December 18, 2009
Sold on Baja Re "Paradise, and peril, by the sea," Column One, Dec. 14 Thank you for printing an accurate story on Americans in Baja California. The violence in Baja, while frightening, has been almost exclusively within the drug trade. The random violence we see in the U.S. is unheard of in Mexico. In Long Beach, where I have lived all my life, we have had many shootings over the years, including the recent killing of an innocent girl at a local high school football game.