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History of  El Centro, California

History of El Centro, California

One of the most interesting parts about El Centro, CA, is the fact that its history doesn’t stretch all that far back. Despite its short life, El Centro has evolved constantly over the past century and become one of the best-hidden gems in California. Continue Reading

Family Day In Tijuana 1960

My mom, dad, sister and I used to go to Tijuana pretty often. We drove over and the traffic just wasn’t that bad then. We went right away to the shops! That’s us in the picture with the painted donkey, ‘zebra’ or zonkey, back in 1967. We loved to look at the colorful clothes and… Continue Reading

Dirty, Dangerous, and Destitute

Dirty, dangerous, and destitute. This is Mexico in the 2000’s. Right? I remember hearing about that very dirty, dangerous, destitute city back in the mid-’70s. I heard about the garbage piling up due to the collectors strike, the notorious muggings, the sleazy subways, the horrific traffic conditions, the oppressive muggy summers, the unethical taxi cab… Continue Reading