November 2009


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Health and Productivity During the H1N1 Pandemic

Red Cross Joins Forces with National Organizations to Provide Businesses with Information on Health and Productivity During the H1N1 Pandemic Free Workplace Seminar Offered San Diego, November 25, 2009 — The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter…



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Direct Flights from Tijuana to Shanghai

By Mario Conde Baja California Governor Jose Guadalupe Osuna Millan made a trip to China in an attempt to consolidate strategic plans to bring investment to the State. The Governor began his trip on November…


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Thanksgiving Meal

Helping the Hungry By Betty Predmore Holtville California-Preparations are underway for the Community Thanksgiving at Holt Park. Sponsored by Turning Point Ministries, along with donations from various churches and individuals throughout Imperial Valley, this is…


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Surviving “Black Friday”

Surviving “Black Friday” Need Not Be Stressful By Chris Furguson With the day after Thanksgiving comes “Black Friday,” the day where stores traditionally start showing a profit for the entire year.  With Black Friday comes…




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Thanksgiving Fun Facts

The Thanksgiving feast almost always includes some of the foods served at the first feast: roast turkey, cranberry sauce, corn, and pumpkin. Here are some fun facts about Thanksgiving: * The preliminary estimate of turkeys…


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5th Annual Honey Festival

Westmorland Holds 5th Annual Honey Festival By Chris Furguson The City of Westmorland held their fifth annual Honey Festival on November 21, 2009 at the Westmorland City Park. Sponsored by the Westmorland Chamber of Commerce,…



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Asthma and Allergies Study

Border Asthma and Allergies Study Results Released A public presentation was held Wednesday, at the Old Post Office Pavilion announcing the results of the Border Asthma & Allergies Study (BASTA). The study done in May…


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Consumers Scammed by Hy Cite

Los Angeles – Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. and the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs announced today that $100,000 in consumer refunds are still available as part of a settlement reached last…



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Holtville Pop Warner

Holtville Pop Warner would like to thank everyone for all their support and dedication this season. The games scheduled for Nov 14 in Holtville, unfortunately were cancelled due to lack of participation from other towns. We had a fun…




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Brawley Chamber Begins Week With Mixer

By Chris Furguson On November 9, 2009, the Brawley Chamber of Commerce held their annual “Cattle Call Kick-off Mixer” at the Boys & Girls Club on North Plaza, hosting more than 150 members of the…


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Cattle Call Queen Reigns Over The Week

By Chris Furguson The evening of October 17 saw the crowning of Kaylynn Sampson as the 53rd Brawley Cattle Call Queen at a ceremony held at Cattle Call Arena Park in Brawley. “I feel great……


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NASCAR RACE WEEK 11-16-2009

By Bob Hurst A little adversity didn’t hurt Jimmie Johnson at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. A week after crashing his car into the wall at Texas and finishing 38th, Johnson dominated the Checker O’Reilly…