March 2008 - Posts

Cycling Event
26 March 08 11:04 AM
Press Release Source: Bicycling West Wednesday March 26, 5:00 am ET SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The 29th Anniversary Rosarito Ensenada 50 Mile Fun Bicycle Ride will take place on April 19. And while a fearful few are still avoiding Baja due to Read More...
Respect bayfront plans, state told
18 March 08 04:19 PM
PUC wants new power plant near water By Tanya Mannes STAFF WRITER January 25, 2008 Chula Vista Mayor Cheryl Cox is asking state energy regulators to respect the city's plan for redeveloping its bayfront, which includes demolishing the South Bay Power Read More...
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200,000 tourists expected in Baja
18 March 08 03:58 PM
Measures taken to increase safety By Sandra Dibble UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER March 7, 2008 TIJUANA – Baja California officials said yesterday they are expecting close to 200,000 Mexican and foreign tourists to visit their state during the upcoming Read More...
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Decline in border crossings crimps economy
18 March 08 03:28 PM
Waits, security issues hitting tourism hard By Leslie Berestein STAFF WRITER March 11, 2008 The number of people crossing into the United States at San Ysidro has fallen 21.4 percent from a peak three years ago, a precipitous drop that economists and Read More...
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More than 300 Rosarito Residents Volunteer For New Tourist-Assistance Citizens’ Watch Program
11 March 08 04:54 PM
ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO More than 300 residents here have volunteered to provide citizens’ watch services for the more than one million people a year who visit this popular tourist city. Members of the newly formed Citizen Council Read More...
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Tijuana inspires a village on the Hudson
10 March 08 04:41 PM
By Nicolai Ouroussoff NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE March 9, 2008 If you doubt that the derelict shantytowns of Tijuana could work as a template for redevelopment in a quaint, upscale town in the Hudson River Valley, you're probably underestimating Read More...
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Smooth Traveler: Undiscovered Rosarito (Part One)
04 March 08 01:24 PM
By Renée S. Gordon The Philadelphia Sunday The Baja! The name conjures up images of isolated desert, rugged terrain, and long barren stretches of rutted roads. There are indeed places where the road narrows and there are places where driving is Read More...
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Death by Media
03 March 08 01:07 PM
By Patrick Osio On February 22 nd , a lady reported she was raped at gunpoint in the early evening as she was jogging near the San Elijo Lagoon (North San Diego County), yet that heinous crime only merited a one column, two paragraph news item along with Read More...
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