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House Republicans Fight Insurance Expansion For California Immigrants

House Republicans Fight Insurance Expansion For California Immigrants

June 30
By Tom Fudge, Michael Lipkin

Rep. Darrell Issa and others are asking the White House to deny California's request to allow immigrants here illegally access to Covered California.

Treating Meth Addiction In San Diego County

Treating Meth Addiction In San Diego County

June 29
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Meth-related deaths in the county spiked 67 percent from 2010 to 2014, according to the San Diego County Methamphetamine Strike Force. KPBS Midday Edition discusses treating addiction with a local alcohol and drug treatment center.

Imperial County May Hold Answers For Relatives Of Missing Mexicans

Imperial County May Hold Answers For Relatives Of Missing Mexicans

June 28
By Jean Guerrero

An immigrant rights group in San Diego is pushing for DNA sampling of hundreds of unidentified migrants buried in Imperial County.

Meth's Impact Goes Beyond Addiction In San Diego County

Meth's Impact Goes Beyond Addiction In San Diego County

June 28
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

More meth is coming across the border into San Diego County from "super labs" in Mexico. It's cheaper and more potent than it used to be, and the consequences go far beyond addiction.

Winners And Losers In Panama Canal Expansion

Winners And Losers In Panama Canal Expansion

June 27
Lorne Matalon / Fronteras

The expansion of the Panama Canal to fit huge modern ships is good for business but not for west coast ports.

San Diego: Addicted To Meth

San Diego: Addicted To Meth

June 27
By Kenny Goldberg

The methamphetamine that’s being sold on the street is extremely potent, highly addictive and cheaper than ever. That dangerous combination means meth is sending more people to our emergency rooms, jails and morgue.

San Diego Activists Disappointed In Lack Of Supreme Court Immigrati...

San Diego Activists Disappointed In Lack Of Supreme Court Immigration Decision

June 23
By Jean Guerrero, City News Service

Immigration-rights activists expressed disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court's inability to reach a decision on the president's effort to expand deportation protection to millions of parents of U.S.-born children, but they vowed to continue fighting for change in immigration policy.

Dismembered Central American Migrants Ask For Change In U.S. Strategy

Dismembered Central American Migrants Ask For Change In U.S. Strategy

June 20
By Jean Guerrero

Four dismembered Honduran migrants are in San Diego raising awareness about the dangers of migrating through Mexico.

Winner Declared In Tijuana's Mayoral Race

Winner Declared In Tijuana's Mayoral Race

June 20
By Jean Guerrero

Baja California's electoral institute says Juan Manuel Gastelum of the right-of-center PAN party won Tijuana's mayoral elections earlier this month.

FBI Veteran, A Rare Outsider, To Lead U.S. Border Patrol

FBI Veteran, A Rare Outsider, To Lead U.S. Border Patrol

June 20
By Associated Press

Mark Morgan, who's currently an assistant FBI chief who leads the training division, was named Monday to head the U.S. Border Patrol. The move was a departure from the historical practice of picking someone who has risen through the ranks.