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Mexico

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  • Watering hole may go north of the border again

    Watering hole may go north of the border again
    Since 1892, Hussong's Cantina has been a stop for many travelers heading to Baja California. The family-run Ensenada, Mexico, institution boasts that it invented the first margarita in 1941. The Hussongs, German immigrants, claim they poured the first...
  • Retrial in human trafficking case

    COSTA MESA — Two men convicted of kidnapping and holding an illegal immigrant mother and her child in a Costa Mesa motel for ransom in 2005 will get a retrial after a panel of judges ruled jurors were not given proper instructions before reaching...
  • Study: Fewer crossing border

    Fewer illegal immigrants are coming to Orange County, mostly because of a trying economy coupled with a fortified U.S.-Mexico border that's made crossing into the United States more difficult, a UC Irvine professor who tracks their numbers said earlier...
  • The Bell Curve: Drug war longer than you think

    "Locked up in a federal prison in Durango, Mexico, is a short, slight, frightened farmer with a pencil mustache and an ugly growth on the side of his neck. I was allowed to interview him, and I'll never forget his face. Nor will I forget that this small...
  • Get The Ink Out: Fiesta cooking with Bayless

    Get The Ink Out: Fiesta cooking with Bayless
    The kitchen is my favorite place in any home. I don't care how pretty it is, if it has the latest gadgets or if it is bigger than a three-car garage. The kitchen is where magic happens. So when I heard that an amazing magician named Rick Bayless would...
  • The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer

    The Harbor Report: A chat with a yacht insurer
    Jennifer and I had our good friends Julie and Craig Chamberlain over for a barbecue the other night. The four of us started to talk about Newport Harbor politics, building permits and the cost of living. Though Julie and I go back to second grade, Craig...
  • To boost parental involvement

    To boost parental involvement
    COSTA MESA — Ofelia Cortez went from living in the impoverished southern Mexican state of Oaxaca to learning how to run the Xerox machine at Rea Elementary School. She's one of an estimated 100 parents, most of them Latino, who are learning real-...
  • Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district

    Q and A: Amparo Ames, translator for Newport-Mesa district
    For 25 years, Amparo Ames has been a common sight at Newport-Mesa Unified school board meetings. She translates English into Spanish for Latino parents. So in a zone is Ames when on the job that she's been jokingly been called the 'mumbler' —...
  • Coroner: Three on doomed plane drowned

    The three victims of a single-engine plane crash in Newport Beach's Back Bay drowned, coroner officials said Tuesday. Charles Chambers, 58, of Redondo Beach, Sean Kelly, 44, of Hermosa Beach, and Russell Urban, 63, of Rancho Palos Verdes, were killed...
  • Helping feed the Times

    Helping feed the Times
    Paula Renteria has been making burritos and serving scrambled eggs and hash browns for more than two decades at the Los Angeles Times' Orange County plant cafeteria in Costa Mesa. But on Friday the cafeteria will close, and she's going to bid farewell...
  • Biking the distance

    Salome Hernandez doesn't use high-tech gear. There's no spandex in his closet. No clip-in shoes, no bottles that squirt straight lines of water into his mouth. He's just got his 20-gear Trek road bike and a helmet. That, and the one thing just about...
  • Surfing Soapbox: Event helps 'green' school in Mexico

    If you're in Laguna Beach on Saturday, stop by Thalia Street beach between 2 and 4:30 p.m., when I will be hosting a surf-a-thon along with pro surfer Jon Rose other celebrity guests. While the general public is encouraged to join us in the water or...