| Mar 31, 2011
| 2:16 PM
CALEXICO (KTLA) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck the California-Mexico border region Thursday.
This was the latest in a series of small temblors to hit the area.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit the area at around 12:22 p.m....
| Dec 22, 2010
| 5:03 PM
CALEXICO ( KTLA) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico cargo port of entry discovered 783 pounds of marijuana in a false front wall compartment of a refrigerated trailer pulled by a 2000 Freightliner tractor.
The driver, a...
| Apr 14, 2010
Roberto de la Madrid, who became the first U.S.-born governor of a Mexican state when he took office in 1977 in Baja California, has died. He was 88.
De la Madrid died March 19, officials from Mexico's Institutional Revolutionary Party confirmed. He...
| Apr 27, 2009
The Imperial Valley is accustomed to the spectral look of failure: Houses around the Salton Sea have been abandoned for decades; the Planters Hotel in Brawley stood empty for years before it was destroyed by fire; Main Street in El Centro, the Imperial...
| Sep 16, 2009
In Tijuana, schoolchildren get lessons on how to duck during gangland shootouts. Ciudad Juarez cops patrol with military escorts, and the morgue there is spilling over with gunshot victims.
But here in Mexicali, people fear the desert sun more than...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:56 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A moderate aftershock rattled northern Baja California Friday, days after the area was struck by a deadly magnitude-7.2 earthquake on Easter Sunday.
The magnitude-5.1 aftershock struck 36 miles south of Mexicali at 4:05 p.m. Friday. No...
| May 19, 2009
| 4:18 AM
SAN BERNARDINO -- Investigators have announced the names of two men suspected of kidnapping 3-year-old Briant Rodriguez two weeks ago.
Liberto Vega, 30, and Israel Moreno, 28, are believed to be the men who burst into Briant's San Bernardino home May 3...
| May 4, 2009
People have been flocking to a small town on the California-Mexico border to view an image of the Virgin Mary on a griddle.
The manager of Las Palmas restaurant, Brenda Martinez, said more than 100 people have come to Calexico to view the image.
| Mar 25, 2008
Mexico's government is preparing to open bidding on the largest infrastructure project in the nation's history, a $4-billion seaport that could transform this farming village into a cargo hub to rival the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
| May 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Two modest earthquake struck the California border Thursday afternoon. A 4.3 quake occurred at 2:28 p.m. about 33 miles southeast of Calexico in Imperial County. A 4.5 quake was reported a few minutes later. It was one of hundreds of......
| Jun 10, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Twenty-seven persons have been indicted in alleged drug smuggling rings in Imperial County tied to Mexican drug cartels, federal prosecutors announced today. The indictments are the result of two undercover investigations: Operation Burrito Grande and...