Ever since fears of drug violence stemmed the flow of American visitors to Tijuana, the city’s tourism officials have been trying to draw tourists back by promoting its emerging new food, art and culture scenes. But even as officials tout a newer, hipper Tijuana, vestiges of the city’s older, kitschier tourism economy are still kicking.
This week, California’s 14 freshman members of Congress are back in Washington for a second week of orientation. But much of the training is segregated, with Democrats on one side of Capitol Hill and Republicans on another.
At the White House today, a group of 15 small business owners from the retail, health-care I.T., transportation and construction sectors are meeting with President Obama to discuss their concerns about the fiscal cliff.
President Obama is focusing on the looming fiscal cliff and how to get Congress to agree on a plan to extend at least some of the Bush-Era tax cuts.If that effort fails, virtually every American's taxes will increase, and tens of millions of American households will have to use two different formulas for figuring their taxes.
Trade between Mexico and the United States is one of the topics that will be discussed today in Washington as Mexico's President Elect, Enrique Peña Nieto, is meeting with President Obama and leaders on Capitol Hill.
Every Tuesday record companies usually release new albums, which means we're joined today by Oliver Wang from soul-sides.com and NPR's music critic Ann Powers to discuss the new music you need to get your hands on.
With the Presidential election over, focus is turning to whom President Obama will choose for his second term cabinet. Here in Los Angeles, eyes are on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, and what he will choose to do next.