Stories by Jill
The wildlife rich Baja California peninsula has long lured nature-lovers to its pristine coasts. But when real estate boomed in the U.S., it also boomed south of the border, in the form of beach-front high rises and luxury resorts. Now, the funding behind many coastal development projects has dried up, and that’s caused some environmentalists to breath a sigh of relief.
A proposal in Congress could raise the tax bill for millions of illegal immigrants by restricting who is eligible for a popular tax credit.
A participant in one of the U.S.' "Trusted Traveler" programs was caught this week trying to cross the border with $1 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.
The Pew Hispanic Center released a report today estimating that nearly two-thirds of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. have lived here for longer than a decade.
The 10 Muslim students accused of illegally disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador last year were found guilty and sentenced on Friday.
The head of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement met with local refugee agencies and East County school and hospital officials to field concerns about serving the large and growing Iraqi refugee population.
Grocery workers, retirees and the unemployed joined in two job-related rallies downtown today.
As the drug war continues to produce more bodies than results, a UCLA professor says he has a different approach: Provide a market incentive for a more peaceful drug business by targeting enforcement against the most violent traffickers and dealers.
At a time when the state government is scrounging for money to stay afloat, its chief auditor has identified more than $8 million in lost revenue that the State Lands Commission failed to collect from lessees.