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Mayor eyes bid with Tijuana

Updated: February 23, 2013, 2:03 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Mayor Bob Filner wants to join with Tijuana, Mexico, to bid on the 2024 Olympic Games.

Filner announced his intentions Friday at a ceremony in Tijuana. Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamante, who leaves office in December, says he likes the idea.

The cross-border area of more than 4 million people seems like a long shot for the Summer Games. The NFL's San Diego Chargers have considered leaving Qualcomm Stadium. It often takes more than two hours to enter the U.S. from ...

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