Fronteras Desk News

Part of the San Ysidro border crossing is reopened to traffic, but some worry about the economic damage to the region.
Sep. 15, 2011
The U.S. Dep't of Justice awarded more than $118 million to American Indian and Alaskan Native nations to fight crime.
Sep. 15, 2011
Should Reclaimed Water Be Used On A Church?
Tensions are high as Native Americans oppose a project that will make snow out of treated sewage for a ski resort on an Arizona mountain they consider sacred. Lawsuits have been filed and protesters have been arrested in an effort to block the project.
Sep. 15, 2011
The morning commute threatened to be unusually long Thursday at the nation's busiest border crossing after all U.S.-bound traffic was halted the previous day because scaffolding had collapsed, falling on more than a dozen cars and injuring 11 travelers and construction workers.
Sep. 15, 2011
The company is in charge of waste disposal and recycling for the City of Escondido. The workers were fired after immigration authorities found they lacked the proper paperwork.
Sep. 14, 2011
A wooden platform or roof has collapsed onto one or more vehicles in an area under construction at the San Ysidro Port of Entry.
Sep. 14, 2011
Rising violence and increased border security have drastically changed the illegal business, and changed the role of those who look to help migrants on both sides of the border.
Sep. 14, 2011
Mexican officials will release the animals on a ranch in northeastern Sonora, near the U.S. Mexico border. The Mexican Wolf once roamed much of the Southwest.
Sep. 13, 2011
A tri-national venture announced plans to build a solar panel manufacturing plant and solar farm in a green tech park near Mexicali.
Sep. 13, 2011
There are questions about whether the region was really prepared for a shutdown of this scale.
Sep. 12, 2011
A decade after the 9/11 attacks and despite dramatic efforts to protect the nation’s borders, immigration remains critically linked to border security. But experts question if the borders can every be truly secure.
Sep. 11, 2011
As a nation remembers the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fronteras reached out to hear your stories.
Sep. 9, 2011
A former consultant at the San Onofre power plant explains how the blackout could have spread so far.
Sep. 9, 2011
San Diego County has received hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and technology to deal with disasters. But a Red Cross official said the failure during the outage was in communicating with the public in a timely manner.
Sep. 9, 2011
Everyday life has changed since 9/11. The most obvious sign of that might be in the front flap of your wallet. Most state driver’s licenses have changed dramatically. One reporter shares what she went through to get a new one.
Sep. 9, 2011
Power was fully restored in San Diego County on Friday, following a historic blackout that left some 5 million people without electricity from Mexico to southern Orange County.
Sep. 8, 2011
A new report by Stanford University Law School has found that a little-known government program has expedited the deportation of almost 160,000 immigrants, many of them from California and Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2011
Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and in the U.S. A San Diego Latino family talks about their personal relationship with the religion after one son converted.
Sep. 7, 2011
Arrests of immigrants trying to cross illegally from Mexico into the U.S. are at the lowest level in 40 years.
Sep. 6, 2011
As part of the multimedia series Retirement Redefined: Recession & The Golden Years, reporters of the Fronteras: Changing America Desk have compiled some fascinating facts about retirement and links to some helpful resources.
Sep. 6, 2011

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