There are questions about whether the region was really prepared for a shutdown of this scale.
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.
As a nation remembers the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Fronteras reached out to hear your stories.
A former consultant at the San Onofre power plant explains how the blackout could have spread so far.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Arrests of immigrants trying to cross illegally from Mexico into the U.S. are at the lowest level in 40 years.
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.
Most moms know "breast is best". But putting that saying into practice can be hard. A new support center for moms has opened in the Mexican border city of Juarez. The goal is to increase the amount of time moms breast-feed their children, the benefits of which can extend into adulthood.
The hundreds of pages of dispatches address a host of subjects, from the ongoing drug war to economic conditions in Mexico to reports of missing persons believed to be south of the border.
For the past few decades, land managers have been trying to eradicate the non-native tamarisk bush. Most recently, they turned to another a non-native species – a leaf beetle - which may be causing more problems that it's solving.
Car crashes are disproportionately high in rural parts of Texas, California and Arizona according to a recent report by TRIP, a national non-profit research group.