In the News

August 10, 2011

Members of the California Assembly are expected in San Diego on Friday to hear about issues that affect the lives of border residents and reach far beyond: infrastructure, environment and commerce.

The Select Committee on California-Mexico Bi-National Affairs has scheduled a public hearing from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the offices of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) in downtown San Diego.


August 02, 2011

San Diego Assemblymember Ben Hueso has introduced a bill to ban the products in California. Chula Vista is holding a meeting to raise awareness on the issue.


March 12, 2011

A large ongoing sewage spill in Playas de Tijuana contaminated beaches on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border for almost three weeks before California officials learned about it Jan. 18. Why did they not know sooner about this health threat that could have put thousands of San Diego beachgoers at risk? The answer is simple: We have our backs turned on Mexico.

The estimated 31-million-gallon sewage spill should serve as a wake-up call. Our relationship with our neighbors in Mexico requires greater attention from the state of California.