Tag Archives: San Ysidro

Una vez más, los residentes de San Ysidro exigen vía segura a la high school

August 7, 2015

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Trece años desde que abrió sus puertas San Ysidro High School y más de un año después de que residentes de la comunidad comenzaron caminatas semanales, ciudadnos de San Ysidro están de nuevo exigiendo la finalización de un camino seguro a la escuela. El viernes, 31 de julio, unos 30 residentes […]

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Once again, San Ysidro residents demand safe pathway to high school

August 7, 2015

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By Pablo J. Sáinz Thirteen years since San Ysidro High School opened and more than a year after community residents began weekly walks, San Ysidrans are once more demanding the completion of a safe pathway to the school. On Friday, July 31st, about 30 local residents with signs like “Safety for Our Kids” and “Cut […]

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Ayotzinapa caravan making a stop in San Diego

March 20, 2015

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By Pablo J. Sáinz A group of parents and classmates of the 43 missing students from Guerrero will make a stop in San Diego as part of their trip through the United States to tell their side of the story. The Caravana 43 will be in San Diego Monday and Tuesday March 23rd and 24th […]

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San Ysidro children have Internet access at the Cox Tech Center

December 26, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz Every afternoon after school, Carmen Balderrama’s two children, Aquilis and Aragon, make a stop at the Cox Tech Center in San Ysidro to do their homework and to use the computers to play educational games. Balderrama said that since sometimes can’t help them with school work because of her limited English, […]

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Los niños de San Ysidro tienen acceso a Internet en el Centro Tecnológico de Cox

December 26, 2014

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Todas las tardes después de la escuela, los dos hijos de Carmen Balderrama, Aquilis y Aragón, visitan el Centro Tecnológico de Cox en San Ysidro para hacer sus tareas y para usar las computadoras para jugar en juegos educativos en Internet. Balderrama dijo que ya que a veces no les puede […]

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Wells Fargo Donates $244,645 For San Ysidro Playground

October 10, 2014

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By Barbara Zaragoza Wells Fargo representatives presented a $244,645 check to non-profit Casa Familiar at San Ysidro’s Los Niños playground on Thursday, September 29th to fund the park’s first phase of rebuilding. Park space is an important issue for San Ysidrans because the neighborhood has the least number of green areas within the county. The […]

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GSA Promises Less Than 30 Minute Wait Times At The Border By This Fall

September 19, 2014

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By Barbara Zaragoza Locals remember the days when border waits were no more than fifteen minutes at the San Ysidro Port of Entry (SY POE). Today, border wait times often reach upwards of three to four hours. According to the General Services Administration (GSA) that owns 50 acres of land at the SY POE, 50,000 […]

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San Ysidro’s history highlighted in photographic book

August 1, 2014

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Part 2 of 2 By Pablo J. Sáinz Historian and writer Barbara Zaragoza’s new book, San Ysidro and the Tijuana River Valley, was just released, and it helps bring light to San Ysidro’s rich history. In part one of this interview, Zaragoza gave an overview of the social and political history of San Ysidro, which […]

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La historia de San Ysidro resaltada en libro fotográfico

August 1, 2014

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Parte II de II Por Pablo J. Sáinz El nuevo libro de la historiadora y escritora Barbara Zaragoza, San Ysidro and the Tijuana River Valley, acaba de ser publicado, sacando a la luz la rica historia de San Ysidro. En la parte uno de esta entrevista, Zaragoza dio un vistazo general a la historia social […]

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La historia de San Ysidro resaltada en libro fotográfico

July 25, 2014

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Parte I de II Por Pablo J. Sáinz Un nuevo libro bellamente ilustrado está dando a San Ysidro el lugar que se merece en la historia de la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México. San Ysidro and the Tijuana River Valley, parte de la serie Images of America publicada por Arcadia Publishing, cuenta la rica […]

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Jaime Partners y Duty Free City unen esfuerzos en tienda de San Ysidro

July 11, 2014

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Una compañía sandieguina de propiedad latina que se especializa en administración de proyectos de construcción está liderando el camino en la formación de una nueva cadena de tiendas libres de impuestos (duty-free) que se enfoca en consumidores fronterizos. Jaime Partners, un líder en la industria de la administración de programas, proyectos […]

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Jaime Partners and Duty Free City join forces in San Ysidro store

July 11, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz A San Diego-based, Latino-owned construction management company is leading the way in a new chain of duty-free stores catering to border consumers. Jaime Partners, a leading provider for program, project and construction management services, is serving as owner’s representative and construction manager and advisors for Duty Free City, a new chain […]

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San Ysidro has secured funding for sidewalk to high school

June 27, 2014

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By Pablo J. Sáinz The community of San Ysidro is celebrating –albeit with some reservations—the announcement of the securing of the final funding needed to complete a sidewalk that would connect San Ysidro with its high school. The sidewalk would provide a safe way for San Ysidro High School students to walk to and from […]

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San Ysidro ha asegurado fondos para una banqueta hacia la high school

June 27, 2014

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz La comunidad de San Ysidro está celebrando –aunque con algunas reservas –el anuncio de que se han asegurado los fondos finales necesarios para completar una banqueta que conectaría San Ysidro con su high school. La banqueta proveería un camino seguro para que los estudiantes de San Ysidro High School caminen desde […]

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A Global Grand Central for San Ysidro & the Pacific Rim

May 23, 2014

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Miguel Aguirre is determined to make it happen By Barbara Zaragoza SANDAG is nearing completion of its 15-month study to create an iconic National Gateway at San Ysidro’s Trolley Station, known as the Intermodal Transportation Center or ITC. But San Ysidro community members believe that the design falls short. In particular, Miguel Aguirre, a principal […]

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New pedestrian crossing in the works in west San Ysidro

May 23, 2014

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Proposed West Pedestrian Facility

By Pablo J. Sáinz Pedestrians who cross the border into and out of San Ysidro will have a new alternative in a couple of years. The Virginia Avenue Pedestrian Border Crossing, also known as San Ysidro PedWest, will be located on the westside of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, on Virginia Avenue, adjacent to […]

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El Fronteras Festival celebra a San Ysidro

May 16, 2014

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Por Pablo J. Sáinz Para muchos, San Ysidro podría ser el patito feo del Condado de San Diego. Pero los residentes de esta comunidad fronteriza dicen, “¡Basta! ¡Suficiente es suficiente!” Muchas cosas han cambiado en San Ysidro, y sus residentes lo quieren comprobar. “San Ysidro es una parte importante del Condado de San Diego y […]

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