or change anything. It doesn’t prohibit anything. It doesn’t even benefit one citizen or group […]

Cow A Bunga, Imperial Beach

Cow-A-Bunga Ice Cream in Imperial Beach

Ice Cream may not be the “thing” to eat in the rest of the country, but in Imperial Beach winter is the best time to enjoy the delight. Cow-A-Bunga, located right at the IB Pier, is a grab-and-go establishment where you can pick up a cone and then meander along the beach. Fewer tourists are […]

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Ferdinand’s Friendly Familia: Animal Sanctuary in Imperial Beach

By Mimi Pollack As you turn onto Hollister Road in Imperial Beach, and go into the Tijuana River Valley, you feel like you are in a different world. It feels like the dusty countryside in Mexico, and a place where non-conformists live. This is where you will find Ferdinand’s Familia, a sanctuary for large and […]

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Serge Dedina Calls For Head of IBWC To Be Fired

Serge Dedina says, “…before any U.S. government agency or any U.S. water agency gets a permit to suck desal water from the most polluted coast in North America and sell it back to U.S. consumers, they need to prioritize cleaning up this coastline.” On June 27, 2016 Wildcoast and Surfrider Foundation wrote a letter to […]

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