Daily Archives: December 3, 2009

Imperial Hosts The Farmer’s Market

Greg and Michelle Tribado, from Brawley performed at the Farmer's Market in Imperial. They are seen here singing Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's "I need you." Photos by Jorge Villalobos.

Greg and Michelle Tribado, from Brawley performed at the Farmer's Market in Imperial. They are seen here singing Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's "I need you." Photos by Jorge Villalobos.

Representing the Chamber of Commerce, of Imperial are Sharon Concord, Gloria Silva and Betty Parrish. The three ladies helped organize the event through advertising, word of mouth and handling the vendors.

Representing the Chamber of Commerce, of Imperial are Sharon Concord, Gloria Silva and Betty Parrish. The three ladies helped organize the event through advertising, word of mouth and handling the vendors.

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Calexico City Council Voted to Repeal an Ordinance

By Mario Conde

Juan Carlos Gonzalez(2)The Calexico City Council voted to repeal an ordinance that prohibits former council members to get a job for five years after they leave office.

The “City Council-eligibility For Future City Employment” ordinance was changed last December as a request from Councilman Daniel Romero to prohibit former Calexico Council members not being eligible for appointment to a job as City Manager or Department head for four years after leaving office.  His proposal was to eliminate any influence that a former council member could have that could result in a conflict of interest.

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First Annual BBQ Tri-tip Cook-Off.

By Mario Conde

The Calexico Firefighter and Police Athletic Association will be hosting its first annual BBQ Tri-tip Cook-Off.

tritip100% of the proceeds raised by the organization will all be given to the Calexico Police Athletic Association which seeks to improve the quality of life and social well being of the youth community in Calexico and will use proceeds to improve the location of the recreation structures, fields, parks, within the City and within the Redevelopment Area where the youth participate in such activities which assists with the elimination of blight within an adjacent to the Redevelopment Area because it keeps kids interested  in productive activities  and off the streets  and blighted neighborhoods.

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Calexico Business Improvement District for Calendar year 2010.

By Mario Conde

calexicoThe Calexico City Council approved Tuesday annual assessment fees for the Calexico Business Improvement District for Calendar year 2010.

The Council held a public hearing Tuesday and adopted a resolution assessing the levy of the downtown parking and Business Improvement District for 2010. The assessments may only be used for promotion, marketing, and advertising of professional and retail businesses located in the BID. All businesses located in the BID are to be assessed $100 each for 2010. The collection will start January 1, 2009.

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Decorate Safely for the Holiday Season

Keep your holidays injury-free with these important safety tips from Safe Kids USA and the United States Fire Administration

christmas-decorations-3Washington, DC In addition to food, family, and gifts, decorations are one of the reasons that many look forward to the holiday season. While candles, Christmas trees, and other decorations are part of the holiday spirit, they can pose fire and poisoning hazards, especially to curious children. Safe Kids USA and the United States Fire Administration remind parents and caregivers to take a few precautions when decorating for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and other festivities.

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