Imperial Valley Business Showcase

The 12th Annual Imperial Valley Business Showcase will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. January 14, 2010 in the Preble Building at the Imperial Valley Expo in Imperial.

The display floor for Business Showcase 2010 will fill fast and businesses interested in participating should reserve space as soon as possible. The purpose of the annual show is to provide businesses the opportunity to promote and market to Valley businesses and residents.

Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit

Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo 2010 Announced

(El Centro, CA) – The Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce its 2010 Imperial Valley Renewable Energy Summit & Expo which will be held March 16-18.  Now in its third year, the summit will take place at the Quechan Casino and Resort in Winterhaven in Imperial Valley, California.

The 2010 theme, “Growing California’s Green Economy,” will center on bringing investments in renewable energy projects and developing a green collar workforce in Imperial Valley.

Best Road in Brawley Closed

Full Closures Scheduled for Best Road in Brawley
Brawley – A portion of Best Road south of Shank Road in Brawley will be closed for about a month starting Monday morning at 8.

On Monday and Tuesday, the closure will be between Shank Road and Brawley Beef Way.  The closure will extend to just south of Brawley Beef Way from Wednesday at 4 p.m. through the end of the month.

The closures will allow highway construction crews to construct a new intersection at Best Road as part of the ongoing construction on the SR-78/SR-111 Brawley Bypass Project.

Grand Jury to Investigate Hospital Board

By Mario Conde

The Grand Jury has been requested to investigate the Calexico Heffernan Hospital Board in regards to misappropriation of public funds.

The Calexico Hospital Board has been looking at purchasing 15 acres of the Calexico Mega Park in Calexico in order to construct a medical campus. The Calexico Planning Commission approved the project back in last summer the project site the consists of 150 acres of land located on the southeast quadrant of Hwy 111 and Japer Rd across the highway of the Casino project. The site has historically been used as farmland and is located within the City limits.