January 13, 2010





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Tackling Disabilities Flag Football Event

By Jorge Villalobos Flag Football, food and fun was the name of the game at the El Centro Regional Medical’s “Tackling Disabilities,” event.  The event which at first hosted “Tackling Autism,” evolved to take on…


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Comments from Barack Obama on Earthquake in Haiti

Good Afternoon, The reports and images from Haiti of collapsed hospitals, crumbled homes, and men and women carrying their injured neighbors through the streets are truly heart-wrenching. As we learn more about the extent of…


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Brown Sues Electronic Cigarette Maker

Oakland-Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today sued Florida-based electronic-cigarette retailer Smoking Everywhere to prevent the company from targeting minors and making “misleading and irresponsible” claims that electronic cigarettes are a safe alternative to smoking….


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Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert

Press Release For Immediate Release January 13, 2010 Washington D.C. FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691 Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert The FBI today reminds Internet users who receive appeals to donate money in the…


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UPS Donates to Haitian Earthquake Relief

UPS Donates $1 Million to Haitian Earthquake Relief Planning Underway with Partners to Deliver Aid ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UPS (NYSE:UPS) today contributed more than US$1 million in cash and in-kind support to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti…




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Holtville Council Welcomes Its New Police Officers

By Luke Phillips Holtville’s new sheriff’s deputies took the opportunity to introduce themselves to the community  at the last meeting of the Holtville City Council, Jan. 11,  and chatted with the many residents in attendance….





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How To Send Haiti Earthquake Relief Funds

As the devastation continues to unfold in Haiti, people are naturally starting to donate to rescue and recovery efforts. The Vatican has even pleaded with people to be generous. How can you help in the…


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Red Cross To Celebrate MLK Jr. Day

“Life’s most persistent question,” Dr. King once asked, “is what are you doing for others?” This Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, American Red Cross and HOPE worldwide volunteers are doing a lot for others…