Tag Archives: Tijuana

Feb. 13, 1959: Paul Coates — Behind Bars in a Mexican Jail

Feb. 13, 1959: Paul Coates takes another look at Americans held in jail in Tijuana. Those who were arrested in a raid on a Rosarito Beach casino were the elite. A man who was being held for running a red … Continue reading

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Feb. 4, 1959: Paul Coates Visits Americans Jailed in Raid on Mexican Casino

Feb. 4, 1959: Paul Coates does more reporting on the case of Americans being held in Tijuana after a raid on a gambling casino in Rosarito Beach. The story originally appeared in the L.A. Mirror in 1959 and was republished … Continue reading

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Feb. 3, 1959: Paul Coates on Americans Held in Raid on Mexican Casino

Feb. 3, 1959: Paul Coates could dig into real reporting and in this column he is looking at the case of 20 Americans seized in a raid on a casino and held in an unheated city jail in Tijuana¬† — … Continue reading

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Paul V. Coates–Confidential File

Oct. 22, 1957 A man once made the comment about Tijuana: "Pleasures are cheap there, but pain is cheaper." And, for a long time, I felt the statement didn’t leave much to be disputed. Especially, as far as United States … Continue reading

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Pot pad raided

June 15, 1957 Los Angeles Deputies arrested 13 people after finding them hiding in tunnels dug beneath at house at 12117 Jersey Ave., Norwalk, apparently intended as a bomb shelter. Investigators found 22 marijuana cigarettes in the house and 22 … Continue reading

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Pepe Arciga

May 13, 1957 City of varied ills as Tijuana is mostly regarded to be, there’s one aspect about the town which the majority of people, stateside, haven’t heard too much about. It concerns the number of orphanages there which give … Continue reading

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Gay party raided

  May 7, 1957 Tijuana Dear parents of Los Angeles, Some of you will be hearing from your sons today. It seems that there was a get-together of young men at a watering hole between Tijuana and Ensenada called the … Continue reading

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