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Jill Replogle

Contributor through January 2015

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Jill Replogle is a Fronteras reporter in San Diego. She has been a journalist for more than 10 years, reporting from Central America, Mexico, and California.

She has produced radio and video features for PRI's The World, KALW (San Francisco), Current TV, and the Video Journalism Movement. Her print stories have been published in The Miami Herald,, The Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as in Guatemalan newspapers SigloXXI, ElPeriodico and Inforpress Centroamericana.

Jill has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She's covered everything from local and international politics, to crime and drug violence, to environmental and public health issues.

When she's not on the job, you might find her biking, scrambling up a rock somewhere, or otherwise exploring the outdoors.

Recent Stories

Calexico Police Department Under Fire And Under Investigation

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The new police chief of Calexico says the department is plagued by extortion and professional misconduct.

San Diego Artists Honor 43 Abducted Mexican Students

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Artists are joining the cry for justice in the case of students suspected to have been killed by a drug gang in Central Mexico. The art will be displayed at a Saturday evening show.

El Cajon Alpaca Farm Offers Black Friday Alternative

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A Simple Time farm's Black Friday sale prices on alpacas ranged from $250 to $4,000.

Health Advocates Cheer Initial Results Of Mexico's Soda Tax

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In hopes of stemming obesity and diabetes, Mexico slapped a one peso per liter tax — about 7 cents — on sugary drinks starting Jan. 1. A recent study suggests the tax is curbing consumption.

San Diegans React To Obama's Immigration Orders

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Some long-term immigrant residents living in San Diego County illegally were comforted by the announcement that people with no criminal records won’t be targeted for deportation.

California DMV Prepares For Rush Of New Immigrant Drivers

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A new law allows immigrants without legal residency to apply for driver's licenses. The Department of Motor Vehicles expects more than a million applications to roll in next year.

Imperial Beach Mayor's Race Still Too Close To Call

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The race to become Imperial Beach's next mayor could still go either way, says San Diego County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu.

Families Of The Missing In Baja California Protest Students' Disappearance

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The disappearance of 43 students from a rural teaching college in central Mexico has galvanized family members of missing persons in other states, like Baja California.

Mayor Abed And Fellow GOP Councilmen Prevail In Escondido

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Incumbent Republicans win clear victories over Democratic challengers who had hoped to capitalize on the Latino vote.

Escondidans Nix Ballot Measure To Put New Homes On Golf Course

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Measure H is decisively defeated by Escondido voters but lawsuit from developer will continue.

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