UPDATE: San Diego Mayor’s Race (Still) Too Close to Call

By Arturo Castañares Editor-at-Large (Story updated Match 13, 2020 @ 6:58 pm) The race to be the next Mayor of San Diego is still undecided ten days after the election as votes continue to be counted by the Registrar of Voters. With all Election Day and absentee votes counted, Assemblyman Todd Gloria leads the six-candidate […]

SUNDAY: Chicano Park on Display as Part of Historical Architecture Showcase

By Mario A. Cortez Despite being a National Historic Landmark in the heart of the City, many San Diegans still don’t know Chicano Park. But this weekend, anyone unacquainted with the park or wanting to get a different perspective will have a chance to learn more. From Friday, March 6 through Sunday, March 8, the […]

UPDATE: Super Tuesday Election Results

By Arturo Castañares Editor-at-Large (Story updated March 8, 2020 @ 5:01 pm) Super Tuesday brought many national and local races into more clear focus and gave some candidates huge boosts while clearing the field of many others, but two races are still too close to call. As of Friday evening, 250,000, absentee and provisional ballots […]

America’s Break with Other Countries Can Be a Problem During Crises

Arturo Castanares Editor-at-Large Putting America first has been the mantra during Donald Trump’s presidency where he’s engaged in trade wars, naming calling, military assassinations, and close to all-out war with other countries. Trump has criticized China as a currency manipulator, the EU as an unfair trading partner, and of course Iran as a rogue state […]

Workers Affected by AB 5 Confront Assemblymember Gonzalez-Fletcher

A group of San Diegans affected by California’s Assembly Bill 5 arrived at an Elizabeth Warren campaign event in Barrio Logan where the bill’s author, State Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher (D-San Diego), was to speak before a stump speech by Obama-era HUD secretary Julian Castro.

375,000 Undocumented Immigrants Released by Border Patrol Last Year

By Alberto Garcia New statistics released by US Customs & Border Protection show that most immigrants arrested entering the US as family units were released from Border Patrol stations and not deported. Of the 473,682 undocumented immigrants that were apprehended crossing the border with at least one family member between Oct. 1, 2018 and Sept. […]