Monthly Archives: December 2009

IID News

Utilities to collaborate on transmission planning project for renewable energy

The Imperial Irrigation District and Southern California Edison have agreed to initiate joint planning studies of an existing transmission corridor in Southeastern California that could significantly boost the transfer capability of renewable energy under development in the resource-rich Imperial Valley.

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Experience the Serenity of the Skies


Experience the Serenity of the Skies


Imperial County Artist Jeni Bate

What: “The Skies of Peace and Passion.”

A Solo Exhibition:

When: Jan 7th- Jan 21st 2010.

Reception: Friday Jan 8th, 7-8pm.

Where: Pioneers Museum,

373 E. Aten Road, Imperial.

Reg. Museum Hours: Tue – Sun :10 a.m. – 4p.m.

About the Exhibition.
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Six Recent Unusual Seizures at Calif. Border

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Court Decision to Overturn Ban on Body Armor

Brown Issues Statement on Court Decision to Overturn Ban on Body Armor

Statement from Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. on the Second Appellate District Court of Appeals’ decision to overturn California’s ban on violent felons possessing body armor:

“Every day, California’s law enforcement officers put their lives on the line to protect our communities,” said Attorney General Brown. “Allowing violent felons to possess military grade body armor puts their lives further at risk and jeopardizes public safety. My office will petition the California Supreme Court to review the appeals court decision next month.”

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Calexico Chamber and Imperial County Film Commission to Host MARDI GRAS 2010

The Calexico Chamber of Commerce Special Events Committee and the Board of Directors of the Imperial County Film Commission have announced that tickets for Mardi Gras 2010 A Beer Tasting Xperience & Business Expo are on sale now at the Calexico Chamber office and from Film Commissioners. The event scheduled for Friday, February 12th is a fundraiser for the Calexico Chamber and the ICFC.  “Monies raised from this event will be used to support community projects,” said Eduardo Rivera, chamber president.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Hall will be the site of this popular annual event.  Starting time is 7 p.m. where there will be a large number of domestic and imported beers provided by Alford’s Distributing and Claypool, for the tasting. Music for dancing and Karaoke for singing are part of the evening’s schedule.  “We will be giving out plenty of masks and beads to all attendees when they arrive at the event”, said Hildy Carrillo, executive director of the Calexico Chamber of Commerce. “The event is co-hosted by the Imperial County Film Commission so we are expecting a large group of guests and interesting conversation” said Carrillo. Besides the beer tasting, also included with the $30 donation per person are very heavy hor d’oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages and an array of door prizes.
Businesses interested in participating in the Business Expo are urged to call the Calexico Chamber for more information at 357-1166 or the ICFC at 337-4155.

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