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Wall, stinking ridiculous wall: Fun Facts Sheet

Wall, stinking ridiculous wall. Thanks to Donald Trump’s government shutdown centered around his infantile obsession with “The Wall,” we’ve been media- and Republican-bombarded with wall talk. As the case with any hot journalism story, it’s the pleasure of The Grapevine to join the fray. This is possible due to the great reporting from inewsource, the non-profit public investigations news site based at San Diego State…


America’s Wall: Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border

AMERICA’S WALL Decades-long struggle to secure U.S.-Mexico border By Jean Guerrero | KPBS and Leonardo Castañeda | inewsource By agreement, The Grapevine publishes investigative, in-depth data-driven journalism from independent non-profit inewsource based at San Diego State University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies. For more from inewsource, visit http://inewsource.org/about/. Ely Ortiz, founder of Aguilas Del Desierto, poses for a portrait on Aug. 26, 2017, at the base…


Border Patrol seizes $3M in Escondido

The Border Patrol says it has arrested two men they believe tried to smuggle $3 million in cash into Mexico from California. The agency says its agents tracked and stopped a Kia Forte in Escondido on Tuesday and found nearly $34,000 stashed in the car’s center console Authorities say another car sped off as the first vehicle was stopped but it was later found abandoned…