Residents in San Diego’s Barrio Logan Continue Fight Against Gentrification

In recent years, the seaside neighborhood of Barrio Logan has gained newfound popularity amongst younger, more affluent outsiders drawn to the neighborhood for its rich history and vibrant culture. But the recent shift has come at a cost, as long-time businesses and residents have been forced out.

  • Feb 15, 2023
  • 3:07 PM

San Diego State Student Council Votes to Keep Aztec Warrior Mascot

The measure lost by just two votes.

  • Apr 20, 2017
  • 2:22 PM

The Resolution to Remove San Diego State’s Aztec Warrior Mascot Is Being Put to a Vote

The “Aztec Warrior” mascot us based on a racialized stereotype of Native Americans.

  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 9:06 AM

New Americans Museum in San Diego Defaced With Anti-Immigrant Messages

“Go back to our country. This one is ours.”

  • Nov 27, 2016
  • 2:30 PM

Watch as San Diego Residents Film Police at Chicano Park and Get Them to Leave (VIDEO)

We were sent a public YouTube link of the following video the day before Election Day, and we wanted to share. It shows two unidentified individuals filming San Diego Police after they discover the patrol car right in the middle of Chicano Park in Barrio Logan. Chicano Park has a rich history in the city, […]

  • Nov 5, 2014
  • 11:46 PM

San Diego Family Who Took in Migrant Family Getting Death Threats (VIDEO)

This local news piece from San Diego was published last night: The events surrounding why Mark Lane is now speaking out started after he formed a Boycott Murrieta, California page on Facebook. That page has over 3,000 likes, and it had also led to a Facebook page called “Boycott Mark Lane and his Boycott, CA […]

  • Aug 1, 2014
  • 11:59 AM

Local San Diego Media Lays It on Thick in Latest Story of Undocumented Children

Leave it to local San Diego media to produce one very fear-mongering and one-sided story the day after the now-infamous Murrieta protests. Watch: If anyone can tell us who else besides a Border Patrol union representative was interviewed for the piece, we would love to know. Unconfirmed stories of diseases and poxes. Quarantines and fear. […]

  • Jul 2, 2014
  • 10:09 PM

Photos of Kids Shooting at Migrant Targets Part of 2013 San Diego Fallen Agents Memorial Run

UPDATE, February 1, 2014, 1:30pmET: looks like the Facebook photos have been taken down. But they are still here. The following images were pulled from that site: *** ORIGINAL STORY PUBLISHED EARLIER ON FEBRUARY 1, 2014 So those pictures of kids shooting paintball pellets at cutouts of migrant targets with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents? […]

  • Feb 1, 2014
  • 11:12 AM

Independent Journalism Lives: The Rebels Make San Diego’s Channel 8 News Tonight

We are all journalists. That one sentence is what drives our site each and every day, and tonight we are proud to report that San Diego's Channel 8 picked up one of our stories. Yes, the Boy Scout "Immigrants Fleeing" story we reported on March 27 made the 5pm news slot for CBS San Diego. […]

  • Apr 9, 2012
  • 10:07 PM

8-Year-Old Girl Dies in Border Patrol Custody in Texas, as Agency Struggles With Overcrowding

A little girl from Panama born with heart problems died in Border Patrol custody Wednesday, the second death of a child from Latin America in U.S. government custody in two weeks.

  • May 19, 2023
  • 10:42 AM

Number of Migrants Fell 50% at US Southern Border After Immigration Changes

The number of migrants encountered at the southern border fell 50 percent during the last three days compared with the days leading up to the end of a key pandemic-era regulation, U.S. officials said Monday.

  • May 16, 2023
  • 10:36 AM

Biden’s Last-Minute Policy Changes Complicate Crisis at Border (OPINION)

While the Biden administration says its focus is to counter misinformation, the policy changes announced just hours prior to the end of Title 42 are likely to sow further confusion at the southern border.

  • May 12, 2023
  • 12:36 PM

Canelo Álvarez Returning Home to Guadalajara to Fight Ryder

Fighting in his native Guadalajara for the first time in 12 years has presented some different challenges for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, like finding out just how many tickets he needs to accommodate family and friends.

  • May 2, 2023
  • 10:48 AM

Mexico Has ‘Unprecedented Appetite for Baseball’ After WBC

The San Diego Padres will play against the San Francisco Giants next weekend at Estadio Alfredo Harp Helú in the country’s capital, where fans are eager to watch more baseball after Mexico’s deep run at the World Baseball Classic in March.

  • Apr 28, 2023
  • 10:48 AM

Mexico Migrant Camp Tents Torched Across Border From Texas

About two dozen makeshift tents were set ablaze and destroyed at a migrant camp across the border from Texas this week, witnesses said Friday, a sign of the extreme risk that comes with being stuck in Mexico as the Biden administration increasingly relies on that country to host people fleeing poverty and violence.

  • Apr 24, 2023
  • 10:34 AM

White Supremacists, Fentanyl and Meth (OPINION)

While immigrants continue to be linked to the fentanyl crisis, the truth is much harder to confront for white America.

  • Apr 4, 2023
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38 Dead in Mexico Fire After Guards Didn’t Let Migrants Out

After 38 migrants dead and 28 were seriously injured in a fire at a detention center in Ciudad Juárez late Monday, much of Mexico is wondering why authorities didn’t attempt to release the men before smoke filled the room and killed so many?

  • Mar 29, 2023
  • 10:46 AM

Police Shooting Death of Activist in Atlanta Reignites Push for Land Defense

Manuel “Tortuguita” Páez Terán was shot and killed by a Georgia State Patrol officer on January 18 during a multi-agency sweep to remove land defenders from the Weelaunee Forest in southeast Atlanta—one more in a long legacy of murdered land defenders around the world.

  • Feb 2, 2023
  • 2:44 PM

11 Dead After 72-Year-Old Man Shoots Up Dance Hall in LA

The search for a motive behind the shooting at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance hall that has left 11 dead led police to a mobile home community as they probed the past of the 72-year-old suspect Monday and his relationship to the club.

  • Jan 23, 2023
  • 3:42 PM

US Law Based on Anti-Latino Racism Fuels Immigration Fight

As thousands of children were taken from their parents at the southern border during a Trump administration crackdown on illegal crossings, a federal public defender in San Diego set out to find new strategies to go after the longstanding deportation law fueling the family separations.

  • Jan 10, 2023
  • 2:12 PM

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