Salvador Rivera, CBS 4 News

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Recent articles by Salvador:

Pedestrian border crossing still not delivering customers to mall next door

The manager of a sports memorabilia shop who did not want to provide her name, said she has been disappointed by the numbers as they were expecting more clients to return and drive up profits, shoppers who use Ped West to cross the border. → Read More

‘No one is using’ newly reopened pedestrian border crossing, CBP officer says

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is not providing official numbers, but one customs officer who wanted to remain anonymous told border report “no one is using Ped West in spite of all the calls to reopen it.” → Read More

First asylum-seekers to secure interviews via CBP One app show up at California border crossing

Sosa secured the first appointment allocated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s CBP One app designed to help asylum seekers set up interviews to begin their asylum cases. → Read More

As unofficial border ambassador, mayor says the U.S. and Mexico truly are codependent

During his tenure as mayor of Imperial Beach, Dedina cemented and created a wide array of political relationships on both sides of the border earning him the unofficial title of ambassador. → Read More

Ex-soccer star who smuggled 2 women into U.S. is released from custody

– Raúl Enríquez Arámbula, the Tijuana Xolos all-time leading scorer, has been released from a federal detention facility after a judge ruled Enríquez had served enough time. → Read More

Border residents urged to report crimes regardless of immigration status

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan is reaching out to immigrant and refugee populations in the region to encourage them to report crimes and cooperate with law enforcement. → Read More

Infamous ‘Lady Pelucas’ in custody after months on the run

An alert shopkeeper recognized the wig and locked his doors until police arrived to arrest ‘Lady Pelucas’ or Lady Wigs in English, a woman who had reached legendary status for robbing stores and shops throughout the city of Tijuana. → Read More

Mexico needs CBP to support border-crossing program at San Ysidro

Mexico needs U.S. border officials to remove physical barriers and move officers to inspection booths in order to help get commuters through the San Ysidro Port of Entry a lot quicker. → Read More

Tijuana and Baja California no longer lead Mexico in kidnappings

Baja California, where the city of Tijuana is located, is not in the top 10 for kidnappings in Mexico according to Marco Antonio Vargas González, coordinator with Mexico’s Anti-kidnapping Association. → Read More

Tijuana residents holding out for more money, slowing construction of border crossing

Property owners in eastern Tijuana, where a new port of entry is going to be built, are holding up the project by demanding more money for their land. → Read More

Heavily armed individuals encountered in California mountains near border

U.S. Border Patrol agents on a routine patrol along the San Ysidro Mountains southeast of downtown San Diego encountered four men who were heavily armed with AR-15 style rifles and loaded high-capacity magazines. → Read More

‘Not a riot, no hostages taken’: Mexican officials downplay Venezuelan uproar at migrant detention center

Tijuana’s chief of police José Fernando Sánchez González told reporters while the incident threatened to get out of hand, the situation was kept under control and no one was harmed. → Read More

Small checkpoint on desolate California highway making big-time drug seizures

According to Mendoza, the area’s desolate location is considered a shortcut to Los Angeles and other metropolitan areas, and that’s why smugglers take a chance going through the checkpoint. → Read More

Two quakes rattle San Diego-Tijuana region

Two earthquakes shook residents along the San Diego-Tijuana region early Monday morning. → Read More

County of San Diego first to pay for migrants’ attorney fees

The County of San Diego is the first along the southern border to commit to paying legal fees incurred by immigrants facing deportation proceedings. → Read More

Tijuana on track to reach 2,000 murders in 2020, slightly fewer than the previous year

The level of violence in Tijuana remains high with the total number of murders getting close to 2,000 for the year something the city's Mayor, Arturo González Cruz, had said they wanted to avoid. → Read More

Wildfires ravage Tijuana; 1 dead, more than 60 homes destroyed

The fast moving Santa Ana winds, combined with a lack of water in fire hydrants, have hindered firefighters as they try to suppress dozens of fires that have erupted throughout Tijuana in the last three days. → Read More

DACA recipients on pins and needles awaiting election outcome

Five months ago, Irving Hernandez applauded the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program. Now Hernandez understands his future likely hinges on the outcome of tomorrow's presidential election. → Read More

Money for undocumented migrants in California to start going out Monday

Financial help for undocumented migrants in California, who have lost wages and other sources of income because of COVID-19, will begin to be distributed on Monday. California Governor Gavin Newsom has pledged $75 million while another $50 million is being raised by private donations and contributions. → Read More

Taco Bell rolling out at-home taco bar kits

Curbside orders and drive-thrus are the new norm when dining out, but Taco Bell is helping you bring a fiesta back to your home. The company is rolling out taco bar kits on Friday. The taco bars will feed a group of six. It includes eight flour tortillas, 12 crunchy taco shells, and six ounces […] → Read More