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A fire at Centro Cultural (CECUT) in Tijuana

An outbreak of fire took place on Tuesday night May 18 at the auditorium of the Centro Cultural Tijuana, no casualties were reported.  The museum is still investigating the cause of the fire. Advertisements

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OMG — I love the look of this new drive-in mini market in Tijuana


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The Tijuana Beer Box

My one complaint about living in Tijuana for those two and a half years was this:  No. More. Tecate. There’s typically a choice of about four beers at every bar in Tijuana, and none of them are good.   Last time … Continue reading

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Leaving Tijuana: A wish list

UPDATE 7/28/09: Because I heart Tijuana, I’m going to continue posting emails I get about the city.  I won’t be producing any original content, but if you want to post Tijuana news, events or opinions, send me an email. I’m … Continue reading

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Tijuana children living in dumps

*LETTERS FROM COLONIA FAUSTO GONZALEZ at UNA San Diego, 2171 Pan American Plaza, Balboa Park. The San Diego Young Professionals for International Cooperation reads letters from the children living in the Tijuana trash dumps at this holiday fundraising event. See … Continue reading

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Eduardo Arellano, “El Doctor,” captured in Tijuana

I woke up to the news this morning: Tijuana police arrested Eduardo Arellano Felix, one of the five brothers in the powerful Arellano Felix Cartel, in a shootout in a middle-class neighborhood in Tijuana Saturday evening. Who knows if this … Continue reading

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Reports from the Tijuana Tequila Expo

I did it so you didn’t have to, folks.  I subjected my poor liver to sample after sample of tequila and mezcal at last weekend’s Tijuana Tequila Expo. Unfortunately, due to my inebriated state, the notes I left with from … Continue reading

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