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Stories for December 16, 2005

Las Vegas

Dec. 16
By Joe Spurr and KPBS Commentaries
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Touring the jungles of Las Vegas on a holiday weekend, I began wondering where that city's monuments can be found. I never saw any, outside a cemetery.

KPBS Commentaries

Dec. 16
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Immigration bill meets strong opposition

Dec. 16
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Many business leaders strongly oppose the immigration bill before the House of Representatives. California's Hotel and Lodging Association says the bill would not fix the country's broken immigration system and it would burden employers. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.

Political posada held in Tijuana

Dec. 16
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Would-be illegal immigrants performed the Christmas posada in Tijuana Thursday. The traditional holiday procession took on a political note and was used to protest what many immigration activists are calling draconian border enforcement measures. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

Murder Attempt on Baja's Police Chief

Dec. 16
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Gunmen tried to murder Baja California's Chief of Police in Tijuana Friday. The chief escaped unscathed but two agents and one of the assailants were killed. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.