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Tijuana Flats is opening this week in Windermere, Florida. The store, 6527 Old ... said in the release. The Windermere location is the first store that Tijuana Flats has opened this year, and the Tex-Mex chain plans to open an additional four stores in markets across Florida and Virginia in the coming months.
Tijuana sewage spills have been a problem in the San Diego-Tijuana region for generations, and the issue is flaring up again. Tijuana is built into hillsides, where rainwater -- or sewage when the wastewater system breaks or fails -- naturally drains toward the U.S.-Mexico border and into the ...

The 30-foot structures -- built with varying mixes of concrete and steel tubes -- draw residents, tourists and even Tijuana police officers who pose for selfies in the Rancho Escondido neighborhood. They climb atop piles of rubber tires or tiptoe on dirt mounds for a peek over the 7-foot border fence into ...
A Tijuana municipal judge has been charged with drug smuggling after 38 pounds of cocaine were found hidden in his Jeep Liberty while crossing the ... A Tijuana city official said Sais was fired from his judicial post the same day for a work-related matter but declined to elaborate, including whether ...
Hector Barajas, 40, originally from Compton, is a deported veteran of the U.S. Army, and he runs the Deported Veterans Support House, commonly known as "the bunker," in Tijuana, Mexico on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. Barajas is trying to get more health care for veterans in Tijuana. (Photo by ... Army
As San Diego struggles to help its homeless population, Tijuana faces its own challenges with people living on the street. It's a population that's just as often linked to the U.S. as it is to Mexico -- deported by American officials, displaced by Mexican police. They face a choice in Tijuana if they get picked ...

Few friendships, or waistlines, can emerge unscathed from Tijuana's relentless onslaught of delectable street food. Tijuana earned a reputation for violent crime during the 1990s to early 2010s; while crime remains an issue, with rising homicide numbers linked to the drug wars, the main areas ...
Work is scheduled to begin early next month on $4.35 million in upgrades to Tijuana's waste water system aimed at reducing sewage-contaminated flows into the Tijuana River that risk flowing across the border into San Diego, Mexico's federal government has announced. "This is an effort to put an end ...
A new air cargo park set to open in Tijuana could not only boost trade relations between Mexico and Asia, but provide San Diego with another major commercial connection to its southern neighbor. Along with other major infrastructure projects and border crossings, the cargo facility is yet another ...
While tensions about international trade increase, San Diego and Tijuana keep building stronger ties. More air cargo and trade between Tijuana and Asia will also increase the number of passenger flights between Tijuana and Asia. San Diego businesses that want to export to Asia would be able to opt to ...
Imperial Beach Mayor Serge Dedina said he's heard that a major funder of cross-border projects is supporting a new desalination plant to provide drinking water to the Tijuana region. While the plant is intended to help ensure millions of people don't go without water, it concerns some environmentalists on ...
His tweet thread, in which he cited Tijuana's State Commission of Public Services and Baja California Gov. Francisco "Kiko" de Lamadrid stated: A year after mega-spill in TJ River and not a cent has been spent to improve TJ wastewater infrastrucure or wastewater capture systems in the U.S. There are ...
IMPERIAL BEACH (NEWS 8/CNS) - Sewage-contaminated runoff from the Tijuana River forced beach closures near the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday. The shoreline from the border to the northern boundary of the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife refuge was closed after testing showed unsafe water ...
Nukem is in the running with 13 other bands to be the opening act at a headbanging music festival in Tijuana, Fronterizo Fest 2018. To be held April 27-29 in Estadio Caliente (the stadium formerly known as Agua Caliente Racetrack), it will be headlined by the Scorpions, Megadeth and Suicidal Tendencies ...
Tijuana and state authorities are working to determine what happened. Mexico News Daily | Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Authorities in Baja California yesterday toured the Tijuana neighborhood where 89 homes were damaged last week after nearby construction destabilized the ground. ADVERTISEMENT. The local ...
The report cites preliminary figures from Baja California's State Secretary of Public Security that put the total number of victims of homicide in Tijuana at 1,780 in 2017. And the violence doesn't seem to be slowing. Jaime Arredondo, co-author of the report, discussed Tuesday on Midday Edition some of the ...
The expansion into Tijuana of a new drug trafficking group, the Cartel Nueva Generacion Jalisco, is a key factor in explaining the city's record number of homicides in 2017, according to a paper released Monday by the Justice in Mexico project at the University of San Diego. Citing numbers obtained from ...

Few friendships, or waistlines, can emerge unscathed from Tijuana's relentless onslaught of delectable street food. Tijuana earned a reputation for violent crime during the 1990s to early 2010s; while crime remains an issue, with rising homicide numbers linked to the drug wars, the main areas frequented ...
He said the key for success for future development in Tijuana will mean an emphasis on quality. One of the most expensive new projects, Nivel Diez in Chapultepec, has two 10-story towers with condos ranging from $368,000 to $669,000. The first tower, with 37 units for sale, is expected to be completed by ...
"We'll spend six days there helping to build the wooden lodge in a very deprived area of Tijuana. "We'll join a team of experienced builders out there. We'll be getting our hands dirty, banging in nails, carting bits of wood everywhere,". Julie and Courtney have to find £3,400 to fund the trip and hope to raise ...
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Silver Strand State Beach and Imperial Beach were back open for swimming today following a closure order issued last week in response to sewage flow from the Tijuana River. The order extended from the north end of Silver Strand at Avenida Lunar to the south end of Seacoast Drive ...
After spiking to unprecedented levels last year, the bloodshed in Tijuana has continued at an unrelenting pace in the first days of the new year as two powerful drug trafficking organizations battle for control of the city's lucrative street drug sales: The long-established Sinaloa cartel and a newer, aggressive ...
After reaching a new high last year, the bloodshed in Tijuana has continued at an unrelenting pace in the first days of the new year as two powerful drug trafficking organisations battle for control of the city's lucrative street drug sales. As murders soared to unprecedented levels across Mexico in 2017, ...
Heavy rainfall on Tuesday carried debris known as “urban runoff” and untreated sewage overflow into the Tijuana river and on into the ocean. Authorities in Imperial Beach, California, complained that the trash and pollution had been carried to the ocean on the Mexican side of the border, posing a health ...
The Department of Veterans Affairs' newly established clinic in Tijuana just began giving exams to determine whether deported veterans have injuries or illnesses connected to their military service. If they do, they could become eligible for government-paid health care and monthly paychecks from the VA.
A surprisingly strong storm swept through San Diego County Tuesday, causing scores of traffic accidents, leaving thousands without power, shuttering beaches and sinking at least one boat. While property damage and flooding were limited, the downpour flushed sewage-tainted pollution from Tijuana into ...
South Bay beaches as far north as Coronado were closed Tuesday after a rain storm flushed sewage and trash through the Tijuana River Valley and into South Bay beaches. A brown plume from the Tijuana River stretched from the border past the Imperial Beach Pier, according to water-quality advocates ...
But some have found the answer just south of the Mexican border in Tijuana. Cheap rent, hip bars, and a burgeoning artisanal food culture are enticing Americans to move. The Sentri pass, which allows expedited border crossing for prescreened individuals, has helped some Americans commute from ...
Before the holidays, I decided to spend some time getting to know the area that the federal government laid out in the waiver, so environmental activist and photographer Jill Marie Holslin, who lives in Tijuana, took me hiking along the Mexican side of the fence. I was particularly interested in the area with ...
#This is not the first time Tijuana has revamped a major downtown street. All of Calle Segunda was destroyed and replaced in a similar fashion in 2014. Four years later, the project was never been completed: new stop lights were supposed to change depending on the flow of traffic, but they are not.
SAN DIEGO -- A man with at least one prior DUI conviction was behind bars Wednesday on suspicion of murder, vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and hit-and-run in the aftermath of a fiery freeway pileup in Scripps Ranch that killed two people and injured two others, including a police officer.
The aim is to make walking into Tijuana a safer, shorter and more pleasant experience, both for tourists and visitors to the city. The changes are part of a larger effort to revitalize the city's historic downtown near the U.S. border, an area slowly being transformed with new living spaces, cultural venues, ...
In Tijuana, Mexico, there is a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of Tijuana's main river. Today, it's home for the people who have been deported and can't find work or shelter in Tijuana. With very limited resources, this region of northern Mexico is now home to thousands of homeless ...
The increase in violence in Tijuana has left bodies piling up in the offices of the medical examiner to the point that some people working nearby report an intense smell. Citizens are complaining about the conditions in the Forensic Medical Service, Semefo de Tijuana. The city has seen the number of ...
Overwhelmed with cadavers in a year of record violence, the Baja California Medical Examiner's Office in Tijuana has been threatened with closure after environmental inspectors found a series of violations, including the improper storage of blood and other body fluids in an outdoor parking area. Mexico's ...
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Brush fires burning in Tijuana spouted thick smoke into the air Saturday - visible from San Diego's South Bay. The fire burning south the U.S.-Mexico border isn't a threat to the U.S., according to Cal Fire Capt. Jon Heggie. Tijuana has been dealing with the flames since Thursday and ...
Seventy people were left homeless in Tijuana after a fire on Thursday evening destroyed 21 houses off the free road to Rosarito Beach in the neighborhood of Aguaje de la Tuna, city officials said. No one was injured in the fire, which was started when an area resident lit a pile of trash, Tijuana Fire Chief ...
Civil protection authorties evacuated some 30 residents of a Tijuana drug rehab center as flames rose from brush nearby in a semi-rural area south of the border known as Rancho Cuero de Venados. (Proteccion Civil Baja California). Sandra DibbleContact Reporter. Brush fires in southern and eastern Tijuana sent plumes ...
So many people fleeing persecution in their home countries have asked for help in San Ysidro in recent weeks that federal officials have not been able to process all of them, leaving some stranded and running out of money while they wait in Tijuana. Migrants seeking for asylum in the United States walk to ...
The Tex-Mex restaurant Tijuana Flats is offering a free meal to teachers on Wednesday as part of its annual Teacher Appreciation Day. Founded by Tijuana Flats in 2012 following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the Teacher Appreciation Day initiative was launched ...
Tijuana Flats has launched a take-home burrito meal kit geared toward family dinners and smaller offices looking for a group lunch option, according to a company press release. The Hardly Homemade Burrito Kit, priced at $34.99, is available on UberEats and through in-store takeout. It feeds up to six ...
The aim is to make walking into Tijuana a safer, shorter and more pleasant experience, both for tourists and visitors to the city. The changes are part of a larger effort to revitalize the city's historic downtown near the U.S. border, an area slowly being transformed with new living spaces, cultural venues, ...
In Tijuana, Mexico, there is a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of Tijuana's main river. Today, it's home for the people who have been deported and can't find work or shelter in Tijuana. With very limited resources, this region of northern Mexico is now home to thousands of homeless ...
(That's nationwide, not just at Tijuana.) Statistics cited by the San Diego Union-Tribune explain the clog: San Diego-Tijuana “is the busiest land border crossing in the Western Hemisphere, with approximately 120,000 passenger vehicles, 63,000 pedestrians and 6,000 trucks crossing back and forth every ...
Tijuana has a few important things going for it; things like affordable housing, a skilled technology workforce and close proximity to the world's busiest border crossing. All of these ingredients are key for cities trying to become hot tech startup scenes, but Tijuana is missing the most important ingredient: tech ...
Cheap labor isn't Tijuana's only strength in that elusive goal of modern cities: becoming a hub for tech startups. It has an affordable but skilled workforce, proximity to the border and an extremely low cost of living – plus a burgeoning food, wine and craft beer scene. But the border's tech startup scene is still ...
“People say Tijuana is dangerous,” Francia said, “and I'm like, 'You should see El Salvador.'” In 2015, El Salvador took a step to protect the ...
Irma Saenz told family members she was going to Tijuana for the day. But she didn't tell them what for: The 51-year-old Downey resident had ...
Members of Tijuana's historic Club Campestre are celebrating their club's selection to host Mexico's national golf tournament — the Abierto ...
The 51-year-old died on Saturday after her loved ones told KTLA a doctor in Tijuana, Guillermo Diaz Vergara, performed the procedure on her ...


 

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