Dora Camarena Soto, Mother of ‘Kiki’ Camarena, Dies

CALEXICO — In the eyes of her children, Dora Camarena Soto was a lot of things. The longtime Calexico resident was an equally loving and strict mother, a self-taught tap dancer and resourceful seamstress, as well as a talented writer. The latter designation had been apparent throughout Camarena Soto’s life but became more evident following her death on Aug. 30, at the age of 97 at a nursing facility in San Diego. Since then, her eldest daughter, Bertha Tamayo, has … Continue reading Dora Camarena Soto, Mother of ‘Kiki’ Camarena, Dies