Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Tijuana

10 artists centering Latinidad in the sound of the Bay today

For over 50 years, the Bay Area has been a crucial intersection of global music. Everything from psych rock to funk, hip hop, and diasporic sounds of Latin America,...

Beyond ‘Suavecito’: A tribute journey through Jorge Santana’s Chicano rock

Guillermo "Jorge" Santana, the musician, guitarist, and younger brother of Carlos Santana—who passed on May 14 of natural causes at the age of 68 in his home in San...

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 2

Read part 1 of our coverage here. Three days ago, anthropologists Seth M. Holmes, Fabian Fernandez, and Levi Vonk returned to UC Berkeley after meeting the migrant caravan in Tijuana....

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 1

Three days ago, anthropologists Seth M. Holmes, Fabian Fernandez, and Levi Vonk returned to UC Berkeley after meeting the migrant caravan in Tijuana. During their time with the caravan,...

David Campos remembers crossing the border

David Campos looked at the pictures of tear gas at the US-Mexico border and flashed back to 1985. That’s when the assistant Santa Clara county executive, former SF supervisor,...

Whose wall is this?

LETTER FROM MEXICO It was a sunny day at the beach in Tijuana. Jet skis buzzed in the waves, around the westernmost end of the wall separating the United States...

Can you whack?

MEXICO CITY, MEX. -- Maybe it’s cliché, but it’s also true that vogue and whacking – the latter a dance that sprung up in LA disco and funk clubs...

David Campos and the incredible journey

By Tim Redmond The campaign materials say things like “Supervisor David Campos immigrated to the U.S. from his native Guatemala at age 14 with his parents and two sisters.” It...