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Pandemic Profile: How A City Heights Restaurant Owner Found Success During COVID-19

Dec. 9, 2020
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

With a new stay-at-home order now in effect, restaurants across Southern California have had to shift to takeout or delivery only. But one City Heights restaurant owner has now found success by creating a business geared specifically for the shutdown.

People brought to the U.S. illegally as childre...

Dreamers Look Forward To Biden Administration After Being Left In Limbo

Dec. 8, 2020
By Tania Thorne

DACA recipients, or Dreamers as they’ve come to be known, have been left in limbo amid the pandemic and the Trump administration's actions to end DACA.

President Donald Trump tours a section of the b...

Appeals Court Rules For Trump Taking Military Money For Border Wall

Dec. 7, 2020
By Associated Press

A panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Friday that El Paso County and the nonprofit Border Network for Human Rights did not have the standing to challenge President Donald Trump’s redirecting funds from more than 100 military construction projects, including a $20 million road project at a base located in the city.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) s...

Judge: Trump Administration Must Take New DACA Applications

Dec. 4, 2020
By Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis says the government has to post a public notice within three days that new DACA applications are being accepted.

President Donald Trump arrives to speak in the ...

Families Still Fighting Over Trump, Even As His Term Closes

Nov. 23, 2020
By Amita Sharma

Four years of disputes over President Donald Trump and his policies have fractured families to the point of estrangement, made even worse by his refusal to concede and false claims that President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is based on voter fraud.

San Diego County Sheriff William D. Gore at the...

Ahead of Forum, Immigrant Advocates Say San Diego Sheriff Is Breaking The Law

Nov. 17, 2020
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Advocates believe the sheriff is now in violation of state law, which limits cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.

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California Foodways: The Chinese-Mexican Cuisine You’ll Find Only Along the Border

Nov. 16, 2020
Lisa Morehouse / KQED

If you ask people in the city of Mexicali, Mexico, about their most notable regional cuisine, they won’t say street tacos or mole. They’ll say Chinese food.

Thirty-foot-high border wall was installed alon...

Joe Biden Inherits Trump's Border Wall — And Its Lawsuits

Nov. 16, 2020
Michel Marizco, Kendal Blust | Fronteras

President-elect Joe Biden said he will stop wall construction but never said he would tear down the new border wall.

San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob speaks...

San Diego Meth Deaths Increase To Record Number; Arrests, Hospitalizations Also Rise

Nov. 13, 2020
By City News Service

According to the strike force's figures, the highly addictive drug was tied to the deaths of 546 people in San Diego County last year, 63 more than the previous record of 483 set in 2018.

A Border Patrol vehicle blocks a road leading t...

Report: Reversing Trump Administration Border Polices Won't Be Simple Or Quick

Nov. 10, 2020
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to drastically alter America’s policy along its southern border. But reversing four years of Trump administration priorities won’t be so easy.