Imperial County Recieves a $200,000.00 Boost Towards Recovery

By Jim Predmore 

  The Imperial Regional Center Project Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on Tuesday February 9, 2010 at Highway 111 and Heber Road. This $200 Million Project is slated to be a development for wholesale international trade of new retail products to be introduced to retail business in the United States. The Imperial Regional Center has received a $2,500,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help build the infrastructure.

The 12th Annual Carrot Festival Races

By Jorge Villalobos

HOLTVILLE – The 12th Annual Carrot Festival Races were back in full swing this year and neither cold nor rain would stop it. This year we had a new Race Director, Gerardo Lara, who refused to see these races go away entirely and did his best to make things go smoothly. As many remember the original director David Strong, who was the events director since its inception was ill this year. Lara stepped up to help, having worked closely in these types of circuits before.