There’s a hot cultural trend among young Mexican-Americans: "Movimiento Alterado," which finds its inspiration in the brutal Mexican drug cartels. It is being compared to early hip-hop - which also had music at the core - and it has spread into fashion and language.
October 24, 2011
Some alternative newspapers get a large percentage of their advertising revenue from medical marijuana dispensaries. Now that U.S. attorneys in California are cracking down on these establishments, the weekly publications could feel the pain.
October 17, 2011
Millions of international students get an education in the U.S. and then take their knowledge and skills home. The Obama administration says it wants to keep them here.
October 12, 2011
International child abductions are on the rise, and Mexico is the number one destination.
October 05, 2011
A California company is poised to become one of the world’s few producers of the battery component.
September 30, 2011
The 10 Muslim students accused of illegally disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador last year were found guilty and sentenced on Friday.
September 23, 2011
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.
September 23, 2011
Congress is pushing ahead with a bill to mandate U.S. employers use E-Verify. But California leads an opposition effort to make E-Verify optional.
September 23, 2011
The growth of the renewable energy industry in California's Imperial Valley has lagged. But things may be looking up: Construction has already started on several projects, and one jobs training program is preparing cash in on the promised boom.
September 20, 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.
September 15, 2011


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