Cargo Ship Containers Make Suitable Homes

Some Places Are Using Them to Ease the Homeless Problem

One of those places is Midway, California, where a major project was undertaken to ease the heartbreaking situation of homeless military veterans there. The cargo containers had been accumulating exponentially since the countries of origin (primarily China) realized that it was more cost-effective to abandon the big steel boxes at their destination points than it was to pay to have the empty crates shipped back to be refilled and reshipped. Continue reading “Cargo Ship Containers Make Suitable Homes”

Que Pasa in Baja?

This week we talk about how the totoaba could be back on the market soon, the Margarita cocktail turning 69 (at least in Ensenada!), about how a crooked lawyer swindled money from a group of retired americans, how our beloved Baja’s feelings got hurt, the importance of checking your pets for ticks and lastly about the influx of tourists this year.

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Border Carmaggedon

It’s Worse Than You May Think

You have all heard about the 57-hour south-bound closure at the Tijuana/San Diego border set for September 23, 3:00 pm, until noon on September 25. Hey folks, there’s more than meets the bumper, here. All south-bound traffic will be routed to nearby Otay Mesa that has only five to nine lanes open. Some of the heavy vehicle lanes will be used for passenger vehicles during this time. Continue reading “Border Carmaggedon”

Let’s Support Those Helping Our Children

You can make a difference at Casa Gabriel, a loving home for handicapped children

South of Ensenada, in the little town of Maneadero, is an orphanage for handicapped children, known to locals and expats alike as Casa Gabriel.

This small establishment provides a loving and caring environment for handicapped children, who, through no fault of their own, are unable to care for themselves. Continue reading “Let’s Support Those Helping Our Children”

Fish Report

*Coronado Islands*

The islands proper have been on the slower side for yellowtail the last few days but it hasn’t been completely dead; there have been little pockets of both yellowtail and bonito around and some are willing to bite. There were some 6- to 12-pound bonito in the lee of North Island, plus a few 5- to 12 -pound yellowtail scattered throughout the Middle Grounds. Trolling Rapalas is a great way to locate both species; then when you get a bite, shut down and try to keep the school around with chum. Continue reading “Fish Report”

Rosarito Police Gets Specialized Training

Officers from Long Beach volunteer to help the local Police force

On Wednesday, August 2 Rosarito Mayor Mirna Rincon opened a day of specialized training for officers of the Rosarito Police Department by restating her commitment to providing safety for the citizens of Rosarito. Continue reading “Rosarito Police Gets Specialized Training”