Government

Facts to know about the border wall after VP Pence’s visit

Facts to know about the border wall after VP Pence’s visit

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Calexico in Imperial County today to inspect efforts to revamp and expand the U.S.-Mexico border wall. His visit, while almost 100 miles away, coincides with the caravan arrival over the weekend of some 200 would-be asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is replacing roughly two miles of ... Read More »

Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

Once used to integrate schools, magnets may be creating divisions in Vista

In the Vista Unified School District, a civil rights era tool often used to improve diversity in schools appears to be creating new divisions along racial and ethnic lines. An analysis by KPBS and inewsource of state and federal data suggests the area’s white, more affluent families are disproportionately benefitting from a district push to have parents choose where they ... Read More »